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Old January 18, 2013, 03:41 PM   #1
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G19 too big for ccw looking for other options

I have been carrying a glock 19 gen 4 in a Scorpion holster and I'm just not happy with the setup. For me it's a bit too thick and sits a bit high for my liking. I carry iwb at about 5 o'clock. Also want to try the king tuck and see if that makes a difference

I'm thinking about keeping the G19 as my nightstand hd gun and looking to get a single stack 9 or 45. I'm not looking for something pocket carry small. I have read alot about the shield or the Walther ppq. Is there anything else I should be looking at? BTW I don't think I want a revolver

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Old January 18, 2013, 03:42 PM   #2
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Ever thought about OWB? That's how I carried my G19.
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Old January 18, 2013, 03:43 PM   #3
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try a colt commander lightweight in 9 or 45. may suit your needs.
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Old January 18, 2013, 03:48 PM   #4
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Is this your first carry gun? The reason I ask is I started with a G26 until I got used to it. When I decided I wanted more capacity I got a 19. I carry it 3:30 IWB with a Crossbreed SuperTuck. Very comfy and disappears. The thing that bothers me about carrying is grip height. I don't like when the grip protrudes while bending over. That is why I have moved to 3:30 and am very comfy with that. If fact, I would have no trouble concealing a 17 this way now that I think about it. That King Tuck may be the thing to try next. It is all about the right holster for me.
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Old January 18, 2013, 03:56 PM   #5
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Baddarryl your dead on. It is my first carry gun and same thing with being iver, I also feel I notice the weight way more than If it was positioned lower.

Is there a big difference between the super tuck and the king tuck? Also if I get another gun can I just change the kydex price or do I need a whole new holster?

I am still interested in something a bit smaller for summer carry

Also in my area and the way I dress owb is not really an option for me
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Old January 18, 2013, 04:03 PM   #6
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http://thefiringline.com/forums/showthread.php?t=504837

This is the best thin stacked 9mm on the market. Bersa BP9 is excellent quality, reasonably priced, and carries 8+1. Comes with a plastic case and 2 mags.
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Old January 18, 2013, 04:57 PM   #7
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Old January 18, 2013, 05:20 PM   #8
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The gun you are asking for is a Kahr. Any Kahr, even the all steel Kahrs, are much slimmer and carry IWB much nicer than any Glock.

Edited to add this - I agree with the Crossbreed Supertuck. Best darn holster made.

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Old January 18, 2013, 05:27 PM   #9
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I will second the Kahr. I shoot a glock 19 in IPSC and IDPA then carry a Kahr.
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Old January 18, 2013, 06:08 PM   #10
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Old January 18, 2013, 06:23 PM   #11
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I carry my Kahr PM 9 in a Desantis Nemesis pocket holster. Works well in pants with deeper pockets. Karh CM 9 is a less expensive alternative. Great little pistol.
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Old January 18, 2013, 06:36 PM   #12
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i like the kel-tec p11. thats what i carry in a desantis pocket holster. the p11 is a good nit less expensive than the glock or kahr. i'm a glock man myself but the p11 is a little smaller for concealed carry.
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Old January 18, 2013, 07:28 PM   #13
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I carry a S&W Bodyguard .380 and have no problem concealing :-)
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Old January 18, 2013, 07:40 PM   #14
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Kahr PM9 and a Remora.
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Old January 18, 2013, 08:04 PM   #15
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Probably a Kahr P9 or PM9. It's like a Glock with a better trigger and grip angle.
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Old January 18, 2013, 08:09 PM   #16
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Kahr CW9 or P9 is just fine. You forget it's even there, and it gives a full 3 finger grip.
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Old January 19, 2013, 11:45 AM   #17
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Just got a Kahr CW9 a couple weeks ago and love the size, weight, cal, and accuracy of it!
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Old January 19, 2013, 11:50 AM   #18
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I'd try another holster before another gun, but look at a Walther PPS for a replacement if you're set on getting something else.
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Old January 19, 2013, 11:52 AM   #19
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Sorry to disagree but I traded my Kahr CW9 for a G19. It was way too picky about ammo. My final solution to the carry thing is the S&W Shield. Slim and light. Over 1000 rounds and not a bobble yet, no matter what ammo I feed it. Can't say that about the Kahr.
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Old January 19, 2013, 11:53 AM   #20
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Try a new holster first, MTAC or Crossbreed iwb's, if you are still not happy keep the G19 and get the G26 for CC (the mags for the G19 will work in the G26 :-)
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Old January 19, 2013, 01:49 PM   #21
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If you carry the Glock 19 in a Milt Sparks IWB holster you should be fine. The Milt Sparks IWB is probably the most comfortable holster for concealment, IMHO, and it holds up well over time. The only issue would be price and waiting for your holster since they are handmade.
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Old January 19, 2013, 01:53 PM   #22
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I really like my PM9.
Its like a feather compared to my G27, let alone a G19.
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Old January 19, 2013, 01:57 PM   #23
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if you wait for a couple months you could try the Springfield XDs9, singlestack. it'll probably be your best option for trigger, reliability, and accuracy. another double stack that isn't a whole lot smaller than the G19 but has rounded edges so it doesn't look nearly as obvious is the Ruger SR9C.
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Old January 19, 2013, 05:10 PM   #24
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Walther PPS, Shield.
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Old January 19, 2013, 05:16 PM   #25
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Glock 19 is not too big. I use Galco King Tuck and makes world difference from other holsters. I am only 5'7 and around 130 and it fits me well/hides well. If you do a lot of bending over with small shirts it can be a problem, then switch to the Glock 26 with shorter grip. If you wear golf shirts, like thin work out material shirts, it can print easier but I normal don't wear those so its not a problem.
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