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Old October 14, 2012, 05:36 PM   #51
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Unless it's a question of your state's law, I don't understand why you would unholster your weapon while drive. I carry my revolver in an OWB Don Hume worn crossdraw at the 10:00 o'clock position. It carries very comfortably and is and easier draw from a seated position. Carrying in that position also requires far less movement to draw my weapon in case of a confrontation.
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Old October 14, 2012, 06:07 PM   #52
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3:00 or a bit more to the front in IWB holster. However I have a cheapie nylon air-soft holster that fits perfectly between the driver's seat, and center seat of my Dodge Ram. A Taurus Judge Public Defender Poly rides comfortably in it quite often in addition to what ever I have on me.
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Old October 14, 2012, 07:25 PM   #53
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In between the seat and center console of the Yukon and anther in the center console.no hassle with the lift of the shirt and I can quick draw to the right and left easily.
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Old October 14, 2012, 10:17 PM   #54
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Why would you take your gun off for short trips???
guns stay on me 24/7 in car. If I ever go long distance the only thing I would remove would be my magazine pouch. Gun rides 3oclock
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Old October 14, 2012, 10:21 PM   #55
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Finally, with bald tires to top it all off
Dude those tires are rough! change them before you crash and spend more.


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Why not have two guns? One in the car and one on you?
No handguns, just a rifle or shotgun. Use nice chain to lock it in place. Never tell anyone you have a "car gun" and keeping it loose in the car is no good. Lock it down.
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Old October 14, 2012, 10:28 PM   #56
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^ Two possibilities come to mind. Comfort and access. Depending on the interior layout of the vehicle and type of seats involved, a pistol anywhere but cross draw, could be pretty uncomfortable and/or downright inaccessible.
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Old October 14, 2012, 10:51 PM   #57
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Driving around on bald tires and worring where your gun is...... is like chainsmoking and eating triple bacon cheeseburgers in a full bathtub while juggling two running blowdryers..... and worrying about drinking diet soda because the artificial sweetener might cause cancer......
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Old October 15, 2012, 06:44 AM   #58
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Driving around on bald tires and worring where your gun is...... is like chainsmoking and eating triple bacon cheeseburgers in a full bathtub while juggling two running blowdryers..... and worrying about drinking diet soda because the artificial sweetener might cause cancer......
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Old October 15, 2012, 07:42 AM   #59
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Just stays holstered, either 4 or 6 position.
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Old October 15, 2012, 09:06 AM   #60
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I was thinking this yesterday... Wouldn't you guys that carry IWB at 2-4 o'clock positions have trouble drawing if you ever needed it with the seatbelt buckle in the way? Or is that a part of training I am yet to learn that you unbuckle and draw in one motion? Or do you just not wear seatbelts?

I was trying to figure out how mine would sit when I got into the car and had the buckle there because I was thinking of going with the 3 or 4 o'clock carry position. Haven't had a chance to try it yet though.
It is not a real fast draw, but it is doable. Try it out, play with the position just a bit, and you will find that there is a spot that keeps it fairly accessible. I always make a point of pulling my cover garment out over the buckle when I get in the car, after which the access to the pistol is pretty decent.

I would not recommend going without seat belts, for the simple reason that there is a way bigger chance of needing your seat belt than there is of needing your pistol.
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Old October 15, 2012, 06:57 PM   #61
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Why not just keep the one on you? A gun left in the car is just something to get stolen, and will not be easily accessed with the same reaction of your regular drawstroke.
I used to keep a model 10 in a thumb break holster strapped to the cage of my work van. Very quick access, and just as secure as if it had been on my hip under the seatbelt. Something to get stolen? Considering I had a minimum of $10,000 worth of tools and equipment in the van at any one time, a $100 model 10 was the least of my concerns.

With the kind of work I was doing, it ruled out just about anything but pocket carry or thunderwear, so my carry gun was not terribly accessible when I was sitting in the vehicle.
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Old October 17, 2012, 01:26 AM   #62
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i keep my 1911 at 4' o clock, it never leaves the holster. i dont feel the need for a BUG in the car, as i usually keep one on my person. theres been a lot of vehicle break ins and guns stolen outta cars around my area.
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Old October 19, 2012, 06:54 PM   #63
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Back trunk according to California gun law..
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Old October 19, 2012, 08:28 PM   #64
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It stays in my pocket. There is another in the console beside me.
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Old October 22, 2012, 02:41 PM   #65
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I'm with Marv. One in my front pocket, one in the console, rifle under the flip-up rear seat.
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Old October 24, 2012, 10:37 PM   #66
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Where does your handgun go when you're driving?
One usually goes with me. The rest stay at home.

(My carry gun stays in my pocket.)
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Old October 24, 2012, 10:40 PM   #67
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Just bought a S&W 327NG, may swap out my Sig with this for the cup holder spot. 8 rounds of .357 should be enough
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Old October 24, 2012, 10:59 PM   #68
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Cup holder? Not secure in an accident, unless you have some unmentioned retaining system.
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Old October 24, 2012, 11:13 PM   #69
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Cup holder? Not secure in an accident, unless you have some unmentioned retaining system.
See post 39

I have one in my pocket as well. And if some situation occurs where the other guy in the accident is a bad guy and he stumbles out of his car and picks up my Sig that was thrown from the wreckage before I can grab my BG 380 well then sir it just wasn't my day.
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Old October 24, 2012, 11:20 PM   #70
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I saw the photo in 39; I can't make out any retention system.

I would worry less about being attacked, post-wreck, than about being carted away by ambulance, unconscious, and having an eight year old find a loaded gun in the grass by the roadside.
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Old October 24, 2012, 11:37 PM   #71
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having an eight year old find a loaded gun in the grass by the roadside.
......

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qh2sWSVRrmo

Not too concerned with that unique scenario

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Old October 24, 2012, 11:48 PM   #72
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Yeah, really unique... re-read post 49.
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