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i need some recommendations for a leather mag pouch to fit a spare mag for CCW.

single mag holder for Hk p2000 which has the same mag as the Hk USP compact. .40 sw and 357 sig is also the same mag.

pull the dot snap or permanent loop both OK, no clip on.

i have a strong preference for leather but will consider well made kydex.

willing to pay for custom and wait up to a few weeks.

how many of you carry a spare mag ? two spare mags ? spare gun ? two spare guns ?:blink:

concealed carry since 2006 in Ohio, fist time considering carrying spare mags, thanks for reading my post.
 

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i carry spare mags i use a old Gerber pouch depends on where im going if i carry more than one extra mag or a bug gun i mostly carry my glock 27 which is a 40 sw i carry a 13 round double stacked in a Gerber Bear Grylls Survival Series Folding Sheath Knife case when i carry more mags i just stuff em in my pants pocket and when i carry my bug aka my snubbie i carry it on my weak side in my coat pocket with speed strips in the other
 

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do you carry the knife case in the open? if so, as anyone ever noticed that it contained a mag and not a knife/multitool?
 

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do you carry the knife case in the open? if so, as anyone ever noticed that it contained a mag and not a knife/multitool?

yes i carry it on my belt and no one has asked about the mag not sure if anyone has saw it i carry a iwb old faithful so i wear my shirt un tucked not even sure if anyone has noticed it works great
 

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Just got some mag carriers from kytex.com, read rave reviews from a lot of people on here - they are Very slim and very reasonably priced. I have been carrying a spare in my pocket for around a year (the lint, oh the lint!). I really like them so far, nice to not have my mag get loaded up with lint, and know exactly where my mag is and what position it's in. I'm already considering ordering a few more.
 

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When I want two extra mags (for trips to Jax or Orlando) I use this...Fobus Holster: Magazine Pouches, but for just a single mag, I use a multi-tool case...works for me.
 

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I always carry a spare mag. Combat and competition experience has taught me that a spare mag is not just for extra ammo. There are types of jams that require you to drop you mag and holding a mag in your hand while you clear the jam and then replacing it is very difficult to do while someone is trying to shoot you. What is worse is when you clear the jam and replace the mag only to have it jam again because the mag is the problem. Anyone who shoots a lot has probably had to drop their mag to clear a jam at some time and knows what I mean. Much easier to drop the mag on the ground, clear the jam and replace with a new mag.

I could not even think of carrying a gun without a spare mag. Perhaps it is because when I competed I had a box of bad mags, saw guys accidently hit the mag release and drop their mags into mud during the stress of competition, and know the bad feeling you get when you realize that the problem is not the gun but your mag and you have no spare. :)

I carry my spare mag in a Nemesis pocket mag holder. It is quicker and conceals better for me. I can get it out of my pocket quicker than I can lift my shirt up first and then reach it. Especially with some shirts that are long and require two hands to get them lifted enough to get to the mag.
 

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Just got some mag carriers from kytex.com, read rave reviews from a lot of people on here - they are Very slim and very reasonably priced. I have been carrying a spare in my pocket for around a year (the lint, oh the lint!). I really like them so far, nice to not have my mag get loaded up with lint, and know exactly where my mag is and what position it's in. I'm already considering ordering a few more.
Kytex.com does not exist, the domain name is for sale...can you post a link?
 

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When I want two extra mags (for trips to Jax or Orlando) I use this...Fobus Holster: Magazine Pouches, but for just a single mag, I use a multi-tool case...works for me.
why extra ammo specifically for traveling to Jacksonville and Orlando? is there something i should know about those two cites?
 

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I use a SHTF Gear horizontal mag carrier. All leather with metal snap loops, velcro closure. My ruger SR40C mags fit in it perfectly. It is a horizontal carrier so it lies inline with your belt, but it is much more comfortable to me than vertical carriers.
SHTF Gear Horizontal Magazine Carrier
 

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I always carry a spare mag. Combat and competition experience has taught me that a spare mag is not just for extra ammo. There are types of jams that require you to drop you mag and holding a mag in your hand while you clear the jam and then replacing it is very difficult to do while someone is trying to shoot you. What is worse is when you clear the jam and replace the mag only to have it jam again because the mag is the problem. Anyone who shoots a lot has probably had to drop their mag to clear a jam at some time and knows what I mean. Much easier to drop the mag on the ground, clear the jam and replace with a new mag.

I could not even think of carrying a gun without a spare mag. Perhaps it is because when I competed I had a box of bad mags, saw guys accidently hit the mag release and drop their mags into mud during the stress of competition, and know the bad feeling you get when you realize that the problem is not the gun but your mag and you have no spare. :)

I carry my spare mag in a Nemesis pocket mag holder. It is quicker and conceals better for me. I can get it out of my pocket quicker than I can lift my shirt up first and then reach it. Especially with some shirts that are long and require two hands to get them lifted enough to get to the mag.
that's a good point, never really thought about that in my seven years of carrying, was thinking about extra ammo in light of recent events and the ever growing number of random shootings. i used to only worry about fending off street thugs (which i have already done, no shots fired) but now I`m thinking about the possibility of having to exchange fire with someone that's armed to the teeth and prepared to die.

i tend to keep the round count relatively low on my carry gun and i don't use my carry mags for practice so they are always in pristine condition. i put a few hundred rounds through the carry mag before it enters service to make sure they work. thereafter i only use the carry mag every once a while to expend old/chambered ammo as to test the rig for reliability. and then after a year or two the carry mag joins the rest of the practice mags and a new carry mag is bought. just switched to the Hk a few months ago so at some point I`m gonna pick up an identical gun to carry and shoot the heck out of the current one. thinking when it reaches around 10k.
 

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I use a SHTF Gear horizontal mag carrier. All leather with metal snap loops, velcro closure. My ruger SR40C mags fit in it perfectly. It is a horizontal carrier so it lies inline with your belt, but it is much more comfortable to me than vertical carriers.
SHTF Gear Horizontal Magazine Carrier
looks like there is just one snap loop, does it have a tendency to wobble?
 

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looks like there is just one snap loop, does it have a tendency to wobble?
It has two snap loops.... I am working on new pictures for clay :) I have not noticed anyt wobble, and if it does it does not bother me. One thing it does not do is slide up and down the belt. It stays put very well. I really like it for driving and sitting as it does not entend below the belt line and therefore does not poke ot stab. When I get home from work I will throw it on and see if there is ant wobble though because now I am curious lol. One caveat.... I use mag grip extenders on my mags and through the nature of said extenders the flap only contacts the very end of the extender, but it has yet to slip or bind in any way.
 

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Sorry, it's kytexgear.com.
pretty slick design, unfortunately they don't currently offer a holder for my application. kinda surprised cuz the USP compact/p2000 is so much more common then the p30/USP 45 for carry. maybe the p2000 mag will be added to the line eventually.
 

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Carry snubs an speed strips
i always liked the simplicity of a wheel gun (no malfunction drill no safety/decock just pull the trigger and repeat) but i cant seem hit the broad side of a barn with one to save my life. so awkward in my hand :icon_neutral:
 

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Carry snubs an speed strips
i do this quite often even when i carry it as a bug ill have a strip with or two with me
 

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i need some recommendations for a leather mag pouch to fit a spare mag for CCW.

single mag holder for Hk p2000 which has the same mag as the Hk USP compact. .40 sw and 357 sig is also the same mag.

pull the dot snap or permanent loop both OK, no clip on.

i have a strong preference for leather but will consider well made kydex.

willing to pay for custom and wait up to a few weeks.

how many of you carry a spare mag ? two spare mags ? spare gun ? two spare guns ?:blink:

concealed carry since 2006 in Ohio, fist time considering carrying spare mags, thanks for reading my post.

have you trie dthe knife case yet if so how did you like it?
 
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