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Discussion in 'Carry Issues' started by TheWaker43, Jun 22, 2012.

  1. TheWaker43

    TheWaker43

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    I am wanting to carry a Glock 19 but no matter how I try it is noticeable. Other than directly above my crotch. Is there any way to carry in a T-shirt and jeans?
     
  2. Veedubklown

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    When I was 155lbs, I could still CC my full sized pistol, just takes dressing around it. Wear some looser shirts, and get a good IWB holster. Crossbreed supertuck, galco king tuk, any of the hybrid holsters are great. Hell, I made mine for about $22. Options are limitless.
     

  3. SouthpawG26

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    Have you tried or looked into Smartcarry and/or Thunderwear?
     
  4. IndyGunFreak

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    What kind of holster/belt combination are you using?

    I'm guessing you're using a cheap belt (if you bought it at a department store, it's a cheap belt). cheap belt=holster tends to "fold away" from the body. While some larger, broader shouldered guys *might* be able to pull this off, a skinny guy just will not.

    A proper *gun belt* will keep the holster/firearm in tight to the body.

    IGF
     
  5. awq134

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    couldn't agree more, the belt is one of the most important items needed. Keeps your holster from floping around like mentioned above. I have the same problem, i'm about 155 soaking wet. changing your wardrobe is irritating, but necessary to increase concealment.
     
  6. SCmasterblaster

    SCmasterblaster G17 carrier since 1989 Millennium Member

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    I carry a G17 @ 11 o'clock no problem. My large belt buckle helps to hide it.
     
  7. TheWaker43

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    What kind of holster are you using? I wear a rather large belt buckle too.

    BTW I am 130 lbs and 5' 11" and wear skinny jeans and rather form fitting shirts. I think that might be the problem.
     
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    As mentioned above, you must have a sturdy belt. That said, skinny jeans and form fitting shirts are probably the main culprit. You'll have to loosen up you t-shirts. Finally, one holster option is the Raven Concealment Systems ACR (appendix carry rig). I know several tall skinny guys who use this holster and really like it. Here is a link: http://www.ravenconcealment.com/holsters/appendix-carry-rig-acr/acr-holster
     
  9. TheWaker43

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    Thanks! That looks like it just might work.
     
  10. Lior

    Lior GUNS=FREEDOM

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    My two most concealable modes of carry for a G19 (particularly when I was 6'2"@175lbs) were in a Smartcarry at 12 'o, clock or in a C-TAC at 8 o'clock (southpaw) with a slightly bloused T-shirt.
    Good luck.
     
  11. ventura

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    DUH
    a change of style is going to be necessary!
     
  12. Veedubklown

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    Simple, just carry in your purse.
     
  13. DaneA

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    Gain weight... Remember you must work around the gun not the other way around... ;)
     
  14. JJ.45

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    nuh uh.
     
  15. vafish

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    The clothes are just a symptom, your problems are much deeper.


    Seriously, you need to dress around the gun, clothes need to be one size larger then you normally wear.

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