LCP2 - pocket holster recommendation

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  1. lamelogin

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    Everyone,

    For those of you that have a LCP2, which pocket holster do you recommend? I've been using the holster that came with the firearm, and it has seen better days.

    Can anyone recommend possibly a kydex holster for the front right pocket?
     
  2. glock1097

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    Try the Galco Pocket Holster about $50. It hides, protects and is very compact.
     
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  4. Neldon

    Neldon Sir Arthur if you Puh-leeze!

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    Lt. Donn PSO Survivor. currently in NW Georgia

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    I want an Alabama Pocket Holster for my little .380. They are kydex.

    They can be slow shipping, though. If it looks too wide for your pocket, you can get them to make it more narrow.

    https://www.alabamaholster.com/product/front-pocket-holster/





    Then it wouldn't work in your pockets.

    I don't understand your concerns about kydex. What's wrong with kydex in a pocket? Kydex can be thinner than a soft holster. And the OP specifically requested kydex.

    I don't ever purse carry, so I don't know about using a pocket holster in a purse. I doubt most men's front pockets would be too small for the holster that fits an LCP. Those are tiny guns.

    I only asked them about reducing the width because it's women's pockets that are often very small. They said they could if I wanted. I just haven't gotten around to ordering it yet.

    Regardless, it was only a suggestion. OP wanted suggestions for a kydex pocket holster for his LCP, and that's what those are. A lot of people like Alabama holsters. He can decide whether to take a look at them or not.
     
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  7. Neldon

    Neldon Sir Arthur if you Puh-leeze!

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    Might be OK for a purse, but KYDEX for the pocket???
    :dunno:
    My pockets are too small for that one.
     
  8. lamelogin

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    Neldon,

    Can you help me understand better? Why don't you like KYDEX for pocket holsters, is the size the only reason? I would think kydex would hold its curved shape better than leather & cloth and would be harder to see the pistol outline with kydex.
     
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    Desantis Nemesis. Carried a Gen 1 LCP for a few years in one and found it to be a great holster IMO.
     
  10. NewYorker

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    Bingo.

    Got 2 of them. Ruger LCR and Kahr CM9. Doesnt work with ALL shorts Ive tried but the ones it dont work with usually drop with the gun weight. YMMV

    Great price for what you get.
     
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    I use an Aholster kydex. Thin retains the gun well but draws effortlessly.
     
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    Not really much size difference between my LCP Ruger supplied pocket holster and my Vedder PocketLocker. Adjustments.JPG
    The kydex holster is slightly less comfortable due to the rigidity. Vedder makes top notch products. The kydex is precisely molded and adds very little to the size of the gun. IMG_3337.JPG IMG_3336.JPG IMG_3335.JPG
    It’s available with or without the push tab for your thumb. I like mine. IMG_3334.JPG
     
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    Desantis nemesis for me, I’ve been carrying my LCP in one for about 10 years
     
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    Vedder Pocket Locker. Uncle Mike's (not sure what size).
     
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    I use the DeSantis Nemesis all the time for years; or Remora - which can double as iwb.
     
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    Neldon Sir Arthur if you Puh-leeze!

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    @lamelogin , soft materials are obviously more comfortable, but the main reason is ease of concealability - thinner and no outline. My LCP-II is fully concealed, easy to get to, and comfortable with the Ruger holster.
    I like Sticky because it gives you better retention and more options; pocket plus IWB at 10, 2, and 4.
    If you know a soft comfortable Kydex holster, I will look at it.
    My preferred carry is a G33, OWB at 10:30, right-handed crossdraw for me, in a Black Hawk Serpa Level II (Kydex), so I am a bit of a Maverick.
     
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    I know you are looking for a “kydex pockt holster,” but for carrying an LCP/LCP-II in the front pocket, a leather pocket holster is not bad at all because it is softer than kydex and will gradually conform to the body and pocket a little better. With an appropriate leather holster, it will not print even when you sit.

    Here are some examples of leather pocket holsters for the LCP/LCP-II:
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    I like the ones with the “back panel” for jeans and cargo pants. They are a bit bulkier, but they never print your gun. The one without the back panel is for my khaki pants. It is not bulky, but tends to print the gun, especially when you sit or bend your knee.
    I also have a Sticky holster for my LCP and it works pretty well.
     
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    I use a Vedder Pocket Locker as well, the old version pictured above but mine doesn't have the thumb hook. The new version apparently doesn't have a thumb hook option but does have left or right curve or flat for ambi.
     
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  19. Cap’n Flamingo

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    Actually, the PocketLocker for my LCP was ordered recently, and it does come standard with the thumb push tab.
    I do believe that Vedder will make it without the tab if you specify so in your order.
     
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