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Old 03-08-2012, 05:47 PM   #11
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My question to you would be, is the level 2 serpa holster easily concealed under a shirt without a light jafke?
No you would probably need a light jacket for sure.
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Old 03-08-2012, 05:54 PM   #12
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No. Retention holsters like the Serpa aren't really made for concealment. They may be marketed as such, but there are much better options for an OWB concealment holster.

If you are interested in the Serpa, google it and do some research before you buy it. There is a lot of bad juju going around about that holster due to some design issues. It's been banned by many of the major firearms training schools and a good number of LE Agencies.

There is a holster that is similar in the way it locks up, but the lock is released by your thumb. It's called the 5.11 Thumb Drive, made by Blade Tech. I have one for my Glock 19 and like it much more than the serpa that I used to have.

Are you looking solely for a concealment holster? If so, IWB is typically easier to conceal. A really good option is the Raven Concealment Systems Phantom. It's a modular holster that has about 6 different mounting options. It can be worn OWB, IWB or IWB Tuckable. All you have to do is remove 4 screws, change the mounting system and put the screws back in, takes less than 5 minutes.

I recently got one for my Glock 19 and love it. It's become my new EDC holster over my Crossbreed.

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Sounds good, thanks.
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Old 03-08-2012, 07:00 PM   #13
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There is a video that was posted in this forum of a guy quick drawing a 1911 with a thumb driver holster and shot himself. I've ordered one in the past at GT's but got tired of waiting on it so I cancelled my order and bought something different.
I think the video you're thinking of is of Tex Grebner, and he was using a Serpa, not a Thumb Drive.

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I think the video you're thinking of is of Tex Grebner, and he was using a Serpa, not a Thumb Drive.

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He was using a 5.11 earlier in the day. Still good of him to post it so folks can see what he did.

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I've seen that video. Before that I used to watch hos videos.

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the Serpa is a fine holster, but not for CC, they stick out too far. A better choice would be the Don Hume 721 O.T. (open top) leather holster, they ride high and hold close to the body plus only 50 bucks.

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A nice cc holster for any glock is the MIC razor you can find at rockyourglock.com. they make for all models

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