Most important dimension for CC

Most important dimension for CC

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View Poll Results: Which dimension most important for concealment?

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  • Thickness

    50 51.02%
  • Height

    33 33.67%
  • Overall length

    19 19.39%
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    Most important dimension for CC

    I think this varies based on your body type and the way you carry, but I'm just curious what other people feel is the single most important dimension.
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    Hmm.

    I don't regard length as an issue, because I use IWB holsters.


    Hard decision between height and thickness. They're almost equal, but I guess if you're going to nail me down, I'm gonna say height.
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    I think the most important is the thickness and then the height. I do not consider that the length is an issue when carrying IWB.
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    man i gotta say thickness is my BIGGEST enemy when it comes to my little G26

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    Height, thickness, overall length in that order.
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    For me it is thickness, followed closely by height. A good holster can keep a taller gun close to the body to limit printing, but bulge can only be corrected by a thinner firearm.
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    Grip size. If I can't get my entire hand around the grip, as in all fingers on the grip, it isn't a gun I want to carry much less shoot.
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    I'm going with the thickness, especially after the winter and I have put a few lbs on. If my PPS was any thicker it would be uncomfortable.

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    Grip length is the issue for me while trying to conceal my government sized 1911, my wilson mag is slightly shorter than my tripp cobra mag and only serves to make bending down a royal pain in the and both only add to the problem.

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    What about the weight?

    I gotta say thickness, followed by weight.

    Those two are the reasons I don't have a Sig.

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    I'd say height, then thickness for me.

    I usually carry my P229...IWB or OWB, followed by my P239. I would carry my P226 or Beretta 92FS more often (concealed), but, IMO, height is the determining factor for me. I can carry them concealed, but it depends on dress.
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    Grip length and thickness...not the length of the barrel.OMO
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    I pocket carry---size and weight although any other dimension will influence these.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BMack View Post
    I gotta say thickness, followed by weight.

    Those two are the reasons I don't have a Sig.
    Get a good belt and holster, the weight just melts away when it's done right!

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    None of the above.

    Weight.

    Most of us have made wardrobe changes to accommodate CC, then fine tuning to accommodate our carry of choice. Weight to me is the primary factor. Not that many people carry a full size all metal hi-cap pistol.
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