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Old 07-18-2013, 03:12 AM   #11
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You paid $30 too much. (IMO)
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Old 07-18-2013, 05:11 AM   #12
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You paid $30 too much. (IMO)
you might be right. I haven't had a chance to fully test it out yet. What little I have worn it so far though it felt good and seemed to have plenty of support
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Looks to be an OK leather belt. I have used belt slide holsters which is kind of the same thing. The lack of cant is the big difference.
The downside is that belts stretch over time. That will probably make this rig of yours less effective over time. Still should get your moneys worth of belt use out of it though.
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I have two worries with this, although it is obviously lightweight and comfortable. I always make my holsters with a full sweat shield between me and the gun. Not only is this for the gun's finish, but to avoid it digging into me when I sit. The other problem is that there is no positive retention. Unlike a Kydex holster which "clicks" and locks the gun in place or a Safariland retention system, if you fall or get knocked down, there is nothing to keep the gun from falling out. Also, anyone grabbing for it in a struggle has no resistance.

If it does what you wish, then enjoy! I'd be sure to run it through some real-world testing before betting your life on it.
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I'm not very experienced but I would prefer a real holster. That's just my opinion.
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I have two worries with this, although it is obviously lightweight and comfortable. I always make my holsters with a full sweat shield between me and the gun. Not only is this for the gun's finish, but to avoid it digging into me when I sit. The other problem is that there is no positive retention. Unlike a Kydex holster which "clicks" and locks the gun in place or a Safariland retention system, if you fall or get knocked down, there is nothing to keep the gun from falling out. Also, anyone grabbing for it in a struggle has no resistance.

If it does what you wish, then enjoy! I'd be sure to run it through some real-world testing before betting your life on it.
it doesn't have the click but is very surprising how well it holds. You're right about the stretching out though. I thought about it rubbing against my skin before I bought it, I figure I've been ocing more and more which takes care of that and when I wanna cc I can just wear an undershirt. I do plan on taking a real holster with me for the first couple weeks until it can prove itself.
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If you want to carry your gun like that get a 3 slot pancake holster. Your gun will be in the same place plus your pistol will be secured. I would hate to see you disarmed by a 10 year old.
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If your handgun is concealed it does not matter how much is or is not covered. Now if you can be comfortable with it is another thang. Some folks use a clip only or boot grip only on handguns. And there the ole Mexican carry still get used.

I just bought a Bianchi Foldaway to try out. Works well enough with the kahrs I carry for the little time I have had it and it . Only time will tell if it stays around.
http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=bianchi+foldaway&qpvt=bianchi+foldaway&FO RM=IGRE

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Sorry bout that haha
When I saw the first picture I thought two things: fist, that you were carrying your gun with the barrel point up. Then I realized the pics upside down. Then I thought you had only stuck your gun in a belt and called it a holster. I'm sitting there like... Um...

Then I noticed the picture showing the loop in the belt. Suddenly it all made sense.

Personally I wouldn't carry like that. I would be worried about the trigger guard. It looks like it isn't covered very well. And if the belt stretches like someone suggested might happen, the gun could drop lower in the belt, thus exposing the trigger guard more. Personally I just wouldn't like it. But if you like it, more power to ya.
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Well- its a step up from getto carry
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