Home EDC for CCW Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day – Rob EDC for CCW Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day – Rob By Dan Zimmerman - August 16, 2016 16 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Email ◀Previous Post Next Post▶ Rob works in healthcare and carries what you see here. Nothing fancy, just good reliable gear. Check out the details at Everyday Carry . . . ◀Previous Post Next Post▶ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR First Aid: When a Gun Isn’t the Answer to the Problem The Latest ‘Book of Boba Fett’ Episode Has A Really Cool Ballistic Easter Egg SHOT Show: Hogue Rolls Out SIG K320 AXG Knives to Match Your SIG P320 AXG Pistol 16 COMMENTS Does it have to be ‘fancy’? Reply You don’t see too many people rocking the Mak these days. I like that choice. Reply I just won the holster contest last week end and ordered a black arch for my Mak. I only own 2 semi’s and they both work when needed. Reply Maks have really shot up in price lately. I’d like to have one (as a friend for my 9X18 CZ-82), but am too cheap to pay $300+ for one. I only paid $329 for my police trade in Gen3 Glock 22 (my Security Six, and Colt 1917 were about the same price). I really like Maks, but don’t think they quite stack up to a G22, SS, or 1917 (not carry guns, I know). I just need to find a nice East German Mak for $200. Maybe I’m dreaming. I wouldn’t mind finding another $80 M44 Mosin either. My local gun store does have some really good prices on less common used handguns from time to time. Reply Yes. If I was to start from scratch today and have to buy handguns I would not go the milsurp route because of the price. I could get a brand new SD9 for just a few bucks more. My 99 buck russian sks was a real deal. Good luck finding one now for under 300. Reply Yah. An SKS was the first gun I ever purchased, and I don’t remember exactly how much it was but I’m pretty sure it was under $100. A few years later I picked up an M44 Mosin that ran me $75. And .22 LR was like 2.5 or 3 cents a round and the shops had pallets of it sitting out in the aisles. Ah… nostalgia isn’t what it used to be. Maks are excellent guns. I once unintentionally shot one with a barrel obstruction (another lead bullet wedged in the barrel). The entire gun blew apart into all these pieces. Even the slide popped off the frame. Amazingly, the gun appeared to have dismantled itself without damage (except for a barrel bulge). I inspected the parts, reassembled the gun, and finished out a box of S&B FMJ with no further incident while maintaining a ~ 2″ group at 10yds. Love the mak. Story probably would have been a lot different had it been a polymer framed pistol, as I left the incident completely uninjured. Reply I carry a Bulgarian Makarov most of the time. Reply A man after my own heart. My Nook goes pretty much everywhere with me, I simply *detest* waiting with nothing to do… Reply They still make Nooks? Reply I have no idea. The one I bought 3 years back is running just fine. I *can* read with the iPhone, I prefer the feel in my hand of the beater Nook. The carrier folio is definitely looking rather tattered at this point, tho… Reply I think you work for the CIA…….maybe the KGB. Reply I hate Eisenhower. Reply I like Ike. He’s my sixth favorite President, after Jefferson, Madison, Washington, Lincoln, and TR. Reply The Mak is not a bad choice for edc. However, I didn’t see a spare mag in that picture. Maybe you should consider a spare mag since you’re going with a single stack firearm. Since this is a Mak, do you prefer using the heel release when dropping the mag? If not, you could replace your Mak grip with a fab defense PM-G that would give you a thumb operated magazine release. Reply I still remember, back when Maks were an even hundred bucks, my circle of friends routinely passing them around to settle debts. Reply LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.