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tacomatrd
06-24-2012, 13:54
I just purchased a 19 for EDC. I was looking for the most comfortable holster and to conceal the pistol the best. I am 6ft tall and 165 pounds. After all the research I have done it seems that the Comp-Tec holsters are very popular. Is this holster going to conceal and be comforable to carry? Is it worth the money? I have been carrying a Beretta Nano in an Old Faithful Holster but, just can't get used to it. The 19 just feels right. Just need a great holster now for it.

Rancho_Nirvana
06-24-2012, 14:17
MTAC is cheap for what you get IMO, and is one of the most comfortable holsters I have worn.

ranger1968
06-24-2012, 14:23
The Comptac's are nice; a lot of people don't like the plastic clips, though;

I was carrying in a Crossbreed Supertuck until I found these: http://hhholsters.highwire.com/

He's doing really nice work, with a lot of custom touches that the others either charge extra for or don't even offer, and at a good price;

He's a small one-man shop, but he gets the rigs out pretty quick, even with things like personalization , and he takes a lot of pride in his work.

Check his gear out, you will pleased that you did.

MikeG36
06-24-2012, 14:24
Yes Yes and Yes. Great holster from a good company and the people I've dealt with there have been awesome. Super customer service!

If you're thinking about a Milt Sparks, Top Gun Supply (http://www.topgunsupply.com/vm2-black-r-hand-1-1-2-belt-loops-glock-19-23.html) just got some in stock. They will go fast. I've been dealing with them for a couple of years and have had excellent customer service.

MikeG36
06-24-2012, 14:27
The Comptac's are nice; a lot of people don't like the plastic clips, though;

I was carrying in a Crossbreed Supertuck until I found these: http://hhholsters.highwire.com/

He's doing really nice work, with a lot of custom touches that the others either charge extra for or don't even offer, and at a good price;

He's a small one-man shop, but he gets the rigs out pretty quick, even with things like personalization , and he takes a lot of pride in his work.

Check his gear out, you will pleased that you did.

Yeah I thought I wouldn't like the clips but I've actually had great results with them. For me the hard part (not that hard) was tweaking the adjustment to my liking.

lethal tupperwa
06-24-2012, 14:34
http://www.fist-inc.com/holsters/k1/K7.htm

thinnest most adjustable!

Get the j-hook for easy on and off.

Rancho_Nirvana
06-24-2012, 14:38
Another neat part of the MTAC is the ability to change the Kydex Sheath to accomodate another model gun...

The clips are not an issue for me.

Like I said, price wise the MTAC is a deal, but if you wanna look at more pricey holsters - and there are many, but another poster mentioned Milt Sparks...his versa max ll is a great holster IMO.

Two Guns
06-24-2012, 14:42
+1 for the MTAC, it just works.

NFK
06-24-2012, 14:48
Brommeland Max-Con V. Pricey, but extremely comfortable and the G19 will disappear. Service Grade works fine.

4Rules
06-24-2012, 15:11
I just purchased a 19 for EDC. I was looking for the most comfortable holster and to conceal the pistol the best. I am 6ft tall and 165 pounds. After all the research I have done it seems that the Comp-Tec holsters are very popular. Is this holster going to conceal and be comfortable to carry?

If you intend to carry at 12:30-2 O'Clock, there exist better options, such as the CCC Shaggy (http://shop.customcarryconcepts.com/Shaggy-AIWB-SHG.htm?productId=12), but if you intend to carry at 3-4 O'Clock, the Comp-Tac MTAC (http://www.comp-tac.com/product_info.php?products_id=95) is as comfortable as it gets. Whether it will conceal - or not - will depend upon your dress and deportment; you cannot ever allow yourself to forget that it is there.

gunowner1
06-24-2012, 16:15
If you want to save a little bit get the CompTac Spartan.I've carried my G19, G30,and G26 in the same Spartan holster for over a year with zero issues. Same c-clips the entire time with no breakage or problems at all.

pizza
06-24-2012, 16:29
I'm a big fan of the CTAC holster for my G19. I even wear it hiking with my backpack on. Very comfortable. I've done 10+ miles in a day with no discomfort. It conceals very well. I like the plastic clips. Very easy to remove the holster without removing my belt. Still using the original clips too for 4 years.


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Travelin' Jack
06-24-2012, 16:38
MTAC is cheap for what you get IMO, and is one of the most comfortable holsters I have worn.

Agreed. I'd buy MTAC's at twice the price. Don't tell Comp-Tac that, thought.

Islander1
06-24-2012, 17:38
I carry my G19 in a Don Hume PCCH. I think it's the best IWB holster for the money. Inexpensive, well made, and comfortable.

Folsom_Prison
06-24-2012, 17:50
I use a supertuck and couldn't be happier.

Agent6-3/8
06-24-2012, 17:57
Comp-Tac MTAC user here as well. I'm also using their IWB mag carrier. Both are excellent products that make concealing and carrying my G19 and a spare mag easy and comfortable! Personally, I like the adjustability their clips offer.

Cruizer
06-24-2012, 18:20
I've been carrying my 19C and 26 in this Winthrop IWB exclusively now and for me it's the most comfortable holster.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Custom-Made-Glock-19-23-32-Holster-Black-/200448290636?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2eaba62f4c

http://i1021.photobucket.com/albums/af332/O7Cruiser/GLOCKS/IMG_2854.jpg

ftw13
06-24-2012, 18:35
comptac minotaur

FFR Spyder GT
06-24-2012, 18:36
http://i1021.photobucket.com/albums/af332/O7Cruiser/GLOCKS/IMG_2854.jpg

Holy moly, Batman!

I couldn't imagine walking around all day with that stuck down the waistband of my jeans!

I carry everything from a G23, G35, G20, G21 and or a G21SF in a Glock holster OWB at 3:00.

I've been carrying Glocks for over 20 years and been carrying handguns for over 30years (I'm 48yo) and just never cared for IWB carry.

DrewF86
06-24-2012, 18:44
I have a Crossbreed Supertuck, tried an MTAC, and then went back to my Crossbreed. But that's just me.

I love my Crossbreed, but don't be afraid to try any of the more popular IWB hybrid holsters. You're going to end up with a box (or drawer) full of holsters no matter what you do.

19sandyman
06-24-2012, 21:15
I use a supertuck and couldn't be happier.

+ 1

Love the gun belt that I bought along with it too.

Pepiot
06-24-2012, 21:23
http://remoraholsters.com/No_Clip_Holsters.html

scosgt
06-24-2012, 21:40
I made my own. I have been wearing this daily since we transitioned from the revolver to the Glock 19. It is 9 oz cowhide roughside out, molded to the gun. I left the finish natural. The back side of the holster is coated with a leather finish that is water resistant, to protect the side of the gun next to the body, which never touches the body since the leather is cut right to the top of the slide. Due to the barrel length and the rough out, the holster does not shift around at all inside the pants. It is held open by the molding, and the 5 layer welt sewn in (second photo). The gun re-holsters with one hand with ease. It just "snaps" right in. The molding holds the gun secure, it does not require a thumb break or safety snap. It will not fall out on it's own even if I was held upside down.
It is shown holding an G27 EXO. It works equally well with a G26/27 of G19/23/36. The slightly longer length helps it ride better IWB. I also made one in G26 length, but this one just works better. As pointed out, the longer barrel does aid in IWB retention. But the way this holster is made, it does not matter which gun lives in it, the leather retains shape and hardness so the IWB portion is ALWAYS G19. Just the grip is different. This is the way IWB holsters should be made, but I have never found a commercial one like this. It is double stitched with 5 ply nylon thread, and will most likely outlive me. After 17 years, it still shows no defects or wear. And yes, I can replace the belt loop any time it starts to wear out or get soft.

PimpStick
06-24-2012, 21:43
Yes Yes and Yes. Great holster from a good company and the people I've dealt with there have been awesome. Super customer service!

If you're thinking about a Milt Sparks, Top Gun Supply (http://www.topgunsupply.com/vm2-black-r-hand-1-1-2-belt-loops-glock-19-23.html) just got some in stock. They will go fast. I've been dealing with them for a couple of years and have had excellent customer service.

So glad I stumbled onto this thread. Just ordered the VM2. Always wanted one but didn't want to wait 24 months!!!

God Bless You, Sir!

scosgt
06-24-2012, 21:47
OH, by the way:
Any IWB holster you use (with the exception of the tuckable super duper hideaways) MUST be set up for one hand re-holstering. Once the action is over, you don't want to be the only one with a gun in your hand when the cavalry arrives, and you might need both hands to hold onto the miscreant if you did not have to shoot him. Sticking the gun into the front of your belt is signing your own death warrant. You MUST be able to quickly and safely reholster.
As I stated, the one exception is the deep cover holsters, like the Galco USA. I don't consider that an EDC holster, rather it is used when you are dressed in such a way that no other holster will work, so you need to make allowances. My holster is not "deep cover", but it hides perfectly under a loose shirt worn outside the pants. As a LEO and now a retiree I worry less about being "seen". I have proper ID and nothing will come of it.
But my holster does not print at all. It just needs to be covered with something and is not a tuckable.

Remember, when it comes to holsters, less is more. The more leather, the more weight and the more to conceal. That is why I don't like most of the IWB designs I have seen. So I made my own.

ranger1968
06-24-2012, 21:53
Before the Supertuck, I used a Milt Sparks Summer Special; it was beautiful, but it never felt quite right;

And as good as the Supertuck was, the HHH Ranger Rig was even better.....

tacomatrd
07-18-2012, 07:46
I ordered the Comp-Tac holster after all the positive comments I got from the thread. I have wore it for about two weeks now and must say that this is a great holster. It is so comfortable and conceals very well in just everyday clothing. I almost forget it is there! I want to thank all of you for your input and help. Just one of the reasons I love GlockTalk!

Ranger45
07-18-2012, 11:43
+1 for MTAC. Works great with my G19.

special projects
07-18-2012, 12:15
I have a Bladetech Razor IWB, Its slim, comfortable and has good retention. I would recommend it if kydex IWB is a config you'd consider.

WarEagle32
07-18-2012, 13:13
Crossbreed SuperTuck hell they have a full money back guarentee if you don't like it for any reason!

pspez
07-19-2012, 21:28
+ 1

Love the gun belt that I bought along with it too.

+2 Great holster

BuddhaPHRN
07-21-2012, 04:00
Thanks to everyone for the information and input. Seeing all these web sites and links is very informative and educational.

Jeff

Merkavaboy
07-21-2012, 08:13
http://www.fist-inc.com/holsters/k1/K7.htm

thinnest most adjustable!

Get the j-hook for easy on and off.

Fist's ultra-thin kydex holsters are pure crap. After a single year of daily use my holster developed cracks at the top and bottom lips and wore through at the trigger guard where the kydex is indented into the trigger area that's used for weapon retention.

The ONLY holster that I have never regretted in getting is my Ted Blocker LFI with matching belt:

http://www.tedblockerholsters.com/product.cfm?pi=5D30AA60-C40C-8F0A-E3ED08AD09E389B3

This holster has been my everyday holster for my G26/G19 for 15+ years now. And this holster will even work with my G34 if/when I decide to put it on my permit.

GeorgiaGlocker
07-21-2012, 08:43
I have a Versa Max II from Milt Sparks for my 19 and couldn't be happier. It is the most comfortable holster I have ever worn. It also will fit G23.

www.miltsparks.com

kodiakpb
07-21-2012, 09:02
For consistent and best retention, you cannot beat a quality kydex, kydex infused, or kydex hybrid holster ...especially for IWB. leather "only" will collapse and warp with age.

CypressTrout
07-21-2012, 09:03
The Comptac's are nice; a lot of people don't like the plastic clips, though;

I was carrying in a Crossbreed Supertuck until I found these: http://hhholsters.highwire.com/

He's doing really nice work, with a lot of custom touches that the others either charge extra for or don't even offer, and at a good price;

He's a small one-man shop, but he gets the rigs out pretty quick, even with things like personalization , and he takes a lot of pride in his work.

Check his gear out, you will pleased that you did.

I have 3 crossbreeds and love them! But I wanted an IWB for my g19 w/tlr so I just ordered from HHHolsters looks like they are quality and very affordable $55!

wagonm
07-21-2012, 10:39
Mitch Rosen "Clipper" is steel band reinforced, will not collapse.

I love the Watch-6 -- all day comfort and no print. I can reholster single-hand even though it does not have an reinforced mouth -- Eric of HBE holster shares me the trick.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-hwxx2u5faZs/T4CkkbthN-I/AAAAAAAAAyA/tZjWf2k_EHU/s800/ride%2520heights.JPG

pnichols
07-21-2012, 10:47
After reading a lot and watching many videos, I came across a N82 tactical in a local store...Bought one for my G19 and I am sold...I wear everyday with jean shorts and a T-shirt...Like it so mush that I bought one for my CW9 but, find wearing my G19 so comfortable that the CW9 is in the safe.

http://n82tactical.com/n82store/

glockpeter
07-22-2012, 00:36
http://www.comp-tac.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=95

http://www.armordilloconcealment.com/

http://www.ravenconcealment.com/

Zeebra724
07-27-2012, 23:28
I carry my G17 IWB in a Galco Summer Comfort and love it--a G19 would work just fine with the same model...
http://timeredemption.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/img_0749.jpg

ted1
07-27-2012, 23:34
Yeah I thought I wouldn't like the clips but I've actually had great results with them. For me the hard part (not that hard) was tweaking the adjustment to my liking.

I'm with you my friend i love my mtac well worth the money I'm a die hard fan and loyal customer.

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kbrdann
08-01-2012, 10:08
+1 for Milt Sparks.....

happyguy
08-01-2012, 18:38
I just purchased a 19 for EDC. I was looking for the most comfortable holster and to conceal the pistol the best. I am 6ft tall and 165 pounds. After all the research I have done it seems that the Comp-Tec holsters are very popular. Is this holster going to conceal and be comforable to carry? Is it worth the money? I have been carrying a Beretta Nano in an Old Faithful Holster but, just can't get used to it. The 19 just feels right. Just need a great holster now for it.

My G19 is riding in a Don Hume JIT Slide. Dollar for dollar it may be the best value in OWB holsters out there.

For IWB you should look at the MTAC if you want one that is tuckable. The Kramer #3 (a version of the Summer Special) in horsehide is an outstanding if somewhat pricey option. The Blade-tech IWB is an outstanding kydex version of the Summer Special and is very reasonable.

Regards,
Happyguy :)

Spats McGee
08-02-2012, 10:23
Theis: http://theisholsters.com/

teweekley
08-02-2012, 19:25
Theis: http://theisholsters.com/

+1 I've been wearing Tommy's horsehide model with my 26 for a couple months now. It is by far my favorite way to carry. With a Glock mag pouch holding a G19 mag on my other side, I'm all set. Tommy is a great guy to talk with. Customer service is top notch.

professorpinki
08-02-2012, 21:26
I rock a Comptac Spartan on the reg and love it. Adjustable, comfortable, etc.
Remember, when it comes to holsters, less is more. The more leather, the more weight and the more to conceal. That is why I don't like most of the IWB designs I have seen. So I made my own.
With the hybrid holsters, like the Comptac and Such, then the extra leather actually helps spread that weight around

timdske
08-05-2012, 13:01
I use the White Hat holster and I really like it. Very comfortable to wear even in the heat of the summer.
The nice thing about White Hat is you can buy replacement kydex for different guns. So you don't have to spend a lot of $$$ buying different holsters. In 5 minutes I can change from my G19 to my Bersa Thunder.

M24C
08-06-2012, 17:27
I ordered the Comp-Tac holster after all the positive comments I got from the thread. I have wore it for about two weeks now and must say that this is a great holster. It is so comfortable and conceals very well in just everyday clothing. I almost forget it is there! I want to thank all of you for your input and help. Just one of the reasons I love GlockTalk!

When it comes in give it a couple of days. Try different cants on it and tell us what you think. I have the crossbreed supertuck, it took me two days to find the right position and cant. Once I did I forget it is on. You will too.

Let us know!


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redman797
08-07-2012, 00:37
Galco Kingtuck for me.

I wear it everyday, and we can't keep them stocked in our store. They fly off the shelves within a day or two of getting them in.

and there only $47.99 as well.

Chuck54
08-07-2012, 08:53
Just ordered a N82 original based on what I read here and looking at their web site.



A few months ago I toyed with making a holster myself.

The N82 looks like what I had in mind. :cool: