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    Bianchi 7500 too much for open carry?



    Is the Bianchi 7500 pictured above too big/cop like for open carry? It was not my first choice, but one of the few holsters that met my requirements.

    Want:
    1) Paddle
    2) Some type of retention
    3) Able to fit both SA XD9 4" and 3"
    4) Inexpensive
    5) Able to get quickly (not months out)

    I have a Blackhawk (Serpa maybe?), but I just do not like the release on it. Open carrying is a limited option for me now, so it's not something I can really get used to. My finger always ends up dangerously close on the trigger when I rush it and it's not something I want to chance.

    I can get the Bianchi for about $44 http://www.opticsplanet.net/bianchi-...and-18838.html

    Any other choices or opinions? I would most likely be wearing this on the weak side or a paddle holster similar to the Accumold material if I could find it.
    Last edited by lancers; 03-06-2011 at 05:29 PM. Reason: Adding to the list

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    I don't see how that holster looks any more like a cop holster than any other holster.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Felid`Maximus View Post
    I don't see how that holster looks any more like a cop holster than any other holster.
    That is good to hear. Maybe it is the thumb break that is making me think that way?

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    No, it's fine.

    If you start going with the basket weave and a shiny 2"+ belt, we might have to talk.
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    That is the only holster I can get left handed for my Bersa .380. Fobus dont make one and couldnt find a blackhawk. My new Bersa 40 fits in as well.

    I didnt think i would like the thumb break but it opens so easily. I did put a stick on felt pad on the inside snap so's not to rub the finish off my gun. Plus it offers alot more 'weather' protection for me since I travel alot on a motorcycle. Its very secure. I never really care what others think of me or what I carry. I carry to suit me.

    Its a b!tch to find a left hand paddle. That is why I have this one.

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    Lots of cops do use that holster. So what? A good holster is a good holster. That one has a good reputation for standing up to wear.

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