Cord in the trigger guard? Hopefully, you test fired that first to make sure that the cord couldn't keep the trigger from moving back far enough to fire.
Next time a tight loop around the stock in front of the grip might be better advised.
The make good leather rigs for NFA shotguns carried in a similar manner.
I used to be a frequent practitioner of imporvised carry methods. honestly, who on this list hasn't left the house with a pistol tucked into your jeans?
[This message has been edited by Rob (edited 01-08-99).]