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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%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 174. You may not vote on this poll

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Old January 8, 2011, 07:18 PM   #51
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Edit: To remove remarks that might be offensive to the calorically-challenged.

You know, like hiding multiple hand guns, ammo, spare mags, rappelling rope, an AR & miscellaneous items in the rolls & other un-PC stuff like that.
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Old January 8, 2011, 07:45 PM   #52
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after reading this thread I feel like a part of something much bigger than myself.

I also feel lucky to not be able to lose things under my rolls.
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Old January 8, 2011, 09:24 PM   #53
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I read somewhere about a guy that was such a large specimen that he carried an N-frame S&W in a pocket. That's a large human being.
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Old January 8, 2011, 09:34 PM   #54
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I just thought of this story, I believe I read it on TFL. At any rate, below is the link.

HPD: Inmate Hides Gun In Fat Layers

HOUSTON -- A nearly 600-pound man was able to hide a weapon for more than a day while he was in custody, police told KPRC Local 2 Wednesday.

600! All you 300 pound posters are light weights.
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Old January 8, 2011, 09:41 PM   #55
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Spiffs one of the few human beings who carries a gun but sure as heck doesnt need one

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Old January 8, 2011, 09:47 PM   #56
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How much do I have to weigh at 5'10" to be fat??!!!

If I qualify already... might be borderline...at just over 200lbs.

I carry one left and one right...both belt hosters,,,open top
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Old January 8, 2011, 09:52 PM   #57
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I am happy to say that I had to worry about this for almost thirty years, but no more--I was 305 and I have now been @180 for 2.5 years. Man does that make a difference in so many ways including for sure CCW.

For those of you looking to lose weight, here's wishing you good luck in the New Year! For those not, have a cheeseburger for me!

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Old January 8, 2011, 10:11 PM   #58
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I don't even want to know what the "other" places are three gave votes for.
Don't get all hot and bothered

My "other" carrry option is in a maxpedition (appropriately named) Fatboy S type versipack or a Jumbo versipack. They both serve their purpose very well.
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Old January 8, 2011, 10:30 PM   #59
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I'm not as big as some of all y'all. 6'4" and 250#.

I use a Galco Belly Band and carry a Beretta 92 or Sig P220 IWB at 4:00.

Works for me.....

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Old January 8, 2011, 10:30 PM   #60
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Pick a wrinkle- any wrinkle....:barf: LMAO. 6'-1'', 250 lbs. I carry a full sized 1911 in a front jeans pocket, no problem.
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Old January 8, 2011, 10:38 PM   #61
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rodent.22, all the way in or grip out? your shirt covers this?
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Old January 8, 2011, 10:55 PM   #62
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I'm 5'9" and weigh 275. I use a "Summer Special" style holster or a Crossbreed Super Tuck. Wearing the fat boy shirts that fit me, I could almost hide an Uzi. I carry a commander size 45 1911 all steel gun and don't have any printing problems. You need a GOOD belt whatever size you are to make carry more comfortable.
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Old January 8, 2011, 11:03 PM   #63
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I hide mine in a Wendys bag, who'd notice?
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Old January 9, 2011, 09:37 AM   #64
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The 5.11 shirts with the holster are nice... I also have a 5.11 jacket with holster pockets on the left and right side...

@ wildalaska ... my job is pretty boring so all I have is time... until people start fighting and yelling at each other... but on average boring
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Old January 9, 2011, 11:56 AM   #65
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5' 8 '' 320lb I guess i beat anoxeria. I carry my M&P 40 C I in a GALCO TRITON KYDEX At 4 :30 DAILY.
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Old January 9, 2011, 11:58 AM   #66
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im 6-3 and 240 lbs I carry pocket and shoulder
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Old January 9, 2011, 01:33 PM   #67
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I'm not fat, 150 lbs.
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Old January 9, 2011, 02:04 PM   #68
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6"4" and 260 lbs, and I carry OWB @3:00, covered by coat in winter or shirt in summer. Tried just about everything else.
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Old January 9, 2011, 05:10 PM   #69
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I gotta post this for us big guys. This is NOT an Ad as these are my personal vests modeled by my wife. We do not sell or have any ties to the makers/sellers of these either. I simply filmed them for folks like us to see some of the options available to them! If I remember correctly, I don't even have links to the manufactiurers...

http://herohog.com/images/guns/CCW%20Clothes/
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Old January 9, 2011, 06:53 PM   #70
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all the way to the buffet!
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Old January 9, 2011, 10:09 PM   #71
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4" 45 in HBE com II IWB at 4 o'clock. 6' and 340. Not overweight just a bit under height.
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Old January 9, 2011, 11:54 PM   #72
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I don't even want to know what the "other" places are three gave votes for.
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Old January 10, 2011, 01:44 AM   #73
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I get a floor jack and prop it up on cinder blocks just below my waist-line and then put a 4x4 on the jack. My wife works the jack while the 4x4 lifts my belly fat and I quickly stick my .44 mag w/ 8 inch barrel agaist my groin and quickly (as quick as I can) step back and the flab then hides the gun very well.
^Funniest thing I've read all day.^

I've been quickly gaining weight over the past six months -- haven't worked out since the summer. Rgh.

Anyway, I'm quite an advocate of the Belly Band holster. Super comfortable, works in numerous different configurations, cheap, and functional. Can't beat 'em. Some carry extra mags, too.
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Old January 10, 2011, 01:58 AM   #74
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rodent.22, all the way in or grip out? your shirt covers this?
Some pockets are larger than others...... not all pants are created equally...... though one of the funniest things I have ever seen was a ...... young man...... standing on a corner, wearing the baggiest, saggiest pair of jeans you have ever laid eyes on...... wind blowing about 35 miles an hour: those pants were aflappin' and asnappin' like a storm flag in a gale, and well, just beatin' the hell outa him...... he was standing there, back to the wind, and I'm thinkin', ".......that wind gets any worse, and they'll find him in Kansas.".
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Old January 10, 2011, 05:12 PM   #75
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I've been quickly gaining weight over the past six months -- haven't worked out since the summer. Rgh.

Anyway, I'm quite an advocate of the Belly Band holster. Super comfortable, works in numerous different configurations, cheap, and functional. Can't beat 'em. Some carry extra mags, too.
Same here. Wife's broken leg has grounded me from the gym the past 3 months. I use a belly-band once in a while and it's definitely comfortable, especially under a sweater. But it's certainly not a quick draw rig.
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