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Old 04-22-2013, 10:27 PM   #1
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Female concealed carry

I've done a little searching and there's really not all that much I can find so I just want to know if anyone has any experience or can direct me to a site that can provide options for a comfortable way to carry that's not absolutely obvious since I wear somewhat fitted clothing most of the time.

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Old 04-22-2013, 10:34 PM   #2
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Pics of your body type

Serious. You can use random google images if you'd like


Also, what types of clothes do you wear?
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A good option for ladies is a purse or bag carry. They make special bags for hand guns that are fashionable and have a secret holster type compartment in the back.
Small of back might be good for tight clothing, but what gun are you using? That will help
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Old 04-22-2013, 11:01 PM   #5
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Ok, so this is my body type and similar clothing on my casual days.

I have a Ruger LC9.
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A good option for ladies is a purse or bag carry. They make special bags for hand guns that are fashionable and have a secret holster type compartment in the back.
Small of back might be good for tight clothing, but what gun are you using? That will help
Never a fan of bags. Very hard to draw from... Easily forgotten, stolen or otherwise separated from you
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The best option I've found for tighter clothing is on my back to the right of my spine. Seems to show less than other positions on the hip. However, I do not feel comfortable with that position. Someone could easily come up and take my gun without my knowledge.
Because of that, I do inside the waist front left. Just left of my center. I am too skinny to comfortably wear it directly on my hip as well as my clothing being to tight.
I've recently been considering OWB carry because I truly hate carrying IWB. my state allows open carry so while it would be concealed under my shirt hanging down, I wouldn't really care if it stuck out a tiny bit.
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The videos that JonJon posted by YouTuber "faliaphotography" are by far the best I've ever seen. She has done some extensive documentation on female CCW options. I would highly recommend you consider those options.

That, or get on Facebook and "Like" someone named TacTissy. She knows a crapload about carrying and shooting.

BTW- Kudos for sticking with a 9mm and not getting anything smaller.
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NEVER carry small of the back.

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Never a fan of bags. Very hard to draw from... Easily forgotten, stolen or otherwise separated from you
Bag carry is a terrible idea IMO
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NEVER carry small of the back.

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I need to learn why cuz that's how I carry...
where do you recommend?
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Thanks for the input everyone. I would never carry in a bag, way too easy to steal. I'd also be a bit too nervous to carry in the small of my back for fear of being disarmed by someone behind me. I'll take a look at the videos tonight when I get home.

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I suppose I didn't understand the wording correctly.
I have it about the right side of my hip toward the back...idk if that's called "the small of the back".
nvm me lol
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Also check out http://www.corneredcat.com/ - a blog about female concealed carry.
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I suppose I didn't understand the wording correctly.
I have it about the right side of my hip toward the back...idk if that's called "the small of the back".
nvm me lol
You're basically carrying it at the 4:00 position, which is fine. I carry at the 4:00 with an IWB. It's when you're carrying it straight at the 6:00 position that it is not ideal.
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You're basically carrying it at the 4:00 position, which is fine. I carry at the 4:00 with an IWB. It's when you're carrying it straight at the 6:00 position that it is not ideal.
ahhh I see.
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I carry daily in a bag because I wear scrubs daily so it's hard to CC with any type of holster. I use one similar to this and wear it across the front. I have no issues getting to it quickly. But I often keep it open so it's easily accessible.

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