I bought a comptac belt holster for my Glock 19. The comptac is a great holster, but it's not as concealable as I'd like.
I have a Galco concealable that I use to carry a Sig P239 SAS. I like it just fine, but the Sig is more concealable than the Glock.
What is your most concealable OWB holster and, would it work on the Glock? I ask, because maybe the Glock just isn't that concealable.
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July 2, 2010, 04:34 PM
I have two basic Don Hume pancakes (model 721 OT) and they really snug up close and tight. Very secure. Nice fit... I carry open top, even with a Commander in condition 1. My daily carry is a Taurus PT-111 in the same holster and it carries very comfortably.
They don't break the bank, and if you order through Gunner's Alley, there's a good chance they'll have it in stock if it's for a popular handgun. If not, 4 weeks is typical for special order's.
If your carrying a heavier side arm, get a double thickness 1-3/4" belt and you'll be very happy you did.
July 2, 2010, 04:37 PM
SSN Vet, I also have a couple Don Hume open top holsters. They are great. I just ordered one for my Springfield Armory EMP. I'm expecting to really like it. With the OT, I could carry OWB with just a t-shirt.
July 2, 2010, 06:49 PM
Kydex paddle from Fobus.
I hate to admit it, but, in this application, for me, plastic tops leather.
Its stormy weather outside, maybe I won't get struck by a bolt of lightning.
IWB is another ball game.
July 2, 2010, 08:50 PM
For my 5" Colt 1911.
1. High Noon Slide Guard
Both ride at about the same height, but the High Noon is just a little closer to the body and is a little more comfortable. The Raven has more options though. Both are well made products by good companies.
July 2, 2010, 08:56 PM
My Sourdough Panckake by Simply Rugged (http://www.simplyrugged.com/store/index.html) is ironically my most concealable OWB (even though revolvers tend to be bulkier than autos).
They make a similar holster for autos called the Cuda but I'm not sure it covers as much of the gun as the Sourdough.
But I convert all my Pancakes to IWB.
Also the Model 1 Pancake I got from Lobo Gun Leather is almost as good OWB as it is IWB.
here's the review (http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=530723) I posted of it.
July 2, 2010, 09:08 PM
Glock sport/combat holster will probably hide that G19 better than anything and cost you $12, and it's made by Glock.
July 11, 2010, 01:58 PM
The ones I make myself. :D
July 12, 2010, 05:27 PM
the glock 19/23 etc size glocks are very very concealable. The best most concalable OWB holster that i have found is Raven concealment.
July 22, 2010, 01:12 PM
Simply Rugged Sourdough Pancake. A 4" N frame can disappear in it. Rob will make it for most any gun.
August 6, 2010, 09:28 PM
A very VERY loose shirt over an OWB holster carrying a XD-40.
And when I go from the VolksRepublik of NY into a Free State like Vermont, PA, or New Hampshire, the shirt gets tucked in, and I show it off. :-)
Real Python just looks soooooo darned nice....
August 8, 2010, 06:07 PM
Don't have it any more (it went with a pistol I sold), but my Bianchi Shadow had a pretty high ride, and held the gun close to my body. I used to wear the British Woolly Pully military sweaters a lot, and they'd hide the holster and pistol pretty well, and they weren't loose sweaters by any means.
August 8, 2010, 06:13 PM
+1 on the Bianchi Shadow. I have one I carry my full size Sigma in (holster was meant for a G20, but fits the sigma nicely)
August 9, 2010, 07:17 PM
Siberious, I need that holster for my M&P 40 lol...it matches a pair of my python skinned boots perfectly. :)
August 9, 2010, 07:30 PM
A Tagua pancake for my S&W 638 which also fits my 3" SP-101. Tagua also makes a OWB for a 1911 that works extremely well for both my Colt OM and RIA Gov't.
August 9, 2010, 07:41 PM
The ones I make myself.
Same here -- my pancake style tuckable (which can also be worn as a regular IWB or an OWB) makes a M1911 disappear and carries comfortably in any weather, under any clothing from a T-shirt to a suit.
August 11, 2010, 12:15 AM
High Noon slide guard for 3in Kimber
Don Hume 721 OT works just as well and the gun is not as high
August 11, 2010, 01:26 AM
OWB? Hazel Leather, bar none. Stuff is great, wearing right now.