About two weeks ago We were contacted by VersaCarry about a T&E (review) of their holsters and of course I was very excited about trying them out since they one of the most interesting IWB holsters (Inside the Waist Band) on the market.
They sent us three holsters to review
A large .45 ACP for my Glock 21 (pictured above blue on the right)
A Medium .40 S&W for Caleb’s S&W M&P .40
And a Small 9mm for SAWGunners Kel-Tec PF-9 (Pictured above yellow on the left)
Since I haven’t had the chance to see SAWG I have had the small holster to review against my large.
Large .45 with a Glock 21
Concealment level: I tend to wear more medium T-shirts which does not conceal the Glock 21 as well as I would like it to.
By wearing a large or XL shirt the gun is less noticeable in the small of my back. wearing mediums and larges I cannot wear the holster on my side because the gun shows. Wearing an XL shirt the gun on my hip still has some bulk but is less noticeable and the general population most likely wouldn’t even notice.
Comfort level: With the Glock in the small of my back I have to reposition it to my side if I want to sit down. Walking around the gun stays where I holstered it and even with the weight it doesn’t pull my pants down or feel uncomfortable. However if I knew I was going to be standing and sitting off and on this is not the size I would want to carry since I would have to keep moving it back and forth.
Ease of Draw: The size of the gun makes the gun a quick draw and have rounds on target with relative ease. Cross draw and carrying in the small of my back still very easy.
Ease of reholstering: The package does say you have to pull the holster out and put the gun back on the rod which is the main con I have found so far.
Safety: The Holster comes with a trigger guard which covers the trigger from the outside of your pants and the skin of your body covers the other side. this keeps those of us without a switch safety more protected.
Overall thoughts: I have only had this holster for about a week now and I will say I like it. It is all made of plastic. The barrel rod screws onto the frame and has a metal insert molded into the rod so it shouldn’t strip if you change the rod to a different caliber.
So far I like the way it carries and feels. it doesn’t seem to weigh me down or make movements awkward.