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Old 11-05-2012, 04:45 PM   #11
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I am planning on carrying two extra mags.

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Old 11-05-2012, 06:10 PM   #12
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Its more of a personal decision. Sometimes i dont carry reloads for my 357, sometimes i carry 4 reloads. Depends on the situation.

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The mag is the weakest link in the semi-auto setup. If it goes bad, then I have another.

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I keep a spare in my left pocket. I dont see a need for belt magazine carry.

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Old 11-05-2012, 07:26 PM   #15
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I subscribe to Murphy's law which states that:

"Anything that CAN go wrong WILL go wrong."

Magazines can fail and Goblins can bring friends...

Yes, I carry back up mags...

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Yep, usually carry one 8 rounder in my 1911 and two 7 rounders in my pocket. As well as a box of ammo in my truck door, and some shotgun shells for my 12 gauge too.

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My current primary carry is a Glock 36. Since its only 6+1 having more ammo makes more spence than with my Glock 17 but I carry it as much in case my first mag malfs as for more ammo.

So, one in the gun and one on my pocket.

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I'm actually trying double carry right now. Have yet to reach the point of paranoia that would mandate extra mags. May though, some day, more likely with the more time I spend around you overthetop crazies.

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Extra mag currently. Am trying to decide what I want to do for a back up gun now.

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Lol....hm. where to begin... Here's my glove box situation

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And here's what stays behind my seat (yes i really keep 300 rounds at the ready)

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And this attack cat protects the alienware.

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