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I am still anxiously waiting for my Crossbreed SuperTuck to come in the mail but in the mean time, I've been trying to be consciously aware of my environment and what it would be like if I were carrying. One question that popped into my mind was when I was sitting on the john. I noticed that my pants were below the door of the stalls and was wondering what I would do if I were carrying. I always check under the stalls to see if someone is in there and if others are like me, they would more then likely see my firearm just sitting there! :shock: So what to do? I did a little research and I found this article.

I thought this write-up had some good ideas but I wanted to know what you all do to keep your firearm "concealed" when you're in a "delicate position"? :wink:
 

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If I am wearing jeans I just put it in the front pants pocket, if I am wearing slacks I will put it in my pant leg above my ankle.

I don't like to have it off my person if not in my own home or vehicle.
 

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I know some people put it on the top of the tank or toilet paper holder, or hang it on the hook on the back of the door. I prefer to put it in the crotch area of my pants. So its concealed and within easy reach and not likely to fall on the floor.
Heh, i remeber being at the movies and using the john after the movie in a crowded restoom full of kids and standing the stall for a few minutes wondering how i was going to keep my gun off the floor and out of sight.
 

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Just find the stall with the baby diaper changer thingy!! Off the ground, won't fall, and no one will see it unless they burst in on you and find it pointed in their direction!!
Never know when Sea Bass will show up!!
 

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DON'T TAKE IT OFF!!!

I have heard stories of people leaving their guns on top of the toilet tank. I have heard stories of guns being stolen off the coat hooks just like purses and backpacks. The safest place you gun can be is in the holster... or, if you can't risk people seeing it, just take it out of the holster and put it in the crotch or leg area of your pants, it's just as easy to reach there and you WON'T FORGET IT OR LEAVE IT! [/end screaming]

For you Smart Carriers out there, just pull the band up above your stomach and just below your nipple line, now it's up and out of the way - not going to be seen there!
 

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GeneticsDave said:
DON'T TAKE IT OFF!!!
+1

As forgetful as I am, I would never remove my gun and set it down anywhere. I guarantee that I would eventually end up leaving it there, at least long enough to leave the restroom and start down the hallway. I can already imagine the "Oh crap!" feeling when I realized I'd left it -- because I've left my passport, my wallet, pretty much anything and everything except my computer (somehow that never gets forgotten). And the even worse feeling when I got to the stall to find it gone.

LOL. I can imagine the PA announcement, too "Will the owner of a Springfield Armory XD sub-compact in 9mm please come to the customer service desk, your firearm was left in the men's restroom. Thank you."

GeneticsDave said:
For you Smart Carriers out there, just pull the band up above your stomach and just below your nipple line, now it's up and out of the way - not going to be seen there!
I've done that, and it's so comfortable there that I've been considering sewing some velcro patches to the exterior of my SC strap so that I can add some shoulder straps to support it in that position, probably rotated to put the gun on my side. Basically, making it possible to easily convert the SC into a Kangaroo holster.

It would make the firearm even less accessible, but would be more comfortable when sitting, and might be a little better concealed (at least with my fairly thick XD9, which doesn't print, exactly, but does give me a rather large and squarish bulge).
 

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Am I the only one that doesn't let their pants go all the way to the ground when on the John? I use an IWB for my fullsize 1911 and don't have a problem. It stays clipped to my belt and I sit the gun on top of my knee. Pants stay above the knee. Would never sit the gun off my persons. I would forget.
 

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Nah, you aren't the only one. I USED to drop 'em all the way, until I started to carry... now I just twist the jeans like you said and keep my knees pointed out to hold 'em up... seems to work just fine for me!
 

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I don't use public bathrooms. NOT ME NO WAY. I have been pertified of them since elementary school. Seems like I had some bad experience then... muussstt nooottt usseee publiicccc baaattthhroom... :oops: :oops:
 

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I have come across that a few times and I just fold that side of my jeans, gun and holster, down and in so the gun is hidden. It's fast and easy, plus I don't have to unholster the gun or mess with the holster itself to do it.
 

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natehunts said:
I have come across that a few times and I just fold that side of my jeans, gun and holster, down and in so the gun is hidden. It's fast and easy, plus I don't have to unholster the gun or mess with the holster itself to do it.
Nate, that's a good suggestion!
 

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I often use the underwear hammock myself. As a general rule my gun never leaves my body unless it is in my bed holster (sleeping only) or safe.
 

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Most of the time I wear a kilt so all I have to do is lift it up. Very easy and comfortable too. 8)

But for the times that I do wear pants I let the pistol, while still inside the holster (OWB leather holster with a thumbreak), fall to the inside of my leg and rest there. I think I'll try what natehunts suggested and try folding it down next time I am in that situation since it sounds to be more secure.

It's a bit more inconvenient wearing pants than a kilt. ;)
 

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It's a bit more inconvenient wearing pants than a kilt. ;)
I agree, I love my kilt. Too bad it's not a commonly accepted form of attire (people still do look at me weird). Just a plus for pants, they tend to keep your PFC a bit warmer.
 

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SHOULDER Holster!

Do your business and don't worry. Nothing is in your way. :D
 
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