Podcast 13 Pocket Guns

By on November 26, 2012

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What’s Going On:

Pocket Gun Defined:

  • Mouse Guns, BUG Guns
  • Even Smaller then a Sub-Compact
  • Smith J frames
  • Kel-Tecs
  • Derringers

Why they are So Popular:

  • Concealed Carry Movement
  • Laziness

What to look for in a pocket Gun:

  • Caliber
    • .25
    • .22
    • .32
    • .380
    • 9mm
    • .38 Special
    • .40 S&W
    • .45 ACP
    • .357 Mag
    • Noise Level
  • How Are you Going to Carry it
    • Pocket
    • Ankle
    • Real Holster
    • Bag
    • Size/Shape
      • Flat
      • Round
      • Long
      • Fat
      • Revolver vs. Automatic
      • How Much are you Going to Practice
      • What else do you carry

What I carry, and what I have carried:

  • 3 Different Ones
    • .38 Taurus Snub Nose
    • .22 Saturday Night Special
    • .32 Kel-Tec P32

How Do I carry:

Thoughts on New Guns

  • S&W Body Guard
  • New Revolver Materials
  • Berretta Nano
  • Colt Mustang
  • Ruger LCP
  • Ket-Tec P3AT
  • Springfield XDS .45

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  1. William
    November 30, 2012

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    I often carry a 38 snub, Taurus M85, in a Nemisis. I carry in my front pocket weak side and find it conceals quite nicely. That large cylinder is really not any thicker than a Glock and since it is just in that one spot there is no recognizable print. Looks just like my wallet in a front pocket. In my 15+ years I figure concealed doesn’t mean invisible, just not recognizable. My primary carry is a 3rd gen S&W compact.

    Great podcast BTW.

    • Ben Branam
      December 1, 2012

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      Cool, I’m glad the M85 works for you. I can make the small revolver work if I have to, but really love the P32. If the Taurus has worked for over 15 years, sounds like you hit the combo that is right for you. That’s hard to find.

      Thank you so much for listening.

  2. SoccarDad
    November 26, 2012

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    Welcome Back, Mr. Branam! Hope your vacation and holiday were refreshing!

    My favorite pocket hoster is by Robert Mika, available at:


    May not be the prettiest but sure works well! Just thought I’d throw another suggestion out there for your subscribers.

    • Ben Branam
      November 26, 2012

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      Thanks SoccarDad!

      For pocket holsters I think they are all ugly. Pretty doesn’t work in a pocket.

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