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I'm getting ready to start EDC my USP45C. I've been going back and forth on whether to carry with the flat baseplate or the extended baseplate. Practicing dry fire and at the range from my AIWB holster, I don't seem to notice that much difference. I would like to know from the folks that have been EDC any USPC's for awhile which baseplate do you carry with and why. Also, any positive or negative experiences with either baseplate. Thanks in advance.
 

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I'm getting ready to start EDC my USP45C. I've been going back and forth on whether to carry with the flat baseplate or the extended baseplate. Practicing dry fire and at the range from my AIWB holster, I don't seem to notice that much difference. I would like to know from the folks that have been EDC any USPC's for awhile which baseplate do you carry with and why. Also, any positive or negative experiences with either baseplate. Thanks in advance.
I like the finger extension base pad, as it gives me a better grip on the gun, and doesn't appear to effect the concealability in the method in which I carry. My reload mag does not have the extension, as I've found I'm less likely to pinch my pinky using it in reloading.
 

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I switched to the flat baseplate on my P2000. The pistol feels so much slimmer now and it conceals more easily. I don't have very large hands so the extension does nothing for me.
 

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I prefer the flat. The grip fits my hand well without the pinkie extension and it is less for the shirt to snag on.
 

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High speed low drag is flat baseplate. Why carry something with an extended hook on the end if the whole point is "concealed?"
I prefer to shoot with the finger rest baseplate though. That's what I assume you are referring to and not the extended 10 round mag.
 

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I prefer the flat baseplate with my sidearm, my spare mags I don't care.
 

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I switched to the flat baseplate on my P2000. The pistol feels so much slimmer now and it conceals more easily. I don't have very large hands so the extension does nothing for me.
Same here, I use the flat base plates, don't miss the "hook" while I'm shooting and it probably saves about .5" in height while concealing.

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i want total control of the weapon, support top and bottom, for me the finger rest seals the deal . the USPc 45 is big for a compact, i personally don't see the difference other than personal preference and hand size .

my walther P99's are the only flush baseplate i prefer, it's one of the most unique grip designs ever, but the USPc 45 is the best sidearm ever made, yeah i'm a fanboy !
 

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Flat is where it is at. My hand fits my USPC and my P2000 without the need for an extension. I have a ziplock bag full of extended bases from swapping our numerous mags over the years.
 

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I prefer the extensions, but I carry with flat, because I carry strong side at 3:30-4 o'clock. I'm still too heavy to carry AIWB without pushing the top of the pistol outward, but in that position I'd use the pinky extension because it wouldn't print any more that the rest of the gun, and I'd feel (totally subjective) that I have better control.
 
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