A "Driving Gun" ??

A "Driving Gun" ??

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    A "Driving Gun" ??

    Curious. Do those of you who spend a large part of your work day behind the wheel have a dedicated handgun or method of 'carry' that you prefer? This NOT about a 'car' or 'truck gun' that one may leave in the vehicle. It's more about what weapon and how you would access it ,if necessary, while sitting in or exiting the vehicle. Thanks, look forward to your responses....
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    I use a single clip holster worn IWB on my non dominant side for driving. Acces is easier than drawing from 3 o clock seated and it is a comfortable position for me, plus I can use the same holster for both positions. MY EDC currently is a shield so it is small. For long trips i put the gun in the side pocket of my drivers side door. Its not optimal but it works well and is hidden from plain sight
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    I prefer a shoulder holster, but do carry AIWB. I use the same gun(s) for everything and carry in multiples.

    Glocks, M&P Shield.
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    I use the same IWB/3:00 set-up regardless of activity, including all-day driving.
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    It's not so much the firearm i use, but the holster I have. I use the 3Speed Holster from sitting behind the wheel, seat belted. I just drive with my Tee Shirt outside the Seatbelt, I can easily draw it sitting (AIWB).
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    Quote Originally Posted by 40Bob View Post
    I prefer a shoulder holster, but do carry AIWB. I use the same gun(s) for everything and carry in multiples.

    Glocks, M&P Shield.
    What shoulder holster do you use? I have never tried one but the idea sounds ideal for colder weather where i will be in a jacket most of the time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Taurahe View Post
    What shoulder holster do you use? I have never tried one but the idea sounds ideal for colder weather where i will be in a jacket most of the time.
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    Around town nothing changes, just my Glock-36 inside a Fist #1A single clip IWB...sometimes I take my SP101 inside a Fist #1A single clip IWB (for short trips to the corner).
    For loooooooong trips I carry my Glock-36 in a Fist Vertical Shoulder Holster and the SP101 rides in between the driver's seat and the console.
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    Inside the door carrier SP101 or polymer PD .410 gauge.
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    I carry the same way everywhere. Repetition becomes natural and instinctive. I have no problem drawing a handgun from IWB strong side (right hand). I have several times.
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    For long rides, by myself, I remove my Colt Defender .45 from 4 O'clock position and toss it onto the passenger seat where I keep a towel that almost matches the seat.
    I pull the towel (fold towards me) over the .45 for instant access.
    If I get out of the MV, I just slip the .45 (with belt clip on frame) back to 4 O'clock before exiting. too easy.

    When my wife is with me, on long rides, She loves driving, I don't, then I do the same with .45 under my Right leg.
    (Same as I used to do in LE while driving/riding through 'Junktown').
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    I like a shoulder holster for long drives or sitting in car during wife's marathon shopping (Miami Classic). Especially in cooler weather. Besides makes me feel like a P.I.
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    A "Driving Gun" ??

    I have a nylon holster attached to my center console that I drop my carry gun in for long drives.
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    I'm a leftie, so as long as I remember to move shirt out of the way when I buckle in, it's a quick access. Do also carry in ankle holster, so that's reasonably accessible as well.
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    I keep a remora in the car for crossdraw while driving

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