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You Bet I’d Have a Tuckable Holster! I Wear One Every Day.

Posted by Rob Longenecker on October 6th, 2006

“Too dang slow! Gotta pull up your shirt with one hand and then draw with the other. Sometimes, you’ve got to do both with the same hand. I wouldn’t have a tuckable holster.”  (Said by a guy on a gun forum.) 

A worthwhile point of view, but I mightily question the conclusion!

Having a tuckable holster is a great option for many – maybe for you.

Tuckable means you can tuck your shirt over your gun and holster and tuck in your shirt between the holster and your belt.  A holster must be designed a particular way to allow for that. The pictures below show the holster and gun exposed and then with shirt tucked in over the gun and holster. You can even get invisible belt clips if you like.

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This picture showing the holster and belt without the clothing shows that there is space between the body of the holster and the belt clips.  The clips are mounted low and have approximately 3″ of space to tuck in your shirt.


Here’s what you need to know:

The tuckable feature is an optional way to use the holster, not the only way. You can wear a tuckable holster as a standard IWB with your shirt or jacket hanging out over it. The tuckable feature is a no cost added benefit.

Having to pull up your shirt is slower, but it beats leaving your gun in the car or at home because it’s too hot to wear a coat, vest, jacket or extra shirt.

I wear a tuckable IWB every day with slacks and a button-down shirt as I visit customers for another business I have. In 5 years no one has noticed a thing. It’s way too flipping hot in Houston to wear a coat and my customers don’t want to see me with my shirt hanging out. I’ve proven to myself that this works. It will work for you.

Could I draw and fire in under a second from this setup? No.

If I see trouble coming can I react? Yes.  Do I have my gun with me? Yes.

If my gun is in the car or at the house what good is it? No good at all!

Maybe a tuckable holster is not your thing, but my customers are happy to have the option. Many use the tuckable feature and are very glad they have it.

Whether you “tuck” or not, it’s hard to beat a Tucker Gunleather IWB for function, quality and fit. See what this customer has to say about his Tucker Answer IWB. Click here.

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3 Responses to “You Bet I’d Have a Tuckable Holster! I Wear One Every Day.”

  1. Charles S (TFL) Says:

    This was an excellent articulation of the benefits of a tuckable holster. There are some excellent looking holsters in the article also.

    Very nice looking work.

  2. Bruce Gibson Says:

    Speed’s not necessarily the issue. HAVING the firearm available, in my opinion, is. So you have to fight your shirt to gain access. So what? In the majority of cases, there’s no one armed to begin with. I’d rather have the gun, and have to pull up a shirt than have the gun out in the parking lot stowed in the truck.

    Concealed carry, by virtue, is a little inconvenient. But it’s a hell of a lot better than no carry at all. The bad guys have ’em. And how they carry is of little concern.

  3. Hip Hop Says:

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