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Old 12-14-2012, 05:41 PM
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Carrying concealed while working

I have been pondering the thought of carrying concealed while working. I have over $60k in tools and equipment in my trailer. Last month while mowing, I found someone in my trailer about to steal something. Today was the deciding point to carry at all times since I live only 30 minutes from the Newtown School shooting.

My question is who carries concealed while working and what is a good gun to carry that will stand up to the dirt and dust associated with landscaping/mowing and is small and comfortable enough to have while working?
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Old 12-14-2012, 05:43 PM
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I personally have never dealt with one but a few friends do construction and they like to carry a bodyguard 380 and he said he loves it. Small and compact. Built in laser also. Kinda cool.
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Old 12-14-2012, 06:32 PM
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Carrying concealed while working

Good gun but DO NOT rely on that laser not sell of them are accurate
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Old 12-14-2012, 07:13 PM
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Carrying concealed while working

I too plan on getting my cwp and carrying while working. I purchased a glock 26 yesterday and it seems to be compact enough to carry comfortably. I personally don't care for any sort of laser as it makes it easier for someone to locate you in the dark.
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Old 12-14-2012, 07:18 PM
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I have carried a Ruger LCP for a couple of years now. No matter which you go with if you pocket carry like I have been you'll need to wipe it down frequently, I do it every evening with Rem wipes.
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Old 12-14-2012, 07:21 PM
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g36c assault rifle, carry it openly, sling over shoulder with a strap, no need to hide that I'm not playing here,
comes with a 1.5x scope which is my favorite as they don't have a chance to shoot you first.

No, not all thieves come unarmed.

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Old 12-14-2012, 07:41 PM
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g36c assault rifle, carry it openly, sling over shoulder with a strap, no need to hide that I'm not playing here,
comes with a 1.5x scope which is my favorite as they don't have a chance to shoot you first.

No, not all thieves come unarmed.
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Old 02-06-2013, 01:26 AM
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I have carried a Ruger LCP for a couple of years now. No matter which you go with if you pocket carry like I have been you'll need to wipe it down frequently, I do it every evening with Rem wipes.
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This may have been touched on later in the thread,I haven't read it all, sorry. I wouldn't recommend the lcp. The fact there is no safety and when doing the work you do in this business your doing a lot of moving around is enough of a reason for me.
I would recommend the ruger lc9 however. It has a safety, and honestly I would prefer a 9mm over a380 any day. Not saying the lcp is bad, my wife carries one. Only because her s/w 9mm was more weight then she wanted in her bag. The 380 would be fine very close quarters, but the 9mm would offer far greater stopping power.
The lc9 is also very compact. You could put in your jean pocket and go, not the best way to do it, but you could.
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Old 02-06-2013, 08:12 AM
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Old 02-06-2013, 07:48 PM
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This may have been touched on later in the thread,I haven't read it all, sorry. I wouldn't recommend the lcp. The fact there is no safety and when doing the work you do in this business your doing a lot of moving around is enough of a reason for me.
I would recommend the ruger lc9 however. It has a safety, and honestly I would prefer a 9mm over a380 any day. Not saying the lcp is bad, my wife carries one. Only because her s/w 9mm was more weight then she wanted in her bag. The 380 would be fine very close quarters, but the 9mm would offer far greater stopping power.
The lc9 is also very compact. You could put in your jean pocket and go, not the best way to do it, but you could.
I will be getting a 9mm this year to add to the collection mainly for the cost of ammo.

I carry the LCP in a pocket holster that completely covers the trigger and it is DAO. The safety is between your ears!
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