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CC + #2 in public restroom

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by EUGENE the REALTOR, Dec 3, 2009.

  1. EUGENE the REALTOR

    EUGENE the REALTOR Portland Metro Bronze Vendor Bronze Vendor

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    I just started carrying about 2 months ago and one of the most challenging things for me is using public restrooms. I avoid urinals because of my gun so going #1 is not a problem (unless stalls are taken).

    So my question is, how do you guys take a crap? :D Do you leave the gun holstered? My concern with this is someone seeing the gun from the next stall or people checking to see if your stall is occupied and then freaking out. I don't want security knocking on my stall while I'm taking a dump.

    I don't want to set my gun on the floor, toilet paper dispenser, or toilet because they're filthy. So I'm left with holding my gun in my non-wipe hand and that just feels awkward. Wiping your *** with one hand and having a gun in the other.

    Are there other options I'm not considering? :huh:
     
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  2. Iansstud

    Iansstud SW WA / PDX Member

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    sholder holster??
     
  3. wakejoe

    wakejoe Beaverton, OR Well-Known Member

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    My holster holds my gun up just fine around my ankles. :)

    Their own fault if they see it and get scared.
     
  4. Fjolnirsson

    Fjolnirsson Western Oregon Member

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    This comes up all over, from time to time. Here's my recent answer from another forum...
     
  5. aflineman

    aflineman Both South of Eugene and East of Portland. Active Member

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    Similar for me, when I am not pocket carrying. So far it has worked for may years.
     
  6. .45's and .38's

    .45's and .38's Happy Valley OR Well-Known Member

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    You took the word out of my mouth. That sounds so akward. At least if the door flew open, you would be more prepared than ever. TP+a gun in both hands. OMG that is a funny post. What a question.:laugh::laugh::laugh:
     
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  7. twoclones

    twoclones Tri-Cities, WA Well-Known Member

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    Since I'm carring a 642, I can easily switch to pocket carry for the duration of my 'event'.
     
  8. SavageGerbil

    SavageGerbil Salem, OR Active Member

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    I always wear button-up dress shirts, so I transfer from my holster to my breast pocket when using the public restrooms
     
  9. .45's and .38's

    .45's and .38's Happy Valley OR Well-Known Member

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    Ya but what if your packing the fullsize 1911?
     
  10. nwo

    nwo Southern Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I just go at home.....no worries that way.:)
     
  11. glockguy

    glockguy Albany Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Well If there lookin in my stall then they are pervs. and if they see it maybe they will get the idea that trying to see me crappin isnt such a good idea:)
     
  12. spengo

    spengo GLORIOUS CASCADIA Active Member

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    If I was worried about it I think I'd go for the handicap stall. There is usually a lot more distance from the stall walls in those so it's unlikely someone will see your holster and gun unless they are sticking their head under the wall. :D
     
  13. MarkSBG

    MarkSBG Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I remove the holster and gun and placed them both inside my pants. I bring down the pants with the gun and holster held inside. Typically, it sits barrel vertical in one pant leg on the ground with the pants around it. The pile of pants is normally enough to keep anyone from seeing it.

    I dont avoid urinals. I use the "zipper only" method, not the "open the pants and belt" method. It works fine...

    HTH
     
  14. Wenis

    Wenis Tri-Cities, WA Member

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    I suggest pulling your pants down just to your knees and keeping your legs apart so the pants are taut and won't fall down. Out of view and no need to mess with it while you do your mess.
     
  15. SlickJoeSD

    SlickJoeSD Astoria, OR Member

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    wear your pants backwards and use the zipper hole :D :laugh: shazam no need to drop trouzer
     
  16. I have used the < under the armpit hold> with success before, now I pocket carry
     
  17. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    I just storm into the restroom, wave my roscoe around and yell "I'm packin' a stainless steel rod. What about you?" :gun12:

    Clears it out every time and I can take my sabbatical in peace. :laugh:
     
  18. theLEMband

    theLEMband Southeast WA Member

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    "So I'm left with holding my gun in my non-wipe hand and that just feels awkward."

    Don't mix up your hands...

    sent from mobile
     
  19. Monkeyman

    Monkeyman Portland, OR Member

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    Depends?
     
  20. NK777

    NK777 West of Portland Member

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    I carry one. Unholster and place it in your pants around your ankles. Trust me nobody is trying to look at you under the stall to see if you are packing.