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Old September 2, 2015, 02:56 PM   #26
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I have to admit I would rather use Mexican carry than that sling....
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Old September 2, 2015, 03:37 PM   #27
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And to think of all the money I could have saved on high quality holsters...

(and perhaps spent at the local emergency room)

Thanks for the link Pax. Tamara pretty well nailed it there, along with JohnKSa here.
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Old September 3, 2015, 05:05 AM   #28
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Old September 3, 2015, 07:38 AM   #29
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Old September 3, 2015, 10:21 AM   #30
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Old September 3, 2015, 11:00 AM   #31
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Dangerous. Check.
Can't safely carry a loaded/cocked weapon. Check.
Nothing covering trigger for obstructions or ND/AD issues. Check.
No significant retention for a fall, a struggle, or even running for cover. Check.
Small of back carry + slip and fall on back = spinal cord injury. Check.
Slow draw with extra steps and precautions. Check.
Exposed metal and gun parts to dirt, sweat, salt, dust, lint, etc. Check.
Draw too fast and flag yourself and/or have the barrel insert and cord along for the ride, tangling up your gun. Check.

IF anyone even buys this garbage, I suspect he'll drown in product liability suits as folks try to holster their loaded weapons and shoot themselves in the process.

Yeah, so many problems this was dead on arrival for an idea. This makes clip draw look fabulous.
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Old September 3, 2015, 11:11 AM   #32
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Remember the grips with the built in groove for fitting over the pants belt and wearing the gun inside the pants, with no holster?
Is that still around?
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Old September 5, 2015, 08:42 PM   #33
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Remember the grips with the built in groove for fitting over the pants belt and wearing the gun inside the pants, with no holster?
Is that still around?
The Barami Hip Grip. It was made for DA revolvers. Probably not an ideal way to carry a gun since there was zero retention and if you took a spill your gun would go wherever the laws of physics felt like flinging it, but at least there weren't many trigger safety issues with a DA J-frame.

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Most of those folks I mentioned carried 1911s, hot range, cocked and locked, of course, and mostly Mexican style.
Even a few Glocks.
And no-one ever had an "accident" in the five years I attended their sessions.
Lord looks after idiots, I guess.

I do find it interesting that you think there's no middle ground between stuffing a live G-lock down your trousers sans holster and a cold range.
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Old September 8, 2015, 10:40 AM   #34
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The hook on a pistol for slipping it under your belt was around when flintlocks were the most advanced technology. There were no belt holsters then.
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