This is a discussion on CCW and Cell phone holsters: Phone on the same side, in back pocket, weak side? within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by Fla 357 on weak side with cross draw. 9mm dead center and 380 strong side back pocket. Is that called a New ...
I carry the J-frame above my right rear pocket, probably about 4:30. The cant of the holster puts the butt of the gun right where I need it when I reach behind me. The cell phone is directly in front of that, probably about 3:00. The cell phone and case help break up the pattern of the gun under the cover garment and since it's a revolver with rounded grips, it doesn't give off that traditional semi-auto shape.
"The superior man, when resting in safety, does not forget that danger may come." ~ Confucius
I was actually going to start a thread about this same thing.
My question is this for those that carry the phone weak side at 9:00 do you also carry a mag holster? I carry my glock IWB at about 4:30 and a single mag holder at 8:30 (weak side). I see no point in carrying a mag in the same holster as the gun because you would have to switch the gun to your weak hand to access the mag and do a reload, then transfer back to strong hand to shoot. (Since I am "barrel chested" it's not really easy to cross draw the mag left handed from 4:00 position.)
The other problem I have is a bit of a belly so I don't think carrying a cell phone at 10 o'clock to 2 o'clock range would be comfortable when sitting down.
I currently carry a small flip phone that is small enough to carry in a front pants pocket, but if I wanted to go to a smart phone I think it would be to large, and since it isn't a flip phone I would probably pocket dial china three times a day.
Firearm on right side belt as I am right handed. Small "grandma style" flip phone in left pants pocket or vest pocket if pants not applicable.
Xtra mag on left side belt.
For me, the important thing is consistency to make the draw for any of the three items without fumbling. and, good wardrobe choices to make it work for comfort and visually.