OWB Holsters

Outside Waistband Holsters Usually Require that you Wear a Belt...

Some of my favorite holsters are OWB, designed to be worn with a belt. As much as I like them, there are a lot of days that I don't wear a belt. On top of the belt requirement, if you plan to carry concealed, you'll have to keep a jacket on.

"Wearing a sportcoat or suit coat is an everyday thing for me."

When it comes to choosing a favorite holster, I'm really hard pressed. It depends on which gun I'm carrying and what clothing I'm wearing. That old Bucheimer holster for my Colt Cobra is a half-century old and I love it as much today as I did in the 1970s! Now, my Cobra is nickel but if it were blue, I might not like the loose fit it exhibits after so many years of use.

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Rafter S holsters

1986 Double Diamond Colt Officer's Model .45
Colt Officer's Model one-half of the 1986 Double Diamond set
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OWB Holsters

First up is an S&W Mod 65 3" in a Craft paddle holster. The next four photos are of Rafter S holsters, who I believe are out of business now.Then there is a paddle holster for my .45 that I can't recall the maker. I gave that holster to a friend because the the bulk and weight of my Colt Government Model was just not comfortable carrying that way.

Arming yourself is not only your second amendment right, it is a smart choice in today's world. Carrying a weapon with you at all times is the best way to protect yourself against attacks, assaults, break ins, carjackings, robberies and other emergency situations where your very life can depend on your ability to defend and protect yourself, your family and your property.

assortment of owb holsters

An easy and convenient way to carry your gun safely and keep yourself armed and ready no matter what challenges or emergencies you face, is with an outside the waistband handgun holster.

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