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Holster recommendations please

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by ashnic, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. ashnic

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    Ok...I need a holster for my Kimber Pro Carry II. I would like a holster to carry on my right hip on the inside of belt..what is the most comfortable? I am carrying my glock right now and would like to carry the Kimber every now and then as well..
     
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    Sparks VM2...shown with my Kimber PC2. My jeans were too big when I anticipated the extra width for the holster and gun at 34x30. Now wearing 32x30 and there is no excess denim and everything is nice and snug.

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    I posted reviews of several quality IWB holsters in the GT 1911 FAQ sticky thread.
     
  4. polizei1

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    Sparks VMII

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    Crossbreed Supertuck and Brommeland Max-Con V. Two of the most comfortable IWB holsters available, IMHO...
     
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    I am currently using a Crossbreed Supertuck for my HK, but will be switching back to a VM2 for my Kobra Carry as soon as I get it paid off. It's person preference really ... leather, kydex, hybrid.

    Here's a few of each that are often recommended.

    Leather-
    Sparks
    Kramer
    R Grizzle
    TT Gunleather
    Occidental
    Seth's Gunleather
    Kolbeson

    Kydex or hybrid-
    Crossbreed
    Raven
    MTAC
    Kolbeson
     
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    The best guns deserve the best holster.

    VM-II.

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  9. Hokie1911

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    Can I have your MilSpec?
     
  10. GJ1981

    GJ1981 Pitying Fools

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    I didn't see a price listed so...


    The VM-II is great, one of my favorites. Problem is a 6+ month wait or marked up price, but they are worth the coin to some.

    Holsters that are very similar and worth a mention that can be had without a wait.

    Bulman PDL - About the going rate VM-II's sell for in most classifieds
    http://www.heirloomprecision.com/forsale/bulman/

    5-Shot Leather - Same as above - http://www.louderthanwords.us/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=8590

    Another good 5-Shot if you don't like the wide base is the IBS- http://www.heirloomprecision.com/forsale/5_shot_leather.shtml
     
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    This 'ol thing? Hell, it ain't worth the postage...

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  12. Hokie1911

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    Sweet....then a book of Forever stamps should cover it. :drool:
     
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    Im pretty sure I just found my new favorite holster company. I ordered a leather lined kydex holster from Tucker Gunleather and just received it today. It is actually made by Garrett Industries and is called the "silent thunder". They are smooth and well put together. I also have a few Shielded holsters which are styled like the Crossbreed Supertuck for half the price.
     
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    What exactly is the point of leather lined kydex? Why not just get leather? :dunno:
     
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    It's the best of both worlds...or some would say.

    For those who are worried about scratches, the leather lining helps minimize it and the kydex outer prevents the holster from collapsing.

    A good leather holster should do both, but different strokes, different folks I guess.
     
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    For one, I have never seen an all leather holster that I liked the looks of. Kydex is stronger and will not break down over time, and my holster was $70 and here in a week. I'll wait 4 months for a gun, not a holster.
    I will admit that I have never owned an all leather holster higher quality then high line Galco's like the royal guard and combat masters, but I have found kydex to be much quicker out of the holster because there isnt as much flex when drawing.
     
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    There are a lot of good recommendations here. I like TT Gunleather, Hosreshoe Leather, Tauris Holsters, Rosen, etc. Here are a few of them:

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    Of course good leather is for good pistols:

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  20. Hokie1911

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    Good pistols? Where? Do you have the Glocks hiding behind all those ancient relics from 100 years ago? :tongueout: