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Old 01-29-2013, 03:48 AM   #11
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I just got a belly band off amazon and I am wondering where everyone else carries with it. What I mean is, on the belt line like any other holster or should it be higher up? It seems to migrate northward. Do I need to wear it tighter?
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Been carrying a Kahr PM9 in one for about 5 years. I wear mine low around my hips and position the pistol at about 4 O'clock, right on my kidney. My band has a spare mag pouch just forward of the holster.

This position make my PM 9 and back up mag disappear, even to me. Most comfortable rig I've worn in my 17 years of daily CCW.

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Altering my belly band is one of my only experiences with a sewing machine...kind of fun, actually.

I wear mine in two different ways. First, I'll wear it in deep cover just below my belt line with the butt of my CM9 just above my belt buckle. Second, I wear it around the center of my torso with the gun right around my solar plexus. I use this location for bike-riding and for times I go to sporting events where they pat you down before going in.
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Wearing a shirt under the belly band helps a lot. I have a gut. I carry a P95 with 15 rounds of 9mm ammo in it. I wear a 6" belly band right on my hips at 10 o'clock. I let the barrel of the gun go in my pants. That keeps everything anchored. The Velcro belly bands do not work for me. The hook and loop belly bands are much better.

Search google for articles on the use of a belly band holster. We aren't experts at fitting people with holsters.

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...and who clued you into the BB...after helping you zero the scope on your new AR build?

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I bought a belly band long ago, after a Nutnfancy video, actually. Perhaps soon we could go out shooting again, but I just can't bring myself to pull the trigger even once until this gun run dies down and the ammo market is closer to normal. I just shoot at the Clackamas Sheriff's range since they provide the ammo (at inflated prices, of course). New Aimpoint on that AR, though. Not zeroed, yet...
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Wearing a shirt under the belly band helps a lot. I have a gut. I carry a P95 with 15 rounds of 9mm ammo in it. I wear a 6" belly band right on my hips at 10 o'clock. I let the barrel of the gun go in my pants. That keeps everything anchored. The Velcro belly bands do not work for me. The hook and loop belly bands are much better.

Search google for articles on the use of a belly band holster. We aren't experts at fitting people with holsters.
The shirt underneath really does help. Thanks guys! Btw my wife's sewing skills of adding another inch of fabric to get the barrel one layer of cloth further away from my skin made a massive difference.
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I bought a belly band long ago, after a Nutnfancy video, actually. Perhaps soon we could go out shooting again, but I just can't bring myself to pull the trigger even once until this gun run dies down and the ammo market is closer to normal. I just shoot at the Clackamas Sheriff's range since they provide the ammo (at inflated prices, of course). New Aimpoint on that AR, though. Not zeroed, yet...
Ahh yes... The CCC Public Safety Training Facility... I was a member there for a few years before moving accross the creek. Nice Facility.
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I just got a belly band off amazon and I am wondering where everyone else carries with it. What I mean is, on the belt line like any other holster or should it be higher up? It seems to migrate northward. Do I need to wear it tighter?
Belly Band holster seems to work for me. I thought it would take some time to adjust to it. But I was wrong. I wear primarily t-shirts down here, and so at times I do wear the band beneath it. What position depends upon one's likeing really.
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I wear an A shirt better known as the wife beater under my shirt year round. If I get to hot or I do something that is going to trash a nice shirt I just take the outer shirt off. Open carry is legal in NC so there is nothing anyone can say as long as I respect their property.



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