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Old 11-29-2021, 05:59 PM
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who in here CONCEAL carry a 4" K frame regularly and what holster are you using? Cold weather is upon us and a little bit of printing is fine. I have used pancake holsters in the past such Galco Combat Master. I didn't like wearing it as it rides too high for my short torso build. What is your favorite?
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Old 11-29-2021, 06:30 PM
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I use an El Paso pancake for a standard 4” M&P revolver and have for years. I do, however, like it because it does keep the handgun rather high on my belt. For that reason it’s might not suit your needs.
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Old 11-29-2021, 07:11 PM
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Alternative suggestion:

Trade it for a G19.

1. Smaller

2. Flatter

3. Thinner

4. 16>6
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Old 11-29-2021, 07:18 PM
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When I started my career in 1968 we were required to be armed off duty & it took awhile to save up $85 for a Colt Cobra. In the interim my Colt OP was carried in a belt holster for almost a year.
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Old 11-29-2021, 07:46 PM
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4" is doable for me..... but I prefer a 3" 66 or 65 at 4-5 O'clock. 5'8" 165

I've got a Milt Sparks Summer Special...... Spegel sq. butt boot grips.


Depends on your dress...... outdoors with a coat/jacket I like a shoulder holster or cross draw....... unzip and grab butt!!!

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Old 11-29-2021, 09:23 PM
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I sometimes carry a 4” Model 10 IWB in a Simply Rugged Sourdough Pancake with IWB loops. Very comfortable and I can remove the loops and carry it outside the waistband when I open carry it around my ranch.
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Old 11-29-2021, 09:24 PM
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My K frames ride in a Kramer OWB Scabbard, horsehide. Not cheap solution however.

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Old 11-29-2021, 09:39 PM
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When I started my career I carried a 4 Model 19 in a Threepersons style holster under a sport coat every day, but its pretty easy to conceal a K frame with a sport coat. I carried the 19 in a Galco high ride type holster off duty for a short time, then I got a used Model 36 for off duty.
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Old 11-29-2021, 09:52 PM
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I use a Don Hume H721 open top pancake style holster for my Model 19 - 4". They also have a thumb break retention strap H721 holster.
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I second on the Kramer Scabbard. Doesnt ride as high as a pancake. Also the Kramer MSP Paddle. I posted photos of a Kramer Scabbard for a commander so you could see the belt loops and construction. If you still want a traditional pancake the DeSantis speed scabbard is excellent.
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I carry a Mod. 15, sometimes, and Mod 64 with a 4 inch barrel during the winter months.
Mostly because its nice to carry the gun that I enjoy, and a K Frame is just that.

I have used both an old Hunter holster, and a Pancake style holster, that carries high, and slightly canted to the rear, depending on where I am, and what I am wearing.
Open carry, as well as constructional carry are both legal here, and while I dont open carry. I try to hide my gun, but most times i dont really care if my carry gun shows a little bit..
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Old 11-30-2021, 12:02 AM
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who in here CONCEAL carry a 4" K frame regularly and what holster are you using? Cold weather is upon us and a little bit of printing is fine. I have used pancake holsters in the past such Galco Combat Master. I didn't like wearing it as it rides too high for my short torso build. What is your favorite?
The primary holster for my model 65 is an original Roy Baker pancake holster. I am talking of a 1970s specimen.
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I 19-2 in a IWB Galco suede. 4 is more stable than a 2.5". When I take it out for what ever reason, It is a bear to get back in. Years ago I gave up on L Frame IWB.
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When I started my career I carried a 4 Model 19 in a Threepersons style holster under a sport coat every day, but its pretty easy to conceal a K frame with a sport coat...
The Threepersons is a good holster. I prefer the Sunday holster as it holds position better on the belt. I wear a 4, N frame just behind my hip.

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Check out Nixon Leather on FB. All his work is custom and I've found the prices to be competitive and he does excellent work. I love mine.

4 inch K frame is not easy to conceal, but it can be concealed.

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I use a Lobo Leather IWB Belt Loop to comfortably carry 4" K and K magnums. I added the hammer shield (inner and outer) as well as full horsehide options. Very comfortable to carry all day long with a suitably stout belt. Fast to access and easy to reholster one handed.
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I use Bucheimer Concealer holsters to carry my 4" Model 10's. Very comfortable to wear and carries the revplver securely.
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I use this Don Hume for my 4" K frame. Pretty comfortable once in a spot you like, around 3:30 position for me.

H715-M S.O.O.T.-INSIDE THE PANT HOLSTER [H715-M S.O.O.T.] - $38.24 : Don Hume Leathergoods, Simply the Best!
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