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    Bare Bones Carry

    Why do I carry a Gun? Because I can't carry a Cop

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    all my life I have always wondered what that little pocket was for...i can now rest knowing what it's for, thanks Bluesteel...lol

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    I use that pocket for my folding knife and Inova X5. Now that we're somewhat on topic, what does everyone else use that pocket for?

    I believe it was originally designed as a key pocket, but I'm not positive.

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    That pocket was for a pocket watch for those people who didn't wear a vest with a watch pocket. I use it to carry my emergency lighter (I don't smoke but like to keep a lighter hany for emergencies).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nate View Post
    Now that we're somewhat on topic, what does everyone else use that pocket for?
    I use it to haul around my awesome collection of pocket lint.
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    It looks like it may work, but it doesn't give me a warm and fuzzy with the exposed trigger so close to your cell phone. Just my opinion. Thanks for sharing this bare bones option.

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    That's a pretty decent non-holstered carry option, at least for a pistol with external safeties. Don't know if I'd try it with a Glock though...
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    i use that pocket for the extry mag for my p3at and/or for the speed strip for the model 60.

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    Wasn't that suppost to be the small pocket to hold your loose change in?

    Knowing my luck, if I carried like that a roll of fat will disengage the thumb safety and engage the backstrap safety. I'll reach into a pocket for a jolly rancher and
    POW!!!

    right in the testicles.

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    Looks to me like bringing the weapon into play would be slow and difficult. I think I'd prefer a real holster.

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    I always used that pocket to hold air. I think I would carry with the trigger covered

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    The Kimber 1911 was used for the photo is not my CCW piece. When I use this carry method it is with my S&W 4516-1 D/A. There is no danger of an un intended discharge with the Smith's exposed trigger. It is virtually undetectable under a tee shirt. If using any other pistol I would evaluate the safety of using this method. Works for me maybe not for you
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    I've carried like that with my 5906, just finished assembling it at the kitchen counter and someone started banging on the door...

    I knew the scouts were out collecting food for the food bank and I could see them through my window, I just covered it with my untucked long sleeve shirt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nate View Post
    I use that pocket for my folding knife and Inova X5. Now that we're somewhat on topic, what does everyone else use that pocket for?

    I believe it was originally designed as a key pocket, but I'm not positive.
    watch

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    Unsafe...slow to grab...slow to draw...wear on weapon...and unsafe + unsafe.

    Would HIGHLY reccommend that you spring for a good holster and belt system. IWB if you feel that would meet your need.

    Ultimately...to each their own. --------

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