Carrying untucked, iwb or owb?

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Cooler weather is here, I've gotten in the habit of iwb carrying, but would love to start carrying something small, Sig 238 or a Glock 42 owb with an untucked shirt... I don't read much about owb carry in the winter, is it commonly done?

I'm also worried that my shirt will catch the top of the gun if I stretch or lean to one side and the gun will show. Any experience with this concern? When I wear owb in the house, my shirt catches the top of the gun sometimes, I feel like I'll be fidgeting with my shirt all the time

Steve

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You almost forget you're carrying if you have a decent IWB holster. You know the motto in the PRM - concealed means concealed... Would hate to upset the sheeple, cause a scene and end up getting in a jam.
 

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i use an owb sometimes. after 40+ years of carrying, i don't give a shit if someone sees it when i reach at the supermarket for something. i stopped being paranoid a few months into regular concealed carry back in the day. just set it and forget it so to speak.
 
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I practiced so much with my Shield and Alien Gear IWB holster that I can instinctively draw without second thought through muscle memory. I'd hate to have to try and learn that all over again with a OWB, then have to stop and think...what holster am I carrying?
 

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cannot carry iwb----tried multiple times and it just doesn't work for me---it's either owb with a shirt or sportcoat over, or pocket carry---since i bought the sig 938 it's the same edc no matter the weather or clothing choice. used to be i would choose sr9c for winter and lcr .38 for summer. to each his/her own. YMMV
 
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I carry a 238 or a g23 depending on my situation and mood. I have an iwb and owb for both and use them both. You definitely print more with an owb, but it's comfortable and so far hasn't caused me any problems.
 
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Yes. But I've been doing it for so long that its not a matter of going out and buying larger pants. Its just how I've bought my pants for 10 years.

This is usually only for casual pants/shorts. Dress pants, I usually pocket carry so no allowance is made.
 
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OWB almost always. More comfortable. People don't notice either way. Even when I open carry people don't seem to either notice or care.

I guess I'm the oddball here, it's warmer weather when I tend to carry a full framed pistol more often than cooler weather.

I'm actually not sure when I carried IWB last.
 
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Yes. But I've been doing it for so long that its not a matter of going out and buying larger pants. Its just how I've bought my pants for 10 years.

I've always been the same - a size larger and tighten with a belt. Carrying IWB with a Shield and Alien Gear Cloak Tuck 2.0 results in one notch looser on the belt for me.
 
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