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Adopt a first timer??

TaurusToter

Campaign Veteran
Joined
Jul 27, 2011
Messages
308
Location
West Bend, WI
Thought I had commented on this one in the past, but I guess I haven't. Put me down for SE Wisconsin, specifically West Bend/Milwaukee area

"Have gun, will travel"
 

TaurusToter

Campaign Veteran
Joined
Jul 27, 2011
Messages
308
Location
West Bend, WI
Moved a little further South, I'm now in Germantown.

Expecting to see a few more people come over here too. A lot of people on Facebook's WCI page were talking about OC adopting, and I referred them over to this forum
 

fadepoint89

Regular Member
Joined
Jun 6, 2012
Messages
33
Location
Fox Lake, Wi
Newbie I live in beaver dam. Your only about 30 minutes away. I could go with ya sometime. I haven't done it yet but I want to.

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weston502

Regular Member
Joined
May 15, 2011
Messages
29
Location
wisconsin
hey im from oshkosh. i was hoping someone could help show me how you open carry if you wearing a jacket. don't even know where to start.thanks
 

MKEgal

Regular Member
Joined
Jan 8, 2010
Messages
4,386
Location
in front of my computer, WI
weston502 said:
I was hoping someone could help show me how you open carry if you are wearing a jacket.
Either leave the coat open in the front & tuck it behind the holster/grip toward your back, which leaves a lot of open area for snow & wind to get in the front,

or tuck it between your side & the grip. Put on your coat, fasten it, then reach down & pull the hem up from directly below the holster to put it between you & the grip. That allows having the coat closed in the front, but doesn't work well with bulky or longer jackets.
 

weston502

Regular Member
Joined
May 15, 2011
Messages
29
Location
wisconsin
thanks for the tips. i decided to buy a new jacket that is shorter and easier to tuck behind the gun. but unfortunately i shot of the last of my.45 acp and have not been able to find anymore. only 20 so private sales only for me. going to the gun show in oshkosh today so hoping i can find some there. thanks
 
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wisopen1990

New member
Joined
Feb 14, 2013
Messages
7
Location
ladysmith
i open carried for the first time yesterday (nervous as heck) and found this a problem as well but i just tucked my jacket between my belt and pants behind the holster so the gun was visible
 

Bradley

Regular Member
Joined
Jan 30, 2013
Messages
86
Location
Mount Badon
i open carried for the first time yesterday (nervous as heck) and found this a problem as well but i just tucked my jacket between my belt and pants behind the holster so the gun was visible
Buy a blaze orange belt long enough to fit around the outside of your coat. Your weapon will be quite visible.
 

protias

Regular Member
Joined
Dec 18, 2008
Messages
7,295
Location
SE, WI
i open carried for the first time yesterday (nervous as heck) and found this a problem as well but i just tucked my jacket between my belt and pants behind the holster so the gun was visible
Nervousness goes away. Soon you won't care what people think about you.
Buy a blaze orange belt long enough to fit around the outside of your coat. Your weapon will be quite visible.
This is just stupid.
 
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