Discussion in 'Handguns: Revolvers' started by Agent-J, Mar 10, 2009.
I carry one like that.
It's a 2" model 10-7, round butt. I have Ahrends finger groove boot grips on the gun, which help concealment a lot, and my holster is from Lobo Gunleather. $39 shipped, and I loved it so much I bought another for my 629!!
It rides high and close to the body.
It does ride high and tight which is necessary for a 4" barrel.
It does have a thumb break though.
it prints even under a hawaiian style shirt.
Also, do not forget the belt. A good firm gun belt that will not torque away from your body is extremely important
Any owb will print with any t shirt. You need iwb for max. concealment.
I would invest in a nice still belt to carry that high.
Also, I wear t-shirts from the Duluth Trading co which are 3" longer.
S&W model 66 snubby in PWL holster
I often carry a S&W model 66 snubby (2.5 inch barrel) in a Price Western Leather (PWL) holster OWB. It positions the gun very high and tight on the belt, with the grip canted forward. The concealment and lack of printing is excellent.
I carry my Ruger, 2.25", .357 Magnum in a Galco, SM122B.
It's an OSW, high-ride, open-top pancake holster.
It's my day to day CCW, under a light shirt, Summer & Winter
WITH a simply rugged "real man" belt! It must be the high center of gravity of the short barreld .357. I carry all my service sized pistols in high ride belt slides with no problems.
The critical part is the T-shirt. There is a world of difference between a soft, thin underwear-style T, and a Hanes Beefy-T, the latter of which can conceal an N-frame, and I am not kidding. I usually avoid T-shirts, though, as I live on the hot, humid Gulf Coast, and button-up and polo-style shirts with collars ventilate FAR better. Pay attention to patterns and colors, too. Black is a good solid color; contrasting patterns will camouflage any bulges.
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