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Old June 8, 2019, 12:55 PM   #1
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The secret to more than a pocket gun for summer carry, wear a shirt.

Want to carry more than a pocket gun in the summer, wear a shirt.
I'm concealing a Glock 19 AIWB and a PM40 in weak hand pocket.
Dominant hand (right) and Glock 19 IWB facing forward.
When out in public wear shorts and a shirt, concealment aint that hard.


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Old June 9, 2019, 09:26 AM   #2
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I agree. Being retired and older I now longer concern myself with fashion too much.
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Old June 9, 2019, 06:04 PM   #3
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I didn't know that was a secret. I've told lots of people, sorry.
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Old June 9, 2019, 07:30 PM   #4
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yeah, I don't tuck in a shirt if I'm wearing shorts, so carrying a larger than a 950BS is quite easily done on the waste.
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Old June 9, 2019, 07:44 PM   #5
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So waking around shirtless all these years has been my problem?? Sonofabitch!!

Probably tanked a lot of interviews for me too, huh.
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Old June 10, 2019, 09:58 AM   #6
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Now we gotta wear shirts?????
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Old June 10, 2019, 10:58 AM   #7
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The thing is, pocket carrying my LCP in a Desantis Nemesis is just so comfortable and easy. The gun shoots well for me. I know I'm giving up some power and capacity compared to my other carry pistols, but it's such a nice rig to just drop in my pocket and go.
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Old June 10, 2019, 12:11 PM   #8
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I have this convo a lot with new guys when they get on our job and think they need a G43 to be able to conceal carry off duty. I wear t shirts and conceal a 1911 full size, 2 mags and an ontario rat knife. So long as you're not determined to wear shirts that look like they're painted on it's easy to carry something bigger than a mouse gun.
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Old June 10, 2019, 12:32 PM   #9
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"...wear a shirt..." In most cases that should be a legal requirement. snicker.
"...that look like they're painted on..." Shoudn't be allowed either. snicker.
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Old June 10, 2019, 12:50 PM   #10
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I agree. Being retired and older I now longer concern myself with fashion too much.
I retired last year. I exempt myself from inconsequential social fashion expectations.
If a tucked in shirt is a requirement I'm in the wrong place.
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Old June 10, 2019, 12:51 PM   #11
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I didn't know that was a secret. I've told lots of people, sorry.
Its okay, I can't do this all by myself.
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Old June 10, 2019, 12:52 PM   #12
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So waking around shirtless all these years has been my problem?? Sonofabitch!!

Probably tanked a lot of interviews for me too, huh.
I tanked interviews wearing a tie.
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Old June 10, 2019, 12:54 PM   #13
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Now we gotta wear shirts?????
Not my rule, I can always look away.

If shirtless concealment is a priority ... Smartcarry
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Old June 10, 2019, 12:57 PM   #14
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"...wear a shirt..." In most cases that should be a legal requirement. snicker.
"...that look like they're painted on..." Shoudn't be allowed either. snicker.
99.9% of people would rather see me in loose fit clothing than anything tight.
And the other 0.1% would change their mind once whatever drugs they took wore off.
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Old June 10, 2019, 07:15 PM   #15
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Light summer weight vest as an option

I've seen shirts blow open in the wind and some folks would say; So what?? Another option is a summer weight "travel vest" where you san put a reasonable amount to "tuff" in the side shirts and keep the vest open. You can still wear a light button shirt or T-shirt. You won't print and "Flashing" would be minimal. ……

Hey, try it and you might just like it. …….

Be Safe !!!
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Secret for ankle holsters: wear pants, long ones.
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Old June 10, 2019, 10:07 PM   #17
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I've been wearing a belt pack holster for going on 30 years. I don't care if belt packs are out of style, I find it useful to keep all my pocket stuff together as well...

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Old June 11, 2019, 11:47 AM   #18
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That’s why I love my P32 I can just drop it in my pocket no matter what I’m wearing.
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Old June 12, 2019, 07:06 AM   #19
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Want to carry more than a pocket gun
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TB9 That’s why I love my P32 I can just drop it in my pocket


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Old July 7, 2019, 07:51 PM   #20
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You can carry a pretty big gun concealed in the pocket of some pants with a good holster, and without a shirt.
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Old July 7, 2019, 07:55 PM   #21
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You can carry a compact or a P229 in the hidden inside shirt pocket.
(It's a quick access pocket behind the overt pocket that you literally slip your hand into from the front center seam. )

Put a wallet on the other side to balance it out and very few people will ever know.
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Old July 7, 2019, 08:24 PM   #22
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Smart Carry.

www.smartcarry.com

You can carry handguns that are a lot bigger than you might expect, and you can do it in shorts, without a shirt if you want.

Its also a lot quicker and easier to get to the gun, especially when seated.

I normally carry a Glock 26 with a 17 reload in mine. They are comfortable for all day use, and thats a long active day too.

If I could only have one holster, this would be it.
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Old July 7, 2019, 08:40 PM   #23
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A loud Hawaiian shirt (worn outside the britches) covers a multitude of sins

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Old July 7, 2019, 08:40 PM   #24
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Smart Carry.

www.smartcarry.com

You can carry handguns that are a lot bigger than you might expect, and you can do it in shorts, without a shirt if you want.
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If I could only have one holster, this would be it.


Yea, right.
I'm not comfortable carrying there. Besides, it's already pretty crowded.
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Old July 7, 2019, 09:18 PM   #25
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No shirt, no shoes, no CCW.
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