Went to the gunshow today...
This is a discussion on Went to the gunshow today... within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; My CCW license came in the mail last Wednesday so naturally I went to the gunshow here near Atlanta today looking for a holster and ...
May 3rd, 2010 02:17 AM
May 3rd, 2010 03:52 AM
Welcome to the forum, from Southwestern Virginia. Congratulations on the new permit and the Gun Show finds.
Glock 26 XD9sc
Ruger SR9c Ruger LCP
May 3rd, 2010 05:15 AM
Welcome from your neighbor in NC. Nice Springfield. A Wilderness Instructor belt would go great with your new holster.
Glock 22, 27 Gen 4
Ruger SP101 .357mag
S&W 637 Airweight
Ruger Single Six
Ruger Blackhawk Bisley 45 Colt
Mossberg 835 Grand Slam
May 3rd, 2010 08:29 AM
Welcome from Southern WV...and go to Mitch Rosen and order some Leather Lightning. It will reduce wear on your finish and greatly smooth that draw.
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May 3rd, 2010 09:20 AM
More gun, less holster please.
May 3rd, 2010 11:26 AM
I carry a fullsized 1911 often, I use a Wild Bill Summer Special. It is actually an easy handgun to carry.
May 3rd, 2010 11:38 AM
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May 3rd, 2010 11:53 AM
Hmm, I may have to look into this stuff myself.
Originally Posted by jwhite75
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May 3rd, 2010 01:19 PM
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May 3rd, 2010 01:43 PM
That is a very pretty handgun, didn't do bad with the holster either.
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May 3rd, 2010 01:58 PM
Welcome! Nice holster and nice pistol.
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May 6th, 2010 02:32 AM
I went to their website and noticed there are several makes of them, one of which (the Easy-Fit) reads in its description "The Easy-Fit Original Instructor Belt offers simplified sizing for those who do not carry a belt-mounted weapon."
Originally Posted by wormy
Which one is the one that it most highly recommended for carrying? (The Titanium one is a bit out of my price range if that is a factor)
Also what is the difference between Polymer-lined C.S.M., 5 stitch, and 3 stitch?
May 6th, 2010 03:00 AM
Hey there buddy. Welcome aboard!
Congrats on the rig and pistol.
In regards to the Wilderness belts. The 5 stitch version is going to be a stiffer material much better suited to supporting the weight of a pistol than the 3 stitch.
Likewise, the polymer-lined belt is a stiffened belt to hold it's shape and support the weight of heavy guns. It will probably supply more support that the 5 stitch version.
Carrying a full size steel frame 1911 you should definitely consider the polymer-lined belt over the 5 stitch, and I wouldn't even consider the 3 stitch version as one suitable for your needs. You'll just be disappointed with it in the long run.
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May 6th, 2010 03:18 AM
I need all the support I can get on my lanky frame, so the polymer-lined one it is! Just have to sell back some of my books and I'll have the purchasing capacity to get it!
Thanks for the info Bark'n!
May 6th, 2010 06:53 PM
One additional question: I've decided on the Crossbreed Supertuck as my next holster and will put my order in tomorrow most likely, but my question is should I get the standard cut or the combat cut?
I'm 6', 130lbs, 30"-31" waist if that's something that needs to be taken into consideration.
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