I made my first holster for the G43X / G43

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by GeePlate, Jul 13, 2019.

  1. MikeG36

    MikeG36 Have Gun Will Travel

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    Very nice job. I wish you the best of luck with your new project. :)
     
  2. GeePlate

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    I would estimate the final cost to be $80-$100. It’s pretty labor intensive.
     

  3. GeePlate

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    Second holster almost ready.

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  4. ithaca_deerslayer

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  5. GeePlate

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    Is that good or bad?

    My plan is to make another version that sits about 3/4" higher on the belt.
     
  6. ithaca_deerslayer

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    It's all personal choice.

    Some like it low for concealment.

    But the tradeoff is the draw is tougher. On a fast draw, you'd want your fingers to slide easily under the grip, ready to fire as drawn, one smooth draw without readjustment.

    With a low rider the draw is more of a pinch between the thumb and fingers, with a tug up, then correct finger placement as you finish the draw. Or if you can get one finger started, you then slide your fingers further into the correct grip position as the gun starts to come up.

    :)
     
  7. GeePlate

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    I agree. That's where the GeePlate baseplate really helps on the draw from a low holster.
     
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