This is my first post. I would like to say first that I have done some open carrying before finding this site, and I am thrilled to find I am not alone.
I am wondering if anyone has had any experience with open carrying with a flap holster. My younger brother at the moment only has a flap holster that he uses while hiking or backpacking. If he were to OC in town would he be considered violating the law?
As long as he is over 18, I don't see what the problem would be. I would imagine that most people would still be able to deduct that it is a firearm in the pouch. Although for the city, it might not be the most efficient method, why not just buy another holster for the safe side?
I periodically use a flap holster for the 1911-A1... and the P-38. The Makarov is always in the E German (black) holster if I carry that off the property. It's kind'a obvious that it's a 'gun'... and not a cell phone by the shape. I've never had a problem with 'em... but this is AZ. I have a CCW anyway... but OC always.
Thanks for the input. I tend to agree that another holster would be the best option, but was still curious. One would have to be rather dense to not detect that it is a holstered pistol, but unfortunately not all laws have common sense in them. I know my brother is considering a serpa, maybe this info will expidite the purchase.