Everybody look at my gun Im an Idiot !

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    Everybody look at my gun Im an Idiot !

    That's how I felt at least today at the mall. I stopped in to grab a couple things and realized my glock 23 was printing really bad every time I took a step forward.. Now I could care less about a little printing when you cant make out if its a cell phone holder or a multi-tool pouch or something like that if you know what I mean. This was the entire glock handle and rear of slide outlined through my plenty loose enough shirt. Desantis intruder hybrid just does not have enough *cant to work for me at the 3:30-4:00 position. It was deceiving to me because when I stand up in the mirror it seems to hide it very well. I didn't consider that wouldn't be the case when walking at a brisk pace..

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    Ok..... so fix it.
    Ignorance is a long way from stupid, but left unchecked, can get there real fast.

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    Take it easy. We've all blown it. We're not here to tell you what a moron you are.

    As Glockman said, you found a problem. Address it and be done.

    Heck, I thought I was gonna see a grenaded gun from an overdose of Red Dot.
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    Switch to a 1911 never had a problem with printing.
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    I have a Desantis intruder hybrid & made new clip holes to give me more cant! I also have better holsters now!
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    You may have been printing, but I'll bet no one noticed but you. Did you get outed by anyone? Not to say do nothing, find a combo that works better for you.
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    no one is looking at you.
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    Sad, even with a gun printing, no one looks at the OP...

    Actually, you found a problem and now will correct that.

    When I read the title, I thought for sure you were going to have a photo of one of those rhino guns...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sap03 View Post
    That's how I felt at least today at the mall. I stopped in to grab a couple things and realized my glock 23 was printing really bad every time I took a step forward.. Now I could care less about a little printing when you cant make out if its a cell phone holder or a multi-tool pouch or something like that if you know what I mean. This was the entire glock handle and rear of slide outlined through my plenty loose enough shirt. Desantis intruder hybrid just does not have enough *cant to work for me at the 3:30-4:00 position. It was deceiving to me because when I stand up in the mirror it seems to hide it very well. I didn't consider that wouldn't be the case when walking at a brisk pace..
    How do you know someone was able to tell it was a gun? Did anyone say anything to you? Did little old ladies faint at the sight of you? Did grown men scream like a girl and run for the exit?

    While you may have known you were carrying, I doubt others did. 99% were to wrapped up in their own little world to pay attention to someone around them.
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    Now you can fix it before anyone notices.

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    Easy fix - using the arms, tie a sweater around your waist like women do.
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    Just have to be careful.I've carried for quite a few yrs., and it's happened to me a couple of times.No one is perfect.Like they said,fix it,and that's that.

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    Not the end of the world.

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    Like others have said, not the end of the world.

    Figure out how to fix the problem and carry on. Adjust the cant, wear a bit larger shirt, stand up straighter so there is more loose shirt on the back of your waist, or slow down a bit.

    Oh, and like others have said, I am sure no one noticed.
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    My nephew who works at sunglass hut ( the reason I was there) waited for a few people to clear out of the store then asked " what kind of gun Is that " etc while half smirking so yes I did basically get called out. Cops aren't friendly to CCW holders here and neither are the 1000 soccer moms walking around the mall.
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