Question: Do You Have To Be Skinny To Appendix Carry?

Can you appendix carry with a gut?

I’ve got a bit of a gut and appendix carry a Ruger LC9 with no problem.

I don’t tuck in my shirt and it drapes right over it..

Should you appendix carry?

Appendix carry, in and of itself, is no more dangerous than any other carry technique when one is properly trained and armed with a handgun that lends itself to this method. It is up to each of us to be properly informed and educated.

Is the Glock 19 too big for concealed carry?

IMO…the G19/23 Glock is just about the best size for CCW. Your holster choices and dress attire will dictate what you’re able to do here. I carry a Glock 95% of the time. If it’s not the compact, it’s a sub-compact.

Whether you’re wearing a jacket or just a shirt, an appendix-carried gun is accessible with very little movement. … This position eliminates the need to reach around your waist, clear your shirt or jacket, and hope you grab the gun the right way for the draw. Faster out of the holster means faster on target.

Why is Appendix carry uncomfortable?

Many concealed carriers who’ve tried appendix carry found it uncomfortable. Part of the reason here is that some holster makers did little more than attach belt loops, or a clip, to the outside of a traditional strong-side holster – then marketed it as an “appendix carry” holster.

What is the most comfortable way to conceal carry?

Alternative Method – Belly Band Holster One of the most popular, and most comfortable, alternative concealed carry positions is the belly band holster. These holsters are great because they offer the most comfortable carry and they are extremely versatile.

What does Mexican carry mean?

So-called “Mexican Carry” is the practice of shoving a handgun into the waistband without a holster. The only handgun that the author would consider carrying in such a manner is the unique HK P7, which is not cocked until the shooter squeezes the grip.

What is the best concealed carry position?

When you’re carrying OWB, you should select a holster that fits snugly to your hip. Also, rather than placing your holster directly over the edge of your hip — the 3 o’clock position — put it farther back (between 3 o’clock and 4 o’clock). This helps with ease of draw, defense, concealment and comfort.

Are Glocks safe to carry?

Yes, All Glocks by themselves as far as product manufacturing are safe handguns to carry & use. It’s not the pistol itself that makes the Glock unsafe to carry chambered but the user or the one who owns & is careless in handling their weapon.

Is appendix carry uncomfortable?

Appendix carry, which involves carry a handgun in the front of the pants, is uncomfortable and potentially dangerous to the carrier.

Can you wear Appendix holster on hip?

You can do it the only draw back might be the cant of the holster. Most appendix carry holster’s are a straight up draw, while most people who carry in behind the hip prefer a slight forward cant. It may require you to adjust your draw stroke a bit, so practice a bit before you actually carry it.

Is it illegal to conceal carry without a holster?

While in some instances it is perfectly legal to carry concealed without a holster, it is never a good idea to do so. There are traditional and non-traditional means of carrying concealed, and I’ll cover why some form of “holster” is your best bet for carrying your weapon responsibly.