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Galco V-Hawk IWB Holster

Discussion in 'Carry Issues' started by tdfirearms, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. tdfirearms

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    Does anybody use a Galco V-Hawk for full size or sub-compact Gloc?. I carry a 31 or 33. Pros and cons.
     
  2. Jason D

    Jason D INFRINGED Silver Member Millennium Member

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    I have used one for the last 6 months or so with both a Glock 17 and a S&W.
    I really can't see any cons for not owning one. I have been happy with it.
     


  3. saxconnection

    saxconnection Run 'n' Gunner

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    I use one for my 19, and it is one of the best holsters I have for my Glock. They are a bit pricey, IMO. For a few dollars extra, you could get a VM2. The nice thing about the V-Hawk is there is no wait, and it is comfortable to boot.

    Adam
     
  4. Travclem

    Travclem Badass Member Lifetime Member

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    I don't have the Galco but I do have the DeSantis Mad Max. It is a copy of the VM2 and it is only $54 from Midway. I highly reccomend this holster. I carry my 1911s in it and have MTACs for Glocks and Sigs. For the price of the Galco, I'd just get the VM2.
     
    Last edited: Mar 15, 2012
  5. dosei

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    I looked at a V-Hawk in a store for my XD-45. I quickly put it back...it is an insanely bulky IWB holster. (But then I've been spoiled by my KyTac Braveheart.)
     
  6. Jason D

    Jason D INFRINGED Silver Member Millennium Member

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    One nice thing about the V-hawk, is you can get the steel clips from the King-Tuck and make it tuckable.

    It doesn't seem bulky to be compared to anything else of comparable size.
     
  7. AKmik

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    Mine should be showing up here in a day or two for a Glock 19. I got mine to hold me over until I can find a VMII without the wait. It looks like a Galco replica of the VMII (my favorite) so we will see.
     
  8. saxconnection

    saxconnection Run 'n' Gunner

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    I cannot agree with you here. I have a similar product to the KyTac Braveheart. I find the weight dist. is not optimal at all. The V-Hawk, while it may look bulky, actually fits quite nicely, distributes the weight evenly, and retention is good for an IWB holster. I will say though, that if I had the patience to wait for a VM2, I would get one of those instead, YMMV.

    Adam
     
  9. Travclem

    Travclem Badass Member Lifetime Member

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    Almost forgot... The Mad Max comes with both tuckable clips and leather loops.