actually i have carried in flatwoods before. i just did the same thing that sportsmans lodge asks. i dropped my mag as i went in the door. which is just smart especially if you are gonna be trying out different holsters. i not only carried my sw40ve in flatwoods i tried out some holsters and stood around and discussed the pros and cons of different popular carry weapons. i like flatwoods. they have some ammo that you pretty much cant find anywhere else in town. and they have a larger selection of long guns than most places. sportsmans lodge is nice to. i love their range on a rainy day. both places have their merits.
on a side note... how do you like your sigma? i have had mine 4-5 months now and i love it. it is a stellar weapon!