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Old November 13, 2008, 02:09 AM   #26
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It looks like I will just have to invest in a much better IWB holster and possibly a shoulder holster. I feel it's too visible if I carry it anywhere besides appendix.
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Old November 13, 2008, 05:49 AM   #27
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I just bought a Taurus PT111. I wanted the .45, but the double-stack .45 made for a fat handle that stuck out like a huge "I'm Strapped" sign. The 9mm fixed that. So far, any holster I've tried has served to make the gun less concealed than just tucking it. Except that nice ankle holster the guy at the gun shop showed me. Not sure I want to go with ankle, though. Any recommendation for Thunderwear/Smartcarry?
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Old November 17, 2008, 08:35 PM   #28
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XD40 in a Desantis mini slide
Ultra CDPII in a Galco similar to the mini slide.
Both at 4:00
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Old November 17, 2008, 08:53 PM   #29
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Kahr CW9 in a Galco Jak Belt Slide OWB, at about 2:00.
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Old November 17, 2008, 08:55 PM   #30
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HK USPc 40 in Blackhawk leather IWB holster, usually at 4oclock... Sometimes the Blackhawk Serpa with my leather jacket over it (makes it easy to switch to open when going to restaurants, as required by law). Was debating the merits of getting the Serpa shoulder holster platform. Anyone have it and like/dislike it?
BTW I just got my permit in yay me (and the great state of Virginia), so my opinion has little to no merit. Just felt like showing off the gear...
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Old November 17, 2008, 10:04 PM   #31
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Primary 4 o'clock either IWB or OWB depending on clothing. BUG in pocket holster, front right pocket.
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Old November 17, 2008, 10:15 PM   #32
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Where do you like to carry your weapon
In my pants pocket.
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Old November 17, 2008, 11:07 PM   #33
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Whatever I am carrying, it is always at 4 o'clock. Been carrying a fullsize USP for a while now, but I just got my new MTAC in today for my HK P7 and am loving it.
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Old November 17, 2008, 11:20 PM   #34
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In my pocket, front or back. Anywhere the pistol is concealed, it is not really available for instant access. I can pull the pistol from my pocket quickly enough if I anticipate a confrontation. If one is forced to draw the weapon against an existing threat then one is already at a significant disadvantage. I just keep mine where I can get to it easily.
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Old November 19, 2008, 12:03 PM   #35
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I find 11 oclock crossdraw on owb leather holster the most comfortable for me with a extremely fast draw going into a C.A.R. each his own
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Old November 19, 2008, 07:48 PM   #36
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Full size Kimber Custom II in a Brommeland gunleather holster at 4 o'clock. Presents a problem when bending over in light clothing; just have to be more conscience about my movements.
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Old November 19, 2008, 07:56 PM   #37
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"Where do you like to carry your weapon?"

Everywhere, usually strong-side IWB.
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Old November 19, 2008, 08:00 PM   #38
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Different 2" S&W J's, most in a DeSantis, all @ 4:00. Never a problem in 30 years.

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Old November 20, 2008, 07:57 AM   #39
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When using my belt or IWB holster, I normally carry at about 3:17.

IWB in my Desantis Gunhide

OWB in my belt holster.

When its in my Fobus paddle (range days and lounging around the house) it's at 3:00 on the dot.
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Old November 28, 2008, 05:25 PM   #40
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I carry strong-side, usually between 3 and 4 o'clock position. I used to carry IWB only, but these days I tend to carry OWB most of the time. I'm still waiting on my new IWB holster, which should be coming anyday now....
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Old December 2, 2008, 09:36 AM   #41
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I carry three different ways (and practice all three).

During the 8 months of the year that it's 100 degrees here in Texas, I pocket carry my Kahr PM9 ... I wear shorts every day, and the gun and a DeSantis Nemesis fits perfectly in the right front pocket.

When it cools off a bit, I carry either the PM9 or a Kimber Ultra Carry II in a strong side paddle holster, concealed by whatever the temperature that day will allow.

If I'm doing a lot of driving, I slide the paddle holster to the left side and carry cross-draw, for ease of accessing the gun while seated and belted, if necessary ... I generally like cross-draw the best, but it prints more than strong-side, so I have to choose my spots ...
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Old December 2, 2008, 05:46 PM   #42
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i prefer to keep my revolver on my strong side with a holster...or in my right pocket...nice and safe
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Old December 6, 2008, 07:30 PM   #43
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I also have my Glock in my right hip.
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Old December 7, 2008, 02:30 AM   #44
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Sig 226 .40 right hip in a Bianchi #82 holster, S&W 340PD right front pocket.
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Old December 7, 2008, 08:39 PM   #45
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xd 40 in a bladetech UCH, small of the back, fbi cant.
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Old December 7, 2008, 09:17 PM   #46
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Glock 23 in a Bianchi Carrylock usually at 3:30 or 4:00 position.
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Old December 8, 2008, 04:03 PM   #47
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My primary CCW is usually in a belt holster at the right hip (4:00). There is always a mini-revolver in my RF pants pocket, and often a KT .32 or .380 in my left inside jacket pocket (particularly when driving).
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Old December 8, 2008, 04:09 PM   #48
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I carry my .45 Colt OCP in a Desantis Speed Scabbard at the 3:30 position. I also carry an Emerson knife, in my front pocket, using its wave functionality to open it with one hand.

I carry a spare magazine on my weak side at about 11 o'clock.
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Old December 8, 2008, 04:23 PM   #49
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I carried my XD9sc IWB at 3:30 and that is now where I carry my 1911.

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Old December 8, 2008, 04:36 PM   #50
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About 4 o'Clock
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I am always looking for a better carry rig...
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