December 21st, 2012 11:18 PM
Seems I'm not the only tubby looking for options. I'm giving serious thought to the suspenders myself, hopefully I can wear them under a t-shirt without them sticking out like a sore thumb.
December 21st, 2012 11:42 PM
I'm a double extra large petit myself, so I can speak to this. I've not found an IWB holster that I like, because I already got plenty of a$$ in my jeans, if you follow me.
I carry three ways, and carry every day. I use a Desantis Speed Scabbard for my 1911 on my belt. In the colder weather I'll sometime use an old Jackass (Galco Leather these days) Miami Classic shoulder rig, with double mag's on the off side. I've changed the harness from brown to black, only because the black harness disappears against a black tee shirt better than the brown did.
I also carry a Kimber Solo Carry in my right front pocket, sans holster. You just have to ensure you get the dust bunnies and lint out of it every now and again. Doesn't print, and it's easy to stand in a crowded room, with your pistol in your hand, and nobody know it.
Good luck and welcome to our world. Be safe.
" But if you are authorized to carry a weapon, and you walk outside without it, just take a deep breath, and say this to yourself... Baa." Col. Dave Grossman on Sheep and Sheepdogs.
December 21st, 2012 11:57 PM
I googled it and my phone rang
December 25th, 2012 01:48 AM
Any hint on a good kydex or hybrid holster brand? Just got a G19 last week.
Originally Posted by Yoda
Heard about the Glock Sport Combat, but haven't seen one in the flesh.
December 25th, 2012 07:03 AM
As I've gotten somewhat larger in the waist in the last many years. I also carry "K" framed revolvers, and have found that as long as the center of gravity of the revolver is below the wais they are quite comfortable. My 4" 10 my peek out a little below my shirt, but the 2" remains quite concieled. My biggest problem is finding a holster that carries like that.
December 25th, 2012 07:41 AM
^^^ that's a scream! hm... and might be a good idea...
Originally Posted by Sandpiper
I have a friend who calls me The Great One. Not sure how he meant it, but I'm 6'4" and 400 lbs.
I carry in a tuckable IWB at 4:00 or so, in a Kydex holster I made (Kydex and Chicago Screws from Knifekits.com). It is quite comfortable except when using chairs with arms. The grip pushes in on my muffin top and there's very little printing with a full-sized duty pistol.
Wishing you the best...
December 25th, 2012 10:47 AM
Color me stupid, I thought he was looking for Santa.
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December 25th, 2012 10:05 PM
Before I shed the previous 30lbs, I used a Smart Carry SmartCarry - Concealed Gun Holsters holster to carry my LC9. I now use one for my S&W Shield. When I opt to carry my SR9C or others... :), I use a Crossbreed Super Tuck in the 4:30 - 5:00 position.
December 26th, 2012 02:30 PM
Originally Posted by Dangerfield
I too am "portly" and thrilled to see this thread. Currently carry a LCP using either a owb paddle, Bulldog cell phone case, or their cell phone/IWB combination holster. I do like the IWB carry as it seems hide well and isn't too hard to draw. So now I am looking for a good IWB since it seems to hide everything under the spare tire. The cheep pocket holster (Allen $7.99) I have works to conceal but my fingers don't get the best grip so I'm looking for another option there. As soon as I can find a good IWB and belt combination for my Desert Eagle I will try that. Keep the posts coming!
Have a happy new year everyone.
December 26th, 2012 03:01 PM
That is my G34 edc, 1/2 the time I wear a t-shirt and a flannel cover (not buttoned) but You get the idea.
the holster its self looks like this
Hope this helps a little.
Have a great day.
December 26th, 2012 03:16 PM
I'm 5'10" and around 260. I have just started my search for a ccw and holster setupand plan on getting my permit shortly. I've about decided on an iwb theis or crossbreed holster. Any other large guys have any input on these holsters for comfort and concealability?
December 26th, 2012 03:18 PM
December 26th, 2012 04:31 PM
I'm a fatty and use a N82 Tactical Professional at about 4 o'clock position with a S&W M&P9c. No big printing issues wearing normal T-shirts, and comfortable as can be. I recommend it. Pictures will come later.
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