This is a discussion on I got made by a street urchen within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by ppkheat Brings up an interesting point. IMHO I'd say that the "street folks" have a overall higher SA/street smarts than the "average ...
Said persons by real time experiences has an easier more accurate and quick mode of analysis toward...
* Joe Average/Square
* UC/DT/Po-Po/Jake aka 'Law Enforcement'
* Joe Average/Square Enhanced (gun, knife, martial arts, etc.)
* Contemporary Enhanced (gun, knife, martial arts, etc.)
All learned and necessary provincial world survival skills.
I always carry my Glock at 4 O'clock Much more concealable than 3 O'clock
You did very good in not paying him any attention. All they want is a confrontation, to set you up or pester you until you give them money.
Oh... try warring sunglasses, so people don't know your scanning the area
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The "Grey Man" Principle.Words to the wise: it's not just about printing. Blending in requires getting a whole bunch of indicators down pat, muting them until they're still effective but are under the radar. (In my case, it's a work in progress on several points.)
Ignoring the potential dirtbag was your best move...outside of being very alert, of course.
You did everything right.
You're safe and the other guy is still looking for an easy mark.
Stay safe...be alert...stay safe!
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