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Old May 7, 2007, 10:37 AM   #1
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Do you carry extra mags?

Wondering how many carry extra mags. If so how do you carry them? I don't, as of now. I wanted to know the pros and cons, and how to carry them.
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Old May 7, 2007, 11:13 AM   #2
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MDS,
Assume your talking about concealed carry? If so, one full mag should be plenty for self defense. If you think it could turn out like the O K Corral, then you better buy some double mag holders for your belt!
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Old May 7, 2007, 11:30 AM   #3
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At least one spare is a real good idea

Magazines are not just ammo holders

They are the feeding device for your pistol

The number one cause of weapon malfunctions is bad ammo and/or bad mags
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Old May 7, 2007, 03:03 PM   #4
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I never leave the house without 2 for any of my carry guns.
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Old May 7, 2007, 05:35 PM   #5
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Two mags in a Blade Tech double mag carrier.
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Old May 7, 2007, 06:23 PM   #6
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Whether you should may depend on your primary and if you have a BUG. I'll go for >10, and if that means carrying an extra mag, so be it. If not, I'm comfortable. Generally I'm 6+1 with an extra mag.
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Old May 7, 2007, 06:30 PM   #7
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One extra mag on my person and two more extras in the truck.
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Old May 7, 2007, 06:58 PM   #8
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I carry two in a either a offside sholder rig. Sometimes a belt two pack.
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Old May 7, 2007, 11:32 PM   #9
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Thanks for the replies. My magazines are double stack. 14rnds. Do the extra mags, present any conceal problems ?
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Old May 7, 2007, 11:46 PM   #10
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They may or may not if you wear them on your belt. Depends how you dress and what gear you have. I used to wear a mag or two on the belt but I have so much other stuff on my belt that it makes more sense to keep a mag in my weakside front pants pocket with nothing else. Less motion than reaching up to the beltline too. (Clean pocketlint often)
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