CC glock question


August 10, 2004, 01:33 AM
Would you consider a glock 23 with 1 in the pipe, CCed in a invisible holster/smart holster/etc to be safe? I know the holster covers the trigger, but does it cover it well enough? Anyone use this setup? Do you still have all of your guy parts?

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August 10, 2004, 01:46 AM
Exactly what brand of makes a difference.

August 10, 2004, 02:34 AM
The invisible holster. The kind that has a velcro belt wrapping around your waiste, and a pocket in the front holding the pistol and an extra mag.

August 10, 2004, 10:19 AM
If its the soft skinned holster made out of thin nylon then no I dont consider that safe. If it was leather or some other hard skined design that would be safer. And it must cover the trigger.

August 10, 2004, 11:21 PM
He's talking about something like a belly-band.

August 10, 2004, 11:51 PM
With it unchambered but cocked I'd jam my finger into the trigger guard throught eh holster as hard as I could and try to fire it.

If I -can- no matter how freaking hard, then no. Not with a Glock.

August 11, 2004, 12:15 AM
Your probably better off sticking to kydex holsters. You really need a pretty rigid holster. If you go to a belly band type holster, look for one with an actual holster--not a foam or cloth pouch in which to stick the weapon (that eliminates most of the cheap ones). I believe Horseshoe Leather makes one with a real holster.

August 11, 2004, 03:48 PM
make sure that the holster covers the trigger - completely! Anything short of that and you are asking for trouble. I strongly recommend holsters by Sidearmor. They fill the bill. Good shooting;)

August 11, 2004, 04:52 PM
I'm kinda fat @ 6'6" 320ish. I also need an IWB because I can't find shirts long enough to hide in owb... Think the sidearmor IWB would be a good fit? Any other suggestions? I want something that conceils almost perfectly and is very comfy. I fully plan on using an "Invisible Holster (TM)" for work carry if I switch jobs so I guess I'll leave it in con 3 for that (ugh)... I guess I now plan on getting 3; IH for work, IWB for regular 'weekend' use, OWB for open carry while hiking.

August 11, 2004, 05:14 PM
What about an IWB tuckable for work and weekends?

August 11, 2004, 05:56 PM
I found the Sidearmor IWB was one of the least comfortable IWB designs I ever tried.

The UCR from Threat Systems and the G-Code IWB have proven far more comfortable for me. If you go the G-Code route, it comes with a paddle or belt loop (your choice) attachment for the holster, and that way one holster can fill two needs--IWB and OWB. It works well.

Here is a link to an "Invisible Holster" that should let you carry your Glock with chamber loaded:

Good luck. Finding the right holster (particularly IWB) can a real pain (literally) and expensive. You might to start out with the G-Code IWB (Comfort Carry). It comes with a paddle or belt loop (your choice) attachment. That way it doesn't work as an IWB, you can can still use it as an OWB.

August 11, 2004, 07:01 PM
Crikey, at that size why don't you just pocket carry a desert eagle?

August 12, 2004, 12:29 AM
God... I want to get a DE so bad but I dunno how I'd explain a $1200 "Stupid gun" to my fiance.

August 12, 2004, 12:31 AM
Oh, I'll be needing to tuck in my shirt.

August 12, 2004, 12:42 AM
I like both Comp-tac and Tucker gunleather.Both companies make good stuff.

August 12, 2004, 03:38 PM

I wash looking at that tucker gun leather site. I do think I'll be getting one of those. Thanks!

August 12, 2004, 04:01 PM
I have a G23 and the IWB RM Holster is very safe. Give it a good look.:) I also have a Sidearmor 4th for my G23 it's good but I find the RM a much better fit.

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