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View Poll Results: What position do you normally carry?
2 2 2.67%
2:30 2 2.67%
3 11 14.67%
3:30 19 25.33%
4 7 9.33%
4:30 4 5.33%
5 4 5.33%
5:30 2 2.67%
6 1 1.33%
6:30 0 0%
7 1 1.33%
7:30 0 0%
8 1 1.33%
8:30 2 2.67%
9 0 0%
9:30 0 0%
10 4 5.33%
Ankle 1 1.33%
Shoulder 1 1.33%
Appendix 13 17.33%
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Old August 18, 2017, 05:11 PM   #26
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Seems to be mostly right handed shooters here...lol!

Left pants/shorts pocket 90 percent of the time.

9 ish pm when owb.

The gun at noon/midnight is...er...ah fageddabout it!
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Old August 18, 2017, 08:55 PM   #27
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IWB at 9:00 or pocket.

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Old August 18, 2017, 09:38 PM   #28
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I'm kinda fat, 6' and 250, and normally wear a t-shirt or at most a polo, and have found that I can carry anything I want up to and including a 4" GP100, BHP or P228 at 3 o'clock OWB. Often it's a .357 LCR or Shield 9 especially on weekends, but usually it's the P32 just because it's lighter and more comfortable.
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Old August 19, 2017, 07:51 AM   #29
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What position do you normally carry?

I used to carry at 4:00 behind the hip. Problem is it really is almost always a two handed operation with an untucked shirt and it prints when I bend. It looks odd but I used to bend at the knees, not bend over, so no one would see the bulky grip. Sitting at a restaurant is awkward if I'm at a table, not a booth. 3:00 seems to hide better, and I can still sit. When I go to the restroom, it's always a stall. No need to have to keep that gun/holster from falling while I hold my other gun.

4:00 also limits my ability to draw when driving, too, if need be. I find that 3:00 over Appendix/1:00-2:00 is more comfortable when seated. Being seated makes it awkward for Appendix carry.

Since it seems like it's not a matter of one person attacking these days, I feel it is truly necessary to be prepared to deal with numbers. In the current climate, I am personally not reassured with 5 rounds of ammunition, as I was with a Smith and Wesson 442 or 640 anymore. This is what I used to carry in the pocket. My hand was always in my pocket and the draw is faster than any IWB carry. Retention is great and even in a struggle, it would be hard to grab it from me.

But I don't gamble with just 5 rounds. I acquired the Kimber K6S which is a 6 shot 357 Magnum. I find the 158 grain Blazer to be very good out to 25 yards and I can shoot it rather quickly up to 10 yards. My backup option is my Glock 19 MOS with an RMR, 3:00 position. It doesn't overlap with my pocket carry revolver.

So I carry 21 rounds, New York reload. Pocket carry revolver and 3:00 IWB.




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Old August 19, 2017, 09:12 AM   #30
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3 o'clock OWB or pocket carry a 642 Airweight.
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Old August 19, 2017, 12:51 PM   #31
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IWB 5:00
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Old August 19, 2017, 03:25 PM   #32
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Old August 19, 2017, 03:31 PM   #33
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When carrying my snub 38, IWB appendix. When carrying my Colt CC, OWB 3:30.
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Old August 19, 2017, 11:15 PM   #34
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Inside my vest . . .

My favorite way to carry in in the inside left breast pocket of a vest. Second is in a small "man bag" hanging from my belt, third is IWB at about 4:00.

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Old August 20, 2017, 08:41 AM   #35
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Depends somewhat on the particular handgun, but generally tight behind the hip bone.
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Old August 20, 2017, 07:41 PM   #36
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> 3. You don't sweep anyone else on the draw

While that seems to be one of the Big Issues nowadays, it's not part of my consideration at all.

I grew up with "don't pull it unless you intend to use it." If I'm pulling my gun, you ought to be more worried about my marksmanship than whether you got muzzle-swept on my draw, because you're now a participant in my gunfight.
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Old August 21, 2017, 01:38 AM   #37
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Sitting down?

Standing up?

Walking?

Running?

Sleeping?

Making love?
Making love.
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Old August 21, 2017, 10:28 AM   #38
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I don't know what all those O'clock numbers mean. I carry OWB in a thumbreak pancake holster. My belt comes in the bottom of the holster, across the top and through the front of the holster. the front of the holster rides just to the back of my pocket. Grip of the gun stays up next to my body all the time.
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Old August 21, 2017, 11:32 AM   #39
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Don Fischer wrote:
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Old August 21, 2017, 02:02 PM   #40
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I said 7:00; but I'm a lefty
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Old August 21, 2017, 04:43 PM   #41
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I carry at 12:05. Most comfortable and concealable, for me.
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Old September 14, 2017, 08:58 PM   #42
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Between 1:00-2:00 dependinng on the holster or gun. I appendix carry.
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Old September 15, 2017, 07:28 AM   #43
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In my right, front pocket. Is that about 1:30 then?
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