First day of concealed carry

Discussion in 'Conceal & Open Carry' started by kjohnson9212, Jun 2, 2012.

  1. kjohnson9212

    kjohnson9212 New Member

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    Today I got my cobra nylon tactical carry belt and my galco king tuck holster in the mail. Ive had my ohio carry license for over a year now, but havent had the equipment to do it. Wow what a experience. I carry a g30 and I dont think ill go back to carrying unarmed.
     
  2. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Sponsor Lifetime Supporting Member

    Congrats and welcome to the G30 club...
     

  3. ash1012

    ash1012 New Member

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    Congrats on taking that jump to carry. Without a good belt and holster it can be a pain in the side lol
     
  4. GAgal

    GAgal Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations and welcome to the club! Be safe.
     
  5. savage07

    savage07 New Member

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    Welcome and congratulations!!
     
  6. Glockmaster

    Glockmaster New Member

    Nice to hear you started carrying! Stay Safe ;)
     
  7. brannon67

    brannon67 New Member

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    Doesnt it feel good? Freedom Baby...Freedom at last!
     
    Last edited: Jun 3, 2012
  8. Congrats on making the leap to carry. Best wishes, be safe.
     
  9. kjohnson9212

    kjohnson9212 New Member

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    It feels great to carry. Thanks for the well wishes.
     
  10. Dragonheart

    Dragonheart New Member

    Sounds like a nice set up. Pack it around for a while and you will probably find yourself leaving it at home or in the car because it is not comfortable or it can't be concealed in the days dress. Then do what I and everyone I know does that carries full time, get a small thin gun like Sig P-238 that can be carried in a pocket. I love my Glocks, but they are just to thick for comfortable full time carry.
     
  11. Sarabian

    Sarabian Slightly Opinionated

    I carry a concealed G17 routinely and don't find it too thick at all. I admit that I do prefer OWB to IWB, but that's for any gun.
     
  12. series11

    series11 Hail Commifornia Lifetime Supporting Member

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    Ditto. I love my G30:)
     
  13. jimmyalbrecht

    jimmyalbrecht Glockn Rollin

    Awesome man! I can't go anywhere without my gun, and I hate it when I go somewhere that doesn't allow it :mad:
     
  14. Caseyglock19

    Caseyglock19 New Member

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    good for you. be careful my friend.
     
  15. shawng22

    shawng22 New Member

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    I finally got my ccw in pa, weird feeling finally having my g22 on my side, are the jitters normal? Any advice? And are the badges a good idea or no?
     
  16. Danzig

    Danzig I do hood rat sh%t! Supporter

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    If you wore a CCW badge in Texas you would be arrested for Impersonating a Peace Officer!
     
  17. BLCKWLF

    BLCKWLF GrassHopper

    Badges are bad idea...

    https://www.glockforum.com/forum/f13/badges-3372/
     
  18. TheKraken

    TheKraken Surviving Covid-19 Staff Member Moderator Lifetime Supporting Member

    Congrats and welcome to the carry club. I don't go anywhere without my G36.
     
  19. c1328chase

    c1328chase Member

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    Congrats kjohnson! The guys who say you may become complacent and start leaving your gun make a very valid point. There are times when carrying can be uncomfortable, especially a weapon as large as a Glock.
    (commencing sarcasm) Since it is quite possibly the largest handgun EDCed by thousands. My heavens, it dwarfs pistols such as the USP, M&P, 1911, Sig P226, M9, if only there was a weapon smaller than the Ruger 22mag that would be EVEN MORE CONCEALABLE. What you need to buy is a .50AE cal ultra sub compact pocket gun. Conceal it between your cheeks. (because we all know the bigger the bullet, the farther it makes the bad guy fly when you shoot at him, whether you get a hit or not).
    You don't want to be THAT guy do you. Carry everyday it's possible, adjust it (subtly or not) as you adjust "yourself" on a normal dat to day basis. Heck carrying these around isn't always comfortable, especially in warmer weather, but doggonit we will carry them because WE ARE MEN!
     
    Last edited: Jun 6, 2012
  20. Webphisher

    Webphisher Duct Tape, Alabama Chrome

    Ya, badges are straight up dumb as hell in any state, even where legal.

    That aside, I've found a holster that allows me to wear my 19 or 30 in just tshirt and shorts without printing.