Drawback to OTWB carry.

Drawback to OTWB carry.

This is a discussion on Drawback to OTWB carry. within the Open Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I was walking through a parking lot yesterday. My Glock 19 in a Galco Paddle holster wacked someone side mirror so hard I thought it ...

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    Drawback to OTWB carry.

    I was walking through a parking lot yesterday. My Glock 19 in a Galco Paddle holster wacked someone side mirror so hard I thought it was damaged. After careful inspection, I found no damage. That would have been and interesting conversation as I told the owner what happened.

    Yeah, so I was walking in between cars when my gun knocked off your mirror!
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    Are you 7'9" tall?
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    If you don't do it often, it's definitely something to adjust to... however if you do it often enough it's like an extension of your body and you naturally 'make room' for it.

    But yeah, I think I'd leave the gun part out and just say I was clumsy and walked into your mirror. :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by retsupt99 View Post
    Are you 7'9" tall?
    Six feet. It wasn't a hummer
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    I carry IWB and I still bang my gun on door frames and counters sometimes.
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    It's gonna happen time from time. Sometimes ya turn a little sideways to get through because they park on top of each other.

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    Carry at 5:00 or 5:30 and unless you are walking sideways, you won't have that problem.
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    As long as it's a click instead of a bang.
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    A bang would be a very bad thing .

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    I did that the other day... a car parked at 7-11, and my magazine holder tagged a mirror. I carry concealed, but I was carrying OWB with a cover shirt. I knocked the mirror back and had to snap it back in place. The driver and passenger were sitting in car looking at me.

    awkward......
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    Doesn't matter if your OC or CC, unless your gun is pulled tight to your body you stand a chance of it hitting things.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ericb327 View Post
    Yeah, so I was walking in between cars when my gun knocked off your mirror!
    Good thing it wasn't a Kia or Smart Car...

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    [QUOTE=hfjeff;2288230]Good thing it wasn't a Kia or Smart Car...[/QUOTE

    You ain't kiddin, how do you explain knocking their car over

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    I hit someones mirror with my truck door once... it was extremely windy... No damage and I don't think anyone saw :D
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