Plus size ladies carrying

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Plus size ladies carrying

Postby duke » Tue Jul 19, 2011 8:49 pm

I was wondering if there were any plus size ladies and what method do they use to carry?
I'm a newbie and would appreciate your help.
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Re: Plus size ladies carrying

Postby Crossfire » Tue Jul 19, 2011 9:30 pm

Belly band, bra holster, and purse. Not always at the same time.
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Re: Plus size ladies carrying

Postby SewTexas » Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:18 pm

ah, come on Crossfire, you could totally carry them all at the same time! add an ankle holster and you're Fiona from Burn Notice!!! :lol:
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Re: Plus size ladies carrying

Postby LikesShinyThings » Wed Jul 20, 2011 8:56 pm

Another Burn Notice fan - Cool!

I would think IWB could be a possibility, too. Although it probably depends (doesn't it always?) on your shape.
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Re: Plus size ladies carrying

Postby v-rog » Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:06 pm

I thought you were never to ask a woman's age or weight? "rlol"

duke wrote:I was wondering if there were any plus size ladies and what method do they use to carry?
I'm a newbie and would appreciate your help.
Thanks!
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Re: Plus size ladies carrying

Postby speedsix » Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:19 pm

...only difference between askin' them forbidden questions and outright suicide is that insurance don't pay off on suicide...


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Re: Plus size ladies carrying

Postby SewTexas » Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:37 pm

Shiny, these all better be LCP's or something equally small! we're starting to add some weight....hey, each a different color, right?
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Re: Plus size ladies carrying

Postby LikesShinyThings » Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:48 pm

SewTexas wrote:Shiny, these all better be LCP's or something equally small! we're starting to add some weight....hey, each a different color, right?


It's my new exercise program - carry lots of lead and metal, and I get even more of a workout! :mrgreen:
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Re: Plus size ladies carrying

Postby TLynnHughes » Thu Jul 21, 2011 3:15 pm

LikesShinyThings wrote:
SewTexas wrote:Shiny, these all better be LCP's or something equally small! we're starting to add some weight....hey, each a different color, right?


It's my new exercise program - carry lots of lead and metal, and I get even more of a workout! :mrgreen:


I like you're thinking!

I use purse carry and IWB or even OWB with a full shirt, depending on the situation/event/environment.

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Re: Plus size ladies carrying

Postby tbrown » Thu Jul 21, 2011 5:39 pm

LikesShinyThings wrote:It's my new exercise program - carry lots of lead and metal, and I get even more of a workout! :mrgreen:

Do you use matching snubbies as ankle weights? :thumbs2:
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Re: Plus size ladies carrying

Postby LikesShinyThings » Fri Jul 22, 2011 9:14 am

tbrown wrote:
LikesShinyThings wrote:It's my new exercise program - carry lots of lead and metal, and I get even more of a workout! :mrgreen:

Do you use matching snubbies as ankle weights? :thumbs2:


I think I would need to, in order to assure balanced muscle growth, right?
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Re: Plus size ladies carrying

Postby YellowTJ » Mon Aug 08, 2011 3:43 pm

I wear a P238 in a wallet holster. I don't carry a purse so that option didn't feel weird at all. Its small, it's light, and it just looks like a wallet or phone or whatever in my back pocket. Pull your tshirt down and you can't tell a thing. For me it's been great.


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Re: Plus size ladies carrying

Postby texiss33 » Thu Aug 11, 2011 8:28 pm

Those of you who purse carry...where can I find something reasonably attractive? I have seen a lot of designer knock-offs and patchwork-style bags, but nothing simple or casual for every day use. Have also discovered that just about everything I find has a bunch of little zippered compartments inside, I'm more a "one big bag" kind of girl. Using my regular purse now, which is neither convenient nor practical as I doubt I could get to my gun in time to use it. Suggestions on where to look?
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Re: Plus size ladies carrying

Postby LikesShinyThings » Thu Aug 11, 2011 9:51 pm

texiss33 wrote:Those of you who purse carry...where can I find something reasonably attractive? I have seen a lot of designer knock-offs and patchwork-style bags, but nothing simple or casual for every day use. Have also discovered that just about everything I find has a bunch of little zippered compartments inside, I'm more a "one big bag" kind of girl. Using my regular purse now, which is neither convenient nor practical as I doubt I could get to my gun in time to use it. Suggestions on where to look?


I like Coronado Leather concealment purses. They have specially-designed (lockable) holstering compartment. They're not cheap, but they are well designed, IMHO, and my first one has lasted over 6 years (think it is more like 7 or 8, but I don't remember when I bought it), and still going strong.
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Re: Plus size ladies carrying

Postby Crossfire » Thu Aug 11, 2011 10:00 pm

I have had several Coronado bags and a couple of Galco bags. All well made.

But I really like Gun Tote'n Mamas. These are exceptionally well made bags, and much lower priced than the others. They have been difficult to find in stores, but now you can buy directly from their website.
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