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    Open Carry holsters

    Do you believe it is a good choose to have a non retention holster open carrying, meaning anything less than a level 2 or at least a thumb snap

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    I vote not a good idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mobodyguard View Post
    Do you believe it is a good choose to have a non retention holster open carrying, meaning anything less than a level 2 or at least a thumb snap
    I personally would not carry with a holster that did not at least have a thumb snap/button release or some other mechanical form of release.

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    same here. i wouldnt either. i be worried of it falling out if i bend over to pick something up and that is something. i dont want to happen in a public place. with my luck a cop be right in front of me when it happened.

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    I prefer to use serpa's because they have active retention, but sometimes you just can't. Only one company (bladtech) even makes a holster for my FNP .45. After carrying for a while in it, I am more than comfortable carrying without any active retention. I can turn that thing upside down and shake it and it takes a damn bit of force to get that thing to fall out. And it's heavy.

    I'm comfortable with it. However I would carry it in a serpa if they made one.

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    I prefer to OC with at least a thumb snap. My normal OC is a Bianchi accumold. It has a thumb snap and a 5(ish)lb retention pull on it.
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    You need a thumb-break holster.

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    I really like these: http://www.fobusholster.com/catalog/...ters-31-1.html

    I'm definitely getting one once I get a little better pistol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chakragod View Post
    I really like these: http://www.fobusholster.com/catalog/...ters-31-1.html

    I'm definitely getting one once I get a little better pistol.
    went to the site and the min i seen the holster i bought it cant wait to get it

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    Quote Originally Posted by chakragod View Post
    I really like these: http://www.fobusholster.com/catalog/...ters-31-1.html

    I'm definitely getting one once I get a little better pistol.
    What gun do you have now

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    A uh...umm....

    Hi-Point 9mm

    Not to say it's a bad gun by any means, would just prefer something else for carry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chakragod View Post
    A uh...umm....

    Hi-Point 9mm

    Not to say it's a bad gun by any means, would just prefer something else for carry.
    dont even be ashamed of the weapon u have, i have one of every high point and never had a problem with any of them, you can carry that high point there r holster out there for them

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    Quote Originally Posted by mobodyguard View Post
    dont even be ashamed of the weapon u have, i have one of every high point and never had a problem with any of them, you can carry that high point there r holster out there for them
    I do, It fits great in the $7 wal-mart holster =P I just hate the retention strap on it.

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    i use a blackhawk 5 for my ruger sr9c for outside the waist carry.
    http://www.blackhawk.com/product/Amb...uch,780,34.htm

    i dont have the thumb break on right now but when i carry open i put it on.
    i wear it and just take my gun out of i cant OC. the belt clip is nice and tight. even w/o the thumb break the gun will stay firmly in place

    i ordered a don humme holster for CC

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    I carry my glock and my 1911 both in a serpa really good holster

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    Walker doesn't use active retention. The only time his weapon falls on the ground is when he throws it there to bare-knuckle the bad guys 5 on 1.

    Last edited by kellogg2185; 01-29-2011 at 08:06 AM.

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    Very few holsters are made for my Taurus pt940.

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