Different Ways to Conceal a Handgun

Different Ways to Conceal a Handgun

There are many different ways to conceal a handgun. Each one offers unique features and a different draw method. Here are a couple of carrying options you can consider. 

Outside the Waistband Holster

This can hold your gun on your back, draw side, or supporting side and easily be covered by a jacket, shirt, or concealment vest. The belt holster is popular among law enforcement, government agents, and everyday shooters. It is the most comfortable option. However, it is also one of the easiest concealed carry methods to spot because the weapon’s bulk can often be seen. To reduce your chances of being spotted, you will want to choose your other clothes carefully. The style and materials of your holster also come into play. Guns unlike PA-10 rifles are easy to hide yet perform as good as them. 


Today there are a lot of minute guns. These make pocket carrying an option. This method became popular in the Old West with gunslingers and sheriffs. The type of gun you use can determine if this is an option for you. Because of the size of pocket weapons, it difficult to detect concealed weapons in a pocket. However, this can be the most dangerous method of carrying. You can easily shoot yourself when trying to access your pistol. Therefore, this is not a very popular carry method.

It has been made safer with the development of pocket holsters. A high-quality pocket holster can improve your draw and safety from this position. If you are interested in one of these, go for the name-brand option. Look for one that will completely protect your weapon from snagging on your pocket. Then, spend a lot of time practicing with it. Use the proper technique. Make sure you holster the weapon out of your pocket. 

Consider the features you are looking for to choose the best carrying option for you. By trying these methods and more, you can determine what type of carrying options you prefer.