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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by jehzsa, Aug 18, 2020.

  1. jehzsa

    jehzsa New Member

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    And greetings from beautiful, downtown Tierra de los Lagos, Florida.

    My first Ruger many years ago was a SR9c which I got quickly rid off, unfired. Wrong fit and felt so over-engineered that I thought it could probably be used to fire 10mm out of it.

    I carry these days an EC9s, alternating with a PPS M2, which I found at a good price about three (3) months ago. Long story short, I purchased a Safepacker holster off from ebay at a great price and I was looking for something nice to fill it in. Voila! My Ec9s.

    Very satisfied with it. Certainly a keeper which I hope I don't lose in a tragic boating accident.

    As you probably can tell, I'm a very serious-minded person.
     
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  2. jmohme

    jmohme Well-Known Member

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    Welcome aboard.

    My wife's EDC is a SR9C. She loves it, but handguns are like footwear. One size does not fit all.
    I'm glad you found a good fit with the EC9s.
     

  3. quirky

    quirky Active Member

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    Never leave home without it. (some of the best money I ever spent)

    Greetings from Wyoming.
     
  4. jehzsa

    jehzsa New Member

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    Thank you, Sir. Good to read of you again.
     
  5. jehzsa

    jehzsa New Member

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    Aaaahhhh! Wyoming!
    My favorite place to get off the grid and away as possible from all civilization.

    Darn! Did I just spill that out? :)
     
  6. paulruger

    paulruger Active Member

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    Welcome from Texas!
     
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  7. rugertoter

    rugertoter Active Member

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    Hello and welcome to the forum! Here is my EC9s, and I carry it more than just about any other pistol...great gun.[​IMG]
     
  8. jehzsa

    jehzsa New Member

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    Hello paulruger and rugertoter. Thanks for the welcome.

    As it turns out, I'm carrying the EC9s almost exclusively these days. And true to form, I'm up to five 7-round mags, one 9-rounder, and one 8-rounder that has the Galloway extension. All loaded with Federal HST 147 gr.

    One more 9-rounder mag and the universe will be balanced. o_O
     
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  9. rugertoter

    rugertoter Active Member

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    How do the 147's run in yours? The only 147's I have on hand are Speer Gold Dots, and they occasionally hang up on me. I keep mine loaded with the Federal 115 grain JHP's.
     
  10. jehzsa

    jehzsa New Member

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    Works fine for now. Knock on wood.
    I like light and fast (Norma 108 gr) or slow and heavy (HST 147 gr). Haven't tried the 150-something grain. Probably will after the pandemic is magically over the day after the election.

    Fwiw, for practice I use the 115 gr. Federal and Geco (made in Tampa).
    To test Norma and HST I only shoot 2 or 3 mags. If they cycle reliably, I'm satisfied. I have never dropped 500 rounds to test a cartridge. Never will.

    Not only it becomes prohibitive with expensive rounds, it seems to me a fool's errand. For example, what if I get a FTFeed at round 499? Does that mean that I have to start all over again? I'll take my chances with what I've done until now. YMMV
     
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  11. jehzsa

    jehzsa New Member

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    Btw, I have also never put downrange more than two boxes (100 rds.) per visit.

    Or spent 3 hours at a gun show. After that, I start feeling "uncomfortable". Tantamount to going to a woman's clothing store with my wife.
     
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  12. ifithitu

    ifithitu Well-Known Member

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    Hello from Kentucky.
     
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