Trying to conceal being 130 lbs guy

Hey Peeps,
i am a 130 lbs guy and been carrying at home to get used to it, the problem i am running into is my grip keeps catching my shirt and and wont let my shirt fall, i have tried a shirt from the “tall” section and it bunches up onto the grip, thats no good, so what can i go to help conceal my firearm a little better,

also i am having an issues with end of the grip poking out, it could be mistaken for a phone holster clip, but i want as close to perfect concealment as possible.

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Post pics. Perhaps it is the angle of the grip and not the materials involved.

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Not sure what holster you are using, but some have attachments available that moves the grip closer to your body.

Also, are you able to adjust height and angle? That might help some with your shirt hanging up on the grip.

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Like @PDA3 said, adjust the height and angle, if possible. Maybe try a little different carry position. Last, a wardrobe modification, to include a cover garment may be in the cards.

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so far i tried differnt shirts and the only place on my body it doesnt physcally hurt me to carry is side just behind hip, i have a IWB and i can adjust angle. i like the height and angle . but cant figure out the ganging up.

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i will take pics later tonight when i am home . i really appreciate the help in this matter.

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What kind of pistol? The more aggressive the texture on the grip, the more likely it will “snag” your shirt. The grips on my M&P eventually wear holes in my T-shirts.

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Taurus G2c with 12 round double stack mag.

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I carry an M&P shield, I have a similar problem when I wear sweatshirts because they are not long. When I sit it seems to get pulled up. If I wear longer shirts, it’s usually fine. Side note, I wear under armor or Tommy copper compression shirts for my shoulders, and have discovered the “slipperyness” of them helps on the draw as my hand just slides down easily to the grip. Plus I don’t feel the grip on my skin. It’s much better than a Tee shirt. I appendix carry inside the waste band. Hides very well.

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for me, getting the firearm to take up the least space left to right works. That means setting up the angle of the holster to let the end of the barrel be in the same vertical as the end of the grip. The ‘hammer’ would be the most protruding on the other side.

You’ll also need to concider height mounted at (some holsters are adjustbale for that, and sometimes you just have to find one that is at the right height for you.

And placement on the belt, of course. I’m 3:30-4:00 all day long without issue. I’m not 130#, but am only 160 at 10.5" tall with a very lean build.

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forgove my ignorance. what do you mean good show? and send you what?

thank you guys . yeah, iwb , taurus g2c double stack, hip carry about 4 or 5 oclock.

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My Clinger holster hugs closer to the body.

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I have a SIG P365XL, now I know that that point does not help but, even that little gun has its moments. If I wear the wrong shirt than look out! It is not being sneaky at all. If I have it in a different spot it bulges. I have three different holsters trying to find the perfect carry holster. One of the main problems is that our bodies are all different and my 6’+ 300 lb. body has no comparison to yours.
When I carry my .45 1911, I use a shoulder holster.
I believe there is a set up out there that will work perfectly but I know I have not found it but if I do it probably would not be the same for others unless your my Height and weight.

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#_waldentj. I think I have you by 10-14 lbs and I also conceal carry the G2c from time to time. I also carry it with the 17 round clip. I carry it mostly aiwb with a little tilt. I have always worn shirts that are a size or two larger and have very little problems with printing. And like others have said, there are accessories out there to add you in keeping the grip closer to the body.

I sometimes carry the G3 but most owb concealed with hood but I have been able to carry it aiwb with hardly any awareness.

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@_waldentj when I got back from Kuwait after the first Gulf war I was down to 128 lbs (wife made me get on a scale) and I was still 6’-2" so I was basically a walking scarecrow. That said I was hard as nails and could hump a 90 lb pack all day. I don’t think it is as much the holster per say (obviously a thicker holster is thicker) as it is the cant of the pistol. I’m not familiar with the G2c but for reference I carried a 1911 Colt Officers Model with Houge grips (fat cuz I have big paws) so while shorter than a full size 1911 by 1 1/2" at the barrel the grip was just as long due to the S&A Magwell mainspring housing. The grip of the pistol snuggled right up under my rib cage and with the addition of a pager or cell phone to my right hip the gun just disappeared under a loose over shirt (I always wear a T-shirt except in polo’s and you can get them baggy enough to cover). What you may need to do is modify how you approach different tasks, I never “bend over” any more, I always take a knee or squat. Leaning over a rail or fence is out of the question if ind it much better to stand tall and belly up to the same. Stand up straight, stick your chest out and suck in that gut, the gun will disappear.

Cheers,

Craig6

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128? That is what I was in 81 when I joined the infantry carrying the M-60 at 5’9" about 140-144 now

@Lu-Can LOL I just opened my storage locker and was going through some things and found a pair of 29" waist nylon parachute pants from when I joined the Navy in 85. My 23 y/o son thought they were cool as he!! and confiscated them immediately and got “mad props” from his car club buddies on his “retro” britches (now if I could only find my Snake Pliskin motorcycle boots). I went into the Gulf War at about 160 ish after 80 days waaayyyyy out in the sand and a 4 day running gun fight those of us that walked out we were all a little worse for the wear. I’m a comfortable 180 - 185 now in 32’s with just a bit above the belt line that I can pinch, made it to 195+ once and felt like he!! On a giggle I Magnum PI carried my new to me LAR Grizzly MK1 in 45 WinMag and even it didn’t show under open flannel.

Cheers,

Craig6

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