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New Concealed Carry Holster

Virginia BoyVirginia Boy MemberPosts: 213 Member
I know I shouldn't be carrying a firearm, whose caliber doesn't
start with a 4, but I do anyway. Just got a new Fobus Paddle
Holster, for my S&W/Walther PPK/S, .380 ACP. So far I like it fine,
I have tried inside waistband holsters, but they don't agree with
my body. In warm weather I carry a Ruger LCP, in right front pocket,
in a DeSantis pocket holster. The magazine pouch is a knife holster,
that I got from Smokey Mountain Knife Works for $ 3.99.
Rights and freedoms, won with patriot's blood,
shall not be taken away, by ink from a tyrant's pen.

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  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Posts: 17,086 Senior Member
    Fobus holsters are OK for a basic holster...the ones I've had didn't stand up well to heavy use...
    Sharps Model 1874 - "The rifle that made the west safe for Winchester"
  • JeeperJeeper Senior Member Posts: 2,954 Senior Member
    It might not be a .44 or .45, but a .380 with good ammo is MUCH better than NO gun.

    Luis
    Wielding the Hammer of Thor first requires you to lift and carry the Hammer of Thor. - Bigslug
  • BullgatorBullgator Member Posts: 393 Member
    I have tried inside waistband holsters, but they don't agree with
    my body.

    Try some more IWBs. There's a reason the majority people who carry (non-pocket guns) use IWB holsters. I only use my paddle holster to get from my door to my truck on workdays - the rig gets stowed in the console after that. Other than that I'm carrying a full sized gun in a Crossbreed IWB with ease. In Florida I wear a t-shirt most of the year and a paddle rig won't get it done with my XD45.
  • breamfisherbreamfisher Senior Member Posts: 13,521 Senior Member
    Part of the reason some folks don't like IWB is that they wear normal jeans with the holster. You need them to be 1-2 sizes large in the waist to accomodate that steel and leather. And get a good, longer belt.
    Overkill is underrated.
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