IWB suggestion for Glock 20 SF


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osteodoc08
September 15, 2013, 06:42 PM
Picked up a Gen 3 G20 SF and am really digging it. I have a black Galco OWB holster for it which I use for around the woods, hiking, etc. I'd like to find a leather or possibly hybrid IWB holster for it. Anyone have a suggestion? I don't want to blow hundreds trying to find the right holster when someone could possibly point me in the right direction to start with.

Thanks guys

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JTQ
September 15, 2013, 07:46 PM
I recommend a dual use holster such as these...

Pure Kustom Black Ops Pro http://www.purekustomholsters.com

Simply Rugged Cuda http://shop.simplyrugged.com/ecommerce/Cuda.cfm?item_id=155&parent=669

Raven Concealment Systems Phantom http://www.ravenconcealment.com

All three can be used as IWB holsters, but all three are perfectly good as OWB holsters in the event you determine that G20 to be too much of a whopper to carry IWB.

Flfiremedic
September 15, 2013, 09:13 PM
Broomeland Max Con

K1500
September 15, 2013, 10:47 PM
I carry a G20sf in a CompTac Infidel with the belt loop option. Think of it as a summer special rendered in Kydek. I like it enough I bought another one for a Shield.

osteodoc08
September 15, 2013, 11:08 PM
K1500, can you post a picture of it on you? I've been contemplating that exact one. What are your pros and cons with it?

.308 garand
September 16, 2013, 12:27 AM
I use an Aegis Armory "Shield" (http://aegisarmory.us/shop/hybrids/the-shield-hybrid-holster/) for my Glock 30. It is a hybrid design that also allows for IWB or OWB carry. It is very comfortable. You are able to pick the color of leather and kydex. Their priced around $55, and I would probably pay twice that for what your getting.

https://scontent-a-ord.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/5635_300291513444529_1773932047_n.jpg

K1500
September 16, 2013, 01:47 AM
No problem. I really like it. I have a Milt Sparks Summer Special 2 for a 5" 1911. That is one of the best riding easiest concealing IWB holsters I have ever used. I would have bought a sparks SS2 for the Glock 20sf, but I couldn't endure the wait. Comp Tac delivery was very quick.

The infidel sits perfect for me. It is about as low as you can go and still get a good, full firing grip on the gun. It is faster than the Sparks, as Kydex just clicks in and out easy as can be while leather drags a bit. It has excellent and adjustable retention. It is also entirely water proof, which suits the way I use the gun (sweat, rain, and fishing). It is probably slightly less comfortable than the Sparks, because leather is a bit more forgiving than Kydex. I notice no real discomfort when carrying it. It stays open for easy one reholstering. After a bit of wear, the Sparks sweat shield can flop over and impede reholstering. The Comp Tac also has a sweat shield (can't see it in the photo) and it works well.

I recommend the loops over the clip. I have the clip on my infidel for the Shield, but it is quite a bit smaller. The clip has been very secure and I have never "drawn the holster", but there is no doubt with the loops. The cant on the holster is perfect for me. I like forward cant for both concealing and a natural grip angle. The Sparks can creak a bit on the belt, and the leather wears the finish faster than Kydex (not that I care, but some do). I also use the single mag holster from Comp Tac for the G20 and it is outstanding.

I also have the Galco Summer Comfort for a 4" N-frame Smith, and a Wilson Combat summer companion for a Glock 17. They are good holsters, but I like the Sparks and Comp Tac better. The Galco and Wilson ride higher and don't seem to conceal as well, or course it is an apples/oranges comparison.

One nice thing about the summer special type holsters such as the infidel is they don't take up much real estate on the belt, and slip easily into a console or back pocket. Plus they are easy on and off. If all of my IWB's simultaneously vanished, I would replace them all with Comp Tac infidels. I suppose that says it all

http://i736.photobucket.com/albums/xx2/K1500_sawdust/image_zpsac716939.jpg (http://s736.photobucket.com/user/K1500_sawdust/media/image_zpsac716939.jpg.html)

Water-Man
September 16, 2013, 02:14 AM
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Raven Phantom

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