OWB for XD 45?
This is a discussion on OWB for XD 45? within the Defensive Carry Holsters & Carry Options forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; While I have 2 IWB holsters on order (both custom, I decided to try both types), I decided that I would also like an OWB ...
July 16th, 2006 12:37 AM
OWB for XD 45?
While I have 2 IWB holsters on order (both custom, I decided to try both types), I decided that I would also like an OWB holster. Since the gun is reasonably new, I'm not seeing a lot of holsters specifically for the XD 45. The one that comes with the gun just doesn't hold the gun tightly enough to my body. Perhaps the fact that I've gained enough weight to have my own gravitational pull might be the reason. Any suggestions on a good holster off the rack?
July 16th, 2006 12:32 PM
I have a D. Hume 721 OT for the XD45 and M&P40. Both fit fine. Also, check out http://www.crossbreedholsters.com Mark has some cool OWB holsters.
July 16th, 2006 08:29 PM
I have two GALCO's for OWB. One black without restraining strap and the other chestnut brown with restraining strap.
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July 16th, 2006 09:21 PM
If my K&D Eagle Defender is anything to go by - the XD version should hold gun tight in like an OWB. http://www.kdholsters.com/ The pic on the site, of the Eagle Defender, is in fact mine!
This is mine with the 226 SIG - sorry about crappy belt I had on that day - even with that notice how tight it holds.
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July 18th, 2006 08:16 PM
No matter what holster you buy if you don't get a good gun belt to go with it you may never be satisfied with your carry holster.
July 18th, 2006 11:26 PM
July 19th, 2006 12:36 PM
Ive got a Desantis OWB rig for my XD.45. It has worked really well so far.
July 19th, 2006 01:21 PM
FWIW I carry my XD45 in a FIST #43 which can be worn either as an IWB or an OWB holster. (see pic) Works terrific either way and I recomend it highly.
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