Which way to carry for Commander size 1911s?

Discussion in 'Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection' started by lonyaeger, Sep 20, 2009.

  1. lonyaeger

    lonyaeger New Member

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    My brother Rodney told me to shoot standing up, 20 feet from target, Weaver stance. He said I had some "flyers" (whatever!) so I wood not let him shoot my guns.:mad:
     

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  2. lonyaeger

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    Not long ago, I purchased a Nighthawk T3 for concealed carry. What carry method do most of you who carry Commander-size 1911s use?
     

  3. Gojubrian

    Gojubrian New Member

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    Another Nighthawk owner!!! JD!!!!!

    Looking forward to this posts answers. :)
     
  4. lonyaeger

    lonyaeger New Member

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    Nighthawk Bro!
     
  5. Dgunsmith

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  6. WDB

    WDB New Member

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    JD is the only one here that can tell you how to carry a Night Hawk.
     
  7. Gojubrian

    Gojubrian New Member

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    It's a 1911 and more about the size. Nothing to do with brands unless I'm missing something. :confused:

    Carry it like you would any other 1911. :)
     
  8. WDB

    WDB New Member

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    So tell the OP how to carry a 1911:cool:

    I thought the Nighthawk was carried in a special way....my bad:)
     
  9. Gojubrian

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    I don't even own a 1911!!!

    Shoulder rig? :D
     
  10. spittinfire

    spittinfire New Member Supporter

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    I'm currently looking into a crossbread supertuck. A friend recently got one and it seems like a good piece. Plus I want to be able to tuck my shirt in.
     
  11. ktmboyz

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    I just got a Galco shoulder rig and it wears very well. Plus you have a dual mag pouch on the opposite side so you can carry 3 full mags just incase.
     
  12. Flint Rock

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    The IWB will work well with the T3. Nighthawk has an IWB model leather holster that works well, once it is broken in and loosens up a tad. I have also been pleased with the Blade-Tech IWB. True, it is plastic, but it holds the gun well, is fast, and allows you to reholster with one hand. If you go with an IWB, get one that will allow you to reholster with one hand, I prefer models with a metal reinforcing band. I believe it to be important that you can reholster with one hand, without looking at the holster. From a defensive stand point, something caused you to draw your weapon, it doesn't matter what, now you need to reholster for whatever reason, don't you want to keep your eyes up and scanning instead of looking at your holster?
     
  13. IGETEVEN

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    Indeed a very good holster. This same holster I use for some competition shoots and concealed carry. A very important defensive point you brought up Flint, one does want to be able to reholster your weopon with one hand and not break eye contact from target or FOV.

    Jack
     
  14. lonyaeger

    lonyaeger New Member

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    Hey, thanks for your support, guys. What I'm asking is the best and most comfortable way, in your opinions, to conceal-carry a Commander-size 1911. Shoulder rigs are not an option, as I'm not going to wear a jacket all the time to cover it. I guess I should have been more clear in the first place....I'm thinking IWB as opposed to OWB. To "carry like a Nighthawk" or "carry like a 1911" is not exactly much help :confused:

    Anyway, let's just burn this thread.
     
  15. lonyaeger

    lonyaeger New Member

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    Thanks for that, helpful post for me.
     
  16. lonyaeger

    lonyaeger New Member

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    No, Nighthawk is just another 1911. Well, not just any 1911....it is a superior piece of work.
     
  17. lonyaeger

    lonyaeger New Member

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    Then why are you chiming in on this? :)
     
  18. IGETEVEN

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    Damn son, go to these sites and make a decision. I have used all of these holsters with Colt 1911's and they are all nice IWB holsters. You cannot go to a range and try out holsters like you can various handguns, but you sure can find who carries local and go try them on before purchasing one, like clothes, to see how you fit with them. I can only recommend what holster I use and feel comfortable with, your taste may vary, the leg work and dressing room try on, is up to you. ;)

    "The Answer" IWB - $125 (Favorite)

    High Performance Concealment Systems for the Professional

    Versa Max 2

    Jack
     
  19. lonyaeger

    lonyaeger New Member

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    I'm gonna go with the Tucker, thanks for your help. I live in a remote location, so finding a dealer where I can try on an assortment is very hard to do.
     
  20. Biohazurd

    Biohazurd New Member

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    I carry my Combat commander in a IWB holster strong side, never had a problem with it...