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Re: Urban Carry G2 Holster.
« Reply #25 on: December 13, 2016, 01:45:50 PM »
I used an XDS in my Urban Carry. With my pants a bit looser than normal, I still had issues getting the gun out. I usually had to use two hands to get it to work properly. If I pulled my belly in a fair amount, sometimes I could get the gun out one handed. I think your pants would have to be too loose for a full sized gun.

The gun prints too. It doesn't look like normal stuff you have in your pocket. Plus, for me at least, I couldn't put anything in the pocket in front of the holster. It was annoying.

Real life experience.  Thanks.  Do you have any pics?  Of course the advertisement makes it look simple to use, even if you have a belly.  I'm particularly interested in the printing part.

And, did you try it with another gun?  I'm tempted to buy a Glock 43 and try it with this but really, I probably shouldn't spend $600 for an experiment.
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    « Reply #26 on: December 13, 2016, 01:50:51 PM »
    I think you'd be better served by a smart carry style rig myself and really most mid sized guns. Bonus there is any printing is right in a region most people make a point not to look directly at;)
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    « Reply #27 on: December 13, 2016, 02:12:10 PM »
    Real life experience.  Thanks.  Do you have any pics?  Of course the advertisement makes it look simple to use, even if you have a belly.  I'm particularly interested in the printing part.

    And, did you try it with another gun?  I'm tempted to buy a Glock 43 and try it with this but really, I probably shouldn't spend $600 for an experiment.

    Of course they're going to make it look easy  ;). Check this one out.



    I think you'd be better served by a smart carry style rig myself and really most mid sized guns. Bonus there is any printing is right in a region most people make a point not to look directly at;)

    I'll do it later if no one else does, but can someone place a link to the smart carry?
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    « Reply #28 on: December 13, 2016, 02:44:16 PM »
    Www.smartcarry.com should be it.

    I was more meaning Steve with his last post. But I think in both cases it will likely work better.

    I mean it's not my main mode of carry at all but it fits a niche that only a few other rigs do. I've built out some things that do something similar but never had a lot of luck making something work significantly better.

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    « Reply #29 on: December 13, 2016, 03:05:36 PM »
    Real life experience.  Thanks.  Do you have any pics?  Of course the advertisement makes it look simple to use, even if you have a belly.  I'm particularly interested in the printing part.

    And, did you try it with another gun?  I'm tempted to buy a Glock 43 and try it with this but really, I probably shouldn't spend $600 for an experiment.
    I'll have to get the holster out and take some pics or vids. My XDS is getting worked on, so that one will have to wait until the end of the week. I have a G42 I could put in there. Next size up I have is a G19. I'll try to do that in the next few days if I have time.
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    « Reply #30 on: December 13, 2016, 05:22:11 PM »
    Www.smartcarry.com should be it.

    I was more meaning Steve with his last post. But I think in both cases it will likely work better.

    I mean it's not my main mode of carry at all but it fits a niche that only a few other rigs do. I've built out some things that do something similar but never had a lot of luck making something work significantly better.

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    Understood. It does seem to only have a small consumer base, so I wouldn't suggest you devoting time to making rigs like these.

    Now if you were to start making an ankle rig or some sort of New York reload rig...  >:D  :neener.

    I'll have to get the holster out and take some pics or vids. My XDS is getting worked on, so that one will have to wait until the end of the week. I have a G42 I could put in there. Next size up I have is a G19. I'll try to do that in the next few days if I have time.

    Yes, please, and post them here when you do  :cool.
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

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    « Reply #31 on: December 13, 2016, 10:16:27 PM »
    Understood. It does seem to only have a small consumer base, so I wouldn't suggest you devoting time to making rigs like these.
    Now if you were to start making an ankle rig or some sort of New York reload rig...  >:D  :neener.

    Small customer base is fine for my style of building holsters;) That said it's an odd design to build or location rather. So to build something better than the smart carry has to integrate some of the same setup and design. And I'm not sure leather is the best option for a rig like that. And I'd rather not start building from some other material at this point, unless it really looks to be superior for a particular setup.

    On the ankle rig it's still on the list;) I've gotta find a supplier for a few bits of hardware for the design and a few other things. Goal at this point is likely to bring something out next year for ankle carry;)

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    « Reply #32 on: December 14, 2016, 12:00:57 AM »
    Small customer base is fine for my style of building holsters;) That said it's an odd design to build or location rather. So to build something better than the smart carry has to integrate some of the same setup and design. And I'm not sure leather is the best option for a rig like that. And I'd rather not start building from some other material at this point, unless it really looks to be superior for a particular setup.

    On the ankle rig it's still on the list;) I've gotta find a supplier for a few bits of hardware for the design and a few other things. Goal at this point is likely to bring something out next year for ankle carry;)

    Luke

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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

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    « Reply #33 on: January 31, 2017, 10:47:24 PM »
    I'll have to get the holster out and take some pics or vids. My XDS is getting worked on, so that one will have to wait until the end of the week. I have a G42 I could put in there. Next size up I have is a G19. I'll try to do that in the next few days if I have time.

    bump bump bump, any news on the G19?
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    « Reply #34 on: January 31, 2017, 11:14:23 PM »
    bump bump bump, any news on the G19?
    Sorry. Been busy, and also forgot. I just took some pics.

    Mind you that these are the pants that I wear quite often. They are neither too snug, nor too baggy. I use a Smartcarry with these and it hides much better. I'm 6'2" and about 185. The pics make harder to see, but even with the XDS, the gun prints pretty good. I took some pictures from above, so hopefully it's easier to see the printing.

    Holster only, no gun:



    No gun from above:




    XDS 3.3 in the holster:



    XDS pic from above:



    Glock 19:



    Glock 19 from above:



    My belt wasn't very tight, and even the XDS was not super easy to get out. I needed two hands to get it. The G19 even more difficult to get out, even with two hands. It's hard to see in the photos, but at the top of my pocket, the butts of both guns stick out and is quite noticeable. At least to me it is. Again, the pics don't do it justice. You're average joe most likely won't notice it, but it's pretty annoying to me. Especially not being able to keep anything in the pocket where the gun sits.
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    « Reply #35 on: January 31, 2017, 11:26:39 PM »
    Damn  :(.

    Well, thanks for letting me know that I don't need to buy one.
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

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    « Reply #36 on: January 31, 2017, 11:29:54 PM »
    The pics almost seem like the XDS prints more, but it doesn't. The Glock sits up higher so in the pics it almost looks better, but the butt sticks out a lot. The slide makes my unmeantionables look squared off.
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    « Reply #37 on: January 31, 2017, 11:31:14 PM »
    Damn  :(.

    Well, thanks for letting me know that I don't need to buy one.

    No problem.

    I could probably get a lot of looks if I cut the bottom out and carried a suppressed pistol in there. :D
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    « Reply #38 on: January 31, 2017, 11:47:44 PM »
     :rotfl
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    « Reply #39 on: February 01, 2017, 12:06:23 AM »
     :facepalm
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    « Reply #40 on: February 01, 2017, 06:25:28 PM »
    [insert suppressed loads pickup line]
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    « Reply #41 on: February 01, 2017, 06:35:20 PM »
    Ok, so I have been playing with mine for a bit, I DO have a G19 and a SIG SP 2022, and what gets me when attempting a draw is the grip. I have to sit the gun at an angle so the grip is within the holster. Pic 1 shows how it naturally sits, barrel straight in, as you can see the grip sticks out and hangs on your belt as you draw. Pic 2 and 3 shows how it has to sit in order for a good draw to occur. Pic 4 shows where I think I need to modify the holster so that the gun does not shift while I'm sitting or walking.


    Pic 5 & 6 is the bulkiness of the SIG, as mqondo stated, normally people don't mind it unless they are checking out your package. Pic 7 shows the draw and how much gap you need in your belt for the grip to pass through.


    I even tried to carry on the left side for cross draw, and it is actually worse. Pic 8 and 9 depict how the grip hangs on the belt, even with a good amount of slack on the belt.


    Over all, I like the concealment, I still cannot get CONSISTENT draws after sitting down or walking all day, but I will modify the holster with a tack or sewing that part to see if I can keep the gun from shifting the grip out of the holster


    I hope this helped, thanks mqondo for your personal feedback


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    Re: Urban Carry G2 Holster.
    « Reply #42 on: February 18, 2017, 11:29:31 AM »
    Someone posted this on Facebook, and it's pretty much how I feel about the holster as well.

    https://www.facebook.com/colin.davis13/posts/10209650512754181
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    « Reply #43 on: February 18, 2017, 10:54:24 PM »
    Yeah, when that came up first thing I thought was oh great, this dude's gonna say how great it is. But, he pretty much nailed it.
    I'm not saying you should use an M1A for home defense, but I'm also not saying you shouldn't.

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