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I often wear slacks & Dockers with a golf shirt. How are the pocket holsters as far as comfort and does it print much? I have never had one and would think about one for my PPK. Thanks....
 

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I'm sitting here with a Glock G-26 in my pocket right now. Definitely not as fast as a GWH or EX, but I don't feel unready by having my hand in my pocket while conducting an interview. A PPK works, as does the Kahr MK9. Until the polymer-frame version of the MK9 arrives, the S&W M642 is probably the best weapon for this type of carry.
 

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Recently, I received a "cookie" pocket holster from Ron Graham for my Mustang Pocketlite. It is well-designed and well-made of excellent materials. Mine is made of cowhide with shark trim, just like the one shown with the NAA Guardian on Ron's website at http://www.grahamscustomgunleather.bigstep.com

I also received one of Ron's pocket mag pouches, in shark. The pouch will help keep pocket lint out of one's spare mag and keep the top-most round in place, but I still need to work out a technique for quickly removing the mag from the pouch.

Ron's pocket holster provides all the attributes of the breed. It keeps the pistol upright and in a consistant position in the pocket. It offers some protection for the pistol from pocket lint. It is very unobtrusive...especially in pants or shorts that have pleats or are a little baggy.

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I carried a custom Mustang Pocketlite in a Galco pocket holster for a while. Works fine in khakis and baggy shorts, not as well in jeans or light (tropical weight wool) dress slacks. In the jeans, it prints a bit much for my tastes. In dress slacks, the holster/gun combo is heavy enough to sway a little when you walk.

The Galco holster did take a while to break in properly, i.e. conform to the curve of my thigh. One of the most interesting innovations in pocket holster design (though I haven't tried one yet) is the Sparks pocket holster that has a wire lining around the edge so you can bend it around your thigh, molding it to the shape of your leg for better concealment and stability. Good thinking.

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I recently got an Alessi Ruffout pocket holster for my NAA Guardian. The quality is typical of Lou’s holsters, superb. The molding is perfect and the design uses a just the right amount leather creating a minimum amount of bulk while protecting the pistol. The hook makes drawing very easy and an added advantage is that it is ambidextrous, so it will work in either pocket . When wearing pleated or baggy pants it does an excellent job concealing, while keeping the gun in an upright position. I use mine all the time
 

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I have for 3 years carried a Mustang Pocketlight in one of Jerry Aherns pocket holsters very successfully. No problems and very comfortable. I too wear pleated dockers.

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Does anybody have experience with the Talon Tactical (Mr Benedict) Pocket Holster? Perhaps, being kydex, it is lighter, and therefore more in keeping with the lightweights like the S&W 342PD. Seems it might be a bit rigid and poking though...
 

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I will be the fly in the ointment on this one. As much as I like a leather belt slide holster, for pocket carry, the lighter the better. I carry a P32 in a $10 Uncle Mike's pocket holster. The holster is light, does the job and cheap. Why add the weight of leather?
 

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It just so happens that I bought a 642 a couple of weeks ago and have been carrying it around in one of my pocket holsters. The holster breaks up the pistol outline and keeps the J-frame from tilting over in my pocket.

If anyone happens to want one I have 10 or so in stock.


Just let me know if it is for new or old model J-frames. (38 or 357 length cylinders.)

Make holsters is just and excuse for me to buy new pistols.

Mike
 
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