That's a nice looking holster.
This is a discussion on Holster Review within the Defensive Carry Holsters & Carry Options forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I purchased a IWB holster and OWB mag pouch for my G26 from Nick Matthews Leather and wanted to do a well deserved review. Although, ...
I purchased a IWB holster and OWB mag pouch for my G26 from Nick Matthews Leather and wanted to do a well deserved review. Although, I am late, I wanted to wear it for a while before submitting. This has become my favorite EDC holster, beating out my Crossbreed.
Nick was great at communicating with me on what I was looking for. He even told me there would be a delay on the mag pouch due to the upcoming holiday weekend. However, I was pleasantly surprised when he contacted me and told me he would be able to start work earlier than planned.
I received the holster and mag pouch within 2 weeks (I’m 99% certain) and was very impressed with the quality and workmanship. The holster was tight as usual, but broke in nicely after a day or so of wearing them.
I recently returned from a 2 week vacation which involved driving approx. 11 hours each way. I wore my pistol the entire time in the car and while on vacation and never had a problem with the holster being uncomfortable or bulky.
I wore light t-shirts and never had any problems with concealment. The only thing I noticed, when I got out of the car, my shirt would catch on the belt straps. I DO NOT think this is an issue with the holster, but with my choice of shirts.
As you can see in the photo’s, I’m a little on the “hefty” side and still had no problems with concealment. I’m very impressed with the holster and mag pouch and I recommend Nick if you are looking for a high quality custom holster for a great price.
That's a nice looking holster.
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Looks good! I'm looking for something like a high rise pancake holster for my xdm 45 and also a double mag pouch (uses 13rd xd45 mags).
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Good review. Thanks for sharing.
How are the snaps? Hold well? Do they snap harder than necessary?
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Thanks for the review. I always have trouble with any snaps for awhile.
Can you elaborate why it beats out your Crossbreed? Just curious as I'm getting ready to order a holster and am still undecided. Thanks.
Definitely screams, "Quality!"...nice looking leather.
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Nice. Glad you like it, and thanks for sharing.
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Looks very nice. I don't even use the snaps on any of my holsters, I just thread the belt through.
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Great looking leather, congrats! I had never heard of this maker, but his work sure looks nice.
Nice review on a good looking holster. How is it for one handed reholstering? Have you had any die transfer? Thanks