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View Poll Results: Where do you carry?
IWB 8 66.67%
Pocket 2 16.67%
Shoulder/Chest 0 0%
Leg 1 8.33%
ankle 0 0%
bag/coat/other external cover 0 0%
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Old 10-01-2015, 01:38 PM   #1
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Default Whats your favorite CCW holster?

Was having this convo with @Lead Pipe the other day... and got to wondering about how my own holsters stacked against other people's holsters.

I currently carry either a G43 or a G19.

For the G43, I use a simple kydex holster for IWB carry, very similar to this:



I find it to be super comfortable, almost like its not even there. Driving, walking around, sitting around, whatever. It is a great little IWB holster.

I had a larger kydex setup for the G19, but found it to be a bit uncomfortable... so I ordered up and just received my Aliengear 3.0 holster.



I wore it around a bit last night and found it was really comfortable while standing. But after driving and then sitting around with it a bit, I found it to be a bit uncomfortable as it wrapped around my back. Not sure exactly where on the harness or the gun itself was touching me, but I'll need to find it, else I won't be using it for long.

Speaking of long I find the cloak 3.0 to be a very long holster setup. It wraps around my back when carrying at 3 o'clock. So when you sit, you end up with the rear-most clip behind your back causing pressure between the object you're sitting on and your back. That's no fun.

So now I'm curious. What do you guys use and whats your opinion?
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Clipless Remora IWB, IWB Kholster(unfortunately out of business), AlienGear IWB.

Smart carry for deep concealment and gym shorts

Full moon Kholster. Have since trimmed them
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i have an alien gear 2.0 and a cheap kydex one like your first picture I use that one for the gun I keep in my car, I want to try out the cloak tuck 3.0

Edit I thought this was a what holster do you carry thread, I carry at 3 sometimes appendix and sometimes pocket with my p238
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It is a what holster do you use... Then I added the poll to get a bit more info.
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It depends on what I'm carrying. I prefer IWB because its easiest for me to draw from. I carry my sig p238 IWB with a sticky holster. For my M&P 9c, I carry IWB with an Alien Gear cloak tuck 2.0.



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mainly this Simply Rugged IWB for my sig. They're based out of Prescott.



Tho occasionally I will opt for my desantis pocket holster



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I find drawing from the pocket to be very difficult. I've got 2 buddies that do it... 1 I can see it plan as day, 2 it's just not a fluid motion
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I'm always amazed at pocket carries. Now using a sticky holster for IWB... That's almost even more perplexing.
@LikeABauce302 - how's that sticky holster for IWB? You carry deep with that?
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@LikeABauce302 - how's that sticky holster for IWB? You carry deep with that?
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You're telling me no clip even and it doesn't move?

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none of you guys appendix carry?
I do sometimes, its hard to bend over and pick stuff up when you appendix carry
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I'm always amazed at pocket carries. Now using a sticky holster for IWB... That's almost even more perplexing.
@LikeABauce302 - how's that sticky holster for IWB? You carry deep with that?
It works fine for me. It doesn't move. I've even tucked it into the waistband of basketball shorts when I'm taking my dogs for a walk at night. I was skeptical about using it at first too, but it works great.
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It works fine for me. It doesn't move. I've even tucked it into the waistband of basketball shorts when I'm taking my dogs for a walk at night. I was skeptical about using it at first too, but it works great.
Thanks man. Maybe I'll have to find one and give it a try.
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Probably 50/50 between IWB kydex with Shield (wearing jeans) and pocket holster with P238 (dressed nicer, wearing basketball shorts, etc). The sticky holsters have grown on me...carried the Shield with one the other day and had no issues and you hardly feel it there.
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Thanks man. Maybe I'll have to find one and give it a try.
Even if you find that you don't like it, they can be used for other things. They tuck nicely in between the seat and center console of a car.
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