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Carryiing Spare Ammunition
« on: August 12, 2016, 05:47:33 AM »
6 Bad Excuses to Not Carry Spare Ammo - Massad Ayoob

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Re: Carryiing Spare Ammunition
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2016, 07:39:05 AM »
Better to have ammo and not need it rather than not having it and needing it.

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Re: Carryiing Spare Ammunition
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2016, 07:49:02 AM »
I usually carry two spare mags of 8-rounds for the 1911.  I normally carry them IWB (strong side position just in front of the holster) in my modified Remora magazine carrier, or when I am wearing cargo pants the magazine carrier resides in the left cargo pocket.  Sometimes, I wish that I carried a 9mm pistol, but the weight of two staggered 9mm magazines is not that much difference in weight that the two .45 ACP single stack magazines that I carry - there is just more ammunition.

Trying to conceal ammunition is sometimes just as difficult as trying to conceal the pistol.
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Re: Carryiing Spare Ammunition
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2016, 08:51:39 AM »
I tote 2 extra magazines.
One is a full size  (14 rnds) and one is a compact (11 rnds).

The subcompact mag in the gun holds 10 plus one in the chamber.
Total 36 rounds on person.

In my go bag there's always 2 more loaded subcompact magazines and least one box of loose rounds, plus a change of clothes, first aid, maps, etc...

Always and forever...I never leave home without any of it...except perhaps to the local store, half a block away.

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Re: Carryiing Spare Ammunition
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2016, 09:07:47 AM »
In the hot Georgia sun, a tin-foil hat would melt my brain more than what it is already melted.
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Re: Carryiing Spare Ammunition
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2016, 09:43:58 AM »
It all depends upon the season. Summer time carry is a G 36 with two spares. Winter time I switch to a G 30 with a standard mag but carry 2 g 21 mags.

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Re: Carryiing Spare Ammunition
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2016, 03:36:39 PM »
Seasonally I carry either a HK p30 or a P30 SK both V1 LEM.Depending on attire I usually carry a HK P30 15 rd. Magazine with a Taylor Freelance+5 baseplate in my Left rear pocket, if possible 2 mags. When I am carrying my S&W 65 I carry the revolver loaded with 6 158 g. .357 mag hollow points and 2 HKS speedloaders and a 8 round speed strip ( all with .38 Spl. + P 158 g. LSWHP) in my right front pocket. The reloads are .38 Spl in case I have my J frame as a BUG. (Rare these days as I no longer respond to EMS 911 calls) but old habits ETC.     
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