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My Sub 2000 made me realize that in a small discreet 18x10 pack I can carry a substantial firepower increase over my Max9.
The pack will contain my Sub2000 with QD red dot and pistol scope, a PSA Dagger with red dot light and laser in a Shoulder rig and 6 27rnd mags.
 

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My work pickup carries my PDW and a small tool bag containing spare magazines & boxed spare ammo for my handgun and PDW, first aid/trauma kit, and a medium sized sheath knife.
On a hook by my exterior basement door is a surplus vest with holster containing a P95, 4 spare loaded mags, large fixed blade knife, flashlight, and 8 loaded AR mags( AR hangs beside it)--all I need to 'repel boarders' at a moment's notice.
 
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I have a Tactical Tennis Racket case that I might set up similarly with an AR in 5.56 or 350 Legend and my 7" 357 Sig with mags etc. I hadn't really thought about First Aid Kits since they are in all of the vehicles and around the house already.
 
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Well the Sub 2000 seems to be accurate and reliable. I zeroed the red dot and pistol scope at 25yds. Under 2" with the red dot. The scope had a cold barrel flyer and then a neat vertical string. The mounts seem solid and repeatable. Next will be 100yds. I'll be picking up the Dagger on Friday. I already have the dot mounted on the slide waiting on the week to be up so I can get the frame. If I can have 2 mag compatible 1-200yd minute of bad guy capable firearms and almost 200 rnds in an 18"x10"x4" pack. What's funny I suppose is that the red dot probably had a tighter group but the scope let me see what the barrel was actually doing.
 

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Got the other half of the combo yesterday. Still waiting on the brake and laser. PSA Dagger with a Cyelee Doctor optic. 100 misc rnds before a 5 shot group. I guess I'll be making a holster this week. I'll try to see if I can get some better accuracy with some Handloads.
 

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Grab and Go: I watch way too many movies lately but one I watched last evening re-enforced the value of a G & G pack. This guy had PO'd a drug dude and some bad guys showed up in force to settle the matter. Good guy was caught with only his lever action and a few extra rounds in a buttstock cartridge sleeve. Of course he made it work (the script, you know) but certainly would have been difficult in real life scenario.
 

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My SUB2K is always with me, not in a pack though. I have a pack with a lot more things, most of them small and light so I can carry it all if ever needed.

Two different scenarios for me.
 
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The problem I've always had with this idea of a 'Grab and Go Bag' is ... not what goes in the bag but where the hell are you going to go?

I think with where I am at this point in my life.... I'll just stay put and if need be stand and fight.
You never know when you'll get a call from a kid, grandkid or friend that needs an assist and you want to roll prepared quickly. This would be an easy and compact way to go. Maybe not as heavy as I like to go though. I'll have to decide how I want to set up my tactical tennis racket case. Either my boring 5.56 AR or my 350 Legend AR. 3-500yds with some wallop is more my speed even more effective up close. Pretty sure these Lehigh's will punch an engine block.
 

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During the BLM Riots and the stealing of the American Presidential Election I carried a go bag in my truck everywhere I went. I was living in Houston and was required to be multiple places around the city. I was not going to be caught without the things needed to E&E out of a bad situation. My bag had three days worth of freeze dried food, first aid kit with several packages of bleed stop, PVS-14 NV, rope, zip ties, water, 5 extra loaded HK91 mags, map of city, rain gear, poncho liner and a few other items that would help me get home. My plate carrier had a Glock 21, 4 extra mags and 4 91 mags and an Emerson Timberline Fixed blade . I felt pretty good in my load out and was glad I never had to ditch my truck and make my way across the urban jungle on hoof. I still carry a lighter load out but not to the extent I was at that time. That was one of the major factors in leaving an extremely good living and going back to Montana.
 
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