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Pocket Carry

This is a discussion on Pocket Carry within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Kel-Tec 32 in Desantis Nemesis holster in the front right pocket. Can draw and fire in around 1 second....

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    Kel-Tec 32 in Desantis Nemesis holster in the front right pocket. Can draw and fire in around 1 second.
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    P3AT and J-Frame are my pocket carry. Everything else is 95% fanny pack.

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    New fan of pocket carry for my off-hand BUG.

    I like the quickness of the draw, and having a gun accessible to either hand.

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    I sometimes pocket carry my P3AT.

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    Just never tried it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Puppy View Post
    I guess I'm a little surprised that so many people pocket carry. Not that it's bad. I have to assume you don't carry much of anything else though.

    Pocket carry? Lets see, in one back pocket I carry my wallet and in the other a handkerchief. In my front pockets I carry keys and a cigarette lighter and change and a pocket knife and often my cell phone. Just where in the heck am I going to carry a pocket pistol? I don't carry my cell phone on a clip because it irritates my skin. I have tried at least a half dozen such clips and holsters and never found one I like.

    And that's pretty "naked" for me. This assumes it's daylight and I don't have a small flashlight and/or a small pocket "toolkit.

    Normally I wear cargo pants or shorts so I can carry all those things and I still rarely pocket carry a gun. Have I? Yes and I sometimes still do.

    But with my Kahr PM in an IWB I can forget it's there. No sweat, no hassle, no "feel" and no taking up space where other things are more desirable.

    The only advantage I can see in pocket carry is that if it looks look like things could become dicey you can casually have your hand in the pocket comfortable gripping your gun.

    Never had that happen yet, but everyday I'm glad I don't have more things jammed in one pocket just so I cann carry a gun in the other.

    My normal load out when I pocket carry is

    Left front pocket, money clip and change....
    Right Front pocket, S&W or Kel Tec in pocket holster
    Left rear pocket, Wallet and knife vertical with a clip on it
    Right rear pocket, check book

    On repelling clip, right side 4 oclock belt loop, keys
    On clip on left 10 oclock, cell phone, pivoting and removable
    On belt left 8 oclock , Gerber tool kit.

    Not perfect for everyone, but works well for me.
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    When I'm not carrying my Sig , I pocket carry a Kahr PM9 in a Desantis Nemesis pocket holster, I really like it, works well for me.

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    pocket carry

    I like the convenience of IWB at 4:00. I can present the weapon in about 1/2 second. It's too hard to get a pocket carry weapon out even if you keep your hand on it while it's in your pocket.

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    Pocket carry is my favorite way to conceal a handgun because of my middle age spread. Tried all the other modes but they were either awkward or too uncomfortable to carry all day.

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    I love my S&W 340 for pocket carry only 12oz and .357 power.

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    P-3AT in Desantis holster, breast pocket of jacket. Now its starting to warm up and I won't be using the jacket, so with my company uniform, not sure what I'll do.

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    Occasionally carry a SW 442 with CT LG405 laser grips in a Mika's pocket holster. I also have a Desantis Nemesis. It is VERY comfortable.

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    Sometimes...for short trips to the store in hot weather...normally, my Ultra is in my waistband...
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    Pocket carry is great always carry option and a very good second/BUG carry solution. I use it more than other solutions.

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    I'm one of the guys that always pocket carrys as either my primary or BUG while on duty. I carry a S&W 442, Beretta Tomcat, KAHR PM45, and a NAA Mini in one of my own pocket holsters.

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