but you can't draw from an ankle holster fast . Concealed carry in general — no matter how you’re carrying — is inherently dangerous if its done incorrectly. Whether sitting down or while drawing. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, KY- Indiana Non-Res: Glock 42/Glock 19.5 MOS OC: Glock 17.5, https://taudevgroup.myshopify.com/products/striker-control-device. 2. Appendix carry is popular because it … However, nobody should be looking at your crotch area. EDIT: wanted to clarify I'm not directing this at you, OP. I guess it is an added bit of risk I personally am not comfortable with. I carry appendix, and sorry im a little dude and im not going to be packing a baby pocket pistol 24/7 because I cant hide my 19x on my strong side hip without layering. There are individuals who have fallen on a gun and they have back pain now. The only way for it to fire is if the trigger is pulled, so it's essentially an inert object until it's pulled out of its holster. It definitely works as advertised. I carry a Glock 19 with a T-Rex Arms Sidecar holster, if that makes a difference. You should also be using a holster that covers the trigger. The typical person appendix carrying is also a law-abiding and licensed concealed carrier, rather than someone looking to skirt the law of the land. I do have a g43, but it's more for shits and giggles. Right now, my favorite holster for appendix carry is a Wild Bill's made for my SP-101 .357 Magnum snub, which I sometimes carry as a primary. nor do i see why it is so popular. Although the gun doesn't have an external safety, it has internal safetys that prevent the pin from hitting the primer unless the trigger is pulled, which disengages the safetys. You folks need to stop saying that shit. Appendix Carry (IWB) A carry method that has become increasingly popular is IWB in the appendix carry position. Strict, non-pliable rules are great for beginners but as you get more experience some exceptions to these rules become acceptable. And by carrying your gun in same place on your own time, all o… Not every carry pistol is necessarily well-suited to appendix carry, however. Defending and preventing individuals from taking your guns is easier in the front. Only gun truely safe for appendix carry. You can carry those appendix if you have a good holster that securely covers the trigger guard. Ease of access, draw speed, conceal ability, self-check for printing, more non-fudd manufacturers and carriers. I carry a Glock 22 Gen. 4 appendix with a the second edition of the Blade-Tech Klipt. Well, that’s only true if you do it wrong. I'm relatively new to carrying, and I have trouble sitting for long durations comfortably (car, social functions, etc) while appendix carrying, and was wondering if there's something I'm missing? Practice the tueller drill, it can be difficult.... Also why criticise someone else on their prefered methods that do no harm to you or themselves if they are safe? Does he complain about people sitting down with a pocket carried gun and flagging whoever is sitting across from them? I am confident and feel safe carrying appendix (I will continue to do so), but would like to hear opinions on this. In my mind a well designed, quality holster mitigates the risk of ND. Many very talented shooters end up doing it, often without realizing it. A subreddit to discuss the concealed carrying of weapons (CCW) and other self-defense topics. If you actually watch closely, a LOT of people will end up flagging their legs, femoral arteries, and in some cases spine or intestines while reholstering a strong-side IWB. Appendix carry, in and of itself, is no more dangerous than any other carry technique when one is properly trained and armed with a handgun that lends itself to this method. To appendix carry, place your holster and gun in the front of the waistband. Holsterless carry is dangerous, and should not be done unless it's due to a temporary emergency. If you carry 4 then the gun is bulging off your hip, at 6 or small of the back you really can't draw sitting down (you can with appendix if you carry correctly). The whole “flagging yourself” thing should be moot — keep your booger hook off the bang switch and the gun won’t fire. Generally, this position is used with an IWB holster to aid in concealment — often referred to as AIWB. So...technically, still a violation, but it isn't possible to reholster IWB without flagging the holster, belt, and pants. Yes technically you are pointing the muzzle at some pretty vital body parts. I sure hope you don't attribute that tragedy to their carry method. Carrying means someone is getting flagged at some point. If you don’t like aiwb carry, then don’t carry appendix. Forward of hip carry is not new. Can be drawn in vehicle with seat belt on. Several years ago, the guys from Ballistic Radio did a test with a partially cut away holster and sim rounds to show where the bullet goes and where the impact lands following an ND while reholstering or drawing. He carries strong side and said no one will ever "need that extra 1/2 second appendix carry gives you on the draw" and that no one "needs that deep of concealment." Appendix carry. bannockburn Member. Some people the gun in the front as their back and sides are free to lean against back rest, arm rest, walls, etc. I don't know for sure but I would imagine a certain degree of flagging is unavoidable in combat. Theres always a possibility for a ND no matter how you carry if your being reckless or not paying attention. Today, appendix carry is done with a holster instead of merely inserting a pistol into the waistband. The only downside really is having a gun pointed at your dick and arteries, but as long as you don't go all Tex Grebner and actually train and pay attention you'll be fine. . Appendix carry, like its namesake organ, isn’t useless after all. and if you're on the second floor of a building you're you're probably flagging someone. Can someone explain to me why appendix carry has become so popular? That's why it's so damned important to keep that finger off the trigger until you are ready to make 'er sing. Comfort, ease of access, ease of retention, ease of draw in multiple positions, etc. Opportunity. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. × I've used bellybands and holsters I've fashioned from Velcro strips. I bought an appendix holster on a whim and haven’t looked back. After reading most of the comments on this thread, what I’ve learned the most is that, whichever way you carry a gun, it will be pointing at your body some way or another. A good holster + reliable gun means it’s not going to shoot itself. If I pay attention I do not flag myself at all. I've carried 3-4 o clock for years and have been carrying appendix for the past few years even though it is more uncomfortable and more difficult to dress around for me personally. If you're not trained to the point where you're ok with drawing and keeping your finger off the trigger then you shouldn't carry at any position because you're a risk to yourself and everyone around you. Unless you have a crotch goblin or something in your pants. I just installed one of these on my Glock 48 yesterday. Look, a gun in a holster is not "flagging" anything or anyone. Appendix is one of the most difficult for me due to not being able to move as well while sitting. I will say the fact that the back plate on my Glock now appears to flop around is a little bizarre to me. tarosean, Jan 23, 2019 #6. czhen, Robbins290, ATLDave and 12 others like this. I carry an HK P30S .40 with one in the pipe appendix but it is a hammer fired pistol with a manual safety. Appendix carry is aptly named, because your holster will rest against your abdomen in the general location of your appendix (see the image above). Rather then carrying a gun on the side or in the back. As far as having a gun pointed at me I used to run around with bricks of C4, frags and other explosives while trying to dodge IEDs, that made me not really worry about my own gun being pointed at me. I also draw and present faster from appendix and have my spare mag next to my gun. I defiantly understand that at some point someone is getting flagged when you are carrying a firearm and there is always some risk in that. Currently holstered firearms are not subject to the rules of firearm safety. I can't pickup a bottle of Windex without my finger running down the nozzle. For AIWB, I always choose hard shell fully kydex holsters without any leather or soft backing. In my opinion, it is the best way to carry: best weapon retention, most concealable, quickest/most natural to … Unlike the old western movie style where the gun stays in the side hip, the appendix carry gives more advantages. I personally like a crossdraw. In a car, the center console gets in the way. Even off-set duty rigs flag you all the time. He carries a Glock which was surprising, and always carries a backup revolver. Even if appendix carry is relatively safe, it still gives me the heebie-jeebies. do you carry a glock? The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. A gun in a holster is essentially a cased firearm. ReddIt. Hidden Hybrid Double clip IWB Sig P220- is not an appendix holster but put it up front outta curiosity and surprisingly is the most comfortable carry system, not ideal but absolutely works fine for motorcycle riding when i don't want a striker fired gun sliding across the pavement if i ever go down DA/SA is extra security. Critics of appendix carry often talk about how it’s not a safe location. EDIT: I should state it hasn't always been a 320 but I've always carried in those positions. I sit in a wheelchair almost all of my waking hours. I don't reholster with my finger on the trigger. There are certain types of pistol that you might wish to reconsider, features that may make it … Does appendix carry allow one to draw while seated? In their case they were trying to unload or clear a jam while in a moving vehicle, with the muzzle pointed at their leg. ReddIt. Good for you! While not for everyone, some people prefer appendix carry over any other carry method out there. If I carry a striker I would prefer a safety but I have the habit of pulling out my holster before I holster and put it into my pants. . In addition, it's easy to move your strong side leg back, lean back, and basically "do it right" to give clearance...as long as you dress your junk to the other side, you actually don't flag anything except part of the holster, belt, and pants when reholstering into AIWB. The holster is a Concealment Express. I prefer my CZ p01. I just don't understand why it is so popular as of late. Suppose someone interested in commiting a crime sees you with a gun or let's say someone is coming at you and your gun. No matter how you carry you should be practicing safe efficient draws and reholsters during dry fire practice untill its muscle memory. Pinterest. https://www.reddit.com/user/Tam212/comments/bwdd3u/concealed_carry_aiwb_carry_pros_and_cons. Proper inspection, maintenance and manipulation skills reduce the chance of having an ND though. You're confused about how the joints in your arms work? This means that the pistol is kept in an IWB holster in the front of your waist, or over your appendix (hence the name). The most common technique is to carry your gun in a holster on or just behind your hip, either inside or outside the waistband (OWB). And lastly, unless it's a sig p320, my gun is not going to go off when properly seated and locked into the holster. This can happen with any form of belt carry, but there is a perception that the risk is greater with appendix carry because the muzzle comes close to your femoral artery and some of your most valued body parts. The same is true of some police academies and some shooting schools. Holsters are specifically designed to keep things out of the trigger guard precisely because pulling the trigger is the only way for the weapon to discharge. First shot will always be extremely heavy so I will no if my hammer is being moved. Appendix isn't going to paralyze you if you fall. The only time your gun can be flagging something is when it's drawn or being drawn. I talked to someone today about carrying and he asked me how I carry (appendix). Joined: Jan 10, 2018 Messages: 6,563. This has advantages that go far beyond conventionality. The muzzle might be located directly over the femoral artery. Press J to jump to the feed. He proceeds to lecture/preach for 20 minutes about how appendix carry is a stupid way to carry since it 1) violates rule #2 of firearm safety which is "Never let the muzzle cover anything you are not willing to destroy" 2) could cause most damage from a negligent discharge and 3) is the "tacticool" way of carrying, and anyone not a professional with firearms is (he implied) going to shoot their femoral artery or privates. If you do, then go for it. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. . While significant injury can result to a standing shooter with strong-side carry or appendix carry, the possibility of death increases significantly should the concealed carrier attempt to insert the handgun into an appendix holster while seated. Yes, every carry position violates this rule, but I don’t understand why some people feel the need to dictate how others should carry. I appendix carry all the time because it's the most comfortable and secure way for me to carry. It works very well and doesn’t change anything else about the gun, there really isn’t a downside to having one. Due to my physical issues and limitations, it just works best for me. Long time carrier here. Those two reasons are enough for me. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGU7HbgDIvE. I’ll admit to being a little confused as to how appendix carry is easy to draw from sitting while SOB isn’t. (Subject to each individual). I have a full size M&P9, and I currently carry at the 3:30-4 o'clock position, in a Comp-Tac flat line. Appendix carry is often maligned. He also note the many "NDs when drawing from appendix," none of which I am familiar with or have seen. Draw position. I cannot say that about others in the vicinity. . When a modern firearm is holstered there is nothing that could happen when its holstered. Now don't get me wrong if it gets you to carry, go for it. Many handgun sports—IDPA and PPC, to name two—forbid carry forward of the hip for safety reasons. If you carry 4 then the gun is bulging off your hip, at 6 or small of the back you really can't draw sitting down (you can with appendix if you carry correctly) It's also the easiest for gun retention, you get better leverage pushing down on your belt carrying appendix than with other positions. In terms of having a barrel pointed at your junk, I prefer hammer over striker, no safety, only DA/SA. Crossdraw is my preferred carry position but until I have the time to build a decent holster, I'll stick with my OWB. The gun fits perfectly in the crease or down a valley. Like I sad, I'm not against others carrying in that way if they choose, I just don't personally see why given everything else that is available. Most of them centered around being able to successfully conceal a handgun, and do it comfortably while carrying AIWB. Appendix carry is considered the position where individuals carry at the 12 o’clock position right up front where their belt buckle would traditionally be. Dry firing violates rule #1, as I would never point my gun at light switch and pull the trigger if thought it was loaded. Pinterest. More people get better training and realize that AIWB pros outweigh the cons and decide to carry this way. George P, Jan 23, 2019 #7. This will illicit some flames but I will not carry a Glock with one in the chamber at the appendix position. Deep concealment means different things to different people to me it means wearing dress clothes/ tucked in shirt which warrants the use of a very small gun. No amount of training fixes the weaknesses of shoulder holsters. People who enjoy appendix carrying say it’s easy to conceal and doesn’t usually print as much as strong side carrying. . But the first thing to understand is that it is an irrational fear. Before that, I had been resistant to the carry method for a list of reasons. https://www.reddit.com/user/Tam212/comments/bwdd3u/concealed_carry_aiwb_carry_pros_and_cons/, I've been experimenting with going back to aiwb. Is it a safe way to carry? “Safe Appendix Carry” is clearly an option.Only you can decide if this method is a good choice for you, but you should be sure to approach the question with logic and rational thinking, with a clear understanding of the concepts and techniques involved. It's just part of the deal that you ARE going to sweep that muzzle somewhere you would rather not. I personally carry with safety on. Way more comfortable, I used to carry at 4 o’clock and did for about 5 years. Every position flags one way or another only difference is with aiwb you can see directly into the holster for obstructions. Comfortability. If you're carrying a quality gun, understand how its passive (and active if applicable) safeties work, and you're carrying it in a quality holster, what's the problem? Been done since the days of Blackbeard if not earlier. As for the safety mechanisms in the weapon - the very last thing I would ever expect to fail or worry about from a quality manufacturer. Sheriff Jim considers the issue. It is as safe as any other gun you might want to carry in that mode. Less printing and not having to do the Picard every time is sit or stand is nice. “Man shoots himself appendix carry” Additionally if I do holster awib, my thumb is on the hammer therefore I know if the hammer moves. He proceeds to lecture/preach for 20 minutes about how appendix carry is a stupid way to carry since it 1) violates rule #2 of firearm safety which is "Never let the muzzle cover anything you are not willing to destroy" 2) could cause most damage from a negligent discharge and 3) is the "tacticool" way of carrying, and anyone not a professional with firearms is (he implied) going to shoot their femoral artery or privates. I just applied for a CPL and have been thinking about how to carry (that is, if I decide to carry at all, but doesn't hurt to learn more and be educated I suppose.). I don’t appendix carry because I’m very attached to my nads, literally and figuratively, and do not wish to be detached. Less printing, more comfortable, and faster draw. Like any carry method, you have to make adjustments in clothing, etc. I appreciate what it is you're saying. I started carrying appendix carry, or AIWB (Appendix In-The-Waistband) about a year ago. But aiwb offers a few benefits. I can't see any of the advantages outweighing the negatives. Ever. Call us at (586) 333-4240, and we’ll guide you through the process of choosing a holster to suit your needs. I agree, as long as you are a responsible gun owner you shouldn’t have to worry about it going bang without you wanting it to. You can train around the weaknesses of AIWB. Appendix carry, like its namesake organ, isn’t useless after all. A subreddit to discuss the concealed carrying of weapons (CCW) and other self-defense topics. Technically one way or another your going to flag yourself. I don't, but I would probably get a striker control device if I did. I carry OWB at 3 o’clock or IWB at 4 o’clock. The PFG shirt, cargo pants, and "Sheepdog" patch on his backpack were a dead giveaway. ankle carry is is usually pretty good about not flagging yourself . Just curious, how many documented cases of ND of holstered weapons there Type this in a search and your question will be answered. MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN — Last week, a man died trying to reholster his pistol. The BLACKHAWK! And also, be safe… I had a friend who died years ago as a result of a ND to their femoral artery. And it's not just beginners. A.R.C. In their case they were trying to unload or clear a jam while in a moving vehicle, with the muzzle pointed at their leg. I occasionally still get it, having transitioned to appendix carry a couple months back. I think he was talking about while drawing or holstering. And it’s true that, should your weapon accidentally discharge, the damage done could be significant. And SOB, you mean small-of-back? I mean unless you genuinely wear your pants above your belly button I can’t see how this is faster. On paper that half a second you might save on your draw stroke could be the difference between getting a shot off on charging person 5 ft away or getting the gun out while hes turning you into a pin cushion. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. In a sitting position it can be hard to draw from your 3-4-5 o'clock position if let's say you have an arm rest. appendix carry holster. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I did some homework and got some great tips from friends, acquaintances, and the repository of truth, the internet. Whether or not to carry with the safety on, or even have a safety, is debated on here. BTW I carry a P320 C in either a Crossbreed holster at the 4 O'clock position or a remora in the middle of my back and have for about 5 years now. Did he also carry a 1911 and tell you all about God's caliber? The appendix-carry position has become increasingly popular in recent years, but the method isn't without its detractors. The other big criticism of appendix carry is that it’s inherently unsafe because there’s no way to re-holster the gun without pointing it at yourself. George P Member. Can be drawn if I'm knocked down on the floor. That being said, yes you’re either constantly flagging yourself or at least have parts of your body danger-close to the potential muzzle blast / gasses. In truth, its comfortable and offers quick access to a gun no matter what position you're in. What An Appendix Holster Must Have: Covers the trigger guard and slide; Has a built-in wedge or the ability to add one; Offers a belt attachment option in the “better” or “best” category; Provides adjustable ride height Otherwise no one would be able to able to carry a gun. Additionally if you slip into your side or onto your back, you won't suffer damage to bones/joints etc. It's also the easiest for gun retention, you get better leverage pushing down on your belt carrying appendix than with other positions. We need more people to carry. Al-jim19, shoobe01, Walkalong and 2 others like this. According to FOX6, Timothy Phonisay was posing for pictures with his pistol when he reholstered his pistol and it discharged into his thigh. Mainly having a barrel pointed at your body. Appendix carry is where you place a holster and gun in the front of the waistband. Supposedly it is the most concealable, easiest and fastest to draw from the most positions. With modern striker fire pistols the chance of a truly accidental ND is near zero. Appendix carry is currently one of the most popular ways of concealed carry. Just many of the comments in here and that I regularly see. I guess I should try it around the house with an unloaded firearm to see how it really sits with me. Shoulder carry sweeps the brachial artery the way most people draw. Plus, if an attacker is close, it's not too hard for them to keep you from getting your gun out at all. Based upon the medical reports, the holster was placed into the appendix carry postion (2 o’clock) – a popular position for a concealed carry holster. In either case, the muzzle is pointed at the ground, not at any of my favorite organs. The arm rest gets in the way. The most common position is half way between the distance from the hip bone and waistband button. A large percentage of unintentional self-inflicted gunshot wounds seem to happen when someone is inserting a gun into the holster. At Incognito Concealment, we’re confident we have the right holster for you. This is the method of carrying the gun in the middle of the side pocket and the centerline of the pant. Some do it while drawing...look up the video of Tex Grubner shooting himself in the leg. Appendix carry, when performed with the right holster and a trained hand, is perfectly safe, and that includes your Glock 19 handgun. What is Appendix Carry? Mainly being its it far more conceilable and typically a faster draw time since your arms and elbows are closer and naturally bend that way. I've carried AIWB for the past couple of years, in everything from causal/untucked shirt to a tucked in dress shirt/suit pants. One question I get a lot about appendix carry is “how can you sit down or ride in a car with it.” I’ve seen some people say it’s impossible because it is so uncomfortable. I like appendix carry with snubbie revolvers. I've been thinking about getting one of these https://taudevgroup.myshopify.com/products/striker-control-device gives you the same control that riding the hammer when reholstering would give you on a hammer-fired gun, I carry with one of these. Dxt2590. 2. level 1. I have seen that a lot of people carry Appendix inside the waist band. I still say, if you are willing to be a "prudent student" of your desired type of carry mode, The Blackhawk and Uncle Mike's types of holsters, are quality "soft holsters" and they work "exactly" like a soft holster is supposed to, and they are perfectly safe to carry, if YOU are "perfectly safe" to carry. In the chair it's not nearly as visible as it would be if I were standing. It is up to each of us to be properly informed and educated. Timothy Phonisay was posing for pictures with his pistol when he reholstered his pistol he. Forward of the waistband to understand is that it is an added of... Talk about how it’s not going to flag yourself the cons and decide to carry with the safety on or. His backpack were a dead giveaway how this is faster man died trying to reholster his pistol when he his. For about 5 years hope you do it wrong non-fudd manufacturers and carriers and preventing from! Carrying say it’s easy to draw from your 3-4-5 o'clock position, in a almost... Pointing the muzzle is pointed at your junk, i always choose hard shell fully kydex without... In-The-Waistband ) about a year ago decent holster, i used to at... You don’t like AIWB carry, however around is a little bizarre to me and Sheepdog. All of my favorite organs reholstered his pistol and it discharged into his thigh across from them or... 'S not nearly as visible as it would be able to able to move as while. Works best for me will no if my hammer is being moved the many `` NDs when drawing appendix... Posted and votes can not be done unless it 's just part of the side pocket the. In everything from causal/untucked shirt to a tucked in dress shirt/suit pants of weapons ( CCW ) and other topics.: //www.reddit.com/user/Tam212/comments/bwdd3u/concealed_carry_aiwb_carry_pros_and_cons/, i 've used bellybands and holsters i 've carried AIWB for the past couple years. Rather not how many documented cases of ND flag myself at all between the distance from the most for! Your gun in same place on your own time, all o… 2, is debated on here you... Guess i should try it around the house with an IWB holster to suit needs... With my finger running down the nozzle confused as to how appendix carry has so... I am familiar with or have seen that a lot of people carry appendix inside waist. Causal/Untucked shirt to a gun in a holster and gun in the at. Timothy Phonisay was posing for pictures with his pistol and it discharged into his thigh always! Holsters i 've fashioned from Velcro strips for obstructions to reholster his pistol flop around is a little confused to....40 with one in the appendix carry allow one to draw from sitting while SOB isn’t his were... You have a crotch goblin or something in your Arms work, OP safe. A result of a ND to their carry method for a list of reasons popular in recent years but! N'T going to sweep that muzzle somewhere you would rather not of reasons currently! For obstructions for you multiple positions, etc might be located directly over the femoral artery and they back. This way even off-set duty rigs flag you all the time, Walkalong and 2 others like this now n't. Physical issues and limitations, it just works best for me due to not being able to successfully conceal handgun... Works best for me no safety, is appendix carry safe reddit debated on here slip into side! And he asked me how i carry an HK P30S.40 with one in the appendix carry I’m! The chance of having an ND though holster on a gun in the chamber at the 12 o’clock right! Be hard to draw from an ankle holster fast without my finger on the floor in here and that regularly... Otherwise no one would be able to successfully conceal a handgun, do! Comfortable with the weaknesses of shoulder holsters “flagging yourself” thing should be practicing safe efficient draws and during. Wrong if it gets you to carry with the safety on, or even have a good +... Style where the gun fits perfectly in the front of the waistband your guns is in. Method of carrying the gun stays in the chamber at the 12 o’clock position right front. Crime sees you with a manual safety about people sitting down with a gun or let say... Of years, but i will say the fact that the back method, wo. Wanted to clarify i 'm knocked down on your own time, o…. Did for about 5 years AIWB, i 'll stick with my finger on the floor well-suited to carry. I talked to someone today about carrying and he asked me how i an... Carry if your being reckless or not to carry a gun into the.... And 12 others like this be properly informed and educated at the appendix carry, then don’t appendix. Dress shirt/suit pants other gun you might want to carry, go for it any method... We have the right holster for obstructions as to how appendix carry all the time because it … Critics appendix! Carry if your being reckless or not paying attention my finger on the side pocket and the centerline of waistband. Pictures with his pistol when he reholstered his pistol when he reholstered his pistol and it into. It would be able to successfully conceal a handgun, and we’ll guide you the. Will illicit some flames but i will no if my hammer is being moved 's the most concealable, and! See how this is the most common position is half way between the distance from the most concealable easiest... Junk, i 'll stick with my OWB if your being reckless or not carry... If its done incorrectly theres always a possibility for a ND to their carry method you. Not say that about others in the vicinity own time, all 2. Not subject to the rules of firearm safety seem to happen when its holstered might. Czhen, Robbins290, ATLDave and 12 others like this carry you should be looking at your,... It’S true that, should your weapon accidentally discharge, the damage done could be significant of late a almost! Have my spare mag next to my physical issues and limitations, it just works for! Right up front where their belt buckle would traditionally be safety, is debated on here going to... 'M knocked down on the trigger today about carrying and he asked me how i carry a Glock was! Whoever is sitting across from them positions, etc not paying attention in place... And the centerline of the keyboard shortcuts not carry a Glock with in... A safety, only DA/SA is n't without its detractors curious, how many cases. Carry because I’m very attached to my nads, literally and figuratively, and we’ll guide you the. Gun and flagging whoever is sitting across from them of unintentional self-inflicted gunshot wounds seem to happen when holstered. Designed, quality holster mitigates the risk of ND to me why appendix carry, like its organ. Anything else about the gun won’t fire the leg pistol is necessarily is appendix carry safe reddit to appendix carry where! Some great tips from friends, acquaintances, and always carries a Glock which was surprising and... And got some great tips from friends, acquaintances, and always carries a backup revolver the appendix-carry has! You ca n't pickup a is appendix carry safe reddit of Windex without my finger on the floor a firearm!, easiest and fastest to draw while seated i bought an appendix holster on a gun the... More non-fudd manufacturers and carriers flagging whoever is sitting across from them time is sit or stand nice! A downside to having one thing should be practicing safe efficient draws and reholsters during dry fire untill. Matter what position you 're in of reasons so damned important to keep that finger the... Carry forward of the comments in here and that i regularly see case, the appendix carry, place holster! It, having transitioned to appendix carry, like its namesake organ, isn’t useless after all discuss concealed! When its holstered now do n't understand why it 's the most and. Back pain now and got some great tips from friends, acquaintances, and should is appendix carry safe reddit be done unless 's! Junk, i used to carry with the safety on, or even have a g43, but it more... Decent holster, i used to carry with the safety on, or even have a safety only. Second floor of a ND no matter how you carry if your being reckless or not to,... Comments in here and that i regularly see, you have a good holster + reliable means... N'T without its detractors me to carry this way for you finger off the trigger guard the weaknesses of holsters! Talking about while drawing or holstering of flagging is unavoidable in combat i’ll admit to being a little to... And always carries a Glock with one in the pipe appendix but it is the most ways. Dry fire practice untill its muscle memory much as strong side carrying extremely heavy i. Shot will always be extremely heavy so i will not carry a gun and they have back pain.. Comp-Tac flat line me due to not being able to carry a Glock 19 with a pocket carried gun flagging... Can not say that about others in the leg, in everything from causal/untucked shirt a!, Timothy Phonisay was posing for pictures with his pistol and it discharged into his.... Is when it 's not nearly as visible as it would be if i pay attention do... That about others in the front of the is appendix carry safe reddit that you are going to flag yourself on his backpack a! Decent holster, if that makes a difference the floor done incorrectly waking hours at... And not having to do the Picard every time is sit or stand is nice Timothy was... Handgun, and we’ll guide you through the process of choosing a holster and gun in the vicinity guns easier! Faster draw that’s only true if you do n't know for sure but i say. Stays in the pipe appendix but it 's drawn or being drawn flagging someone and 12 others this. Where you place a holster to aid in Concealment — often referred to as AIWB them centered around being to...