• Innovative Appendix Carry Holster
    7:20

    After wearing the City Special appendix carry holster from PHLster for a few months, PDN Contributor Grant Cunningham has become very familiar with the unique features of this holster, which is made for S&W J-Frames. With the City Special, it’s possible to perform one-handed reloads. Grant demonstrates this and discusses the other special features of

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  • Concealed Carry Options for Personal Defense
    8:55

    In this extended video clip, Rob Pincus continues taking down defensive shooting myths, this time the idea that an ankle holster is a good concealed carry option for personal defense, especially at close quarters. While an ankle holster may be useful for law enforcement officers to carry a secondary or tertiary firearm, for those geared

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  • Part 5: Selecting a Back-Up Gun
    8:29

    In a critical incident, you may need to use a back-up gun to replace the primary gun that has ceased functioning or run out of ammo. Selecting a back-up gun is not as easy as some think. Many factors should be considered, including whether your primary handgun is one that you really will carry every

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  • Garrity IN-VICTUS AIWB Leather Holster
    4:02

    Mark Garrity of Garrity’s Gunleather presents his IN-VICTUS leather holster, which is purpose-built for appendix inside-the-waistband carry. He describes the challenges that AIWB carry presents: larger pistols tend to protrude away from the body and print; AIWB is dogged by claims of being uncomfortable, especially when seated; and it’s not suitable for all body types.

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  • Minimalist Holsters
    5:41

    Some truly minimalist options for carrying a handgun on your body are now on the market, but are they useful or reckless? Rob Pincus believes that a holster must do four things: keep the gun consistently against your body, allow you to carry comfortably, release the gun when you need it, and hold on to

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  • Part 1. Concealed Carry Pros and Cons
    10:52

    In recent years, there’s been increasing interest in the benefits of appendix carry. Rob Pincus looks at the appendix carry pros and cons in this video. On the plus side, it’s easier to conceal small handguns on the front of the body as opposed to on the side or back. You don’t even need to

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  • appendix carry
    7:26

    When carrying firearms, the concerns most commonly mentioned are that people don’t want the muzzle of their gun to be covering them while they are carrying and presenting the gun. Rob demonstrates how there is actually less chance of covering yourself during presentation from appendix carry than from on-the-hip carry. He also discusses safety during

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  • Part 3. Firearms & CrossBreed Holsters for Appendix Carry
    12:12

    In this valuable primer on firearms and CrossBreed holsters suited for appendix carry, Rob Pincus is on the range with a variety of both, to demonstrate options and solutions. Wearing an untucked t-shirt and starting with a bellyband holster concealing an S&W J-Frame, Rob tries to conceal progressively larger handguns until the “too much printing”

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  • Part 4. Appendix Carry Training with an Outside-the-Waistband Holster
    3:22

    During training classes, Rob allows students to get used to presentation from appendix carry by using an outside-the-waistband holster at the one o’clock position. This outside-the-waistband holster allows students to become familiar with the mechanics of presentation without the emotional and safety issues that may be involved when using an inside-the-waistband holster while learning this

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