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Gary H
July 31, 2000, 10:34 AM
I just picked up a P7M8 and need to purchase a holster and magazine carriers. I was interested in future competition. Considering the eight round capacity, how many magazines should I have on my belt for PPC, IDPA and Three Gun? Not competed in any of these, but want to make the right purchase for the future.

jawper
July 31, 2000, 11:09 AM
Gary H,

I use my P7M8 for IDPA and usually go to the matches with four mags. I think I could get by on three but the fourth comes in handy. I often carry two on the belt, use a third to load the pistol, and then eject it and insert the fourth to ensure a full pistol.

I really hope you'll enjoy your P7.


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Best,
- Jawper

Ned Roundtree
July 31, 2000, 04:22 PM
In IDPA, trying to more simulate actual carry habits. But I use one double magazine pouch and carry magazines #3 and #4 in my pockets. For USPSA three gun matches, I strap on two double magazine pouches, for a total of four. Four single stack eight rounders seem to cover most any stage. That's my formula.