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Old 11-18-2012, 02:58 AM   #1
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Default New pocket holster doesnt properly cover trigger, should i be concerned?

I got a pocket holster for my ruger lcr and while it is pretty good material and retention is great, the trigger is mostly exposed. Is this something I should be concerned with?



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Old 11-18-2012, 03:13 AM   #2
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I would be concerned. You would hate for it to go bang before it clears your pocket.



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Can you post a pic? I'd like to see what you're talking about.

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Yes, be concerned. In fact, don't use it at all. Get another one.

I would be willing to possibly risk it with a belt holster, DEPENDING on the gun it carries (I'd be willing to carry a 1911 on a string around my neck, that's just how safe I feel with them).

But this is your POCKET. Lots of potential for things to go desperately wrong.

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I would be very concerned about the holster not covering the trigger. In struggle the first thing you are going to do is "clench" I don't care how well you are trained. Not to mention all the lint, sawdust, and other garbage that is going to get into your gun.

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If you already have all of the children you want, don't worry about it. Otherwise you might want to find a safe holster.

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Can you post a pic? I'd like to see what you're talking about.
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The first photo is the gun holstered as intended, I even saw the photos online with it that way. Not sure how I missed that when I ordered it on amazon,

The second photo is how I carry it which is backwards, it is awkward this way though, the trigger is mostly covered this way, but I still don't like it.
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An exposed trigger is never a good idea, but if the trigger pull on your LCR is anything like my Bodyguard .38 revolver, I doubt you'll ever have a negligent discharge.
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An exposed trigger is never a good idea, but if the trigger pull on your LCR is anything like my Bodyguard .38 revolver, I doubt you'll ever have a negligent discharge.
It is pretty damn long ang heavy, but it still freaks me out, got a nemesis coming in the mail.
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Much happier, got it in the mail today.

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