Pocket carry pistol

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  1. SKrueger

    SKrueger
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    On several occasions I have had the need for a small concealed pistol that I could carry in my pocket. For instance when I'm riding a motor cycle. I could then put it in my coat pocket.

    The trouble that I am running into is something that fits me and my big ol mitts I call hands.o_O

    If anyone has any suggestions I am all ears.
     
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  2. Reno911

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    I love my little LCP by Ruger. My hands aren't what I would consider big though. A Glock 19 fits more comfortably in my hand than does a 17 if that helps.

    I usually have it tethered with an Aegis Armory trigger guard holster with the paracord wrapped to my belt loop.
     
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  3. DB Wesner

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    Agree with the LCP, love mine and carry it in my front pocket with a Talon wallet holster.

    But if it's a coat pocket I just throw in my LCR .38 special.
     
  4. albin25

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    My BERSA CC all stainless, with custom grips fitted to mag extension.
    Dependable, no-catch, light, and fits big hands comfortably.

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  5. Raidingtime

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    I love my LCP as well. It's a dependable shooter that is very easy to carry. However, it maybe too small for what you're looking at.

    A Glock 42 might be a good option.
     
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  6. Kruejl

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    I pocket carry a Glock 42 and it fits my large hands better than the LCP.
     
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  7. Reno911

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    If your looking at the 42, might as well go with the 43. Not a whole lot bigger.

    @albin25 that is one fine blaster!
     
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  8. Nick Burkhardt

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    Ruger has a new LCP II out now with a better trigger, a larger grip surface and the slide holds open after the last shot

     
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  9. Medic!

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    I never carry anything smaller than a G-43. Or J-Frame. Even though I own many Mouse guns.

    After a five man ''social group'' in north Portland helped themselves to a long term loan from my wallet. I changed my philosophy on carry guns. o_O

    Now it's ''My carry gun should be comforting. Not comfortable''. :s0155:
     
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    I have fairly large hands as well and my usual pocket carry/BUG is a .38 LCR. Recently acquired it for that purpose and absolutely love it, easy to shoot and accurate too.
     
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    Your asking for a tough combo of "pocket carry" and fitting large "D-skinners".... o_O


    I'm in the G43 camp. I pocket carry one everyday with a +1 extension (+2's are available as well) and one chambered for 8-rounds to start the party @ any "social event" like Medic! described.... then my G30/19 comes out for "last call". ;)o_O
     
  12. Porter

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    I pocket carry a S&W Bodyguard 380, IMO a pocket gun is one that you cant tell is in your pocket at all. Saying that I can fit my Glock 43 in my pocket of loose wearing pants but don't consider it a pocket gun.
     
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  13. Medic!

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    Well to me a pocket gun is a gun you leave in your pocket when SHTF, so the five guys robbing you don't get mad and ''Kill'' you. ;)
     
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  14. SKrueger

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    I appreciate everyone's response. I would rather have a 9mm since I am already stocked up on that ammo.o_O

    I will check out some of the options but it sounds like the Glock 43 might be the ticket
     
  15. DB Wesner

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    That's a damn fine choice.
     
  16. Joe13

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    Look at the SCCY CPX-2 (no safety),
    Stainless slide and barrel
    Tons of color combos
    Fits my xxl hands
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    800-900 rounds thru mine and only 1 stovepipe after a long range session.

    Oh, and they are about $249 out the door at most places...

    I put mine in a $10 mikes crap holster to cover the trigger and carry it in cargo pants pockets to hoodies and jacket pockets.
     
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    Ditto on the Ruger LPC, carried in a SHTF GEAR, IWB holster or a Talon pocket holster. I trust it completely. It's not pleasant to shoot but it'll do the job.
     
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    G-43, S/W shield, or Kimber compact carry II does the trick quite well, and a PPK or Beretta Couger as back up. For "social groups" like medic! had, I agree on comforting vs comfortable!!! My Dad met a Social group intent on making a long term loan, and his 1911 full size convinced them to try another lending institution! Not really sure I like pocket carry ( to many variables with out a fixed holster) but that's a personal choice!
     
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  19. DB Wesner

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    In full disclosure I only carry my LCP when I'm in a business suit...I no savage for pete's sake. ;)
     
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  20. SKrueger

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    Most of the time I carry my PPQ but there are just certain times that I need something smaller. I just don't feel comfortable leaving the house with out it.

    Rather have something than nothing.:eek:
     

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