This is a discussion on iwb holsters within the Defensive Carry Holsters & Carry Options forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I just passed my ccw class and am now in the waiting process for my permit. I am wanting an iwb holster to conceal my ...
January 12th, 2007 11:47 PM
I just passed my ccw class and am now in the waiting process for my permit. I am wanting an iwb holster to conceal my xd9. I was looking at the comptac ctac and the crossbreed supertuck. Does anybody have any input on these as to which one might be better.
thanks in advance
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January 12th, 2007 11:50 PM
Cant provide feedback on either, however Mark Garrity is building me a cowhide/sharkskin Incognito Deluxe and it looks as if it will be very comfortable.
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January 12th, 2007 11:51 PM
i use a milt sparks versa 2 it's tuckable you can stuff you shirt in around it. I carry a cz 75 compact you really have to be looking to see it. i have walked into walmart without a problem.
January 12th, 2007 11:59 PM
Shooter76, moved your post. As I have never tried either of those holsters, best advice is do a search here for the holsters by name. Lots of others here have used 1 or the other.
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January 13th, 2007 12:11 AM
I carry an XD40 sub in a supertuck. It isn't a pretty holster, and isn't "fine craftsmanship", but it works well, and it is very comfortable. Get the adjustable--I've broken a few clips, and would prefer to be able to change them myself.
That said, my next carry holster is likely to be a Tucker Answer--Similar concept, but much nicer construction.
January 13th, 2007 12:54 AM
I carry my USP compact in a Comp-Tac C-T.A.C. It's a great holster and Comp-Tac is a great company to buy stuff from, as many in this forum can attest. Buy one, you won't regret it.
January 13th, 2007 11:03 AM
I carry a 3" 1911 in a CTAC. Very comfortable. I also like the Sparks VersaMax and the Brommeland MaxCon V. The major advantage the CTAC has is a 3-4 day availability.
The custom holsters will run you 20 weeks or more depending on the supplier. I purchased the CTAC to use until my MaxCon V arrived with plans to sell it later. It is nice enough that I decided to keep it also, that said I prefer the Brommeland for the 1911 as it is somewhat more comfortable on a long day.
January 13th, 2007 01:49 PM
I use an adjustable Supertuck for my 1911. I am very pleased with it. wait time was about 10 weeks. Works great whether you tuck it or not.
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January 13th, 2007 02:22 PM
I am not a " tuckable " fan myself , but when i need to replace the hume iwb i got with my kahrs that i carry daily i am seriously looking at one of Garrity's Gunleather's Triskel ( at the top of the page here http://www.garritysgunleather.com/IWBHolsters.htm ) simply because it can be setup as a standard iwb , or a standard owb easily .
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January 13th, 2007 07:41 PM
I used a "Uncle Lou" IWB made by 5 Shot Leather that's very similar to a VMII. I'm selling it and a matching mag pouch. If interested PM me, it's for a XD-SC. Heres a pic:
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