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#6185748 - 02/16/16 09:27 AM Finally ready for EDC
jcneef Offline
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Registered: 09/07/11
Posts: 200
Loc: Grapevine TX
Finally got everything to start everyday carrying. License seemed to take forever but its finally in. Here is the setup I will be trying out first... What do you guys think?
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#6185785 - 02/16/16 09:48 AM Re: Finally ready for EDC [Re: jcneef]
one73maro Offline
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Registered: 06/11/11
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Looks like a good setup to me! Make sure that you wear a good gun belt. It makes a lot of difference on how the gun carries.

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#6185798 - 02/16/16 09:53 AM Re: Finally ready for EDC [Re: jcneef]
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Registered: 10/11/13
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Loc: Temple...Hunt in Freestone Co.
Just curious, but whats the difference in a gun belt vs a regular belt? Once my wife gets un-pregnant, we plan to get our chl.

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#6185810 - 02/16/16 10:01 AM Re: Finally ready for EDC [Re: jcneef]
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Registered: 03/09/09
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Originally Posted By: jcneef
What do you guys think?


Now it is time to take a defensive pistol class.

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#6185822 - 02/16/16 10:16 AM Re: Finally ready for EDC [Re: jcneef]
one73maro Offline
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Gun belts are stiffer and more rigid. Regular belts will start to sag and will get deformed. If you take a regular belt that you wear daily and lay it out flat you will see what I mean about getting deformed and sagging. Gun belts do not do this because they are designed to give better support and support the extra weight.

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#6185854 - 02/16/16 10:34 AM Re: Finally ready for EDC [Re: jcneef]
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Makes sense. Thanks.

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#6185861 - 02/16/16 10:40 AM Re: Finally ready for EDC [Re: one73maro]
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Originally Posted By: one73maro
Gun belts are stiffer and more rigid. Regular belts will start to sag and will get deformed. If you take a regular belt that you wear daily and lay it out flat you will see what I mean about getting deformed and sagging. Gun belts do not do this because they are designed to give better support and support the extra weight.


Yep, just got this belt, I love this thing. It is night and day from carrying with a non gun belt.

http://ffrholsters.com/product/edc-low-profile-belt/
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#6185866 - 02/16/16 10:45 AM Re: Finally ready for EDC [Re: jcneef]
one73maro Offline
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I wear a Wilderness tactical instructor 5 stitch gun belt. Awesome belt! I have worn this belt daily carrying or not for about 6 years with no sagging or deformation at all. Just recently purchased a new one because the velcro was worn out.

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#6185959 - 02/16/16 11:49 AM Re: Finally ready for EDC [Re: jcneef]
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I wear a 5.11 gunbelt. Only 5.11 product I own, but its great. Nylon with a kydex insert (I think) velcro buckle.
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#6186070 - 02/16/16 12:58 PM Re: Finally ready for EDC [Re: jcneef]
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I highly recommend a long tail undershirt tucked in with a rigid outer shell/shirt for the best comfort and concealment.

My favorite outer shells are these:
http://www.dickies.com/shirts/tactical-v...12&start=71
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#6186263 - 02/16/16 03:38 PM Re: Finally ready for EDC [Re: jcneef]
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That's a fine EDC setup. I would suggest you also carry flashlight somewhere on your person. I carry a little Streamlight Protac 2L thats 260lumen and small enough to clip inside a pocket. You'll use it more often than you think.
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#6186316 - 02/16/16 04:02 PM Re: Finally ready for EDC [Re: NTRP]
RCINTX Offline
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Registered: 11/04/11
Posts: 224
Loc: Lubbock, TX
Originally Posted By: NTRP
That's a fine EDC setup. I would suggest you also carry flashlight somewhere on your person. I carry a little Streamlight Protac 2L thats 260lumen and small enough to clip inside a pocket. You'll use it more often than you think.


I made fun of my cousin for having a flashlight clipped on his pocket. He said try it, you will use it all the time. I bought a little Streamlight (uses 1 AAA battery), and he was more than right. I use it way more than the knife I carry daily.

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#6186362 - 02/16/16 04:36 PM Re: Finally ready for EDC [Re: NTRP]
jcneef Offline
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Registered: 09/07/11
Posts: 200
Loc: Grapevine TX
Originally Posted By: NTRP
That's a fine EDC setup. I would suggest you also carry flashlight somewhere on your person. I carry a little Streamlight Protac 2L thats 260lumen and small enough to clip inside a pocket. You'll use it more often than you think.


Seems like a good idea. I will definitely look into this Thanks!
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#6186371 - 02/16/16 04:47 PM Re: Finally ready for EDC [Re: jcneef]
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I have the exact same setup. I like the alien gear so far and love the shield
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