Three reasons exist for going to a backup gun: the primary gun malfunctions, runs out of ammo, or can’t be accessed. Carrying a backup gun in your weak-side back pocket is useful in the third situation, when the primary is inaccessible. The backup can still be reached with either hand and brought into action. Rob Pincus demonstrates how he deploys the backup gun from this position.
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