What is the best carry method?

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  • What is the best carry method?

    • Appendix, as long as you don't have a huge gut blocking your draw. Fastest draw!

      Votes: 6 17.6%
    • Hip/Strongside, just like the cowboys did it!

      Votes: 7 20.6%
    • 4 O'clock, best concealment!

      Votes: 11 32.4%
    • Pocket carry. I'm not an aristocrat.

      Votes: 3 8.8%
    • Ankle carry, this is the only way I can conceal my gun at the illegal gambling dens.

      Votes: 1 2.9%
    • Shoulder harness, where my Saturday Night Special resides.

      Votes: 0 0.0%
    • In my purse next to my tampons.

      Votes: 6 17.6%

    • Total voters
      34

    BeatTheTunaUp

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    The one that you will actually leave the house with. I carry a lot more often now that I found a gun that fits my body and can carry for hours and forget it's there. 4 o clock for me. Sometimes pocket a bodyguard 380 in a sticky holster
     
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    Axxe55

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    SrsTwist

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    As with most questions, the answer is... it depends.

    When I'm working I'm driving and getting in & out of the car a lot. Appendix carry seems to work best for me then. I used a Philster AIWB for the last year or so. But that got too uncomfortable so I switched to my SmartCarry belly pouch. I'm going to get a Philster Enigma carry system in the very near future.

    When I'm in the field I may use a hip holster, depending on which gun I'm carrying. Or I may use my Blackhawk chest rig (which also works with my suppressed .22). Or I may use my 5.11 vest with a built-in concealed holster (my favorite for hiking).

    For deep concealment it's a SmartCarry belly pouch with my Ruger LCP. Mostly use that for weddings and funerals with my suit.

    During the winter when I'm wearing a heavy outer jacket, along with my regular carry rig I tuck a J-frame into my coat pocket, with or without a pocket holster, depending on the jacket and how big its pocket is. It's much quicker than digging under my coat to get my regular carry gun. And with a heavy coat I can carry my Glock 20 with a mounted light in a BladeTech OWB hip holster instead of my G27.
     

    CaliGunner

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