This is a discussion on 5.11 jacket within the Defensive Carry Holsters & Carry Options forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Does anyone make holsters for the 5.11 jackets ? I know they make the one size fits all "doesn't " I don't understand why they ...
November 30th, 2006 07:46 PM
Does anyone make holsters for the 5.11 jackets ? I know they make the one size fits all "doesn't " I don't understand why they don't have any larger ones
November 30th, 2006 09:08 PM
Perhaps there is a reason for a limited supply? I only have the 5.11 vest. I did buy (I-Net) a holster for the vest...didn't even use it. It is way too hard to draw from the vest pocket...I assume the jacket would be the same...too much velcro for quick retrival.
I would rather spend the money on a good holster and use any jacket for cover.
OMO...your opinion may vary...
Stay safe...don't use velcro in a vest or jacket pocket...
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December 6th, 2006 10:22 PM
I bought the jacket last month for $29 online closeout. It fits me just fine (I'm extra large & long armed). The velcro pockets are somewhat difficult to get a quick draw. I just use the jacket as another place to put my J frame along with a speed loader. I can have my hand on the revolver without giving away my intentions. It's not perfect, but I feel I got $29 worth of jacket.
December 7th, 2006 01:53 AM
Blackhawk Ind. makes nylon holsters that are adjustable to the gun. how big of gun you trying to carry? I have a holster that fits my HK USP.
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Nemo Me Impune Lacesset
December 7th, 2006 09:33 PM
I'd like to try a Springfield XD . My Kahr P45 works fine as is
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