What holster do you use?

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  1. Expat

    Expat Expat™ Knives Staff Member

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    I’ve had a few hundred holsters in my lifetime. Even had the Miami Vice classic rig back in the day.

    The only ankle holster that was ever worth anything is the Galco one.

    I carry primarily owb. Like a non-hipster man is supposed to carry.

    I like Raven, Milt Sparks, Mitch Rosen and some Galco. But I mostly carry daily in a custom kydex from @Allen Morrison, which most of you here should be familiar with. If not, check him out. He can make you anything for your gun, knife, Zippo, whatever.

    I have a holster from him in Tiffany blue that is sweet. With that rig, you don’t even have to pull. Bank robbery going down? You just simply slide that coat back a few inches and let the skell see that set-up. He’ll know you mean business and surrender on the spot.

    When I get my Cabot Arms, I’ll get an alligator belt and matching holster. But for now, I carry the working man’s polymer lead slinger in Morrison kydex.
     
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    I roll my own, but if I was buying a holster, Id go with a JM Custom or Incog. In leather, Milt Sparks or Mitch Rosen are hard to beat.
    When I get my Cabot Arms Southpaw, Im going with a Milt Sparks Summer Special with shark trim! May even get a 1 Carat diamond front sight with unicorn antler grips!
     
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    I carry only owb primarily because sticking a holster inside your pants is not comfortable. If I want to print minimally, I have a nice kydex system from DSG that I can hide with just a tee shirt. In the winter, I carry a safariland ALS because I can hide it easy and it's a superior holster when compared to all the friction fit options out there. Just my two cents.
     
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  4. Andy the Aussie

    Andy the Aussie Moderator of the Century Staff Member

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    All mine, duty, concealment and thigh are variants on the Safariland SLS models. Though the ALS types are now showing up as issue. I also have a couple of Safariland jobbies with a frame jack instead of the rotating hood. I like that the draw is the same across the board. I HATE ankle holsters but they are sometimes a necessity...
     
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  5. Expat

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    Ankle holsters are a necessity in shorts. Carrying on your best in shorts is just silly.
     
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    IWB in a JM Custom Kydex exclusively with only two exceptions - OWB Comp-Tac paddle for IDPA and occasional range use and a pocket kydex for my LCP made by Talon Tactical who is no longer making holsters.
     
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    JM Custom for the P229

    Concealment Express AIWB and a Crossbreed MiniTuck for P938, depending on how I'm carrying.
     
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    Andy the Aussie Moderator of the Century Staff Member

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    I only use one when I am basing in my Speedos. The waist string in those just can't hold a sidearm.
     
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    I carry revolvers OWB in either Simply Rugged or De Santis leather.
    Semi autos are normally carried OWB in kydex holsters from JM Custom or Bravo Concealment or DSG Arms. But I have some nice leather for my 1911s and BHP too. I also have IWB holsters for a couple pistols for carry a bit more discreetly but to me IWB is slower and less comfortable than OWB.

    I’ll freely admit to being too fat to carry AIWB.
     
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    I carry the G27 AIWB in a Foxx Deluxe Trapp.

    The G23 rides OWB on a Raven Concealment Perun.
     
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    Try as I might, I've just never been able to do IWB. I’m strictly OWB for holsters. Tupperware gets kydex (in this case Alabama Holsters ~ because their Askins clone is the best I’ve ever seen), everything else gets Milt Sparks. KISS.
     
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    I just ordered a couple new holsters (Bravo Concealment). I have not tried them yet, so I can’t comment yet. I’m definitely an OWB guy. I’m following this for more ideas. I definitely need to get Allen Morrison to make me one too.
     
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    Picked up a cz83 the other day and of course no one seems to make a stock iwb holster. Anyone have any recommendations for a custom index?
     
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    www.kt-mech.com

    They make great kydex holsters and mag pouches. Affordable and fast shipping.
     
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    T. Rex Arms 'Ragnarok' holster for the CZ SP-01:

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    Raven Concealment VG2. Been using this “holster” since right before Christmas and I’m absolutely loving it. I carry AIWB with it and it’s the most comfortable option I’ve tried so far.
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    Just got a new Blackpoint Tactical OWB holster for my P-07 + Olight PL-Mini. Gotta be patient for these (I ordered this one back in early Dec.), but they are worth it.

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    Anyone have a recommendation for a G19 gen 4 w/ PL-mini 2 valkyrie? I can't find anyone that is selling them.
     
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    Ares tactical maybe?
     

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