By James Rummel
Some weeks ago, I discussed my new self defense gun. One of the things I revealed was the odd, gimicky holster I use to keep people from knowing that I am armed.
This prompted long time reader knirirr to ask a question …
“That holster looks like it does a good job of concealing the contents. But, it seems fairly large compared with a mobile phone holster – does anyone ever mistake it as that, or ask what’s in it?”
knirirr’s question was answered very well by Siergen, another long time reader, who said that he would tell curious people that it held a tablet or other electronic device. This is a great bit of misdirection, as it leads onlookers to start imagining what kind of Internet capable gadget is nestled inside the square box, while banishing images of firearms that might otherwise dance in their heads.
But the exchange started me to thinking. You see, I have never experienced anyone asking me what was inside the box. In fact, it would appear that no one has even harbored suspicions that I was carrying a gun.
This is due to three very deliberate steps …Read the Rest
Source:: Hell In a Handbasket