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I usually carry two single stacks.

LCP .380 - OEM Pocket Holster

Shield .45 - CYA IWB Boltaron (Kydex alternative).

For a higher threat environment (My business can require me to enter areas where multiple assailants are more likely) I will carry an M&P Compact 2.0 .40 4.0" also in a CYA in place of the Shield.
 

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HK P2000sk .40 with a P30 magazine (with an X-Grip spacer) gives me 13+1 rounds of .40 SW ammo. Pretty potent for a reasonably small package. If I need to go smaller for even more concealment, it's with my Ruger LC9s Pro, with a 7+1 and an optional 9-round backup magazine.
 

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• Speed is Fine but Accuracy is Final - (Bill Jordan).
That is part of a quote originally attributed to Wyatt Earp, IIRC, from his 1896 San Francisco Chronicle interview;

"Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything.
You must learn to be slow in a hurry."
 

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I'm just curious to know in this day and age, what type of handgun everyone is conceal carrying the most?
I'd like to know how many responding to this query actually carry all day, every day.

All day, every day, meaning from the time you get out of bed to the time you turn in. Bathing being the only exception

I bet it is a very small percentage - hence the uselessness of even asking.
 

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My story...

I am 71 years old, I have been carrying a concealed handgun for the last 50 years. During all that time I have learned much and here it is FWIW...

~ I served 22 Years in the US Army, 10 years enlisted, 12 years as a Warrant Officer. Two tours in Vietnam. Carried a rifle while enlisted and two handguns as an Officer; S&W® Model 10 4 inch barrel 38 Special, and a 45ACP 5 inch. After retirement in 1990, I worked as a WA state Corrections Officer (1994-1996), Bail Enforcement Officer specializing in fugitive recovery and skip tracing, and as a specialist in Executive protection, lastly as a personal bodyguard (1996-2012). During my career AFTER I retired from the Army, I had the unfortunate experience of having been shot three times and stabbed four times. I DID NOT enjoy any of those experiences. I want to emphasize that I HAD NOT been shot or stabbed during my 22 years of military service. I have no Purple Heart. CONCLUSION: Cilivian life is very dangerous! The following has been MY EXPERIENCE and on what I base my conclusions and observations; YMMV! I AM NOT telling anyone what to do, what to carry, or what to shoot. Take all of this with a grain of salt, and in no particular order...

• I fear a knife more than a gun.

• It is not what you shoot, but how you shoot.

• Only Hits Count.

• Speed is Fine but Accuracy is Final - (Bill Jordan).

• Revolvers are inherently more reliable than semi-automatics.

• He/she that shoots first usually wins.

• The first shot counts the most.

• Revolvers excel in a "contact shot."

• The "New York Reload" is the fastest of all.

• You don't feel you are shot until the shooting has stopped.

• CQC is best solved with a revolver; think grapple.

• For me five shots have always been enough.

• The most I ever had to fire was three shots (two perps).

• I ALWAYS carry a BUG! Having a BUG saved my life.

• My EDCG, and BUG is always a revolver.

Again please let me reiterate, these are my conclusions based upon my life experiences. I AM NOT TELLING ANYONE WHAT TO CARRY OR WHAT TO DO. I AM TELLING YOU WHAT I HAVE LEARNED.

These are the two guns that I carry daily, both are 5 shot 38 Specials.

Regards...

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Thanks for your post and your service. Very interesting. Bill
 

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I'd like to know how many responding to this query actually carry all day, every day.

All day, every day, meaning from the time you get out of bed to the time you turn in. Bathing being the only exception

I bet it is a very small percentage - hence the uselessness of even asking.
I'm one of the very few, I suspect. I carry a 5" 629 .44mag, every day, from pajamas-off until pajamas-on. In a homemade under-the-shirt cloth vertical shoulder holster rig. BUG is a 360sc .357 ultralight snubby in my right front pocket.
 

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I'd like to know how many responding to this query actually carry all day, every day.

All day, every day, meaning from the time you get out of bed to the time you turn in. Bathing being the only exception

I bet it is a very small percentage - hence the uselessness of even asking.
3”SP101 all day every day. Being underestimated is fine by me. While not being a scientific poll it does and has been inspiring an interesting conversation, so not useless at all.
 

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I'd like to know how many responding to this query actually carry all day, every day.

All day, every day, meaning from the time you get out of bed to the time you turn in. Bathing being the only exception

I bet it is a very small percentage - hence the uselessness of even asking.
I carry my Smith & Wesson® M&P® BODYGUARD™ Mdl BG38 every waking moment of every day.
 
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All 3, not at the same though.
 

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I'd like to know how many responding to this query actually carry all day, every day.

All day, every day, meaning from the time you get out of bed to the time you turn in. Bathing being the only exception

I bet it is a very small percentage - hence the uselessness of even asking.
Not me. I've been known to play an adventurous daredevil and recklessly leave home without a gun from time to time.
 

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I'd like to know how many responding to this query actually carry all day, every day.

All day, every day, meaning from the time you get out of bed to the time you turn in. Bathing being the only exception

I bet it is a very small percentage - hence the uselessness of even asking.

I carry a pocket gun in my swim short's pocket until I shower. I have a Glock-on-a-rope in the shower. I carry a government model 1911 from the time I get dressed until it goes on the nightstand when I go to bed.

I lied about the Glock-on-a-rope.
 
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I'd like to know how many responding to this query actually carry all day, every day.

All day, every day, meaning from the time you get out of bed to the time you turn in. Bathing being the only exception

I bet it is a very small percentage - hence the uselessness of even asking.
if i am wearing pants......i am carrying....the pocket advantage.....
if i am not carrying....i am naked......literally.

trust me.....yo do not want to see me unarmed........... :eek:
 

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if i am wearing pants......i am carrying....the pocket advantage.....
if i am not carrying....i am naked......literally.

trust me.....yo do not want to see me unarmed........... :eek:
Ditto - in all aspects.
 
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