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Old 10-12-2018, 10:34 AM
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I did a search and can't find what I'm looking for so I'm gonna toss it out to everyone. I am in search of an IWB all leather holster for a 2.0 9mm compact, I would like to have the grip and frame to have leather between it and me. I like the texture and do not want to sand it, at the same time it is (as those who carry one Know) very uncomfortable to carry.

So what do y'all have for recommendations? Thanks in advance.
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Old 10-12-2018, 02:20 PM
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Do you want full leather, or will a holster loke crossbreed hybrid work for you?

A hybrid will allow kydex shell yet still retain learher or other material between the weapon and your skin.

I was seriously considering Blackarch holster. The protius I think they called it. This also allows the shell to be replaced and converted. Has technology to allow breathing and wick away sweat and have ventilation.

Others have had good luck with aliengear shapshift or cloak tuck models. Similar hybrid with ability to trade shells or buy additional shell, so single holster can adapt to different weapons!
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Old 10-12-2018, 02:39 PM
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All leather ?? Ok I can tell you to order a a Nelson Leather holster as I know he makes quality holsters and if you want something custom he will do it . But I would also tell you to buy a Comp-Tac hybrid like there MTAC . I have used one of there old Neurtral models for 16 years with two kydex bodys for a kahr and 1911 and sig p250 for my p320c and a couple carry options . Few P320 holster 4.5 years ago so tried the p250 body and its fine !! The only difference between a MTAC and Neutral was factory cant design . I use the same cleaning & conditioners used on a saddle and the leather is soft and flexible and does not stink after all these years !! The hybrid design has a Kydex body between the leather and pants . The orginal kydex body is still slick inside and my wife has a 10 year old Comp-Tac Neutral with the 1911 body for a Kimber ultra after changing away from her m&p's . Order the body with a straight bottom and longer pistols like the 4.25 or 5" will still fit well . I used there C Clips on my belt , one set for all these years and I wear it at 3:00 position set with just enough cant to hide the mag /grip area and as high as possible .

I don't like a skinny holsters . The wider 2 clip holsters spread out the weight and reduce the chance of a hot spot some can get with skinny holsters .

Remember picking a holster is like picking a handgun theres plenty of them to go around that work well for many folks or they would not be around very long .

Good luck finding a rig you like !

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Do you want full leather, or will a holster loke crossbreed hybrid work for you?

A hybrid will allow kydex shell yet still retain learher or other material between the weapon and your skin.

I was seriously considering Blackarch holster. The protius I think they called it.
Would like to stay with all leather, kydex isn't comfortable to me, if need be I'll see about getting one custom made or see if some extra leather can be added to my Side Guard holster. I did look at the Blackarch and liked what I saw.
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All leather ?? Ok I can tell you to order a a Nelson Leather holster as I know he makes quality holsters and if you want something custom he will do it .

Remember picking a holster is like picking a handgun theres plenty of them to go around that work well for many folks or they would not be around very long .

Good luck finding a rig you like !
I'll look at them and yes there are a lot of choices.
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Would like to stay with all leather, kydex isn't comfortable to me, if need be I'll see about getting one custom made or see if some extra leather can be added to my Side Guard holster. I did look at the Blackarch and liked what I saw.
You do realize that a hybrid holster only puts the leather side in contact with you and that the kydex is only a shell that holds the gun, and has no contact with body/skin, correct?

Hybrid holster for IWB has been my preference for several years.

Personally I like the Galco King Tuk.
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All I can add to this is this.....The grip texture on the 2.0 is murder on your skin. I don't have any recommendations on an IWB, I prefer all leather OWB and have a perfect rig and set up for my 4" 2.0 but I have to now wear a t-shirt. A "sweat shield" is not going to do any good preventing skin to skin contact. I do not wear t-shirts in the summer but to carry to 2.0 without one is impossible. Good luck on finding what you need...
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All leather is really nice, but Alien Gear is probably your best bang for the buck. Instead of $70 for a Crossbreed, you're more like $35 with a full leather sweat shield protecting your hide. For a few bucks more you could go with their 3.0 version which is very comfortable.
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