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sjones
06-03-2010, 13:04
Anyone here carry one regularly ?

BlayGlock
06-03-2010, 13:11
I do. 5" 1911 in IWB with a cant that keeps it hidden under a polo or loose t-shirt.

glock2740
06-03-2010, 18:05
I have a buddy who CC's a fullsize everyday in a CBST.

drc767
06-03-2010, 18:30
I carry a 5" 1911 in and IWB 90% of the time. I switch between a couple different pistols and holsters depending on the type of pants I am wearing and what the belt loop arrangement is. More often than not, I am wearing my Wilson Ultralight Carry (.45) in a Bulman TSA-HP. It is the most comfortable carry setup I have and conceals perfect under a t-shirt or polo shirt.

Omen
06-03-2010, 18:54
Full size with a rail (Kimber Warrior) every day in a Sparks VMII.

Edmo01
06-03-2010, 18:56
Yup...

Edmo

Cerebrus
06-03-2010, 19:06
Just started with a Springer Loaded in a Crossbreed Supertuck..damn near invisible under a T-shirt

JGguns
06-03-2010, 19:08
Guys anychance of getting some pics carrying with shirt on. Polo or whatever, just no jackets. I have been considering trying to carry my kimber

Cerebrus
06-03-2010, 19:43
Guys anychance of getting some pics carrying with shirt on. Polo or whatever, just no jackets. I have been considering trying to carry my kimber
Here ya go.. http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm320/cerebrus2099/IMG_0744.jpg
http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm320/cerebrus2099/IMG_0746.jpg
its magic!!!

KiloBravo
06-03-2010, 20:16
I carry a 5" steel framed 1911 every single day. I carry it in a Galco concealable OWB holster during the cooler months, and have really been loving my new Milt Sparks Summer Special II lately for the warmer part of the year. The Galco hides is fine under a polo or button down shirt. I can hide it even deeper with just a t-shirt with the IWB setup.

A well made holster and gun belt is key and can make even the heaviest guns a breeze to carry. :wavey:

bac1023
06-03-2010, 20:25
I carry a full framed 1911 with a 4" barrel. :)

It doesn't look quite as nice anymore. :cool:


http://i636.photobucket.com/albums/uu81/ollituc/000_2245.jpg

jeepen101
06-03-2010, 20:27
Gen 4 G22 every weekend

bac1023
06-03-2010, 20:28
Gen 4 G22 every weekend

I think the OP was referring to 1911s. :tongueout:

Officer's Match
06-03-2010, 20:31
Yes, I rotate between a Baer Super Tac, a Springfield Customshop Marksman and a Colt Delta Elite.

KiloBravo
06-03-2010, 20:33
I think the OP was referring to 1911s. :tongueout:

Hey Bac...what rig do you use to carry that Kimber? I am really diggin' my SSII right now. Well worth the money IMHO.

farscott
06-04-2010, 05:15
I carry a five-inch 1911 for twelve to fourteen hours per day; there are some days where I have to carry a five-inch 1911 and a CCO. Thank goodness the CCO has an alloy frame with a steel frame insert. I rotate between two Sparks HR-LTDs and two VM-2s for the 1911s. I find it is best to let a leather holster dry for a day after carry for both the holster and the gun, especially after being caught out in the rain. The HR-LTD is my favorite holster as it combines the comfort and concealment of the VM-2 with a moisture liner from the Heritage.

okie
06-04-2010, 10:35
I CCW this everyday, in a Comp-Tac, C-Tac IWB holster:thumbsup:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p64/okie1911/8b3ab3a7.jpg

Fishjager
06-04-2010, 10:37
Bobtail commander for me.

To Arms!!
06-04-2010, 10:46
G17 or G21SF or Norinco 1911A1 are my normal daily carry guns - all fit in a LAW concealment holster http://www.handgunconcealment.com/holsters.htm

My other smaller frame pistols also fit into this holster. One holster fits all of my handguns!!

PlasticGuy
06-04-2010, 17:15
I carried a 5" stainless Kimber for almost 5 years, and have been carrying a 5" blued Les Baer Premier II while my 5" stainless Ed Brown is being built. I'm not a big guy, but a good belt and good holster make hiding a full sized 1911 pretty easy. I did try carrying a bobtailed 4.25" Les Baer for a while, but it didn't conceal much better and I didn't shoot it as well as my 5" guns. I switched back to 5" 1911's after a couple months.

I usually carry with a leather Dillon gunbelt, and in a Galco Summer Comfort holster.

JGguns
06-04-2010, 18:35
Here ya go.. http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm320/cerebrus2099/IMG_0744.jpg
http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm320/cerebrus2099/IMG_0746.jpg
its magic!!!


Thanks for that. I think I am gonna try the crossbreed or the guy on gt who makes virtually the same thing....

pilsbury
06-04-2010, 21:44
my everyday carry is a Sig 229, with a 2X harley button up shop shirt over