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What holster n why?

Discussion in 'Carry Issues' started by kurt5153, Dec 5, 2011.


  1. kurt5153

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    Hey guys I was just woundering what holster you have n why. Please list:
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    Model
    Why
    Thxs guys

    ~{(-_-)}~
     

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    #1 kurt5153, Dec 5, 2011
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  2. Patchman

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    For my G19s, I have the following:

    Tauris pancake OWB. Used 24/7 except summer months.

    Tauris IWB. Uesd 24/7 during the summer months.

    Sidearmor Kydex. Used when taking classes.

    Glock sports holster. Backup holster.

    For my G26, which I no longer CCW, I have a Tauris IWB.
     

  3. expatman

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    I have just started using a Safariland ALS retention holster for work and I am never going back. I love this thing. It draws like "butter" and I am hard pressed to be able to tell a diference in speed from drawing from a non retention kydex as opposed to it. I never believed it until I tried it about a month ago. I use it for my G17.
     
  4. sig357fan

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    for ccw of my chopped G31 I use a Comp-Tac Infide, very comfy and secure yet its easy to get on and off.

    for open carry in the woods when cutting wood or scouting for a hunt, Blackhawk Serpa, it has a "lock" that must be pressed with the trigger finger to draw the weapon, very, very secure when doing vigorous activities like cutting wood.

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  5. Wawrz

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    DeSantis Insider for cc only 20$, good quality, and it works very well
     
  6. t4terrific

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    Do the "plastic" holsters wear the finish off the slides worse than leather of nylon?
     
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  8. kurt5153

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    I wanna know the same thing!

    Nice going guys, thxs for the info!

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    #8 kurt5153, Dec 5, 2011
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    Theis IWB.

    $55. Hand made in America. I conceal a G21 all day long in it. Very comfortable.

    Nuff said.
     
  10. xmanhockey7

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    Glock 22:
    Blackhawk Serpa CQC- because it works great for me
    Galco Miami Classic (shoulder holster)- because it's arguably the best

    Springfield XDm 3.8 compact 40:
    Blackhawk Serpa CQC- because it works great for me
    Galco Miami Classic (shoulder holster)- because it's arguably the best
     
  11. collim1

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    Shower Time!

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    I have a Don Hume leather thumbsnap H721 for every handgun I own. It is my go to holster for OWB carry. It is a good holster, and relatively cheap ($40-50).
     
  12. AA#5

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    The kydex holsters that have pinch-type retention around the trigger guard do cause a smoothed area to develop on the trigger guard of my Glock.
     
  13. Seraph1926

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    My old daily CC was a G35 in a Comp-Tac C-Tac. Now it's going to be a G20 long slide in a C-Tac.
     
  14. dosei

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    Kytac
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    Because it is the very best IWB holster I have ever found period (leather, kydex, or hybrid). Comfort, concealment, retension, presetation, reholstering...it gets top marks across the board.
     
  15. expatman

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    I get no wear on the finish with my Safariland holsters. They are lined with felt. My kydex adds some wear but it is not enough to worry about.
     
  16. Orive 8

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    EDC gun is a Glock 19 in a Kramer OWB horsehide belt scabbard, when I want/need a little more concealment I go with a Comp Tac CTAC IWB holster.

    My wife's EDC gun is a Glock 26, she carries it in a FIST ultra-thin kydex IWB holster with split-leather belt loops (K6-G option).

    Been using Kramer holsters since the early 90s, first holster that I buy for any gun that I buy - have even bought some for guns that I was going to buy in the future :supergrin:.

    Used several different IWB holsters (Kramer, Sparks, FIST, Blade-Tech, Galco) but I really like the CTAC.

    My wife loves the ultra-thin kydex FIST option.
     
  17. 11A

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    For IWB, I use the Comp-tac Minotaur holster. It allows to to tuck in a shirt, and only the two clips are exposed. You can get clips to match your belt color as well, so most people won't even notice, let alone question.

    For OWB, I use the Comp-tac paddle holster. I wear a lot of button down shirts unbuttoned, and have no issues with concealment. If I needed a retention system for my concealment holster I would opt for the Safariland 6378.


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  18. Armson-OEG

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    Don Hume 721 OT
     
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    Seth's Gun Leather
    Wraith IWB
    Comfortable, secure, fast, conceals well, excellent construction and design.
     
  20. bruzer

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