Shirt issues

Discussion in 'Handguns: General Discussion' started by mrbladedude, Sep 16, 2017.

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  1. Vern Humphrey

    Vern Humphrey Member

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    My holsters, as I described, have a full backing -- lay the gun on the leather, and trace a line completely around it, and that becomes the back of the holster. Nothing but leather touches the skin, and that leather is warmed repeatedly and the Sno-Seal rubbed in
     
  2. NMPOPS

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    Hell, I spent my LE career in NM wearing T-shirt, Vest & Uniform shirt, so a T under a polo is nothing.
     
  3. H3NT3

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    This is going to rock your world: Shirt Stays.
    Like suspenders but they pull your shirt down.
    This is the made in USA set I have: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B01C4Q21X6/ref=mp_s_a_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1505789502&sr=1-5&pi=SL180_SX140_CR0,0,140,180_QL70
    Clips may slip from thin polyester-cotton blend shirts (like Wrangler's Wracher plaid shirts with the fancy pearl snap buttons) after a few to several hours.
    Will solve your shirt woes.
    I use them often doing my job, landscape construction. Serve me well in all weather conditions and various forms of physical labor. Keeps me looking like the boss regardless how filthy I become.
    Also, I find grip material affects clothing during a carrying concealed IWB. Wood grips don't catch fabric. Grippy rubber while great for a consistent grip when moist catch shirts and irritate my skin with the deep patterns. Smooth wood doesn't irritate my skin. Irritation is my driving reason for going two shirts when weather and tolerance allows.
     
  4. JONWILL

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    I know what you are talking about. With a tucked in shirt you will have one section untucked to hide the IWB holster. I decided to pocket carry most of the time. When I would squat the shirt pulls up and the gun is exposed.
     
  5. the Black Spot

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    Cheaper and easier to cut the sleeves out of the undershirt. Thats what i did and have no problems. Wether I am up and down ladders changing light bulbs or under sink fixing a pipe; i have no problems.
     
  6. Deanimator

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    I mostly wear tucked polo shirts with a t-shirt underneath.

    I don't have a problem with either shirt coming untucked when worn with a proper tuckable IWB holster.

    I wear a thick, stiff belt and have it cinched TIGHT. It keeps my pants from sagging and my shirts from coming out.
     
  7. zb338

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    Wear your everyday clothing and put the holster on the outside. Then as the last
    article of clothing use a vest, a sports jacket or a shirt outside the pants.

    Z
     
  8. phil dirt

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    Get a stainless handgun.
     
  9. HB

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    I understand your issue. I wear regular cotton undershirts. The only time I don't have this issue is with slacks that have a rubber "band" lining the belt area designed to prevent exactly this. Unfortunately I do not have a solution.

    I don't care if my gun or holster gets sweaty. It is just annoying and creates issues as you must retuck every time you go to the restroom etc. My current goal is to get down to 180 or 175 and see if that helps.

    HB
     
  10. Vern Humphrey

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    The problem is, moisture builds up INSIDE the gun and rusts the springs and other non-stainless parts.
     
  11. Varminterror

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    Read my post above, and now you DO have a solution. That "rubber band" lining isn't rubber, it's typically a silicone. Exactly what I described to put on your holster in my post above. As you noted, it works well on pants, and it'll work just as well when applied on the holster too.

    Life really is that simple.
     
  12. HB

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    "Read my post above, and now you DO have a solution. That "rubber band" lining isn't rubber, it's typically a silicone. Exactly what I described to put on your holster in my post above. As you noted, it works well on pants, and it'll work just as well when applied on the holster too."

    Unfortunately it happens without a holster too. I have no butt!
     
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