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View Poll Results: OK Fat Guy, How Do You Conceal Your Gun?
I don't 7 4.02%
Belt holster under loose shirt 46 26.44%
Tuckable belt holster 17 9.77%
Shoulder holster 10 5.75%
Inside a pocket 63 36.21%
Inside pants 46 26.44%
Fanny pack 10 5.75%
Other 18 10.34%
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Old January 12, 2011, 10:44 AM   #76
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Where Do You Fat Guys Carry

In line at the all you can eat buffet.
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Old January 12, 2011, 09:17 PM   #77
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Curt.45- yeah, part of the grips are out of my pocket, but the shirt covers them nicely. The flat 1911 doesn't print too bad. Works for me, I don't carry like this always, but when the mood strikes....LOL
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Old January 12, 2011, 11:19 PM   #78
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I am 5'10", about 225. I carry everyday, all the time. Where and how I carry depends on what I am wearing, the particular gun and the weather. If it is warm and I am in shorts, I carry a Walther PPK in a horizontal shoulder rig over a t shirt but under a Hawaiian or short sleeved dress shirt. If it is cooler I carry said Walther either the same or in an ankle holster, (it takes a little getting used to with cowboy boots). If I am wearing a sport coat or my suit (all of my dress clothes are tailored to cover firearms) I either wear the Walther in said shoulder rig, or a Gov. Model in 38 Super in a vertical rig. I have even been know to tuck the Walther into my pocket while wearing slacks. As the old saying goes, where there is a will, there is a way.
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Old January 31, 2011, 12:19 AM   #79
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Got ya all beat !

Ok guys gals STEP BACK I'm 5ft 10 just went to dr. weight in at 425 [thatsrite] 425 and yes I walked in and out not in a wheelchair or on a flatbed truck or by a forklift , I carry my Glock 27 in a fobus holster when wearing jeans or just out an about or I'll grab my Taurus ultra lite 38 in a belt slide holster on my right side, if i'm just being a PIG i'll take mt Taurus tcp 380 drop it into my sweat paints pocket,shorts pock/ jacket pocket or WHEREVER i'll tuck it under a BOOB or ARM PIT if that's what it takes to carry !an go on about my day whyl off duty. here in southern ohio.
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Old February 1, 2011, 10:21 PM   #80
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I use a left handed Don Hume inside belt holster in the small of my back for a right handed draw which is quite quick.I have lower back problems and my Sig 220 carried this way acts as lumbar support while driving.
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Old February 2, 2011, 01:18 AM   #81
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Well they don't come much bigger than me and still able to move. I'm 6'3" and somewhere between 475-500#. When you're this big and don't run across a car scale too often weight gets a little fuzzy. Yep I can move too. I'm a working paramedic and one of my favorite things to do is a catchers crouch while talking to patients. Plus it freaks everyone out when I'm actually able to stand back up.
Anyways I'm a left and use a tuckable IWB at 8:00 ish. It's never seen. The main things are be honest in your clothes.( the following is not directed at the OP nor anyone in particular. But we all know THAT guy) That pair of jeans from 5 years ago that you can barely get hitched are not your size. And be honest you haven't worn an xl shirt since high school. Go get some proper clothes from the big and tall store. Yes you have to actually go in there. It's not as bad as in the past they actually have some stylish stuff. I'm a big fan of the mafioso/ Charlie from 2 1/2 men SS button down.
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Old February 6, 2011, 01:17 PM   #82
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6'2 -- 300 -- IWB at 3-3:30 as long as I can wear a loose sweater or sweatshirt (Oct.-March/April) -- sometimes a hawaiian shirt in summer if appropriate....

Otherwise, pocket.
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Old February 6, 2011, 01:25 PM   #83
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I don't CC but I am 6'2'' 300 lbs and a shoulder holder with horizontal carry is comfortable to me.
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Old February 6, 2011, 01:31 PM   #84
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I'm a really fat guy and i carry my tcp in my bellybutton as a back up. My main is a 1911 tucked under my left man-boob
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Old October 23, 2011, 09:13 AM   #85
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wow, some of you guys are way bigger than me, thanks I'll be on a diet from now on.

thanking god I can't cc under a man boob.
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Old November 4, 2011, 08:51 PM   #86
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Im not fat.Im Combat Heavy

6-7 375 lbs.
642 in jeans or vest pocket.
4" S&W mod 66 owb.
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Old November 4, 2011, 11:23 PM   #87
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Usually in a serpa side holster (paddle style) with a photographers type kahki vest for cover. Ocassionally mexican carry or in a galco shoulder rig (miami classis).
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Old November 4, 2011, 11:35 PM   #88
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Where Do You Fat Guys Carry



like 2/3 of Americans are overweight. So what do you do (besides diet)?
lol I used to be HUGEE I went from a XXL shirt wearing down to now to a MED. I was never that fat when I started carrying.

Some of these posts are very funny.
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Old November 4, 2011, 11:45 PM   #89
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I'm a really fat guy and i carry my tcp in my bellybutton as a back up. My main is a 1911 tucked under my left man-boob
I don't care who you are that's funny right there
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Old November 6, 2011, 04:04 AM   #90
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i guess im one of "skinny" fat guys @ 6-1 225
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Old November 7, 2011, 05:21 PM   #91
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I'm pretty sure, that if I can gain 50 more pounds, I will be able to conceal my 1911 in my butt crack
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Old November 7, 2011, 07:54 PM   #92
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6'1 330lbs 4xl shirt size
I "Mexican carry" a MPA Mac 11 with an extra mag in my back pocket
For the winter months its either a draco pistol or a plr 16 in
A shoulder holster my mom made me. For back up I carry my
NAA mini 22lr in a altoids mint tin.
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Old November 7, 2011, 08:06 PM   #93
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NAA mini 22lr in a altoids mint tin.


Are you here to troll? lol
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Old November 7, 2011, 09:14 PM   #94
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5'9", 310, (wife gets preggers and I gain 65 pounds ) And I've never had any issue with any form of carry except crossdraw.
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Old November 7, 2011, 10:22 PM   #95
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Glove box, or center console in truck.
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Old November 7, 2011, 11:54 PM   #96
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5'10" 220

FWIW In hot weather I carry SOB, colder weather high and tight behind left hip covered by a jacket. Once in a while shoulder holster, especially if I'm fishing and might end up wading.
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Old January 19, 2013, 03:35 AM   #97
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I carry a Beretta 9000s, .40 cal., DAO, in a smart carry holster located not in the abdomen area, but on the right hip, fully concealed inside my slacks or, on more casual dress days, inside my overalls, (this is Tennessee, after all). When wearing slacks, I wear suspenders and a loose fitting belt, so there is plenty of room to reach in and get the pistol. When wearing overalls, access is even more free. Since this would not be true whilst sitting in the truck, I also have a Sig .45 nightmare that I carry either loose in the truck or in a gun pocket in a leather bomber jacket (Burk's Bay). The jacket came with a funky little velcro strap which I replaced with a holster from my 511 vest. The Beretta, being DAO, has no protruding hammer to snag, no safety to release, just pull the pistol, acquire the target, etc. BTW, I've seen many negative comments about the 9000s, but I've had no problems, owned it for 2-3 years, fired several hundred rounds, no ftf or other such f-ups. The grip fits my hand fine, clips have pinky rest, no prob. The smart carry holster softens the lines of the pistol, so no print through except for the butt, which is hidden by the belt area. No cover jacket or loose shirt needed. Can even use this set-up with shorts. Since I'm a 5'11" 300 pounder, this is the best carry solution I've found. comfortable.
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Old January 19, 2013, 10:11 AM   #98
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5'11 305lbs I carry a Glock 22 gen 4 in my front right pocket. My shirts always cover and like rodent it peeks out a little but is never seen.
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Old January 20, 2013, 02:41 PM   #99
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6'4" 385. Generally carry OWB right side. Sometimes covered sometimes open. Full size 1911.

Edit: Just realized this thread is two years old. Somebody revived a zombie.
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Old January 20, 2013, 03:33 PM   #100
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6 foot 7, 365 pounds. I am left handed and carry either a cz P-07 IWB, or my sig 229 OWB, both being leather holsters made by Brian Bay at bays leather. Either way is very comfortable for me. But I think the most important thing Is the shirt, since I am tall I buy my shirts in the tall sizes wich makes them cut longer. I love the anti plumbers butt shirts from Duluth Trading, especially when carrying OWB.
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