How to carry a 1911 concealed. The 1911 is a not a small gun but it is possible to conceal a full size 1911 comfortably. There are a few different options to carry this gun and I will explain these methods and offer some insight from my 15 plus years of carrying a concealed 1911 pistol. There are basically three sizes of 1911s available there is a Government model, originally known as the M1911 pistol which has a 5-inch barrel. There’s…