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View Poll Results: Which type of holster would you prefer (given the gun size wasn't the issue)
Shoulder 10 8.06%
Chest 7 5.65%
Belt 102 82.26%
Leg 2 1.61%
Ankle 3 2.42%
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Old February 2, 2013, 06:05 PM   #26
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I carried a Glock 19 on my ankle for years. Used the Lou Alessi Ankle Rig and it just disappeared under the pant leg.

Weight was never an issue. And no, I'm not a giant guy.
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Old February 2, 2013, 07:09 PM   #27
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I generally find OWB or IWB with a good belt to be most comfortable. Shoulder holsters have some advantages for use when one spends a lot of time in a vehicle. Chest holsters work better with a backpack or slung rifle.

Shoulder and chest rigs may be easier to deal with in the rest room.
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Old February 2, 2013, 07:51 PM   #28
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I would have chosen a pocket holster were it offered.
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Old February 2, 2013, 08:12 PM   #29
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I've got a shoulder and an IWB holster. Depends on what I'm wearing, and where I'm going, and how sort my back may or may not be among other things. If you're asking to find out where YOU want to carry, don't pick just one- especially not just the "belt" which is more than one for most of us. You'll want a belt and a non-belt method.

Ankles and pockets are usually for backups or around the house carry.
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Old February 2, 2013, 09:11 PM   #30
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+1 for Bob Wright's "just right".

For deeper CCW I'm still on the belt with a pancake holster under an untucked shirt.
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Old February 2, 2013, 09:28 PM   #31
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Clip draw on colt new agent .45 easy on easy off. They make em for every thing
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Old February 4, 2013, 01:54 AM   #32
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I have a custom made IWB. The backing is leather, the holster is kydex. Very comfortable and conceals well.
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Old February 4, 2013, 08:41 PM   #33
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Cordura pancake. Not nearly as sexy as leather, but it won't affect the fini$h on expen$ive blued guns.

In the country, I use a an upright shoulder holster or unhidden hip western or WWII style holster. Would be cool to have a Galco Miami Classic holster, though.
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