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Old October 26, 2012, 02:38 PM   #26
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Sure! A 629 in a Bianchi X15 shoulder holster. Actually a very comfortable rig. I'm only 5'9" so gotta go with the 6" barrel to keep it under the jacket

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Old October 26, 2012, 02:48 PM   #27
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My Dad CCW's a 6" SW model 57 or 58 (.41 mag) in a shoulder rig. He's a goofball. He always tells me "if you need more than six shots you deserve to get kilt' anyways".
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Old October 26, 2012, 03:05 PM   #28
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Shortly after I got my CCW I carried by 8 3/8 Model 27 on a trip to Walmart, but it just a goof. (Of course as big as the SuperWalmarts are maybe a long tube isn't such a bad idea)

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Old October 26, 2012, 03:12 PM   #29
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Carrying a large frame handgun

I carried a S&W model 57 (.41 mag) for 25 years. With a 4 inch barrel and packmyer grips it was easy to conceal but did have some weight. I now carry a Ruger model SR9c with three times the round capacity and 1/3 the power. The Ruger is also about 1/3 the weight. I like the fact I can shoot 18 bullets without reloading and its so light and easy to carry! If I feel I need a cannon, I just strap back on my Model 57! Everyone needs to have CHOICES!
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Old October 26, 2012, 07:48 PM   #30
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My daily carry gun is usually a Smith& Wesson Model 29 Classic, blued 4 inch, 44 Magnum with a coco bolo Hogue Monogrip in a plain, custom made leather hip holster( I am left handed). I keep Hornady 225 grain flex tips in the revolver and a HKS with 6 250 grain Keith SWC's in my pocket. At 3 pounds it is not light,but I work in a grocery store and am not really traveling too much during the day. It is heavy, but with regular wear I am accustomed to it. I am 6'3" and weigh 250#, so I have a lot of real state to carry a .44. Sure I could carry something smaller( and do sometimes) but I feel most at home with a big revolver.
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Old October 26, 2012, 08:34 PM   #31
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i stopped usin' the hks for my .38. i get it jammed up everytime if i don't release it at a certain distance from the cylinder. not to speedy of a loader if it jams like that.
hopefully they work better on large frame revolvers.
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Old October 26, 2012, 09:58 PM   #32
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I often carry a .44 Mag Redhawk on my hip in a Simply Rugged "transit" holster. It's a four inch. Pretty comfy but I have to wear a strong belt and wear it pretty tight or it sags.

When I order another Simply Rugged for my X-frame I will get the Chester Pully straps. BTW, Simply Rugged makes a GREAT holster!!
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Old October 26, 2012, 10:16 PM   #33
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I carried a Ruger Redhawk with a 5.5 in brl in an UncleMikes shoulder holster for a couple of months.
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Old October 27, 2012, 05:58 AM   #34
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I've carried the 1851 Navy and a 6 inch barreled Colt Officers Model Target long ago. Each in well constructed shoulder holsters.

Its not that much more difficult to conceal a long barreled large frame revolver than it is a short barreled large frame revolver.
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Old October 27, 2012, 10:00 AM   #35
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"anyone conceal carry a large frame, long barreled revolver? "

The largest was a 6-1/2" S&W 29 in a shoulder holster, behnd a jacket, but despite Dirty Harry's heroics, I finally gave up ... sold it.

Nowadays the largest is an N-frame S&W 22-4 (the Indiana Jones gun) which carrys really well in a hip pancake or a shoulder holster and 45 ACP means really quick reloads because of the moon-clips.

"if you need more than six shots you deserve to get kilt". [deadcoyote]

My kinda guy. But ...what if there are seven perps rushing at you?

Just pull your BUG.

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