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Old July 22, 2010, 10:16 PM   #1
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What's your favorite holster?

I know it probably depends on the gun, so feel free to
be specific about the make and model. (Gun & Holster)
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Old July 22, 2010, 10:19 PM   #2
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Old July 22, 2010, 10:19 PM   #3
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Any gun i HAVE CARRIED (G26,G30, M&P, etc...I prefer the MTAC holster by Comp-Tac
http://www.comp-tac.com/product_info.php?products_id=95
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Old July 22, 2010, 10:20 PM   #4
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Bruce Nelson Summer Special in horsehide. Best for autos, I've carried with a G19, Sig 228, Sig229, Kimber, and G23. He was a good guy and he made a great holster. Lucky for us, many other good holster makers now make his summer special, but it will always be his.
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Old July 22, 2010, 10:22 PM   #5
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Favorite IWB - Crossbreed Supertuck
Favorite OWB - Galco Concealable

I only have one shoulder holster, but I like my Galco Miami Classic II.
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Old July 22, 2010, 10:23 PM   #6
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Any gun i HAVE CARRIED (G26,G30, M&P, etc...I prefer the MTAC holster by Comp-Tac
Like this one?
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Old July 22, 2010, 10:26 PM   #7
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I use a Blackhawk Serpa quite a bit to conceal a Glock 23. My often times woods gun, a Super Blackhawk, is carried in a field holster of my own manufacture. The Glock however, is sometimes carried in an IWB thumbsnap rig, a Galco, depending upon the circumstance.
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Old July 22, 2010, 10:27 PM   #8
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Simply Rugged (http://www.simplyrugged.com) Silver Dollar Pancake holster. The owner, Rob Leahy, makes his holsters out of thick cowhide, shaped to the individual gun. Since they're custom made, expect to spend $45 on up for the holster and wait for a couple of weeks to a month for it, but Rob will tell you exactly how long.

I ordered mine a year ago. It quickly became the only holster I ever used with my carry gun, an S&W M60. It's good for open-carry, IWB (with optional straps), OWB concealed carry, attached to a belly band, or attached to a support bra. The latter works well for women who have some curves -- you can conceal a fairly substantial gun, like the M60, even in summer when wearing shorts and a loose tank top. I'm sure there are equally good tricks that guys can use, but I'm not up on those.
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Old July 22, 2010, 10:38 PM   #9
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UBG Striker

I love both of my UBG Strikers. I have one for both of my daily carries. Nate, the owner and maker, can make them for just about any handgun by now and they are incredibly well made. I have one for both my Bersa Thunder 380 and my Kimber CDP II Ultra. They are so comfortable that I have forgotten that I was wearing my Bersa before. I would highly recommend a UBG Holster to anyone interested. You won't regret it.
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Old July 22, 2010, 10:39 PM   #10
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I have five different Tagua... open top..leather.. nice price.
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Old July 22, 2010, 10:46 PM   #11
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Leather Galco

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Old July 22, 2010, 10:47 PM   #12
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Favorite holster?

So far I've got 2 "City Slickers" by RGrizzle Leather. They hold em close,tight, and TOTALLY consealed!

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Old July 22, 2010, 10:55 PM   #13
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I have two Smartcarry's, www.smartcarry.com, and that may be all that I ever use, again. I have a medium for my Glock 30 sized autos, and it works for many revolvers.

I have an extra wide for Smith N-frame revolvers, my Security Six fits in it just fine.
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Old July 23, 2010, 12:20 AM   #14
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This is what i carry my g-27 in.......
http://www.desbiensgunleather.com/wp...0/IMG_1676.jpg

Also for those who would like to know more about this company here you go.....
http://www.desbiensgunleather.com/

I have been using this holster and have been extremely pleased with his work....Also he offers a lifetime warranty....plus in my book
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Old July 23, 2010, 12:22 AM   #15
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I like products from:

Simply Rugged
Crossbreed
www.rkbaholsters.com
and Don Hume
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Old July 23, 2010, 12:36 AM   #16
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IWB -- Milt Sparks Versa Max 2 --



OWB -- Milt Sparks Axiom --

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Old July 23, 2010, 12:40 AM   #17
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For any fullsize and some heavier compacts I find the Galco C.O.P. 3 slot to carry very well. Lighter guns and sub compacts usually get carried in a Tagua speed scabbard. For 20 odd dollars it really can't be beat.
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Old July 23, 2010, 02:19 AM   #18
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My Don Hume, that sits in a closet cause I use Clip Draws now for both my carry guns.
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Old July 23, 2010, 05:31 AM   #19
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Galco Concealable for my usual CCW, a HK P2000sk
A nice R.J. Hedley pocket holster for my Seecamp
Occationally a Galco shoulder holster for a Kahr
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Old July 23, 2010, 06:54 AM   #20
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I carry my G36 in a Crossbreed Supertuck everyday. I couldn't be happier with a holster.
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Old July 23, 2010, 07:59 AM   #21
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I really like the old Tom Threepersons type...have made our version of it for years...for Single actions, double actions, and the occasional automatic. Here's one of ours on our copy of the "Duke's" rig...with a Ruger birds head Single Six in .32 H&R. Best regards, Rodfac PS: had to hold my stomach in for the pic...my wife kept diddling around with the flash till I about turned blue in the face. Rod

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Old July 23, 2010, 08:02 AM   #22
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Toocool...those "nemesis"...they're pocket types right?....I'm looking for something to carry a S&W 637 in a front pocket. The 637 has a hammer exposed and a bbl. length of 1-7/8". How do they work out for you in cargo pocket shorts...jeans...etc. TIA, Regards, Rodfac
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Old July 23, 2010, 08:15 AM   #23
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...is one I made

I have never been really happy with any factory made holster I have ever bought. My favorite holster is one I crudely made to carry my Ruger Super Single Six. It meets all my needs. It is comfortable, protects the trigger and hammer. And, very importantly, holds the gun even with vigorous activity. The strap is simply a hunk of old belt riveted the back. I have worn and carried this .22 many-many hours in the field and farm for quite a few years. The concept is not new but was not available commercially so I did for myself. Oh..it also allows for quick draw when needed. It was often my snake and feral dog discourager.
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Old July 23, 2010, 08:37 AM   #24
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I like to make my own. They aren't much to look at, but I like that i can custom fit the gun to the holster. Some guns I want to have a firmer draw. They are going to be jostled around a bit, and auto loaders are "butt heavy". Some I like a looser fit because they don't need to be concealed for their purposes. I like straps on some holsters. Some I make so form fitting that are only held in by friction fit.

One of my absolute favorites is a prototype pocket holster I made for my EDC LCR. I need to remake it for finish, but as for fit it's perfect. Breaks up the outline of the revolver, ambidextrous for either pocket, and has a built in pocket snag that makes drawing and holstering the gun super easy.

Today I'm experimenting with an IWB friction fit holster for a Tokarev clone. Pretty comfy for a steel gun.

I would suggest that one should at least try their hand at leather work. It's pretty easy if you don't have high aesthetic standards, and it can be really rewarding when you craft something that fits you like a custom glove. For about $15 worth of supplies and a hour of your time, it's a fun little project
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Old July 23, 2010, 09:02 AM   #25
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This one, it was made for my by an old Alaskan state trooper when I retired from APD.

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