GUN CCW carry dress question

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  1. Section8

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    I've been trying to figure out how best to dress for work once i get my CCW - i have business casual at work so slacks and polo or button down shirt - but I usually tuck my shirts in.

    I guess I could buy some straight cut bottom button shirts and wear them untucked and get an IWB holster?

    On the other hand, I currently work on an Army Base so I probably don't really need to be carrying on base - but what's the point of getting the CCW if i don't carry daily?

    Any suggestions for a carry newbie?
     
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    SS109 3100 FPS OT Supporter

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    95% of the time I carry untucked.

    When I have to carry tucked, I carry a Kel-Tec in a pocket holster. My other guns are just too heavy in a pocket holster.
     
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    buy a tuckable iwb holster
     
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    I know the C.T.A.C. allows for a tucked in shirt, but I don't like mine too much (personal preference).

    Someone here posted pictures of him wearing the C.T.A.C. with a tucked in shirt and it looked pretty good... couldn't really tell. I can't remember who it was though.
     
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    insert comptac mtac plug here :o
     
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    Yep I use ctac and have to wear tucked button downs, sometimes untucked polo's works fine for me.

    Are you allowed to carry on a military base?
     
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    I guess I'd have to see the pictures to understand how the holster works with a tucked shirt while still concealing the weapon.

    I realize holsters are also usually a matter of personal opinion, but what IWB holsters should i look at that are better than others?
     
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    I actually don't know to tell the truth. I'd have to go down to PMO and ask I guess.
     
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    I can't seem to get my CTAC comfortable... :dunno:

    The clips get jacked up and they're the right size for my belt. I can't get seem to get the cant I want. I guess I need to fiddle around with it more.
     
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    The shirt goes between the gun/leather and the belt clips
     
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    Oh..they have pictures of the CTAC on the webpage with a tucked shirt - that looks pretty slick.
     
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    What you carrying in it? My glock one broke which was pretty comfortable although would sometimes shift a little and be uncomfortable especially getting in cars. Hoping when my Nossar Stingray comes it'll be a little better, CTAC was better then anything else ive tried though.
     
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    Thanks - So i'm guessing that the shirt completely covers the weapon and to draw you would still need to pull out your shirt to get at it?
     
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    I'm carrying a USPc... not the smallest CCW out there but I don't think I should be having that much difficulty getting my clips to stay straight in my belt. :dunno:
     
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    Ja.
     
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    Thanks guys :cool:
     
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    One of the clips tore off mine :wtc:
     
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    another vote for the CTAC (or MTAC I'm assuming as well). It's not my most comfortable holster, but it tucks pretty well.
     
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    Trust me. If you value your hide, get the mtac over the ctac. :o
     
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    I wear polo and button up shirts to work, I carry in a CTAC. The shirt tucks in perfectly.
     
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    PS, I don't like the MTAC because I don't like leather. It's fucking hot and humid here and my sweat builds up behind leather... I don't have that problem with kydex, and my CTAC don't scratch me, it's perfectly comfortable.
     
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    Where else can you order a CTAC MTAC other than from their own website, and can you find them for less than the $70 or so they are asking?
     
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    And looks like the $70 is an introductory price... better jump on that now, before it jumps to $110 or something crazy.

    Ends September 15.
     
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    No carrying on base. Unless you live in base housing and then you're only allowed directly between housing and the gate; you can't walk around base with a weapon.

    I live off-base, so I don't "strap on" if you will, until after work if I'm going out.
     
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    I wear an ankle holster :dunno: Prolly not good with dress pants.
     

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