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Old 05-16-2012, 08:32   #26
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I haven't seen anybody printing...yet.
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:48   #27
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I must confess that I don't specifically look for poorly concealed weapons (holstered, pocket, etc.)
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I assume a fanny pack is concealing.
Unless it is a tactical looking and pigmented bag, I do not assume concealing. I have seen a few lately, accompanied by tactical looking camouflage clothing.
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Old 05-16-2012, 09:19   #28
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Saw two guys walking down the sidewalk, both of them had what looked like a brick on their hips (kydex holsters?) tucked under very oversized t-shirts. Both with their right arms lifted to avoid hitting their weapons. It was kind of funny actually.

I wear Galco gun leather, it hugs to the hip better.
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Old 05-23-2012, 18:38   #29
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I don't really look for it. Perhaps I should here in VT/NH.
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Old 05-24-2012, 05:25   #30
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I wish I had a camera, I spotted a REALLY bad one today (actually yesterday, but I just got off work ). Not only because of the total crap belt he was carrying on, but the fact his shirt was about 2in short and the bottom of what was clearly a firearm holster was sticking out the bottom of his shirt.

I was running into the grocery store, and there is a Subway next door and he was walking to his car as I parked. At first I chuckled... then I wanted to write down thebeltman's URL on a slip of paper and give it to him.
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Old 05-24-2012, 06:28   #31
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Non-CCW holders don't give two craps about spotting printing and sticking.
So it's a non issue for me.
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Old 05-24-2012, 07:15   #32
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Non-CCW holders don't give two craps about spotting printing and sticking.
So it's a non issue for me.
While this is true, when it's blatantly obvious, people will notice.
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Old 05-24-2012, 10:28   #33
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So, what's the issue? Printing isn't illegal in my state and neither is open carry. Unless you're the fashion police, I can't see anyone caring about what I wear. I usually just wear an open shirt over a Glock 17 in a Serpa holster. Much more comfortable and easier to access than iwb. The shirt is just so the gun isn't obvious.
This. Who cares. I rode my motorcycle around town with just a tshirt over it. Wind blew Tshirt up over the handle, and no f' was given the whole ride.
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Old 05-24-2012, 14:22   #34
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So, what's the issue? Printing isn't illegal in my state and neither is open carry. Unless you're the fashion police, I can't see anyone caring about what I wear. I usually just wear an open shirt over a Glock 17 in a Serpa holster. Much more comfortable and easier to access than iwb. The shirt is just so the gun isn't obvious.
It's not a big deal in most states, but there's a few states where it *could* be a big deal.
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Old 05-24-2012, 22:48   #35
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IMO other people attempting to conceal in public is other people's business rather than mine. To me their behavior is more immediately important than their hardware.
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Old 05-25-2012, 10:51   #36
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I was sitting a few rows behind a guy at a Cardinals game last year that had his gun covered, but printed horribly. I never could see the gun except for the shape. He was carrying a full size 1911 OWB at 4:30 in a pair of shorts and covered up with a paper thin t-shirt. He probably made a dozen trips up and down the stairs throughout the game and would stretch and bend over most times when he got out of his seat. I didn't have my CCW at that time, but made me realize that concealed means concealed. I do everything possible to make sure that nobody knows I'm carrying. I even make sure if I have to pick something up, I do it in a way that will not print.
Totally illegal to carry at a professional sporting event.
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Old 05-25-2012, 14:22   #37
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I can sure see mine. I carry mostly OWB and it prints big time. Been doing the OWB for some time now and I don't think anyone has noticed. LE will always see it and some observant CC'ers will but the rest have no idea.
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Old 05-25-2012, 15:37   #38
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Totally illegal to carry at a professional sporting event.
.......in Florida and by a licensed CC. The post quoted may be in another state. The person spotted may not be your regular licensed carrier.

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Old 05-25-2012, 15:42   #39
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When we started carrying we had an ongoing game to see how many other concealed firearms we could spot. It was a cool game that helped increase our awareness. We still play it ever so often, but not as often as we used to.

My most memorable one (I can only assume, as I never actually saw the firearm) was a gentleman at the mall. He was impeccably dressed and color coordinated. All, except the two black straps on his brown belt that went perfectly with his brown shoes and brown pants.

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Old 05-26-2012, 10:14   #40
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Most recent was a guy checking out in Lowes Home Improvement who had on a white t-shirt. I could see his pistol through the shirt. I was also printing slightly. I just walked away wondering if he thought he was invisible or just didn't care.
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.......in Florida and by a licensed CC. The post quoted may be in another state. The person spotted may not be your regular licensed carrier.

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#1 -- If it's the law in my state, it is the law all states.

When people post comments like "That's illegal" without referencing states, etc.. it shows a total lack of comprehension on gun laws. (although for what its worth, a quick review of MO's gun laws, it does look like its illegal)
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Old 05-26-2012, 12:46   #42
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First rule of Internet Gun law

#1 -- If it's the law in my state, it is the law all states.

When people post comments like "That's illegal" without referencing states, etc.. it shows a total lack of comprehension on gun laws. (although for what its worth, a quick review of MO's gun laws, it does look like its illegal)
Even if the statutes show it is illegal for a licensed carrier, the individual may still not be a regular licensed carrier and legally able to carry in a fashion or in places where some of us might not.

We’ve seen a few cases of extremely poor concealment and just plain open carry, when they turned; there was a badge on the other side. I don’t count those as spotting poor concealment as I believe the partial concealment may have actually been an accident.


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Old 05-26-2012, 13:14   #43
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Until I moved to FL I really didn't care if my gun was printing.
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Old 05-26-2012, 13:30   #44
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I've never noticed anyone's sidearm, but I haven't been looking for them either. I live in Indiana and can carry openly if I want, but I don't feel right doing it. I do all I can to conceal my G26, but if someone gets a peek, I don't really care.
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