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Old October 28, 2020, 11:45 PM   #26
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Did you know?

With a shoulder holster or chest rig, you don't need a belt......or pants!!!
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Old October 29, 2020, 04:21 AM   #27
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I'm not really into stats, but here's one I made up with no research:

100% of home invasions occur at home.
That broke me up!

At home, in track pants, G19 in right-hand pocket, cell phone in left. At night, in bed, pistol on the bedside table. Out and about, Benchmade folder right-hand pocket, Glock 4th gen in holster, spare G17 magazine. And of course Surefire flashlight in belt holster always.
Just had my 85th birthday party at my Sons lakeside house, fantastic. Yes, we danced, my Wife of 28 years (Second try!) Gen 4 under shirt.

The freedom here in Florida! Fantastic.

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Old October 29, 2020, 08:26 AM   #28
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If my pants are on, I’m armed.
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Old October 29, 2020, 10:01 AM   #29
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I generally don't carry while in my home. I have hardened all of the entry points of my home and have exterior cameras with motion sensors. I'm alerted when anything (man or beast) steps on my property. Getting inside my house would take a helluva lot more than a boot to the door. I have weapons within quick access should I need them. If I'm in the garage, or stepping out to my truck or the mail box, I am armed.
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Old October 29, 2020, 11:17 AM   #30
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With a shoulder holster or chest rig, you don't need a belt......or pants!!!
Thank you so much for that visual. Oh my!
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Old October 29, 2020, 06:40 PM   #31
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Yea that me also. Sig 226 357sig/40s&w or cz,75 9mm.
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Old October 29, 2020, 09:35 PM   #32
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This.
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Old October 29, 2020, 11:51 PM   #33
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home is the place where I don't carry, or wear pants, if I don't feel like it.
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Old October 30, 2020, 03:29 PM   #34
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Old October 30, 2020, 04:17 PM   #35
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I put on an IWB holster (or, once in a blue moon, a pocket pistol in a pocket holster) right after my belt goes on in the morning. In the evenings after I get home, it is either on me again after changing clothes, or close by in a Nemesis holster. Having it on an end table or bedside table like that is as close as I get to staging. It goes in a quick-access box at night.

But I have a 3-year-old granddaughter who visits at least twice a week, so any other kind of staging is not safe at my place.
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Old October 30, 2020, 10:10 PM   #36
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Personally I think the best home defense weapon is a 12g shotgun. I keep one beside my bed and I think that if someone was coming through a broken window, I'd likely have time to go get it.

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Old October 30, 2020, 11:18 PM   #37
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I should get a shower gun...
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Old October 31, 2020, 12:15 PM   #38
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I don't carry in my own home or out in the yard. There's one handy though.
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Old October 31, 2020, 12:29 PM   #39
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if my pants are on, i’m armed.
waaaaaayyyy. Tooooo. Much. Information!
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Old October 31, 2020, 12:31 PM   #40
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Here's to wishing each of you the most boring and unexciting Halloween possible in your quiet home and neighborhood.
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Old October 31, 2020, 04:56 PM   #41
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No but only because I haven't found a pajama gun that I like. As I've gotten older, I've come to prefer comfortable clothes around the house and that usually means pajama, lounge, or flannel pants.

This is another chance to complain about how the tiny polymer revolution has largely ignored DA/SA. If somebody made a decent decocker-only DA/SA on par with the Sig P365 or some of the little polymer guns in .380; I'd buy one.

I almost bought a Taurus Spectrum right before the pandemic and now I wish I did. It isn't DA/SA but it is a true double action with no manual safety. That's the next best thing as far as I'm concerned.
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Old October 31, 2020, 07:59 PM   #42
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If one occasionally wanders around scantily clothed, it lets everyone in the neighborhood
know that 1. they don't want to fight with a half-nekkid or more nekkid grizzley bear...
and 2. getting shot might not be the worst thing that could happen to them...
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Old November 1, 2020, 08:41 PM   #43
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I always have a 442 in my pocket. Most of the time a second is in my waistband.
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Old November 2, 2020, 07:38 AM   #44
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Yes.
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Old November 2, 2020, 12:42 PM   #45
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If one occasionally wanders around scantily clothed, it lets everyone in the neighborhood
know that 1. they don't want to fight with a half-nekkid or more nekkid grizzley bear...
and 2. getting shot might not be the worst thing that could happen to them...
Good one.
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Old February 12, 2021, 04:43 PM   #46
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Yes, my KelTec PF9 is carried from the time I get out of bed until I crawl into bed, where it goes into a hidden drawer in the end table. When bathing it is in a folded up towel next to the shower.
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Old February 12, 2021, 07:41 PM   #47
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Am always armed, but not out and about much. Being 20 feet from the main county highway in the county's largest city (2000 pop) provides incentive to be armed at all times. Am right on main conduit from the Cities to points in NW Wi, which includes main drug running / degenerate conduit, as well as constant stream of vacationers in warmer months.
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Old February 12, 2021, 11:37 PM   #48
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I usually dont carry in the house, but several guns are peppered around the house.
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Old February 13, 2021, 06:27 AM   #49
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If I believed there was a need to carry in my home...
I would either move or seek some therapy
A home should be a sanctuary
Not a paranoia filled prison
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Old February 13, 2021, 10:44 PM   #50
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If I believed there was a need to carry in my home...
I would either move or seek some therapy
If I knew exactly when and where I would need a gun, I wouldn’t go there.

I carry everywhere precisely because I don’t know.

I would like to think my home is safe for myself and my family, but I cannot control the actions of others.
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