Pics: Blade-Tech UCH Tuckable Holster in Action


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Skunkabilly
January 22, 2004, 12:33 AM
http://www.skunkabilly.com/images/tactical/tuckable.jpg

First row is the holster without concealment garment,
second row is the holster with an untucked shirt
third row is the holster tucked and slightly bloused in the back
fourth row is Skunky executing the Hackathorn rip.

One day, I will also have a gun move named after me.

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SapperLeader
January 22, 2004, 08:47 AM
Thats an Impressive tuckable rig. How much does it slow you draw down? I realize its a deep cover rig, but Im curious how it compares to lifting a shirt up and drawing. Also, is that a wilderness ring belt? How do you like it? Im thinking about getting one as a temporary dress/casual belt, until I find a nicer leather one I like. Im currently using a standard wilderness instructor belt, but it looks too military with a tucked in shirt.

Erich
January 22, 2004, 10:06 AM
I had one of those for my Glock 33 - it looked like I had a tumor. I wound up wearing a cover garment anyway. I found the Kydex was fairly thick, and the location of the j-hook was in about the worst possible place (right over the fat little gun, wedged securely between two thick layers of Kydex).

Hope it works for you, Skunk - it looks a whole lot less obtrusive on you than it did on me.

Skunkabilly
January 22, 2004, 10:21 AM
>> Thats an Impressive tuckable rig. How much does it slow you draw down? <<

When splitseconds count, it slows me down a bit. I never timed it, but anywhere between a quarter to a 3/4 of a second? :confused: But dependong on mode of dress, if I couldn't go tuckable, it would mean wearing no gun at all....

>> Also, is that a wilderness ring belt? How do you like it? <<

I like it better than the Instructor's belt. It's cute and goes well with less..uhh..tactical looking clothes. My Instructor's belt got way too much attention. I used to get compliments on it all the time from my non-gun friends (made me look like a rockclimbing poser) but I didn't like the attention. I also didn't like how the Instructor's belt yanks your belly hair on an untucked shirt :o :o :o I only wear my Instructor's belt to school, matches and when doing outdoors type of stuff. Everything else, I wear the ring belt.

Erich, I've been wearing it for either my P7 or Beretta for almost 9 months now. It works well for my body type but may not work well for most people.

Erich
January 22, 2004, 02:09 PM
Well, my body type has changed a fair amount over the last 6 months (thanks, Dr. Atkins!), perhaps I should give tuckables another try!

Skunkabilly
January 22, 2004, 02:27 PM
I eat carbs like a mofo and I still can't gain weight. If you went #2 at my rate you'd be 110#s too :)

tlhelmer
January 23, 2004, 07:20 AM
Hey Skunk!

Which of your guns weighs more? The Beretta or the P7? I would think it would be the Beretta, but the Beretta has an alloy frame and I think the P7 is all steel.

DigMe
January 23, 2004, 08:39 AM
Anyone know how thin the Bladetech kydex is compared to CTAC, G-Code, Sidearmor and Fist kydex?

brad cook

Skunkabilly
January 23, 2004, 10:18 AM
tlhelmer, the Beretta on paper has 8 ounces on the P7. But I also download the magazines by 5 rounds for weight savings :barf:

Digme, sorry...Sidearmor doesn't make P7 or Beretta holsters....but I should try the other two...anything with 'G' (such as G-Loc or G-thang) or 'Tac' are worth it IMO :D

tiberius
January 23, 2004, 10:55 AM
But I also download the magazines by 5 rounds for weight savings

Now that's really looking for the silver lining. I love it.

dave3006
January 23, 2004, 11:10 AM
Skunk, have you ever had someone time you on how fast you can access the gun? I would be fascinated to know the overall time due to the fact that you have to rip your shirt out to get the gun.

As you know, I went with the Smartcarry because I could not get the UCH tuckable to work for me. (Every body shape is different) All sorts of people semi-flamed me for having such a SLOW method of carry. I had my son time me with Smartcarry. I was running times of 1.6s, 1.8s, 2.0s ect... to access my Glock 27 in condition 3, rack the slide and be on target. I practice every day.

I would be interested to see how fast you are on target. The UCH looks safe for condition 1. So, you won't have to rack the slide.

Dave

Skunkabilly
January 23, 2004, 11:25 AM
I'm too cheap to buy a timer :D I'll try to run some trials for you next time I'm with someone who has one though :)

Brigrat
January 23, 2004, 03:25 PM
Hey Skunk!!! Those are some nice "Tactical" pants. I sure like mine!!! Do you have the maching vest? I do, but only wear them together when actually working. It seems a little to tactical to wear "Tactical" pants and outer garmets at the same time. I wouldn't mind trying one of their long sleve shirts though!

Skunkabilly
January 23, 2004, 04:12 PM
Those are the 5.12 pants...they are .01 better than the 5.11s (notice the lack of cellie pocket and D-ring and man down handle) and are made of Dupont nylon. I used to have a vest but sold it, and have a shirt but only wear it as a beater on cool dry days....

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