De santis the insider holster
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Post By oneshot
July 27th, 2013 06:37 AM
De santis the insider holster
Hi all! I have carried for a while now but always OWB. I just purchased an XDS and love the gun, when I bought it the guy recommended a desantis "the Insider" IWB holster. Being new and it's low cost I got it however, it seems to ride way too deep and will not allow me to actually be able to grip the gun-is this normal or does this holster just suck? Thanks for any insight
July 27th, 2013 08:51 AM
Most Desantis holster "suck" IMHO...Most all their IWB rigs ride way to low and you get just what you have experienced.
Originally Posted by Sm1979
I speak from experience...plus I have no idea what the hell kind of fabric they are made out of...feels like vinyl and shinny vinyl at that.....there cheap for a reason......stay away......
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July 27th, 2013 12:04 PM
I think I bought that same, exact holster and had the exact same reaction to it. TOO LOW!!! Couldn't get a good, quick grip on the gun. so I sent it back and purchased a Galco Stow-N-Go from Optics Planet (a sponsor here...) for $26. It is higher ride, has a reinforced mouth and I just like it a lot. Easy draw and reinforced mouth allows safe, confident re-holstering.
I got one for my Glock G19 that also works for my G26 and another holster for my Taurus 605 5-shot 357 revolver. Love them all. Good products, good prices for quality leather holster I use almost all the time. NOTE: If you get this model (or ANY leather holster ) look at Galco's Draw Ez leather treatment for inside the holster. Makes a difference in ease of drawing gun. It does!
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July 27th, 2013 12:53 PM
I have a De Santis cozy partner for my M&P( compact,(IWB) and I love it. it feels good, the pistol rides good in there and it works.
Its made of good quality leather like a Galco, and set me back $65.
My daughters BF has one as well for his M&P and likes it as well.
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July 27th, 2013 10:22 PM
Originally Posted by robhic
Thanks for all the input....I stopped back in the gun shop today( i was actually waiting for them to open) and picked up the stow-n-go as well and am glad I did, perfect ride for me and very comfortable, wore it all day without an issue and seemed to mold really well already. Eventually will look into a more expensive better quality holster. Again thanks for all the input
July 27th, 2013 10:40 PM
I own De Santis IWB tucks for a 38,and a Ruger SR9C both are excellent holsters for me.
That said a lot goes into what works and does not work for each person body shape and size is a big one.
Next comes time Some holsters feel prefect day one but latter fail you , other don't seem right at first but grow on you.
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