By Brandon via concealednation.org
A reader named Adam sent us a picture along with his realization of what was going on with a certain article of clothing, and how it played a part with his concealed firearm. Luckily, he caught the problem while at home and not out and about . . .
Had a very interesting realization about wardrobe choice. Glad I was only adjusting my pants on the porch at home and not in a draw situation. That little cord hooked under the belt clip could have been a huge time delay. There is no manual for this. Better to figure this one out at home.
That photo above is what Adam had submitted, and you can see exactly what the problem could be. It reminds me of a time a police officer had a negligent discharge while inside a gun shop (see video here) when the exact same type of drawstring got into his trigger guard and depressed the trigger. Yikes.
Let this serve as another reminder of just how important it is to recognize any of these potential hazards on days we carry (that’s everyday, right?). If it looks wrong, fix it. Taking the chance that things will go smoothly when you need your firearm most isn’t the type of preparedness we’re looking for.