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    How do y'all carry extra magazines?

    I imagine this has probably been covered before, but since there wasn't one near the top, I am sure the info would probably be out of date anyway. So I have been thinking about carrying a spare mag, maybe two. I don't know if I want a plastic or kydex carrier though. So what do you guys use?
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    I use my left hand back pocket. Magazine remains vertical, bottom up. If needed, being right handed, drop the empty or almost empty magazine, grab spare from back pocket and insert.
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    A nylon clip-on mag holder on my left hip works for me. They make leather ones too but the nylon works just as good, IMO, and holds it there nice and steady.
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    Just like the gentleman said, left rear pocket or left coat pocket in the winter.
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    I use a safariland leather horizontal mag holder. Works for all my mags from my tcp to my glock 17.
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    Dom Hume or Bianchi clip on single mag pouches.

    I prefer the Don Hume (model417) but I ran into a Bianchi thst works for my Para and Witness in the used holster box at a LGS. I like clip ons because i can get closer to the belt loop than the ones you have to thread onto the belt.
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    I make mine. Kydex is cheap, and mag pouches are way easier to make than holsters .
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    Left front pocket. Used to use mag pouches but then I came to my senses and that method of carry clutters my waist line.

    When OCing at 3:00 and belt clip for my phone at 9:00 no more clock space on the waist.
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    I have tried nylon and leather mag pouches. I like the clips as they are easier to swap out or remove temporarily, however I have had the mag body catch and lift up and off on chairs or in the driver's seat. For that reason I pretty much have settled on the belt loop design. If it's in my back pocket it becomes a pain in the butt. Currently my two spare S&W Compact Shield mags are riding in a leather DeSantis mag pouch which features a belt loop with heavy snaps to remove it without taking the belt off. The snaps are so aggressive that I usually end up taking it off anyway. Just got a nylon compact dual mag pouch for the TCP magazines.
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    You guys mind posting pictures so I can get an idea what you mean. I really just wish watch pockets were on the left side of jeans too. I have my oc in there, but if it were on the left side that would be great. Anyway, the back pocket isn't great for me, I'm a truck driver so I sit on my ass a lot.
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