I am retiring my daily carry SR1911® in favor of a Ruger American Pistol® chambered in 9mm Luger. With its short takeup trigger, I have found that I can shoot the Ruger American Pistol® as well as I can shoot a 1911, which is something I haven't previously been able to do with striker-fired pistols - until now. I prefer strongside in-the-waistband carry, and have found the Ruger American Pistol® CrossBreed® SuperTuck® Deluxe holster (#55100) to be very comfortable and I'm able to draw quickly with a proper shooting grip. I also carry a reload in a CrossBreed® Tuckable in-the-waistband single mag holder (#55108). As long as pants are purchased with an extra inch or so in the waistband, in-the-waistband carry is a comfortable way to carry a full size pistol and allows a little more leeway with a covering garment. Just an un-tucked shirt can usually work. A Trijicon tritium front sight (#90507) is the final accessory I need to make my Ruger American Pistol® easier to use in low-light situations. My favorite everyday carry knife is a CRKT® Follow-Through Compact (#18626), which was designed to match the look of the American Pistol. I also carry the CRKT® Williams Personal Defense Flashlight (#18611) - even when I'm not carrying my pistol. I find I use my flashlight even more than pocket knife.
- Brandon, Pistol Product Manager
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