Types of holsters: We have to consider many factors when getting a gun holster. It includes your body shape and the gun size. The holster has many types.
The type of holsters is
- Outside the Waistband
- Inside the Waistband
- Shoulder Holsters
- Ankle Holsters
- Clothing Holsters
- Purse and Bag Holsters
- Pocket Holsters, etc.
Outside the Waistband (OWB)
It is one of the types of holsters and is have a comfortable style and easy to carry for many hunters. It completely concealed by an outer garment, like large shirt or jacket. And also, it should be accessible. The popular style of OWB is pancake holster. It close to your body and over the hip. It is secure, convenience and concealable, and permit the wearer for good access to its firearm.
Compared to IWB, it is more comfortable.
If you remove your belt, easy to deal with the gun.
It is simple to draw from outside to the waistband
It is more popular.
It is visible, so it makes deterrent to crime in any situation.
Galco Concealable Holster, the cost around $116.95. CrossBreed SnapSlide, Its cost around $48.50. and Concealment Belt Loop Holster – Safariland 6377 ALS, its cost from $49.50.
Inside the Waistband (IWB)
A quality holster will permit you to wear the holster with less clothing. It is used for concealed carry. It may be nylon, kydex, leather, and some other materials. Hybrid style holsters use a leather back panel for comfort and stability over your body. Kydex keeps the gun stable and is locked in place. It is thinner than leather.
Your skirt or pants hide part of the gun. Another part is exposed for grip.
It is easy to conceal compared to OWB.
You can also wear untucked shirts and jackets, it covers the place of the gun.
It provides better security.
You can adjust its place where you want.
Safariland 5379 GLS, its cost around $46.50. Galco KingTuk is an example of IWB, and the cost around $76.95. And Galco V-Hawk Holster, the price of this Holster around $133.95.
It is one of the types of holsters. In normally, the leather straps cross over on shoulders and back, it permits a holster. The spare magazines hang in opposite directions of your body. You can also carry your gun in jacket or sports coat. The direction of this holster is either vertical, for long guns like large or full frame caliber revolvers, or horizontal, for firearms. You can place your gun over your chest or under the armpit, it depends on the gun design.
It makes you comfortable, and you can wear for the long term.
If you wear a jacket, it is very concealable.
The good rigs of the gun distribute the weight of the gun evenly.
Common holsters are including angle and leg holsters. It straps a gun. The semi-automatic gun could be carried in ankle or leg holster. This rig uses an inclusive padded elastic or neoprene strap along with a holster pocket. The gun is carried inside of your side leg.
It is generally convenience and concealment.
It is comfortable to use and is a good way to carry a backup gun.