Anyone running a N82 tactical holster?

Discussion in 'Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection' started by jjones45, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. jjones45

    jjones45 New Member

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    These holsters have really caught my eye lately and I was wondering if any of you owns one and if so how do you like it? Ive heard nothing but greatness about these holsters
     
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  3. Fathead00

    Fathead00 New Member

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    I will not buy any other IWB holster!! I own one for my G35 and one for my SR1911. I love these holsters!!!
     
  4. mikemc

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    I have one for my CM9. I cannot imagine any other holster being as comfortable. I have slept with it on and taken 6 hour car trips while wearing it...pretty awesome, actually.
     
  5. KJG67

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    Just ordered one Friday. Should have it sometime next week.
     
  6. Fathead00

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    You'll be very HAPPY with the holster! Here's some pics of my two holsters. ImageUploadedByFirearms Talk1391365226.517743.jpg ImageUploadedByFirearms Talk1391365244.090163.jpg ImageUploadedByFirearms Talk1391365256.486899.jpg


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  7. jjones45

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    Hey fathead, those full size pistols wear pretty comfortably iwb? That's why I'm looking at these because I only cc full size and medium sized handguns, no sub compacts for me. My hands just feel too big for those micro pistols and these N82 holsters seem like the best option. I have a crossbreed holster that's good but not quite as comfortable as I would like. If you ever wore crossbreed how does it compare?


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  8. Fathead00

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    Yes. Only full size firearms here for me too. I've feel asleep with my G35 in the holster and not one problem with being uncomfortable!! These to me are the most comfortable holster. My friend tried mine with his G22 and loved it, but he decided to buy a Galco King Tuck. He says that the Galco King Tuck is 30% less comfortable!!!
     
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  9. KJG67

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    Flatbread, how do you like the retention feature on the Professional model there?
     
  10. Fathead00

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    When I first got it, it was a little weird. It's very easy to get use to it. The retention is caused by your body. What you do is slightly twist the grip of the firearm toward your body and then pull up.


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  11. KJG67

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    Thanks. Stupid auto correct didn't like your screen name :p

    They only have the tuckable for my CZ RAMI, but was thinking about getting a full size Professional for another pistol.
     
  12. wittmeba

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    I can't imagine the non-professional version being used for IWB. The fabric used (Original holster with the dense herringbone elastic) for the actual holster itself would collapse from belt pressure and I'm not sure how you would re-holster your gun once drawn or holster for the first time. Seems the only way would be to put the gun in the holster first, then buckle up the belt.

    The Professional makes sense.

    https://n82tactical.com/store/holsters/mp-40-sw
     
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  13. Fathead00

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    Send them an email to see if they make it or are starting too. When I bought my first holster I sent an email in Sunday night thinking I would get a response in a couple days. I checked my email later and one of the Nate owners responsed with an answer to my question. That won him a customer with him answer emails after business hours.


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  14. KJG67

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    I called before I ordered and they said no plans to. I understand the concerns of collapse and putting your fingers in front of the barrel, but would like to try it first. Bathroom would be my only concern. Obviously in our great State this will be a new experience for most people. Other than bathroom, bed, and having to actually draw on someone (in which case I don't think it will be reholstered), when do most people unholster?
     
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    I emailed them with interest to be a dealer of their products, and Nate immediately shipped one for my CZ75B to CC. I will let you guys know what I think, and I hope to be a dealer for them if their product is a great as I keep hearing. Indiana is a big CC state and could be a nice market for them to tap into.
     
  16. mikemc

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    I have the original/tuckable and reholstering is an issue. I always remove the holster - reholster - then replace the holster IWB. It's not for everyone but since I don't reholster much it's not a problem for me. I could see, though, where this might be an issue for others. The comfort level makes up for the inconvenience...at least in my case.
     
  17. wittmeba

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    Fathead00 - is that a standard backing on your holsters?
     
  18. Fathead00

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    That comes on the professional version, I don't if it's on every version. Leather on the front and suede on the back.


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  19. wittmeba

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    Fathead00 - that's all I need to know. I would get the Pro model as it has the rigid holster on the soft padding and I also want it tuckable - which they are. I can't see an all soft fabric for IWB. To me it would crush when I sit and possibly stand from belt pressure.

    Im also considering AlienGear for the same reasons. Soft backing against the body and rigid holster. These look pretty good too and are about 1/2 the cost.

    http://aliengearholsters.com/

    I contacted them asking if this could be converted to a OWB model by moving the clips to the back side. They basically said "No" but to me it would be an easy mod to make it work for both. If I get this I will likely "tinker" (I am a professional Tinkerer :) ) and see what I can do with it.
     
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  20. Vincine

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    I don’t carry, but I’ve tried a bunch of holsters anyway.

    I have a Glock so trigger protection is mandatory. The Professional’s plastic holds its shape and allows simpler re-holstering. It has a ‘twist’ retention design that works well. It only has one clip and while not easy, it is a lot easier for me to put on and take off than the crossbreds. Its tuckable clip would swivel, so I taped it still. With that, and the large amount of surface area the backing has, it stays still. It is comfortable and I wasn’t aware of it when I wore it. I like it.

    I also have a Comp-Tec Infidel-ultra. It also has a plastic ‘sleeve’, a leather backing, and one clip, but the leather it doesn’t extend to cover the grip. The G19 grip chews up my skin.