Concealed holster preferences?

radioflyer

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There's almost as many different concealed holster designs/materials as there are guns to fit in them. What design/material do you use and what lead to your decision?
 

A_FIVE-O

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IWB-Inside Waist Band: I am using a Comp-Tac for my Kahr PM9. I chose kydex because the holster stays open for easy re-holstering unlike other IWB soft leathers or suede holsters.

OWB-Outside Waist Band: I am using a Blackhawk Serpa for my Glock 27 & 22. I chose carbon composite because it locks into place upon re-holstering. There are no snap thumb breaks to get in the way. An index finger button is all it takes to release the pistol. Its one fast natural movement.
 

navyguy

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DFW Keller
Carrying concealed requires a lot of compromises. I like the OWB holsters best. I find them the most comfortable and functional. But for those, it's a winter time deal, as with most summer attire, it's hard for me to keep concealed using that method. For summer I go with pocket carry with an appropriate sized gun.

Work days, (I own my business) I carry my gun into the office in a nylon carry case, and then it goes in my desk drawer. It would be difficult to wear it around working and dealing with customers. When I go out to see a customer or whatever, it goes into the car counsole. Not the best method, I know, but better than nothing.
 

Acesn8's

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Nice lookin holster gotta be a typo on the price at $4.95 prolly more like $69.95. I like Bullards work plus the fact it's made here in Texas
 

tex45acp

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Mar 13, 2008
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South Central Texas
I carry IWB as much as I can and have several holsters to do so with, and you are correct....each gun has a holster that is the best for that gun. Unfortunately it has cost me waaay to much to determine which is best for me and my guns.

Wilson Combat Professional in a Milt Sparks Versa Max 2
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Springfield XD45 Service in a Brommeland Max Con V
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Browning Hi Power in a Wilson Combat IWB Holster
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Kel-Tec PF9 in a Galco Leather Pocket Holster....my go everywhere gun.
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DirtyD

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I carry IWB in a Comp-Tac Minotaur. It is a hybrid holster with leather against the body and a kydex outer shell....
 

hoytinak

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Mar 5, 2008
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Texas of course
No matter the season, 99% of the time I'm carrying my HK P2000SK in a Milt Sparks VMII with a belt from TheBeltMan (a good belt makes a huge difference). I have found this to be the perfect carry setup for me. It doesn't matter if I'm wearing jeans and a jacket or shorts and t-shirt, this combo works great for me. I've got a VMII for my 1911 Commander as well.

 
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