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CC Holster?

Discussion in 'GATE Self-Defense Forum' started by G23Skadoo, Jun 6, 2012.

  1. G23Skadoo


    Jun 4, 2012
    Hello everyone, I'm a new and very pleased Glock owner. A few days ago I bought a Gen 3 G23 (I'm sure many of you gathered that by my forum name) and although it is not my first gun it is the first I purchased and I must say I am in love.

    Anywho enough of my rambling.

    I am looking for advice on a CC holster. The one I have been using is the cloth BLACKHAWK! IWB holster. Frankly it sucks. It was cheap and I actually didn't buy it for this gun but it seemed to fit. It was purchased for my pretty little Kimber. But I got the Glock because I don't feel I can trust my Kimber in a friendly shooting match to function properly, so definitely not with my life. Anyways, I'm about 5'11" with love handles. Can anyone recommend a comfortable, functional holster for a guy like me from personal experience please?

    Thank you to everyone, and please forgive me if I have posted this in the wrong area or anything of the sort.

  2. Mas Ayoob

    Mas Ayoob KoolAidAntidote Moderator

    Nov 6, 2005
    Welcome to Glock Talk, Chase.

    You might want to look at something like the CrossBreed, with a wide backing behind the holster pouch. The more you have of those love handles, the more rigid you'll want the backing , to keep flesh from folding it over the backstrap of the pistol.

    Seems like you want more than just one guy's input, though, so I'd suggest you re-post this in Carry Issues.


  3. G23Skadoo


    Jun 4, 2012
    Thank you very much! I'll give them a try.