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i wanna rest my arm on the back of my gun i dont no why. i carry owb right side between 2 and 3 it like i have my own built in rest spot

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anybody else do it ? jw
 

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I carry OWB at 3 o'clock. Never thought to use as an arm rest. Doesn't even seem comfortable.
 

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move the gun to the 3-4 o'clock position and put your hands in your pockets :yup::blink:
 

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What ever you do don't put your hands in your pockets while carring a gun bad thing to do. :nono: just my two .02
 

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Pretty much every police officer I know does it for some reason. It appears to be a habit for them.
 

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Pretty much every police officer I know does it for some reason. It appears to be a habit for them.
That's what I was gonna say. Most of the cops that come into my store... I work for Starbucks... use their pistol and extra mags as a place to rest the hands.
 

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i wanna rest my arm on the back of my gun i dont no why. i carry owb right side between 2 and 3 it like i have my own built in rest spot

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anybody else do it ? jw
No......never done it, never felt the urge. You need to steer clear of this notion as it's evil. Not simply forbidden. Evil......with an 'E'.
 

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Ill rest my hand there like the cops do at home or at a friends house, NEVER HAVE I EVER DONE IT ANY WHERE ELSE. Bad thing to do, some might see it as "threatening"
~Steve
 

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haha... I feel like so much less of a douche after reading this thread! I go for the arm rest all the time. It would be really comfortable if it didn't seem like such a hoky cowboy thing to do.

I'll be standing there talking to some one, go for the arm rest, catch myself and try to play it off as a stretch... follow up by doing the same on the left side to make it more convincing.
 

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Arm rest yes, hand rest no. It's kind of like a passive deterrent against a gun grab.
 

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I very rarely carry owb anymore, but I can't remember that ever being a problem when I carried in a paddleback or pancake holster.
 

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Guilty as well, although not too often. My EDC rides at (appx.) 4:30 posit so resting/placing my arm there isn't much of an option unless I'm sitting or standing in a slightly askewed position.
 

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I don't want to start a flame war. But could part of the problem be ego?

By resting your hand on your firearm you are announcing to the world ~~~~ I have a firearm and it's ready to go.
 
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