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I have a OWB, but need to get an IWB also. What do you all recommend who have tried one? I know their are alot to choose from and the searches pull up a lot. So... if any of you have a link to a favorite one can you please post it here. I hear good things about the Fist, kydex I guess it is?

Thanks everyone! :D
 

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I really like how well concealed the gun is, but I'm not sure I'd want to use it all day, every day.
 

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Southpaw here using an ambidexterous DeSantis Tuck this with attached spare mag pouch. I use it for daily wear in all sorts of conditions and clothing. I love it. Very comfy. And inexpensive. I bought it as a first because it can be adjusted for 360 degree cants for various holster locations. I tried a bunch of different spots to figure out exactly how/where I wanted to carry.
 

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I posted a new thread call carry methods. I have a picture of the tuckable pro in action. I am using the XD 40 sc.
 

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I have the Blade-Tech UCH with XML Insert, found here:

http://www.pistol-gear.com/proddetail.php?prod=17H

The verdict is still out on what I think of it. It's great to be able to have the XML on the weapon, and the holster is very secure, yet easy to draw from. But it's rather bulky in the waistband and I have yet to get it situated on my body where it's 100% comfortable. Actually, I take that back. It's perfectly comfortable, it just feels a little strange. I have to wear a pair of jeans that are slightly larger than normal for me (not that uncommon for IWB wear) and there ends up being a big gap between the waistband on my pants and my body on both sides of the holster...after rapidly drawing a few times, your shirt or whatever can get pretty f*@ked up. But then again, that's only in practice. In a real situation, you really only draw once. The holster is definately only managable standing up, you're not going to sit in a car comfortably with it. It's not terribly easy to re-holster the weapon, but that could just mean practice on my part and breaking in the holster.
 

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In my opinion (and thats all it is) Kydex makes the MOST uncomfortable IWB holsters I have ever experienced. I much prefer leather for IWB.

My personal favorite is the Watch Six by Milt Sparks

www.miltsparks.com
 

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Cheap and simple. Love my Highnoon "Hidden Ally" Holster

From another post on holsters that I responded to:
blkhawk303 said:
FYI - I use and love my $35 "Hidden Ally" Highnoon Holster. It's tuckable, comfortable and holds my XD-9SC perfectly and snugly. Only thing is that it does not have an adjustable cant (straight drop cant) but that does not bother me. I wear mine in about the 4:00 position as to not stick out off my hip too far.

FYI - I am 205 & 6' tall so I'm not super thin or large - average build w/ a little bit of a gut (hey, who doesn't except [TASF]Overkill? :lol:) and the concealment is great. Since I got my CCW last month - I've yet to have anyone notice it. I'll post pics when I can or if you want, I can send you some pics. Just let me know.

Regards,
As promised, here are the pics of my "Hidden Ally". Click the pic for a larger picture.



P.S. Here is my XD9SC in the Highnoon holster - along w/ my XD40 4" in my Cendex Taylor Nighthawk holster & Kershaw Blur!

 

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I also think Kydex sucks! For me, it's leather or in my pocket, period. I just sold my subcompact a few weeks ago but carried it in a Milt Sparks SS2 which was actually a bit bulky but very comfortable.

I now carry a Kahr PM9 in a Milt Sparks Watch Six and think it's the most comfortable IWB package I've ever carried. Highly recommended!

Any Milt Sparks holster is a great investment but keep in mind it's not an "off the shelf" product so be prepared to wait 8-12 weeks, trust me, it's worth the wait!
 

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I'll post some comments even though I'm pretty inexperienced and I carry a Glock 27. The 27 is pretty close in size to the SC.

I currently carry it in a Galco's Ultra Deepcover IWB. It's their tuckable J-hook rig. I think its a fair piece. It seems to be quality but I view it as thick. The ultra deep cover has a piece of leather that holds the holster open for "one hand reholstering". This extra piece of leather just adds to the thickness (and cost). Galco does make the "USA" IWB that is the same holster just without the extra piece of leather and its $8 cheaper. No one ever knows that I am wearing it but I haven't gotten ballsy and worn it with my shirt tucked in.

Hopefully soon I'm goign to try a FIST kydex holster. They use "ultra-thin kydex" on alot of the holsters so I guess I'll give that a try. Here are the ones that I have been looking at: http://www.fist-inc.com/holsters/k1/K8.htm (I want a tuckable option). I'm probably going to try this one: http://www.fist-inc.com/holsters/k1/k1tuckable.htm because it has kydex that extends up between your skin and the gun. Not cheap...

I'd like to hear comments on the FIST kydex holsters from anyone who has used one.
 

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I use a Comp-tac C-T.A.C. holster with my XD9SC. I have no problem with comfort, though I can always 'feel' that it's there. It's sturdy, flexible & I've been using the shirt tucking feature a lot recently. The velcro V-clips are the ultimate for low profile (concealability). For comparison, I typically wear it in approx. the 4 o'clock postion, depending on the pants I'm wearing.

I have no experience with IWB leather holsters, so I can't compare. The Tucker "Answer" holster looks pretty comfy, though. It uses kydex pieces manufactured by Comp-tac & attaches a leather piece to ride against the body.

http://www.comp-tac.com/
http://store.yahoo.com/rlcompanyusa/answer.html
 

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I use a Comp-tac C-T.A.C. holster with my XD9SC. I have no problem with comfort, though I can always 'feel' that it's there. It's sturdy, flexible & I've been using the shirt tucking feature a lot recently. The velcro V-clips are the ultimate for low profile (concealability). For comparison, I typically wear it in approx. the 4 o'clock postion, depending on the pants I'm wearing.

I have no experience with IWB leather holsters, so I can't compare. The Tucker "Answer" holster looks pretty comfy, though. It uses kydex pieces manufactured by Comp-tac & attaches a leather piece to ride against the body.

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Alien Gear cloak3. use it for XD9sc.
 

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I just got my cloaktuck for my P30sk.

I think I like it.

The Crossbreed is another good choice.
 

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I just got my cloaktuck for my P30sk.

I think I like it.

The Crossbreed is another good choice.
Been 12 yrs, braaaah...time to move on.
 
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