Most Concealable "Tight to Body" OWB Holster - Advice Please

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  1. agtman

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    Not sure if this helps you, but more and more I've been experimenting with a cross-draw/OWB set up. Very comfortable standing or especially when sitting.

    You just have to find the right holster, as some C/D holsters I've tried allow the butt of the pistol to sag outward to a greater or lesser extent, thus causing some degree of printing. With smaller pistols like the G26, or single-stacks like a 3" 1911 Colt Defender, printing isn't as much of an issue.

    I've had good luck with the DeSantis 'Sky Cop' C/D rig.
     
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    At least ya didn't have to spend $150 to find out you don't like it.
     
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    $500 gun and a $14 holster.
     
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    I got one of Glock sport holsters. I'm not trashing it but I personally was concerned about what I considered to be weak-ish belt slots. This basically assumes you run your belt behind the holster but those belt slots are thin pieces of plastic. I personally just didn't feel comfortable wearing that in public and relying on those plastic slots. If you run your belt around the outside, it would be less of a concern.
     
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    Ever since getting my CCW ten plus years ago, I have done nothing but IWB. I am happy with it, but I am always open to improving things. Question: I assume OWB does not conceal as well, so what do you achieve with OWB? Comfort? Easier to take on/off? Are there people here that do concealed OWB 100% of the time?
     
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    I have been wearing a Glock S/C for years from get up time to bedtime and never had any problem . I bought 2 and one has never been used .
     
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    Kramer belt scabbard beats them all.

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    But it beats the heck out your sweat pants elastic waistband!!! LOL

    I just ordered one today to see what I think. for the price I haven't lost anything except the price of lunch!
     
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    One thing I've noticed about less expensive leather holsters is they can get flimsy.

    Does that one hold its shape pretty well? Do you think it will for the long term?
     
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    Sure it has been said but the Vedder OWB holster fits pretty close to the body in my opinion

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  14. Shane02972

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    I have a several versacarry all leather holsters that work great. I love the one for my Glock 43 it tucks up close to my side and you can't tell I'm wearing anything. They run big sales all the time. The one I have is the 2018 commander holster for that one. They make tons of different models all of them 100 percent leather also belts and shoulder holsters.
     
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    Only had it for a few days so I can't say.
     
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    4C8524DA-6B73-4500-AB90-D18E332E13E8.jpeg I think it depends on the gun you carry in most situations. I carry a glock 43 in a leather versacarry 2018 commander holster and it tucks up close to my side even wearing a t-shirt it's not easily seen unless your wearing a tight fit shirt. Now my Glock 19 I don't think it would work as good although I've never tried to get a commander holster for it to see, it could work and might be worth me buying another holster to find out. They run regular sales and are very reasonable for all leather holsters. Sometimes less than 40$
     
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    I've got a Combat Master for a revolver and it keeps the whole length of the gun pressed into my (sparse) belly fat.
     
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    I like my Urban carry holster. Not the bag that goes down the front of your pants, but the real OWB holster in leather.
     
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    Though I have moved on to a Sig P320cRX and Inforce APLc in IWB, I have to admit that I very much enjoyed my G23.3 in the IMI Defense paddle unit. Amazing build and comfort and the closest to the body in the business. I so recommend.
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