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Best holster for teachers?
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Posted on 12/18/2012 10:20:24 PM PST by exhaustguy

What is the best holster to use when you Conceal Carry while working as a teacher in middle and high school? In particular a gym, shop, or music teacher who is in close contact with his/her students. What holster works best to avoid the gun being seized when working day to day and possibly being distracted by another student?


TOPICS: Education
KEYWORDS: banglist; ccw; education; teacher

1 posted on 12/18/2012 10:20:37 PM PST by exhaustguy
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To: exhaustguy
Flashbang Bra Holster for the women.
2 posted on 12/18/2012 10:28:41 PM PST by DocRock (All they that TAKE the sword shall perish with the sword. Matthew 26:52 Gun grabbers beware.)
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To: exhaustguy

http://www.thewellarmedwoman.com/

For the girls......


3 posted on 12/18/2012 10:39:02 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (Psalm 83)
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To: exhaustguy

small gun -> pocket holster


4 posted on 12/18/2012 10:39:02 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: exhaustguy

Google “SmartCarry” , without the apostrophes.

Your students may never know you are carrying, and they are going to have to reach pretty far into your pants to get the weapon away from you.

Plus, when one of the little cherubs aims a blow at your groin, your weapon will deflect it.

Not the fastest draw the world has ever seen, but because it comes from an unexpected direction it is surprisingly effective. I had a concealed carry instructor ask me to draw my weapon, and he was astonished when I had it drawn and at the ready before he even had a chance to determine where I was carrying it.


5 posted on 12/18/2012 10:40:48 PM PST by CurlyDave
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To: exhaustguy
If your primary concern is keeping it from being grabbed by someone else, the black hawk SERPA type holsters are supreme. It would be extremely difficult for a hostile to take this gun out of it's holster. Problem is, they don't conceal a firearm very well, not as well as other leather CCW holsters. So, everyone knows you're packing. Plus they aren't very comfy IMO.

I prefer the Akers flatsider because nobody can tell it's there. It's so comfy, you can forget it's there. It can be had with or without a thumb break. The version without a thumb break has a tension screw for customizing how tightly the holster grips your weapon. The craftsmanship is equivalent to a custom holster or better. also IMO. I can conceal a full size Glock .45 with mine by wearing a polo shirt that is slightly larger than it needs to be. I typically carry a Glock 30 subcompact .45 in it (which is still a fairly large CCW pistol) and it conceals extremely well. If nobody knows you have it, they won't be inclined to take it away.

You may wait a while to get one though. They're pretty slow at the Akers holster factory.

6 posted on 12/18/2012 10:41:24 PM PST by RC one (FU liberals.)
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To: exhaustguy
is this what its come down to?......teachers carrying guns now?......

what about nurses?....I mean we have more nut jobs and druggies and drunks running around in a hospital than your average school.....

lets not go over the deep end people.....

7 posted on 12/18/2012 10:41:44 PM PST by cherry
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To: exhaustguy

Depends on body type as well as clothing choices, tho a belly band offers both concealability and an extra clothing layer to defeat someone spotting & snatching it off the teacher.


8 posted on 12/18/2012 10:43:19 PM PST by Titan Magroyne (What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.)
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To: cherry
Why shouldn't nurses be able to carry on the job? I'm not trying to start an argument, just wondering about your thoughts.

Of course, most hospitals have security on site (with guns) which significantly reduces response time. Maybe schools need to go down that route. Teachers, administrators, custodians, etc. are already there so why not train and arm them?

9 posted on 12/18/2012 10:58:19 PM PST by voteNRA (A citizenry armed with rifles simply cannot be tyrannized)
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To: exhaustguy

I would suggest you consider the Galco “Royal Guard” line of IWB holsters.


10 posted on 12/18/2012 11:10:04 PM PST by absalom01 (You should do your duty in all things. You cannot do more, and you should never wish to do less.)
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To: exhaustguy
This is my favorite: CrossBreed

Its not going to stop someone from grabbing your weapon if they can get under your shirt and by your waist band though. For that you are going to want a level-2 or preferably level-3 type holster.

Those are usually plastic molded that are made to fit your gun. They take a sequence of events (push of a button, or the button plus a certain angle of draw) to access your weapon.

I don't know of any comfortable IWB type holsters made in level 2 or 3 but if one exists, you're in the right place for someone to come along and correct me, which I would appreciate!

The Cross Breed linked to above is by far the best "all day" comfort holster that I have found and I've been looking for over a decade.

11 posted on 12/18/2012 11:12:27 PM PST by voteNRA (A citizenry armed with rifles simply cannot be tyrannized)
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To: exhaustguy
I recommend the Fist #42 Driving Holster.
www.fist-inc.com #42 DRIVING HOLSTER TO CROSSDRAW has more detail.
12 posted on 12/18/2012 11:18:37 PM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: voteNRA

I agree, I’m wearing a Crossbreed Supertuck right now with a Glock G23 in it. Sometimes I forget I’m wearing it.


13 posted on 12/18/2012 11:23:16 PM PST by MtBaldy (If Obama is the answer, it must have been a really stupid question)
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To: MtBaldy

Have you by chance tried any of their belts?


14 posted on 12/18/2012 11:30:24 PM PST by voteNRA (A citizenry armed with rifles simply cannot be tyrannized)
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To: DocRock

FIRST place they will search!!!;)


15 posted on 12/18/2012 11:32:04 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: cherry

“is this what its come down to?......teachers carrying guns now?......”

If it hasn’t, it should...yesterday.


16 posted on 12/18/2012 11:40:38 PM PST by MestaMachine (It's the !!!!TREASON!!!!, stupid!)
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To: cherry
An Annals of Emergency Medicine study in September found that hospital shootings are rare and typically involve a "determined shooter," targeting a particular person for revenge, suicide and euthanizing an ill relative.
17 posted on 12/19/2012 12:05:32 AM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: exhaustguy

Mitch Rosen “workman” carrying a SW Airweight Mod 37 loaded with Glaser Safety Slugs. With. Spare bianchi speed strip in the teachers pocket.

Modify the small snub nose with the Magna-trigger modification so no one but the teacher can use that handgun.

http://www.tarnhelm.com/magna-trigger/gun/safety/magna1.html

http://www.mitchrosen.com/product_line/holsters/inside_waistband/body_inside_waistband.html

http://www.shopcorbon.com/Glaser-Safety-Slug/500/500/dept

Keep it simple, keep it clean, keep it and the students safe ....

Just what I would “ask” my school staff to consider carrying.....

Stay safe


18 posted on 12/19/2012 2:14:22 AM PST by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: exhaustguy

Ankle holster, used by many police/detectives to secure backup; allows wear without sport coat/suit (men).

For the ladies, probably a purse holster would be the least uncomfortable unless they wear slacks all the time.


19 posted on 12/19/2012 2:24:31 AM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: cherry

>>we have more nut jobs and druggies and drunks running around in a hospital than your average school<<

No you don’t. Take into account the drug-crazed parents who fight with each other in the school lobby every day...I suggest you visit an inner city school [anywhere USA] some fine morning.

Have you ever had a *patient* slash all 4 tires on your vehicle?


20 posted on 12/19/2012 2:27:36 AM PST by Daffynition (Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious. ~ HLM)
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To: cherry
what about nurses?

Hospitals that have high traffic of druggies, gunshots, etc. (inner city hospitals) have armed cops in the emergency room.
I know - my wife works at one, and it's standard practice.

Arming a trained teacher is the only sensible way to protect a school, short of armed police presence.

21 posted on 12/19/2012 3:25:57 AM PST by grobdriver
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Although there are teachers at my wife’s school that I wouldn’t trust with a pair of pointy scissors, she and I discussed it last night and casually identified a few who could be trusted to carry responsibly; including the ex Army Captain and the ex-IDF volunteer.


22 posted on 12/19/2012 6:24:30 AM PST by Zippo44 (Liberal: another word for poltroon.)
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To: Squantos

For $400 for the Magna-trigger I like the idea very much. Would it be an onerous requirement to make those who work in current “No Gun Zones” use a Magna-trigger? I was thinking teachers, but someone brought up nurses as well who are even more exposed to having a gun grabbed during the performance of their duties.
Parents and other CCWs who do not directly interface with students/teachers probably could carry with their normal holster and practice normal safety procedures.


23 posted on 12/19/2012 8:00:17 AM PST by exhaustguy
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To: exhaustguy

Just a sound and tested system that negates the “what if” crowd .....

Stay Safe !


24 posted on 12/19/2012 2:03:28 PM PST by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: Squantos

Good answers.

Hey, Merry Christmas FRiend!


25 posted on 12/19/2012 2:08:19 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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