Feedback on High Ride Holsters


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DawgFvr
April 26, 2008, 12:27 AM
Ok...I just cannot get into IWB holsters. I have a GP100 and a Stoeger Cougar (large 15 round butt/grip) that I'd like to carry OWB...under a sweatshirt or sweater. My present holsters...good ones too, just do not conceal when I squat down or sit down, etc.

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e61/DawgFvr/Stoeger/StoegerCourgar3.jpg

I was seriously considering a well made High Rise holster like Rusty Sherricks.

Here is an example of Rusty Sherricks High Ride for a G26 I found on the internet:

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e61/DawgFvr/Stoeger/G26holster.jpg

I have a "reinforced" Beltman Belt ...also a nice High Noon Belt. Both are quality belts.

I want feedback on others who have had experience with High Ride holsters please.

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doc2rn
April 26, 2008, 08:41 PM
I like my Galco High Rider for a S&W 3" model 10

Oro
April 28, 2008, 04:48 PM
Best method of CC I have found. Can't do IWB. If your dress allows shoulder carry, that's also convenient. Search for "Shado" they have a nice affordable clamshell type, also Don Hume's 721, and the Glaco FLETCH.

sadlsor
April 28, 2008, 11:31 PM
Ain't this why we live in the USA? Life is all about choices. Choose yer weapon, choose yer ammo, choose yer rig... I might choose to leave the house with a compact .45 one day, or a full-size 1911, a 9mm or maybe a .38 snubby.

I have some IWB, some hi-rise, couple of shoulder rigs. Purists and / or others rail or preach about having one standard setup, so your muscle memory born of practice will save you when seconds count.

But for those of us in a non-LEO capacity, I believe options allow appropriate dress for the season / weather, with concealment and local ordinance compliance high in priority. Situational awareness, IMO a prerequisite for carry, should preclude most if not all "split-second" scenarios. That said, I do believe we should be comfortable and proficient with whatever we carry, however we carry it. That's why we all practice, right?

I like the Fletch also, as southern summers are tough for me wearing IWB. Easy to wear, easy access with a loose shirt, un-tucked. I can sweat with the best of y'all.

moga
April 29, 2008, 01:26 AM
I have em for 1911, Glock compact, and j frame snubbies.

I can tolerate the Bianchi Blackwidow for the J-Frame only. The weight of the heavier guns are too far above my waistline for comfort/confidence.

Pancake holster is my preferred way to conceal OWB. 3/4 seasons of the year I carry IWB, however.

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