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View Poll Results: How do you usually carry?
Outside the waistband 18 27.69%
Inside the waistband 29 44.62%
Belly band 0 0%
Shoulder holster 0 0%
Ankle holster 0 0%
Pocket carry 18 27.69%
Other method 0 0%
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Old June 12, 2020, 01:56 AM   #1
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How do you usually carry?

How do you usually carry?

And by "usually" I mean: most of the time that you actually carry.
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Old June 12, 2020, 02:00 AM   #2
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I usually carry outside the waist band in a holster on my belt at the 3 o'clock position.
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Old June 12, 2020, 04:14 AM   #3
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I appendix carry a Colt commander.
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Old June 12, 2020, 05:52 AM   #4
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Inside the waist,I dislike it.
Unfortunately with the cloths I wear in Florida it’s the most concealable.
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Old June 12, 2020, 06:12 AM   #5
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Been pocket carrying for years.
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Old June 12, 2020, 07:05 AM   #6
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OTW. Kydex holster, Glock 19 4th gen. Florida shirts conceal well. I carry all the time, at home, outside. Spare G17 magazine also.
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Old June 12, 2020, 07:16 AM   #7
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IWB at 4 o'clock. Tried pocket carry with my 9mm shield, it looks like a have a box stuck in my pocket. I'm concerned about consistent coverage with OWB, especially living in IL, a low-forgiveness state.
Last week when I was hiking I just went back to the handy fanny pack, worked well.
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Old June 12, 2020, 08:09 AM   #8
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Always something in a pocket even if there is some other method as well.
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Old June 12, 2020, 12:16 PM   #9
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Pocket, always. IWB sometimes.
My LCP is in my pocket always. Even when I often carry a larger gun IWB.
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Old June 12, 2020, 02:26 PM   #10
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Primary IWB at 8 oclock (lefty) and secondary in pocket weak side
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Old June 12, 2020, 04:08 PM   #11
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IWB at 3:30 or 4:00 most commonly. I have a pocket pistol and holster I use when IWB doesn't work.
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Old June 14, 2020, 12:24 PM   #12
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IWB either strong side or AIWB, typically strong side.
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Old June 14, 2020, 02:16 PM   #13
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OWB at 10:00 cross draw. Sometimes at 4:00 in cooler seasons.
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Old June 14, 2020, 03:42 PM   #14
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IWB at 4 O'Clock. BUG ankle holster when in long pants; left front pocket in shorts.
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Old June 14, 2020, 04:06 PM   #15
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NAA mini in the pocket, or an SP101 IWB, SOB.
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Old June 15, 2020, 12:13 AM   #16
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4 o'clock IWB
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Old June 15, 2020, 05:55 AM   #17
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Glock 17 IWB about 4:30 to 5
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Old June 15, 2020, 03:39 PM   #18
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IWB at 3 o'clock.
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Old June 15, 2020, 08:03 PM   #19
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I've been carrying IWB about 4:30 or pocket carry a J-frame for most of the time I've had a CCL.

Pocket carry is not my preferred method due to slower draw (and it uses up a pocket) but has unfortunately been the only method that works for me in work clothes, so work days to and from work is J-frame in a pocket. Any other time, IWB with a semi-auto.

For nearly a year now I've been carrying AIWB and I like it a lot better than IWB for many reasons, but I will only carry a hammer fired gun this way so I can put my thumb on the hammer as I holster.
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Old June 15, 2020, 08:10 PM   #20
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I pocket carried for a long time, but it is definitely slower to draw from. It is also hard to carry a decent sized gun with pocket carry.
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Old June 15, 2020, 08:22 PM   #21
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I pocket carried for a long time, but it is definitely slower to draw from. It is also hard to carry a decent sized gun with pocket carry.
Pocket carry is a compromise for sure. I've tried a lot of different things and the only gun that works for me to get a fast and consistent draw is a hammerless (shrouded hammer) J-frame. I can get a full firing grip on draw and the sloped or angled rear doesn't get caught on the pocket.

I've even tried the thumb on the rear of the slide or hammer trick and yes it helps get the gun out of the pocket, but I can't get a repeatable and consistent firing grip to manage recoil properly with 3 or 5 rapid shots right out of the pocket.

Sometimes pocket carry is a necessity for me, so I train for it, but I greatly prefer AIWB whenever the situation allows.
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Old June 16, 2020, 02:18 AM   #22
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Depends what my flavor is that day. If I have a craving for .45 acp I carry my full size 1911 iwb, if I'm .357, the revolver goes owb.
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Old August 10, 2020, 03:55 AM   #23
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IWB 4 o'clock. Kydex---no leather.
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Old August 10, 2020, 04:26 PM   #24
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Depends on my mood. I almost always carried a 1911 or BHP OWB, but lately have been using a couple IWB holsters w/ them, especially my new ACW "Commander".
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Old August 10, 2020, 06:50 PM   #25
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I always carry a Glock model 43 in right front pocket, holster.
I also carry a Glock model 29 in a Galco classic shoulder holster,
about 90% of the time. Can't be too careful.

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