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Or am I the only dork here?

Decided to walk to the ATM today. Colt Government IWB 3:30-4:00. Wallet back right pocket. Keys right front. Light hooded sweatshirt over all; about one size larger than it has to be.

After about 30-45 minutes I arrive at the ATM. Noone around-doesnt' seem this town doesn't wake up on Sunday till afternoon(guessin it's about 11:45am).

Anyways, reach back for the wallet, and it hangs up on the holster muzzle. :eek: :mad:

So, I ask the forum: When IWB, what do you do with the wallet?
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Opposite side back pocket?

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I carry mine in the opposite back pocket . That way no way the gun should accidently show and my weak hand is drawing my wallet.
 

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Scratchy - I had to make the swap - having always been right side wallet carry. But tho I don't recall exposing the piece while getting wallet - it proved so awkward that I did change to left rear.

Now it seems 100% natural - plus as I go to get it, I am using weak hand - at least initially - this keeps right hand free!!

Sorry dude - ''make the change'' - way to go. :smile:
 

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Country boy living in the big city here...I've gotten used to carrying my wallet in my left front pants pocket (I'm right handed). :wink:
 

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i carry a small wallent insert that has atm card Drivers Lic CCW pemit med card and nothing else goes in right front pocket since im left handed
 

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Another switcher here...
I too had my wallet in my right rear pocket for over 30 years.
It didn't really take me that long to break the habit.
Now it's wallet left rear, spare mag left front.
 

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I quit using a wallet 20-25 years ago. Similar to Bud, I keep cards, licenses, bills in a front pocket. Keys in the other front pocket. Nothing in rear pockets.
 

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Left Front Pocket, sitting on one tends to give me a back ache. Stream line it all you really need is your DL, CCW card, N one CC, plus some cash.
 

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Nothing on pants but gun, light and extra mags. The rest of the stuff stays in my vest.
 

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Wallet in front pocket.
 

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I always wear my rig on the right, wallet on opposite side rear pocket.
 

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I've always carried my wallet in left reat, so no problem with strong side carry right side. When I use a fanny pack, i sometimes put my wallet in my right front pocket so the wallet doesn't show and advertise the fanny pack's not for valuables like the wallet, etc.
 

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My wallet is on my weak side. This leaves my strong side hand free to take care of business. Sometimes my flashlight carrier or mag holder do get in the way of accessing my wallet.

Man, The junk we carry sometimes . . . :smile:

My brother came over one time to go to the show with me. I was changing my carry load out from one pair of pants to the pants I was going to the show with. After I emptied out my pockets he was making snotty remarks about buying me a purse. Everyone's a critic.
 

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scratchy,

Good point...I just ordered an IWB from Brommeland and I carry the wallet in RR pocket and spare mag in LR. I will be wearing mine on the right hip also. The idea about a smaller wallet in the RF sounds like a good solution. I think I could shrink my wallet a bit and get it in the RF pocket; mine is almost like a small file cabinet with extraneous crap. Sort of like trashing things you don't need when you move...
 

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Nope, never had it happen to me, as I carry my wallet in the opposite pocket (left pocket) The way, when somebody "asks" me for my wallet, I'm quick with the proper response.
Then again, If I'm in THAT type of area, I'll usually have my weapon, nicely pocketed in my hand, where it's already in play. :biggrin:
 

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Holster by season?

scratchy wilson said:
When IWB, what do you do with the wallet?
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When I wear my 5.11's the back pocket is sooooo deep, it (the wallet) hits my thighs, so I usually carry my wallet in the left front as I'm right handed. In normal dress pants I carry left rear, so I sometimes show the spare mag. A bigger problem for me is sitting at a restaurant and having an arm of the chair cause my cover garment to hang up on the gun butt. I can get around this by wearing a belly bag but that gets tiresome and at times it's just not situationally appropriate. When it gets cooler, I can start wearing my Sam Andrews shoulder holster.
 
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