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Looking for first holster

This is a discussion on Looking for first holster within the Defensive Carry Holsters & Carry Options forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I am one who tries to pinch pennies, I have found a couple items which have worked for me for the last couple years. I ...

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    I am one who tries to pinch pennies, I have found a couple items which have worked for me for the last couple years. I have had good success with ACE Case Tuckable holsters from cheaperthandirt.com they are 10$ each and have various models to fit different guns as well as some ambidextrous one which I prefer because they allow me to cant the gun. I find the position I like the gun and then put a few stitches in holster so the gun sits the way I perfer it. I have recently found good belts made by Dickies at Walmart, they measure about 1/4" thick and are 1.25 wide and fairly stiff cost about 12$. I like 1.5" wide belts but they do not fit all my pants, especially dress pants... these have worked for me, from what I have read, beltman belts seem to have the highest rating as do crossbreed holsters for tuckable IWB... I do not use OWB and I make my own pocket holsters... stay tuned because many will chime in and there are many options: Galco, Kangaroo Carry, Belly band, Conceal t-shirts and shorts, ankle holsters... have fun searching and may your box of holsters won't grow too large!


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    The best advise I can give is plan on having more than one. I have three that I rotate depending on what I am wearing and my travels. I have a Crossbreed Super Tuck (CBST), Front Line (IWB)w/ alpha lining, and a Glaco slide. The Galco replaced a Triple K (great quality holster) slide that I had for 16 years. Good Luck with your search, there is a lot to think about when you make your purchase.

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    Definately take a look at Crossbreeed. It was the last IWB holster I bought. I wish I had learned that lesson hundreds of dollers before.

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    I did a lot of research on this site and just ordered my CBST last week, it all depends on what your needs are but you should check out Crossbreed
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    Highly recommend Mtac. After my recent experience with Crossbreed, I 'd avoid that mistak of buying a Supertuck. Mtac is far better made.

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    I have a Supertuck and Minituck. They are awesome. I am glad I started with the Supertuck so I did not waste a lot of money looking.
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    Start off with a nice Fobus either belt or paddle they are not expensive, & they serve the CC bill nice I own a few of them & I am happy with them.

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