Concealed Carry Without a Traditional Holster

Discussion in 'Carry Issues' started by dglockster, Feb 11, 2010.

  1. dglockster

    dglockster

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    Clipdraw is awesome, quick and easy, no belt required (I rarely wear a belt so regular holsters don't work so well). I carry my G27 this way when I go the the Lifetime Fitness pool in the summer. The open trigger guard freaks out the traditionalists around here, so get a www.siderlock.com manual safety trigger and that takes care of that argument...
     

  3. Ryobi

    Ryobi SummertimeRules

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    Clueless for carry. Fine for a nightstand. Both of them. Search glocktalk. Search your soul.
     
  4. Bill Lumberg

    Bill Lumberg BTF Inventor

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    It's a gun, not a cellphone. Responsible carry involves a holster that secures the weapon from shifting or being dislodged, and is in and of itself designed to prevent unintended discharge of the weapon. Clips are fine. For pens, knives, and cellphones. Not for guns.
     
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    No but I have considered the Clipdraw & Saf-t-Blok combo in the past.
     
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    FireForged Millenium #3936 Millennium Member

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    well said.
     
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    faawrenchbndr CLM

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    I HIGHLY suggest a proper holster, a SmartCarry or a pocket holster.
    If you MUST use a ClipDraw, leave your chamber empty.

    I have used a Desantis Nemisis and Mexican carried a very few times.
    Do what you feel is safe, it's your nutz, feet and Lord forbid your manslaughter
    charge should it fire negligently and an innocent by stander get shot when you are drawing.
     
  8. BigDaddy118

    BigDaddy118 PRO CLIPDRAW!

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    I guess I am just LUCKY according to alot of you guys...been carrying my G23 chambered on a ClipDraw every day for 3 yrs and seem to have never managed to KILL MYSELF OR ANYONE ELSE AROUND ME!!!
     
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    Just dont see the advantage, not only is it dangerous and more likely to shift, I think it is much more comfortable to have a nice soft piece of broken in leather between me and the gun than have hard metal pushing against my side. But thats me whatever works for you is what works. I wouldnt change what I like even if everyone told me it was dumb, unless I had an AD or knew deep down it probably wasnt the best idea. Think hard about it if thats what your gonna do.
     
  10. The Habit

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    I just can't get my head around the rationalization of the "I haven't shot myself, yet" mentality. Carrying a gun with no external safety and an exposed trigger guard is beyond foolish.
     
  11. dglockster

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    I use a Comp-Tac C-TAC holster and was just curious about the Zack Holster/Clipdraw combo.
     
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    The Clipdraw/Zack combo would obviously satisfy the need to cover the trigger guard but it doesn't address the issue of weapon retention. No matter how secure folks think a Clipdraw may be, it will never approach the weapon security a proper holster offers.
     
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    HandyMan Hugh NRA Life Member

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    I'm currently camped out in Georgia. I doube that either of those devices would be legal here. Georgia law REQUIRES the use of a holster for both CC and OC.
     
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    I'm still advocating the use of sombrero (under a large hat) carry.

    One day the trend might finally catch on. :supergrin:




    I mean with the right kind of hat you can conceal,

    G19
    4 spare magazines
    8oz OC spray
    CCW flashbang
    flashlight
    first aid kit