If there was a secret to pocket carry, and I’m not saying there is one but if there was it would be a good pocket holster. Now, some will say “isn’t my pocket a good enough holster?”. Not by any stretch of the imagination. So the obvious question is “why?”.
Well, if you just drop the gun in your pocket, it will be jostling around and will never be in the same place if you have to reach for it. This would lead to unnecessary fumbling in case you have to draw. Also, the trigger won’t be protected which could lead to something snagging the trigger and causing the gun to go off. Considering it’s location, that’s a very bad thing. Then you have the added bonus of a very obvious gun shape in your pocket. Finally, and this is something they don’t tell you very often, the front of a pistol can very VERY quickly wear a hole in your pocket. It can take as little as 2 or 3 days depending on the make of the gun and its shape.
A good pocket holster fixes all these problems. Quite a few companies make pocket holsters of all shapes and sized and, let me tell you, I’ve tried out a great deal of them. Like many, I started with that one brand that you can get at just about any sporting goods store and/or Walmart. It’s not a bad holster by any stretch but it wasn’t a great one either.
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