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Granted I have a poor choice in concealable firearms an FNP 40, but I was wondering about good clothing options that do not look like I am on deployment for the CIA or have me printing like I am a Xerox machine. So far the best get up I have found is a 2X fishing shirt with an undershirt and a pair of 511 tactical pants. But the fishing shirt is too long and if I move the wrong way it will come to rest between me and the gun. This will create so profound of a print that even the uniformed will notice it. Granted I could appendix carry but I carry in condition zero ( hammer back and one in the chamber. The FNP does not have a safety.) I know that I have a lot to learn about carry and I did do a search but did not find the answers I am looking for. The holster I am using is for a lack of a better term is a loop about 2 inches with a clip. no retention but I figure with my shirt concealing my gun I really do not feel the need for retention. Call me crazy but if a person is going to reach up under my shirt they are going to elbows to the head or worst.
 

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Dickies brand work shirts work for me. 5.11 pants are a great choice, all I wear.
 
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. Granted I could appendix carry but I carry in condition zero ( hammer back and one in the chamber. The FNP does not have a safety.) I know that I have a lot to learn about carry and I did do a search but did not find the answers I am looking for.
I would strongly recommend you reconsider your carry method. Most guns that have a hammer that are carried with hammer back are designed with a safety. Am I correct in that the FNP is a DA/Sa gun? I carry a Sig 229 daily and personally would never ever carry it with the hammer back. This is just my opinion but......
 

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.... I carry a Sig 229 daily and personally would never ever carry it with the hammer back. This is just my opinion but......
Me too, and me neither.
 
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Can you post a picture of your holster? The holster can have a lot to do with concealment. Also how high you handgun rides matters when it comes to concealment. The deeper it rides in your pants the easier it is to conceal (but you may give up a little speed if it rides real deep as it will be a little harder to get it out of the holster).
 

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I'm 5'6" @ 255# I AIWB a Fullsize Glock G17. It works for me. I do not need to have a tucked in shirt. My holster is SPECIFIC for AIWB
 

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I carry 1911s in IWB holsters at 3:00 o’clock under a Dickies un-tucked shirt. Never had a problem with printing or the shirt riding up over my weapon.
 
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Personally, I wouldn't carry any single action cocked without a safety. With that said, you would be amazed at what you can get away with. Pants are almost irrelevant. I carry an XDm .45 at 4:00 and routinely wear shorts or jeans depending on the season. I also regularly wear t-shirts in the summer and while the double stack may print in certain circumstances, to my knowledge I have only been made once - at that was by someone who was looking and didn't care. The vast, vast majority are far too self-absorbed to pay attention to your waistline. People simply will not notice.

Now, if you need deep concealment, that is another story. We can help you with that if you have a more specific need.
 

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Here is me carrying a 229 a couple of years back. I was at 5'9 215. I've gained about 15 pounds I need to lose but still carry same way with no issues. There are a lot of ways to make your clothes work with what ever gun you choose.

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The very first thing everyone should learn about carry is SAFETY! The FNP 40 is a DA/SA pistol meant to carry with the hammer down making the 1st shot DA. This is the only way to carry this pistol safety. Carrying it with the hammer back is putting everyone around you in danger. Please correct this and then look for a proper holster.
 

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Holster set-up is everything for a full-sized double-stacker. Printing is caused by several factors--snugness of the grip against the body, angle of the holster, carry position along the belt line, and cover garment.
 

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I see that the OWB holster still manages to draw in snugly against your body. What make of holster do you have there?
Its a Galco concealable. I've had it for about 2 years. I have a Nelson on order. I'm looking forward to that because I think the Nelson for my 226 may even work a bit better.
 

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I'm kinda big too. The best thing I've found is to get a good gun belt and a good tuckable IWB holster. I've also found that a firearm with an external hammer does not make the most comfortable carry weapon for a person whose belly hangs over their belt.

However, a striker fired compact is extremely comfortable carried AIWB using a modified CBST Deluxe holster and a Crossbreed gun belt. (I can carry my full-size XDM in the same manner. But, the muzzle can create more discomfort when bending, sitting, squatting or kneeling down.)


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