Help with holster success

Help with holster success

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    Help with holster success

    I need a little help with holster selection. I've done research and haven't been able to find much (at least not a good review). What I'm looking for is a concealed carry holster (OWB), kydex, slide, available for a lefty. I've tried a couple already to include Galco Matrix, Comptac paddle, Fobus paddle, but still haven't found the one l like. Anyone had any good success?


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    Try Blade tech....i like them alot myself.
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    There is also gcode and sidearmor Good luck to ya i never found a kydex i liked

    and being a lefty limits your options on some guns

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    I too don't care for the plastic holsters. What is your reasoning for limiting your selection to this type of holster?
    I will tell you that I bought a new holster a couple months ago and love it. It is the Bianchi Carry Loc I highly recommend you checking them out.
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    My favorite OWB maker is www.highnoonholster.com. I have and use a Topless model. They make a ton of different models but have a long lead time for making them. But you can check E-bay and or Goggle searches and can find them.

    I have and use another OWB for my off side (left) that is working well for me. It is a Bianchi Accumold pancake with belt loop straps with snaps and has a retaining strap. I picked it up from www.cheaperthandirt.com for @28 and in stock so do a search via you pistol maker. I use my P11 in it and it works very well.
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    BH Serpa seems to work well, hold the gun tight to the body. Comes with both paddle and belt slot attachments. This is light years ahead of the fobus , BTW.
    what doesn't work well with the holsters you have tried? Perhaps we can help more if we know what the problem(s) seem to be. BTW, another Leftie here too.
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    I really like the Galco topless paddle holster for my Glock 23. It rides high enough and can be adjusted to any size belt giving you the wearer a firm snug fit. With a simple turn of a screw the holsters cant angle can be adjusted in any direction and then securely locked at what ever position the shooter prefers. I have a Crimson Trace laser sight attached to mine and there is no interferance or contact with the holster at all. Mine was a great fit right out of the package but know you can also ajust the tension screws for your own needs. The paddle it self is another plus. I don't even feel it while getting in and out of a car but like knowing I can take it off when I wont to with out undressing. I think this holster in black leather looks great and feels even better. Together they make a great rig. Finding a good holster is much harder than shopping for shoes. There is no place to try them on or a for me to find anyone with much of a selection. Like you went through several before finding my girl a home. Good luck in your search and know your doing it right by asking those that have already been there.
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    As a citizen of this country I consider it a legal right but yet a privelege to carry a handgun for defensive purposes. I'm also comfortable knowing there are others out there that feel the same way.

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    Any successes with Comptac's line of OWB?

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    Look Above to Holster Sources...

    Search out Fist, Inc...

    Great holsters...honest...I have over two dozen of them...good quality...reasonable...always, 3-5 weeks!

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    If you want kydex belt slide that conceals like a leather one, look at Fist. They make their leather designs in thin kydex as well. They are stitched like leather. They are light, comfortable and conceal very well.
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    lexmedic.....the Comptac line of holsters are good quality kydex rigs. They're "Locking Paddle" is very secure OTB holster and is quite popular amoungst IDPA shooters here in Texas. I have used them and they are high quality.
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    I have a CTAC but was wondering if there are those that use a Comptac OWB holster daily, and how they like it.

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    A day or two late but been busy-I have an OWB Comp-Tac belt holster and had a locking paddle. The LP seemed like it rode further away from the belt than the plain belt holster. I do like the belt holster a lot, but concealing it is harder than with a close-riding leather holster (full size 1911). Kinda depends on how hard you want to work at dressing to conceal it.
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