Posted February 7, 2016 12:00 pm by Comments

By Sara Tipton

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There are a large number of variables for gun owners shopping for a concealment holster: price, quality, carry style and more. But there are three major, over-arching considerations for any aspiring every concealed carrier . . .

ACCESSIBILITY

Most defensive gun uses end without a shot fired. The good guy shows the bad guy his gun, the bad guy abandons the attack. If lead does fly, the person who sends bullets at their target first is the likely winner. Accessibility — how quickly you can get to your gun — is a far more important than the type of gun you carry. Provided you keep control of your firearm, you can’t get to your gun too quickly.

When shopping for a carry system (gun + holster), look for a combination that gives you rapid, efficient, controlled and instinctive presentation. That could be an inside-the-waistband (IWB) or outside-the-waistband (OWB) holster positioned on your hip, your center line (a.k.a., “appendix carry”) or your ankle. It might also be a pocket carry holster. Or a holster inside a specially-made garment.

While there are plenty of viable options I do NOT recommend off-body carry. Off-body carry (e.g., in a handbag or briefcase) isn’t ideal for accessibility and …Read the Rest

Source:: Truth About Guns

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