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    Username Post: knife to back up my handgun        (Topic#204188)
    Riley
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    11-13-02 14:10.20 - Post#204188    



    Well, I use my knife to back up my handgun, but each to his own.

    I carry a HK USP 45, but I need something smaller, particularly slimmer and shorter in grip, for the summer.

    Edit to add: More of a poll of what fellow knife people carry. But if you actually carry a certain model, recomendations are always welcome.
     


    Gerald McDonald
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    11-13-02 15:55.20 - Post#204213    


        In response to Riley

    I would guess it depends on the caliber you wish to carry. I always thought the Colt Mustang to be an easy one to carry.
    Gerald
     
    Lawrence Keeney
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    11-13-02 16:31.09 - Post#204218    


        In response to Gerald McDonald

    IF you can deal with double action autos, I would recommend the KAHR P-9 9mm. It's what I carry. It's flat, takes eight rounds of decent 9mm ammo and I can hit what I shoot at with it.
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    Riley
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    11-13-02 16:34.08 - Post#204219    


        In response to Gerald McDonald

    I prefer a caliber that starts in 4, and especially if it ends in 5.

    However 9 is fine. 357 SIG, the jury in my head is still out.

    Auto's 9, 40, 45 are all good.
    Riley Buy quality and only cry once. Wisdom means: Having a lot to say, but not saying it.


     
    fuzzyedge
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    11-13-02 16:37.35 - Post#204220    


        In response to Lawrence Keeney

    I generally go with autos because of the flat package and firepower, but I just love my S&W 640-1 ,double action only.357mag revolver.
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    RGR
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    11-13-02 17:27.49 - Post#204229    


        In response to fuzzyedge

    I have been looking at those Kahrs since they appeared. Might choose the 40, since if I ever buy one, the extra weight in the bullet makes more sense.

    Or look for that Colt super compact 45, I think its called an Officers? they buck quite a bit more than any 9 though.
    Ron


     
    SgtMike88Ret
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    11-14-02 02:41.22 - Post#204291    


        In response to RGR

    My knife has another knife as a backup. I don't carry a blade as a weapon.

    My Glock 21 .45ACP has guns for backup ... either a Glock 23 .40 or a Glock 26 9mm and a Rem. 870 12ga.

    M
    "By failing to prepare, you're preparing to fail." B. Franklin

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    rwjw888
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    11-14-02 09:31.26 - Post#204369    


        In response to Riley

    - Sig P229 in .357Sig
    - HK USP 40 S&W ( tritium )
    - Walther P99 9mm
     
    Tom Marshman
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    11-14-02 09:51.31 - Post#204373    


        In response to rwjw888

    CZ75B (love it!) IWB or my Kel-Tec P32, big bang for a tiny package.

    The CZ is a fairly recent purchase and I am very fond of it - very accurate, reliable so far, easy to shoot, and great ergos.
    Tom Marshman



     
    fredswartz
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    11-14-02 10:00.27 - Post#204375    


        In response to Riley

    I own some impressive heat but for concealability etc. I have 2 favorites: An early S&W Model 60 stainless and a PPK in stainless. The PPK loaded with Federal Hydro-Shock ammo is very impressive.
     


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