It’s been somewhat of a phenomenon. Pictures posted on Instagram of concealed carriers carrying in the appendix position. It’s not a new position to carry in, by any means, but it seems to be gaining in popularity.
And I just don’t get it.
I’m sure that I will get some heat from this article, but I still stand behind what I have to say. If anyone can prove me wrong or make a valid point to sway my opinion, I’m all ears.
My biggest problems with Appendix Carry:
You’re pointing your firearm at your crotch
Remember the 4 rules of firearm safety. One of them; Never point your firearm at something you are not willing to destroy.
The firearm barrel, in all cases when carrying appendix, is pointing at some part of your body in a clear line. Whether it’s your crotch or your leg, it doesn’t seem like the best place to store a firearm.
My carry position is around 5 o’clock. We can argue that (almost) every carry position will compromise the rule to some degree, but carrying at the 5 o’clock position will typically just put a bit of butt skin in proximity to …Read the Rest
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