Galco SOB

Galco SOB

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    Galco SOB

    I have a Galco SOB holster for my 1911.
    I love the SOB setup, but I have an issue. The holster is loose. If I run, the gun is on the ground. The tensioner is as tight as I can get it but the gun is still loose.
    What can I do?
    Thanks in advance.

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    Whatever you do, don't run.
    Seriously, I have a SOB but don't think I'd try running with it although it is tight. As far as running with a holster, I'd feel better if the holster was at 1:00 - 3:30.
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    The only SOB holster I trusted to move around in is a kydex one, it locked the weapon in, leather in that angle of cant is not enough grip on the weapon.
    I know not what this "overkill" means.

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    Let me explain the reason I found this out.
    I was turkey hunting, shot a turkey and ran to make sure it was dead. I felt it fall out within 3 or 4 steps. Luckily it was soft ground and no harm came to the gun. I normally don't carry my pistol hunting, but this place is loaded with hogs and I don't want to trust the #5 shot turkey loads on an angry 500lb hog.

    So you wont normally find me running. Fat boys like me don't do that.

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    I carry IWB/SOB in never comes out unless I take it out.

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    Good holster with a tight belt...worn over the kidney, not the spine...palm out draw.

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    Unless you can pull off the type of rig described by retsupt99 (drawing palm-out, from a zero-cant SOB holster worn IWB), SOB carry will always have the pitfall that you describe, due to the extreme cant necessary to permit a draw w/ your palm facing inwards toward your body... This is the same reason that my experiment with SOB carry lasted approx. one day... YMMV, of course...


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    Send it back! They should fix it or give you a new one. I had a similar issue with a DeSantis, and they made it like new for me.

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    huh, never had that issue with my SOB, but i use the blackhawk check six. Sounds like the holster is worn out, or for some reason doesn't fit that gun.
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