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Anyone have any experience using a Sneaky Pete holster

Discussion in 'Handguns: Holsters and Accessories' started by subman47, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. subman47

    subman47 Well-Known Member

    I am considering purchasing one for my Kimber ultra Super Carry 2. I would appreciate your experience with this holster.
  2. jshrop6004

    jshrop6004 Well-Known Member

    I bought one for my Keltec PF9. When it arrived I was shocked by how big it was. It does not even come close to the size of an ordinary cell phone holder, probably twice the size.

    To be fair it did seem to be quality made, but I could not get past the size. The folks at Sneaky Pete were super nice and allowed me to return it. If I was considering one I would get the dimensions & cut out a cardboard template to get an idea of the size. Just my two cents.
  3. OilyPablo

    OilyPablo Well-Known Member

    Good input - I saw the ad in Am. Rifleman last night.

    Just estimating - how oversize are you talking? By an inch or half inch??
  4. jshrop6004

    jshrop6004 Well-Known Member

    The size of the holster is: 110mm x 159mm x 40mm.
  5. OilyPablo

    OilyPablo Well-Known Member

    4.3"x6.25"x1.5" does seem large for a PF9.

    I just sent them a contact message for the dimensions of holsters my three small guns. P238, CM9 and XDs.
  6. rayban

    rayban Well-Known Member

    A friend of mine brought one over to show me.....I thought it looked more like an iPad cover than a cell phone pouch...
    They are nice and made very well.....but big.

  7. OilyPablo

    OilyPablo Well-Known Member

    So far no answer of my size request.

    EDIT 2/27/13: Flaky company, IMHO. Don't answer questions. Pfft.
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2013
  8. OilyPablo

    OilyPablo Well-Known Member

    They don't respond to questions. Won't get my money. Shame.
  9. RUT

    RUT Well-Known Member

    They're too damned big!
  10. OilyPablo

    OilyPablo Well-Known Member

    Rut - did you buy one? What gun?

    So I got a reply last night. Here is what I asked:


    Did not exactly answer my question. Do they know people think they are too big?
  11. rayban

    rayban Well-Known Member

    "Do they know people think they are too big?"

    Well, they can't make them smaller than the gun is, can they?
  12. OilyPablo

    OilyPablo Well-Known Member

    I'm not trying to be a smartdonkey here. So I'm not sure where you are coming from.

    Does the Sneaky Pete company have any idea of some of their customer's perceptions? I get the feeling some people perceive the holsters are too voluminous relative to the gun model. I ask for the dimensions for Sneaky Pete holsters for three of my guns. They didn't answer.
  13. OilyPablo

    OilyPablo Well-Known Member

    OK. Anna from SneakyPete responded back this AM. She gave me the dimensions and pointed out that they are on the website. Sometimes I'm just going too fast.

    Anyway she was great. And I think figured something out. The XDs 45 and the Sig P238 holsters seem sized perfectly. (Assuming the dimensions are outside dimensions). But the Kahr PM9 and CM9 are over by 1/2" to maybe 3/4" on the length - I could see maybe just a few sizes creating some comments by people.

    I ordered the one for my XDs 45.
  14. subman47

    subman47 Well-Known Member

    ok waiting to see what you think of it
  15. OilyPablo

    OilyPablo Well-Known Member

    Wow - got a notice. It shipped today. That was quick!!!
  16. OilyPablo

    OilyPablo Well-Known Member

    It showed up today.

    First of all: Very good and quick service!

    The holster is well made. There is an angled muzzle support piece toward the - back, bottom - so to speak. Holds the gun nice. It's not at all too big for my SA XDs - fits perfectly. Fits high, ie better for hiding under a shirt or jacket. It looks kinda big, but only because I know it has a gun inside! Remember the XDs is a .45, not a micro gun.

    Think hard and deep about carrying this way, it's not for everyone. It is concealed carry, but it is an external holster. Some situations, outdoors in an OK place or whatever - great. But there are times when you need deep cover, IWB fits that bill.
  17. subman47

    subman47 Well-Known Member

    thanks much for the review
  18. tradermike69

    tradermike69 New Member

    I don't know, I really like mine,, yea more of a tablet type of cell phone holster,, But walk in a movie theater, or shopping mall, or grocery store,, Have been alot of places, where open carry would really freak out people,, Mine is for my LC9, Walking around 500 people they don't even notice or probly care,, So works for me,, deep carry is a tegua pancake, with cover shirt,
  19. OilyPablo

    OilyPablo Well-Known Member

    The more I wear mine, the more I like it. Never once has anyone noticed it.
  20. OilyPablo

    OilyPablo Well-Known Member

    I think I will order one for my P238.

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