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Old 01-19-2015, 11:22 PM
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Default Kydex and CCW 642

I have a S&W 642 and normally carry in a leather OWB strongside. I like this carry mode for me but have been thinking about going the Kydex OWB strongside. So my question is, does anybody here carry J frame OWB in a Kydex holster? How do you like it? How does it carry and conceal?
Looking for some input before I buy another holster that may end up in "the holster box".

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Thermoformed plastic. I have the Blackhawk Serpa paddle or belt. The belt configuration is a closer fit, but the paddle negates belt removal. The retention system is rock solid and simple to muster. It positions the trigger finger appropriately upon withdrawal. Don't carry OWB much but prefer leather for tighter fit.








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I had one made and was there while it was being made. So it was basically custom fit to my liking. Cant, where and how it rides, how it's cut,etc. is all perfect. Obviously I like it very much.
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Bladetech classic Eclipse rides well OWB, and they sell little wings with belt loops if you want to convert it to IWB. Good retention, adjustable from a couple different points. Highly recommend.
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Another vote for Bladetech. I have one for each of my handguns (revolvers and pistols), in addition to my leather OWB and shoulder holsters.
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