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Does appendix carry make you feel like you’re violating Rule 1 in the worst way?

Ah yes, Rule 1 of Gun Safety: Never allow your gun’s muzzle to cover anything you’re not prepared to destroy. Ah yes, appendix carry: The way to carry concealed that keeps the gun’s muzzle pointed right at the last thing I’m prepared to destroy. Furthermore, Rule 3 says to always keep the gun unloaded until it’s ready to use, but when I’m carrying a concealed firearm, that gun will always be loaded because that’s sort of the point. That means, if I’m doing CCW with appendix carry, I’d better pay extra special attention to Rule 2 … keeping that index finger outside the trigger guard at all times until I’m on target.

Here’s the crux of the matter: Appendix carry also allows for a smooth, fast draw. Appendix carry is one of the best ways to keep your CCW piece truly concealed. And thousands of concealed carriers do it this way every day in full assurance that their family jewels are safe. One way to make that happen for you is to choose the right holster. In this great video from our partners at CrossBreed Holsters, you’ll learn all the pros and cons of this somewhat controversial carry method … is it right for you?

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2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Michael

    October 17, 2022 at 2:49 pm

    If you are skinny as a rail, appendix carry works. Add a dad bod and it isn’t comfortable, no matter how you hike your pants. And I will go against any appendix carry person with my hip carry L2 retention for draw and accuracy and day of the week.

  2. C J

    October 17, 2022 at 2:51 pm

    You’ll shoot your eye out. Or whatever.

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