Drop leg flap holster for an XD45C?


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Mr.510
May 30, 2009, 05:47 AM
I've been looking for a drop leg holster for my XD45 Compact that has a flap over the weapon but have not found anything. Does anybody know of one or have a better idea for my situation? When it's really hot in the Summer and I'm mowing lawn or brush, running my trackloader, backhoe, forklift, etc. I like to wear coveralls or a flight suit (with little underneath) to keep the sun off. The only way I can currently carry the XD while wearing coveralls or similar is in a back pocket. That doesn't work sitting on a tractor so I was thinking a drop leg holster might do the trick. The problem is that I am hard on stuff and know the gun will get the crap beat out of it in an open thigh holster. I also know how much dirt and sand it will eat and really don't want to clean it every day. I thought about screwing a Kydex holster to each piece of machinery but I much prefer to keep the weapon on my person at all times. FWIW: Open carry is legal here and you can't see any of our acreage from the road or neighboring properties. Ideas? :cool:

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Aka Zero
May 30, 2009, 06:23 AM
http://www.sportsmansguide.com/net/cb/2-nylon-1911-hip-holsters.aspx?a=529576

You get 2 to tear up, for cheap. Not a leg holster, And not made for the gun. But will hold a glock 26 nice and tight, and CZ75, even a ruger Mark III.

Cover almost all of the handle on the 26, and has about 2" extra length past the barrel. The snap is sturdy, but I would sew some velcro on this inside if I was going to wear it in brush, for extra security.

Might not be exactly what you want, but may work nicely. For cheap. (more money for ammo)

MrCleanOK
June 4, 2009, 01:49 AM
http://www.blackhawk.com/catalog/Nylon,34.htm

Blackhawk makes a few holsters that might fit your needs (flap/full coverage). I have an Omega VI for my XDs and can attest to the quality of the fit and finish. Blackhawk makes good stuff.

Mr.510
June 6, 2009, 11:42 PM
MrCleanOK: Thank you for the Blackhawk! link. I'd been to their site but don't know how I missed the Specail Ops:

http://www.blackhawk.com//CatalogImages/18-792-IMG9_L.jpeg

Looks like almost exactly what I'm looking for!

:D

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