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Old October 4th, 2014, 07:50 PM   #1
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how do you conceal in a suit?

Just out of curiosity for you guys who wear suits daily, do you tuck your gun in if you wear iwb and wear an unbuttoned jacket over it? or do you wear the gun untucked with the jacket over? Of course I am assuming some people use owb as a carry method when dressed as such? I read an article the other night that said only one layer should be covering your gun and you shouldn't burry your gun under clothing. I don't think any of the options above are wrong I just would like to know what others are doing in this situation.

How comfortable are you that you are concealed in your daily work activities?

I do not take my jacket off because I carry my spare mag owb weak side but I always tuck my gun under my shirt in the event my coat blew open or I pull it back too far.

Interested to hear what others have to say. I work in an NPE and guns are forbidden so being spotted is not to be taken lightly. I carry at work because of my line of work and I am often at the building before open by myself, after close or on weekends and would not want to be in a tight spot without options.

Thanks in advance for any input, I am curious as to what people with more experience will say.
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Old October 4th, 2014, 08:04 PM   #2
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AIWB tucked under shirt. Comfortable and no one ever notices. I rarely ever button my suit jacket and have never had an issue so far.
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Old October 4th, 2014, 09:03 PM   #3
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I bought a nice Kramer tuckable leather holster a few years ago for my M&P compact for suits and other fancy events. I don't like just having a suit jacket or medium weight shirt floating over it. I'm very interested in a CompTac as well, after having used a family member's, liked that as well. I make sure to have a similar colored belt as the clips, and I like my 1.5 dress belt (non reversible because I also don't like the swivel on reversible buckles) rather than the 1.25 or 1 inch belts. I also use the non pinky rest mags and my holster is FBI cant to prevent as much printing as possible. I don't have an IWB mag carrier, I usually use my regular low profile mag carrier that is black and rides high if I can get away with it, or (and I know this is not speedy at all) a speed strip stripper clip for revolvers in my pocket. It keeps them together and flat to lay in a pocket. I'm interested in someday getting a decent IWB mag holster, but more interested in a decent ankle wrap for a mag. Just my two cents.
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Old October 5th, 2014, 03:54 AM   #4
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Yea my aiwb rig is not tuckable so I wear a mad max by desantis which allows me to tuck my shirt in. Seems you both tuck your shirt in over the gun with the jacket on top.
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...and then there are those of us whose suits have been altered to allow a bit of extra room on one hip or under one arm. Wearing a suit used to be the easiest way of all to conceal a gun.
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Old October 5th, 2014, 05:43 AM   #6
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Oh yes I'm not doubting its easy I'm just curious if majority tuck their gun in and wear a jacket over it or if they go untucked with a jacket or owb with a jacket. My suits are all tailored so I can carry iwb no issues.

I hate tucking my gun personally when I wear my jacket all day.
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I wear a jacket that's a little too big for me. I have it altered if necessary.
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I wear a jacket that's a little too big for me. I have it altered if necessary.
Owb or iwb?
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Seems you both tuck your shirt in over the gun with the jacket on top.
Yeah, I have a white undershirt between me and the pistol, my dress Hirt tucked in over my pistol, and my jacket. The nice thing about my holster is it looks and functions just fine if I do tuck in my dress shirt under my pistol. It's nice to know I can have only one impeding layer if I choose, but generally I'm okay with having to untuck my shirt after pull back my jacket. If I had to Yale quick draw option constantly at work or in the places I choose to go, I'd reevaluate my pistol/carry options as well as some other life choices.
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If I had to Yale quick draw option constantly at work or in the places I choose to go, I'd reevaluate my pistol/carry options as well as some other life choices.
Haha well fortunately that is not a problem.
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If I had to Yale quick draw option constantly at work or in the places I choose to go, I'd reevaluate my pistol/carry options as well as some other life choices.
I'm thinking I meant to say "rely on," not "Yale."
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OWB with suit jacket on even while driving. In summer with humidity, IWB or pocket Shield since jacket has to come off in car or I will have the slept-in look.
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Why, it's very simple my friend, Pocket carry one of those J-frames!!!!

Still owe you a reply, from last week. Hope your holiday went well and best wishes on your "near future endeavor"

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Cant help don't wear suits.
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Cant help don't wear suits.
This!

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