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  1. #11
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    I wear my GU underneath a tucked shirt at work. It is MUCH easier to grab than the IA.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brightlightman View Post
    I wear my GU underneath a tucked shirt at work. It is MUCH easier to grab than the IA.
    OK, you've tossed another consideration at me. Maybe neck carry is not really what I want here ....

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    I've only played around with neck carry at home and I don't like it. I seriously doubt you'd be able to grab it in a fight. At least AIWB it would be in the same spot more or less, secured by your belt, whereas neck carry would have it all over the place.
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    Some carry methods are best suited to proactive roles. And circumstances sometimes dictate less than ideal methods...I can't always carry my preferred loadout. Be flexible and try different set ups to find what works best for you in different circumstances.

    Most important: have SOMETHING. A close second: practice.
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  5. #15
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    Reading TG's comments I suspect she can keep a neck knife in place better than most of us guys. I won't wear anything around my neck unless it's on a breakaway. In ER my stethoscope was never around my neck!
    I always have my primary weapon; it's right between my ears.

  6. #16
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brent Yamamoto View Post
    ...

    Most important: have SOMETHING. A close second: practice.
    Distilled very nicely for the general circumstance.

    I might add “be strong/ferocious ” as a tertiary element.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob F. View Post
    Reading TG's comments I suspect she can keep a neck knife in place better than most of us guys. I won't wear anything around my neck unless it's on a breakaway. In ER my stethoscope was never around my neck!
    The topographical feature containment unit (AKA bra-zeer) allows a beaded chain (what I use) to go UNDER it. So yes indeed, this limits stuff flying around

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    Quote Originally Posted by CaneCorso View Post
    Distilled very nicely for the general circumstance.

    I might add “be strong/ferocious ” as a tertiary element.
    Yes, that must be a factor.

    I was reminded to pull the trigger on a fixed blade for EDC after an acquaintance told me, over coffee at a restaurant, that she had thwarted a rape by stabbing the POS in the gut with her balisong as he was removing his pants. She said, "It's not like you think; you can feel the knife going in and blood gets all over your hands and everywhere!"

    The guy stumbled/ran away – mission accomplished.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Texican_gal View Post
    she had thwarted a rape by stabbing the POS in the gut with her balisong as he was removing his pants. She said, "It's not like you think; you can feel the knife going in and blood gets all over your hands and everywhere!.
    Knives are not for the squeamish.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brent Yamamoto View Post
    Knives are not for the squeamish.
    I'm glad she had the fire to act!

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