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Holster Question

buddybbuddyb Member Posts: 5,264 ✭✭✭✭

I need advice on what is a good retention holster for a 1911.

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    Merlinnv12Merlinnv12 Member Posts: 1,224 ✭✭✭✭

    I love my Galco. But then, it’s the only one I have ever used. Others on here are more capable of offering up advice.

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    NeoBlackdogNeoBlackdog Member Posts: 16,737 ✭✭✭✭

    Kydex or leather?

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    yoshmysteryoshmyster Member Posts: 21,197 ✭✭✭✭

    Galco Yaqui. Not that being in California I can pack more than a sack lunch.

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    Mr. PerfectMr. Perfect Member, Moderator Posts: 66,372 ******
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    papernickerpapernicker Member Posts: 1,374 ✭✭✭

    Kydex and leather, by me. Little unorthodox but I like the dozen made for me for several pistols, including a Gold Cup. Not retention but kind of acts that way. Extremely comfortable IWB at 4:00. Most of them need a twist to slide out.

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    Texas1911DETexas1911DE Member Posts: 666 ✭✭✭✭

    ….Galco…I've had the same holster for years, I just keep Lexol leather conditioner on it…I've got both full size 1911's & Commanders, just carry a Commander…if you carry a full size 1911, no problem, Galco makes their holsters for the two barrel lengths, I have no complaints…

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    buddybbuddyb Member Posts: 5,264 ✭✭✭✭
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    AlpineAlpine Member Posts: 15,068 ✭✭✭✭

    Any leather holster with a thumb-break. I carry condition 1.

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    austin20austin20 Member Posts: 35,097 ✭✭✭✭

    Hard to do better than Galco for leather holsters

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    62vld204262vld2042 Member Posts: 1,013 ✭✭✭✭

    Depending on the season and where I was going....…I'd like to put one of my Gold Cups in a suede-lined Safariland shoulder holster.

    Works for me......

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    TfloggerTflogger Member Posts: 3,298 ✭✭✭

    I've been happy with my De santis 85 for years.

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    montanajoemontanajoe Forums Admins, Member, Moderator Posts: 58,107 ******
    edited April 25
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    jimdeerejimdeere Member, Moderator Posts: 25,740 ******

    Anyone used an Urban Carry holster? My friend has one for his Sig 365. He loves it. It has a retention feature. They have dozens of different styles.

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    TANK78ZTANK78Z Member Posts: 1,333 ✭✭✭

    I used to daily carry concealed my combat commander is a DeSantis similar to the Kimber holster shown in an above post , always condition 1 always with the thumb strap securing the gun between frame and cocked hammer , from what I was taught and soon realized this is the only proper way to carry .

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