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Old 09-11-2012, 06:25 PM   #11
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Curious as to why you guys un-holster your sidearm...

I carry IWB and if I do have to drop trou, it stays put. I'll shift it over so it rests on my knee but I leave it holstered...Just wondering...
Some of us have to sit to pee.

Maybe it is just me, but I always feel very vulnerable when Im in a public restroom. I carry just above the right butt cheek, if I leave it holstered it is more difficult to get at when my pants are around my ankles. So I unholster and rest it in the crotch of my pants while they are down. It is easier to get at, and makes it impossible to forget to reholster.

I asked this question of a guy friend of mine who carries as much as I. I wasn't sure how guys went pee with a gun on their hip. He said his stays in place because he only unzips his fly, leaving his belt and button done up.
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Some of us have to sit to pee.

Maybe it is just me, but I always feel very vulnerable when Im in a public restroom. I carry just above the right butt cheek, if I leave it holstered it is more difficult to get at when my pants are around my ankles. So I unholster and rest it in the crotch of my pants while they are down. It is easier to get at, and makes it impossible to forget to reholster.

I asked this question of a guy friend of mine who carries as much as I. I wasn't sure how guys went pee with a gun on their hip. He said his stays in place because he only unzips his fly, leaving his belt and button done up.
Now that makes perfect sense...

I stopped dropping all the way to the ankles when I started carrying, just to the knees...I wonder how much of THIS thread is gonna end up the the 'Slips'?
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If I have to drop trou I typically unholster my weapon and lay it in the crotch of my pants. These makes it easy to get to but keeps it out of sight. It also keeps me in total control of the weapon and does open the possibility of knocking it off something in the stall unlike if you lay it on any surface.
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I just make it easy and piss myself....lol jk
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...this is why I carry strongside IWB in a Belly Band.

It's not attached to my pants! Simply velcro'd around the waist.

Drop Trousers, tug Belly Band up a bit, and commence your class II download.

The gun remains strapped to me..."positive control", with no risk of falling because the azz clown in the next stall bumps into the divider.

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Ok don't laugh but I never do that in a public restroom ever. Yuck.
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I always unholster after the time I dropped my jeans, in a hurry and my 1911 skittered across the floor........Than goodness I was alone in there. I always use the stall nearest the wall and if there is nowhere else to put it. I will lay it on the floor, away from the adjoining stall. I am waiting for some basketball player to peek over the partition and see the cocked and locked .45 laying on the toilet paper holder.
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Another good reason for pocket carry. Not a problem. Drop 'em, stays out of sight, pull 'em up, still in place. What's to worry about? Never occurred to me.
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Now that makes perfect sense...

I stopped dropping all the way to the ankles when I started carrying, just to the knees...I wonder how much of THIS thread is gonna end up the the 'Slips'?
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.I wonder how much of THIS thread is gonna end up the the 'Slips'?
I am sure the supporting members will get plenty of laughs at my expense. Deduct it on your taxes as a mental health aid.
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Another good reason for pocket carry. Not a problem. Drop 'em, stays out of sight, pull 'em up, still in place. What's to worry about? Never occurred to me.
I will agree there. I carried and LCP for a while and it made life very easy. Only reason I stopped is because I felt so undergunned with a 380. I know it's better than nothing but I certainly didn't feel prepaired with only that weapon on me .
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