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Oscar 14
March 31, 2010, 03:51 PM
Hey guys, looking for suggestions for an IWB holster for an M&P9c. I've always carried in a OWB slide and want to try something new.
Thanks

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gilfo
March 31, 2010, 04:04 PM
Look into the Don Hume line. Quality holsters at a very afforable price.

samurai
March 31, 2010, 04:25 PM
I use a MTAC and a Milt Sparks Summer Comfort.

Gregaw
March 31, 2010, 05:13 PM
Check out these: http://www.crossbreedholsters.com
Great quality and service.

tlen
March 31, 2010, 05:49 PM
+1 for Crossbreed Supertuck.....

Zerodefect
March 31, 2010, 05:54 PM
+2 CB supertuck

CoRoMo
March 31, 2010, 06:06 PM
I've got a Texas Heritage by Tucker and I like it a lot. I'd like to get a Milt and a CB so that I can compare the three, but I'm very satisfied with the Tucker.

possum
March 31, 2010, 06:07 PM
raven concealment. or blade tech, you can't go wrong either way. the raven is thinner and better for carry but they are both great choices.

The Lone Haranguer
March 31, 2010, 06:41 PM
UBG Holsters (http://www.ubgholsters.com/iwb.htm)

ichiban
March 31, 2010, 06:48 PM
I really like the Silent Thunder by Tucker Gun Leather.
http://rlcompanyusa.stores.yahoo.net/sithky.html

jdub3
March 31, 2010, 06:49 PM
For my XDsc in 9mm, I love my Texas Heritage by Tucker- http://rlcompanyusa.stores.yahoo.net/iwbholsters1.html

For my Model 36 I use a Galco Summer Comfort, a Summer Special knock-off http://www.usgalco.com/HolsterPT4.asp

Like both and have no problems recommending either.

BAE984
March 31, 2010, 06:56 PM
I've tried a few holsters, and my go-to is the crossbreed supertuck (+3?).

My brother uses one for his M&P9c and loves it.

Oscar 14
March 31, 2010, 06:58 PM
Thanks guys. I'll do some more research, but it looks like the Crossbreed maybe what I'm looking for. Thanks again.

HighStrung
March 31, 2010, 11:19 PM
I know it's on the cheaper end and many people claim that you get what you pay for, most of the time I agree. I had been given the same advice on my IWB and since the suggestion was so cheap I figured that either way, I wouldn't be hurt too bad financially even if I didn't like it. Either way, I bought the HighNoon Split Decision, $42 including S&H. I love it for my M&P40c. This one has the 15degree cant and you're still able to tuck your shirt in if you want, they have another identical without the cant, but this has been nothing but perfect for me. That being said, I don't have a lot of experience with the ultra-high end holsters but this has been confortable even when wearing it for 12+hrs. I generally wear it in the 3:30 position. I'm sure there are better IWB's out there, but this has worked great for me. Just giving you a cheaper option to look at.

Wagon
March 31, 2010, 11:35 PM
Here's for your reading pleasure, Oscar. http://forums.1911forum.com/showthread.php?t=196181

For me, HBE all the way - have a Pro-TL for the Kahr PM9, just ordered a Com3 for the CZ P-01.

slowr1der
April 1, 2010, 01:46 AM
The Comp-Tac and Crossbreed seem to be very similar and both seemed to be preferred over most others. Seems like you should just pick one of those two and get which one you like the looks of the most as they both seem to get amazing reviews.

harmon rabb
April 1, 2010, 07:47 AM
I'm going to go ahead and speak out AGAINST the crossbreed. Everyone on here loves them, and I just don't get why.

Based on recommendations here, I bought a crossbreed for my G27. Honestly, it was a waste of money. It's a royal pain to get on, and it's not any more comfortable than my basic Don Hume iwb holster. In fact, I think it's actually LESS comfortable, and I think the gun feels heavier in the crossbreed than it does in the Hume.

I will say I can draw from the crossbreed very quickly, but that's really the only good thing I have to say about it.

This $18 don hume holster: http://www.donhume.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=67_368_124&products_id=789 is super comfortable and tucks my g27 nice and tight against my body.

Rinspeed
April 1, 2010, 10:47 AM
I'm going to go ahead and speak out AGAINST the crossbreed. Everyone on here loves them, and I just don't get why.




Same here, I've used one and just don't see what people think is so great about them. :confused:

Wagon
April 1, 2010, 11:28 AM
I'm a leather person so I've never considered CrossBreed and the like, but I believe CB have 2-weeks buy back guarantee? That's a very good gesture, at least you can return it.

harmon rabb
April 1, 2010, 01:52 PM
Same here, I've used one and just don't see what people think is so great about them.

thank god someone else agrees with me :D

c919
April 1, 2010, 04:04 PM
Well some may not like them, but CrossBreed rocks in my book.

This is the most people I've ever seen talking about not liking CrossBreeds. I can certainly say that for a guy built like me (6'1" @ 160 lbs), the Supertuck is a godsend. I definitely haven't tried them all, but all the other IWBs I have tried are either super uncomfortable, always drifting around, or ride weird and print really bad. Adjustable depth and cant makes a big difference for me.

mljdeckard
April 1, 2010, 04:11 PM
I've tried several, I got the Crossbreed and I'm DONE.

Oscar 14
April 1, 2010, 08:57 PM
Hey thanks everyone I ordered a crossbreed. When it gets here I'll let you how I like it. Seems like everyone has their own favorites, and that's what makes life interesting. And sometimes maddening. Thanks.

BAE984
April 1, 2010, 08:57 PM
I thought the same thing about the crossbreed initially, but you gotta give it a few weeks of wearing to break in. Initially it wasn't very comfortable, but once it broke in and gets that personal fit it really made sense to me.

That said, I used to carry in a cheapie like the $18 don hume link, and it wasn't bad. The single clip is very nice if you need to pull the whole gun/holster often to go into 'off-limits' places. For me, it just tended to shift a bit when you changed positions that required a bit of adjustment often.

harmon rabb
April 1, 2010, 09:15 PM
i once carried my g27 in the crossbreed for an evening out with the fiancee and it got pretty uncomfortable. walking across large parking lots, through big stores, etc., just didn't feel good at all. i'm more comfortable doing that with the cheapie don hume :o

in fact, that experience bugged me so much, that when i know i'll be out for an entire afternoon or an entire night, and am not wearing pants conducive to pocket carrying the g27, i'll carry my 442 iwb, or my lcp in a pocket, instead :o i hate to downgrade firepower that much, but, man, was i uncomfortable that night.

goldcup
April 2, 2010, 12:14 AM
I own two of these one for g19 and another for g30

http://www.comp-tac.com/product_info.php?products_id=68

Its the Infidel and quite snug with the belt clip option.

mljdeckard
April 2, 2010, 01:16 AM
Crossbreed sent me mine within two weeks of the order, and gave me a roll of cherry lifesavers. :)

c919
April 2, 2010, 02:06 AM
When it gets here I'll let you how much I love it.

There, I fixed it for you.

Seriously though, give it a week of good solid carrying and it's most likely that you will love your new holster. I'll be the first to admit that they are a little stiff upon arrival, but after a week of wearing it and figuring out what position is best for you it's like you aren't even packing.

And as mljdeckard pointed out, you will have some Lifesavers to eat while you're breaking it in. :D

mongo4567
April 2, 2010, 03:03 AM
Comp-tac sent me smarties!...and I love the MTAC that came with them too....

I wear a small, single clip Bianci 100 with my PM40, but I wear the MTAC when carrying something heavier like a 1911.

harmon rabb
April 2, 2010, 07:28 AM
I wear a small, single clip Bianci 100 with my PM40, but I wear the MTAC when carrying something heavier like a 1911.

I have thought that perhaps the crossbreed is best suited to heavy guns. I could see a basic one clip holster like my don hume not working very well for a full size, all steel gun.

I know a guy who bought a crossbreed for a P3AT. Lol.

Mr. Bojangles
April 2, 2010, 10:16 AM
Comp-Tac minotaur holsters are an excellent way to go. I have one for an xd-m and the other for a sig p2009. Both holsters are very comfortable to wear and have adjustable cants and ride heights, as well as adjustable retention screws. Their customer service is excellent as well.

SheepNutz
April 2, 2010, 04:46 PM
Another vote for the Minotaur MTAC!

supernac
April 2, 2010, 07:19 PM
I love my MTAC.

wnycollector
April 3, 2010, 03:28 PM
I just picked up a FIST #K6 in ultra thin kydex. It is super comfortable and reasonably priced. Concealco makes wonderful, comfortable leather holsters, that again are reasonably priced (~$85 shipped).
Here are links to both makers
http://www.concealco.com/miva/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=ACL&Product_Code=SG-IWBS&Category_Code=051IWB
http://www.fist-inc.com/holsters/k1/K6.htm

searcher451
April 3, 2010, 04:50 PM
Recognizing that holsters are strictly a subjective and personal thing ...

I'm a big fan of the High Noon line and especially like the Split Decision holster. You can pay a lot more money, but IMO you can't find one that works much better. The fact that they are in stock and ship almost immediately helps, as does the quality you get for ao little money.

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