close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

Horizontal Mag Pouch??

Discussion in 'Carry Issues' started by silveraider, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. silveraider

    silveraider

    Messages:
    32
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    May 26, 2011
    Location:
    Connecticut
    I am trying to find a single magazine pouch that is positioned horizontaly opposed to the traditional vertical positioning. Either kydex or nylon would be fine. Does this exist??

    If it doesn't exist would a pouch for a knife work, as I am only concealing a G26 mag.
     
  2. jdsumner

    jdsumner

    Messages:
    889
    Likes Received:
    4
    Joined:
    May 26, 2005
    Location:
    riverview, florida
    Last edited: Feb 6, 2013

  3. ca survivor

    ca survivor

    Messages:
    8,628
    Likes Received:
    182
    Joined:
    Dec 25, 2011
    Location:
    Florida
    our own GTer TacticalKydex, will make them any way you want them..
    edit to add: TacticalKydexls sells on e-bay, great person to deal with.
     
    Last edited: Sep 25, 2013
  4. Ashewill

    Ashewill

    Messages:
    4
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2012
    Location:
    Asheville, NC
  5. silveraider

    silveraider

    Messages:
    32
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    May 26, 2011
    Location:
    Connecticut
    Thanks for the suggestions. I would prefer kydex if possible. I will have to contact tacticalkydex for more info. I would want the mag butt to face rearward and bullet tip down.

    I did find the safariland one online but wasnt impressed from the pictures. The more I think about it I would like it to be open on one end. Less to fumble with if a reload were to be needed.
     
    Last edited: Feb 6, 2013
  6. sioux565

    sioux565

    Messages:
    98
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2012
    Location:
    Wisconsin
  7. pizza_pablo

    pizza_pablo USN Retired

    Messages:
    3,525
    Likes Received:
    67
    Joined:
    Oct 23, 2009
    This is the one, I have. it seems more like soft plastic than leather / leatherette, but fits the magazine and an 1 1/2 inch belt well.
    I have not actually worn it out of the house, yet, tho :embarassed:
     
  8. yamen1999

    yamen1999

    Messages:
    220
    Likes Received:
    19
    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2008
    Location:
    Florida
    search cop talk for the thread vertical vs horizontal carry. You may find some useful information there. I personally use a safariland with the mag butt plate facing my belt buckle. Just my personal preference for draw in a crouched position.
     
  9. Jade Falcon

    Jade Falcon WTF EREN?!

    Messages:
    6,766
    Likes Received:
    2,068
    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2004
    Location:
    Vancouver, WA.
    Tagged for later viewing.
     
  10. Joker19

    Joker19

    Messages:
    28
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2009
    Location:
    Kansas
    www.magholder.com, I just ordered one yesterday so I have no experience withit yet.
     
  11. cowboy1964

    cowboy1964

    Messages:
    23,709
    Likes Received:
    5,305
    Joined:
    Sep 4, 2009
    Location:
    U.S.A.
    Safariland 123. Like $15 or less and works great! Very secure. I don't fret about the flap.

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 5, 2013
  12. AZ Husker

    AZ Husker

    Messages:
    7,908
    Likes Received:
    1,365
    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2003
    Location:
    Phoenix
    That Safariland looks like some bondage toy! Check into some good leathermakers, you won't be sorry and they will last your lifetime. Plus when you put on a few pounds like me those verticle mag pouches start to hurt!
     
  13. clarson_75

    clarson_75

    Messages:
    350
    Likes Received:
    4
    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2010
  14. cowboy1964

    cowboy1964

    Messages:
    23,709
    Likes Received:
    5,305
    Joined:
    Sep 4, 2009
    Location:
    U.S.A.
    I haven't found a vertical carrier yet I find comfortable. I can't even feel the Safariland 123 when I'm wearing it, and it conceals very well.
     
  15. Joker19

    Joker19

    Messages:
    28
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2009
    Location:
    Kansas
    Ordered a Magholder on September 3rd, received it yesterday. Mission accomplished. Really like this thing.
     
  16. Travelin' Jack

    Travelin' Jack Misinformed

    Messages:
    1,359
    Likes Received:
    3
    Joined:
    Jul 20, 2007
    Location:
    0 .· ` ' / ·. 200
    Love my Safariland 123. Always carry a 17 round 9mm magazine in it and don't even notice it.
     
  17. Travelin' Jack

    Travelin' Jack Misinformed

    Messages:
    1,359
    Likes Received:
    3
    Joined:
    Jul 20, 2007
    Location:
    0 .· ` ' / ·. 200
    What's the model number of the double stack version? Didn't see it on their website.
     
  18. IndyGunFreak

    IndyGunFreak

    Messages:
    26,808
    Likes Received:
    2,147
    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2001
    Location:
    Indiana
  19. Tiro Fijo

    Tiro Fijo

    Messages:
    6,281
    Likes Received:
    16
    Joined:
    May 31, 2011
    I have both the SHTF one and the Sidearmor one. IMO, the SHTF one is better as it is covered with a Velcro flap whereas the Sidearmor one is merely an open ended carrier and seems to snag on stuff, at least for me.


    One of the best (albeit unmentioned) reasons for horizontal mag carriers is that for people who live in very hot & humid areas they prevent metal mags from touching "love handles". I have had SIG mags rust in a day in south TX touching mine. Many holster makers make holsters with sweat shields but damn few for mag carriers.
     
  20. eb07

    eb07 Sharkin'

    Messages:
    6,080
    Likes Received:
    3,734
    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2010
    Location:
    Third Rock From the Sun