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Post by Medicine Hat » Sat Dec 27, 2014 4:40 pm

charlesb wrote:
Are they scaled down enough that Single-Six holsters would fit? Even so, I guess holster makers aren't thinking of someone CCW-ing a SA revolver.
I dunno, but that sure would be a good thing to check.
Holsters are available. Check with some of the vendor that advertise with SASS.
I make my own as I have a pretty complete leather working shop, including sewing machines.

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Post by bearandoldman » Sat Dec 27, 2014 9:56 pm

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bearandoldman wrote:Would definitely be my old SA Micro with the well worn OD green finish, but due to old age now carry the S&W 442 as it is only half the weight
55 isn't that old, OM.
Right you are Haka, 55 is not old, I have children older than that. I am an oxtogenarian plus, made 85 the 15th of this mont, but I know people older than me too.
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Post by bgreenea3 » Sat Dec 27, 2014 10:40 pm

same size as a micro 9 with less shots, and OUCH that thin frame would not be fun to shoot.....
http://heizerdefense.com/ps1-black.html
45colt/410 looks fun
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Post by charlesb » Sun Dec 28, 2014 6:46 am

What I've carried most was a Star Firestar, a compact 40mm that was a bit heavy for its size.

Nice shooter, though. Happily, the only time it was ever whipped out was for some plinking along a levee.

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Post by bgreenea3 » Sun Dec 28, 2014 5:03 pm

charlesb wrote:What I've carried most was a Star Firestar, a compact 40mm that was a bit heavy for its size.

Nice shooter, though. Happily, the only time it was ever whipped out was for some plinking along a levee.
compact 40mm???

http://ts1.mm.bing.net/th?&id=HN.608007 ... 9&rs=0&p=0

like this :shock: one?
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Post by Coach1 » Sun Dec 28, 2014 6:03 pm

My concealed carry rig this winter is an SA EMP, 9 MM, loaded with Hornaday Critical Defense rounds in a Wild Bill's Concealment Fusion paddle holster.
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Post by charlesb » Sun Dec 28, 2014 8:11 pm

40 caliber, sorry about that. Can't call it 10mm as that is another cartridge.

With the compact 40mm, again you run across the problem of finding a holster for it.

My Firestar rode in an inside pocket of my blue-jean jacket.

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Post by bgreenea3 » Wed Dec 31, 2014 1:01 am

Charles and I thought you were manly. ... ;)
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Post by Bullseye » Wed Dec 31, 2014 7:50 am

What... you're not a grenadier?

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Post by charlesb » Mon Jan 12, 2015 2:44 pm

I had to give up carrying the grenade launcher because it kept getting in the way when I sat down somewhere.

The 40cal Firestar though was a small enough, if kind of heavy carry gun.

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Post by Hakaman » Mon Jan 12, 2015 5:13 pm

I still think that is a major factor as to why many don't carry their sd guns, they are just too big and heavy.

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Post by charlesb » Mon Jan 12, 2015 7:10 pm

My 15 shot Hungarian Browning/Smith hybrid is too big and heavy for concealed carry, and I'm dubious about it for open carry as well. - I'd be listing to starboard all of the time with that thing on my hip, fully loaded.

Lately I've been working on so many rifle projects that I haven't put in much thought about handguns or shotguns. I have two rifle projects in the works right now.

Handgun-wise, it seems like all that I've been looking at lately have been single-action army type revolvers. I'll end up with at least one of them before it's all over, I would guess. For some reason, a 32-20 sounds very appealing to me.

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