I didn’t know it, but this is somewhat of a debate.
When you are putting your rig on for the first time in the morning, do you first holster your firearm and then put the entire rig in place, or do you put your holster in place first and then add your firearm?
Furthermore if you’re using the bathroom in your own home, do you do anything differently than you answered in the above question?
In the morning, the holster goes IWB first. Then, my firearm gets holstered.
For trips to the bathroom (in my home) when the pants need to be dropped, I will remove the entire rig as a complete piece and set it on the counter. Then when I put it all back together, it goes back on as a complete piece as well.
We’ll get to bathroom carry out and about in a future article.
What’s your practice?