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    I normally carry a spare mag in my pocket and sometimes carry one in a belt holster to resemble a pocket knife. I was wondering if anyone has a different or unique carry method we could learn from. What say you?

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    If you carry your spare in the pocket make sure there is nothing else in there with it. I got an email detailing a case where a dime became lodged inside a mag and kept it from seating in the pistol during a reload. I normally use a pouch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sgt T View Post
    If you carry your spare in the pocket make sure there is nothing else in there with it. I got an email detailing a case where a dime became lodged inside a mag and kept it from seating in the pistol during a reload. I normally use a pouch.
    Roger that, that is how I do it. While working I use a pouch because the common screws and electrical terminals in my pocket can become lodged in just about anything...


    I even have a belt case for my kel-tec BUG that looks like a smart phone or pda case while working because pocket space is greatly needed for misc stuff related to the job at hand. This is what spawned the question of what method some may have to conceal a spare mag. I love learning new tricks..

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    I carry mags (2) in my back (left) pocket opposite from my wallet pocket. Nothing to interfere with them except it is a little difficult to pull the mags out of the left rear pocket...but can be done with practice.
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    I have been considering a pocket knife like belt holster for one.

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    One mag for the carry gun is carried in a leather pouch similar to one used for the small flashlight for seeing into furnaces and all that. The flashlight and pouch are worn on the other hip. It doesn't make all that much difference... the area is covered by a light vest or pull over shirt.

    This time of year, I tend to wear a shoulder rig, so the spare mag sits in it's normal home.

    I have back-up mags for the BUG, but they are kept in the car. I'm in the car allot, so the car does most of the heavy lifting. A car gun, it's mags, the BUG's mags, a 600,000 volt taser, and police night stick.

    I figured that was enough so what the heck, I took out the grenades and the C-4.

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    Smile Guys have it so easy!

    Life is soooo easy for guys, at least when it comes to carry options. Most days my office wardrobe doesn't include a belt or pockets. Thank goodness for clip-on IWB holsters. Spare mags are in a pocket of my purse dedicated for that purpose.

    @Rossi, good plan taking the C-4 out of the car...could have been preceved as extreme.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rkbartley View Post
    Life is soooo easy for guys, at least when it comes to carry options. Most days my office wardrobe doesn't include a belt or pockets. rkb
    We own both a Defense Planner and a Hidden Agenda from Galco. The quality of workmanship is outstanding. They really come in handy in certain office / business environments, and are great for travel. I can walk thru a crowded hotel lobby with a "gun in my hand", and sit in a restaurant with my "gun on the table" right next to me. In this age of smartphones, laptops, Ipods, and electronic notebooks, no one even gives them a second look.

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    I have a magazine pouch that rides horizontally and parallels my belt. It looks like a cell phone holder. I carry a second magazine for my 45ACP in this pouch. I can wear it with shorts, jeans or even a suit and no one is the wiser. Isn't this what concealed carry is all about?

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    Quote Originally Posted by davidj View Post
    I have a magazine pouch that rides horizontally and parallels my belt. It looks like a cell phone holder.
    I've seen those, I like'em.

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