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Old 09-07-2018, 05:05 PM
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Default New Shield 45 PC and Vedder IWB

Just picked up my Shield 45 Performance Center and in preparation, I had ordered a Vedder kydex IWB LightTuck this week.

Perfect fit and finish on both the Shield and holster. Anyone looking for an excellent IWB for their Shield should check out Vedder's site.
https://www.vedderholsters.com/?mscl...in%20-%20Exact

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Old 09-08-2018, 08:19 AM
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Best IWB holster, with all the adjustments, and excellent customer service.
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What position do you find the LiteTuck comfortable to carry. I have one for my Shield 9 and I'm ready to sell it because it pokes me no matter where I place it. Ready to go back to leather.
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Old 09-08-2018, 09:44 AM
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I have a light tuck for my Shield. I wear it, with full forward cant, behind my right hip. Generally pretty comfortable.
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Old 09-08-2018, 10:22 AM
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I have the Light Tuck for my Glock 43. Also full forward cant at 4 O'Clock and find it very comfortable!
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Old 09-08-2018, 10:51 AM
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I'm at about 3-3.30, deepest ride setting; and I haven't measured it but I'd guess 20* forward cant.
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I like the looks of the vedder holster. Unfortunately they do not yet make a light tuck for the 3.6” 2.0 compact!
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Old 09-08-2018, 12:39 PM
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What position do you find the LiteTuck comfortable to carry. I have one for my Shield 9 and I'm ready to sell it because it pokes me no matter where I place it. Ready to go back to leather.
I've been strong side appendix IWB carrying for over 25 years now - so this is where this one rides.
As I prefer AIWB carry, it is a good reason for me to stay in shape over the years.
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I like the looks of the vedder holster. Unfortunately they do not yet make a light tuck for the 3.6” 2.0 compact!
Keep after them - I have ordered a few IWB LightTucks (5) over the last year and have called them a few times and asked them about one for a j-frame as they do not offer any for a revolver on their web site. When I placed this last order, I asked again about one for a j-frame and now they said it was "in the works".
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I had the Shield 45 and then the Veddar Light Tuck, and love them both. Then Veddar came out with the claw accessory for the LT and I bought it and installed it. Now I love mr LT even more! I highly recommend all three!
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Old 09-08-2018, 08:20 PM
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Stupid question.

What is the claw for? It looks odd and uncomfortable and I dont see what it is for?
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What is the claw for? It looks odd and uncomfortable and I dont see what it is for?
It holds the butt of the gun in against your side.
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Stupid question.

What is the claw for? It looks odd and uncomfortable and I dont see what it is for?
I bought the claw add on kit, but it didn't yield much benefit the way that I carry. It'd be ideal for appendix though.
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I bought the claw add on kit, but it didn't yield much benefit the way that I carry. It'd be ideal for appendix though.
I'm not a fan of the claw and I do carry AIWB. The Shield stays pretty tight as is in the LightTuck IWB without one....at least for me.
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Old 09-09-2018, 11:31 AM
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When installed, the claw “foot” sits behind tor belt and waistband and presses outward against your belt. This hold or moves the butt and grip closer to your body. From 3:00 rearward on your waist, it works well for me for that purpose. The butt of my grip tends to print through my shirt tail less and it is more comfortable when sitting.
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Old 09-09-2018, 02:19 PM
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Wait. They make a .45 ACP Shield now?
And I thought I was done buying guns.
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Old 09-09-2018, 03:53 PM
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They have made a 45 shield for what, almost 2 years now!!! It was the very first of what became the 2.0 line.
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That holster looks to be an excellent fit. Your Performance Center .45 Shield is beautiful. Nice rig, all the way around.
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