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Old 02-14-2020, 09:03 PM   #1
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EVO Raptor IWB Holster Suggestions?

Just picked up an EVO Raptor today and looking to use it as my ccw once I find a good holster. I am used to carrying a Glock 43 IWB on the firing side hip with a belt clip. Has anyone used the holsters Kimber has on there website for the EVO or recommend something that has worked for them?

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Old 02-14-2020, 09:55 PM   #2
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I have some of the Kimber offerings for my EVO SP CDP, and they are quality name brands. I have others from different makers, also. Wright, TT, and others are good places to look.
https://www.mtrcustomleather.com/
https://www.versacarry.com/
https://www.crossbreedholsters.com/
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I don't recommend the Kimber/Desantis on the Kimber site. It is very high quality and fits like a glove, however the inside pants clip is an absolute monster and has shredded two pairs of my jeans. The holster is crazy secure, which is good, but there was no reason to make the clip so aggressive.

Try Winthrop.
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I like Winthrop Holsters too, good quality for an excellent price. If you want a holster that’s a better quality, I would recommend Wright Leather Works. They have a nice selection of IWB holsters.

https://www.wrightleatherworks.com/c...s/all-products
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Old 02-15-2020, 12:56 PM   #5
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I have the Desantis from the Kimber website, very happy with it.
Iím also very happy itís Winthrop holsters.
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Originally Posted by Riptidez View Post
Just picked up an EVO Raptor today and looking to use it as my ccw once I find a good holster. I am used to carrying a Glock 43 IWB on the firing side hip with a belt clip. Has anyone used the holsters Kimber has on there website for the EVO or recommend something that has worked for them?
For any holster, I have two criteria that are important. First, it needs two points of attachment so the holster always stays at the same angle. Secondly, it needs a closed belt loop so the holster remains secure under all conditions. There's no such thing as a clip that will stay put throughout all my activities. There's a third criteria, too. It's gotta be leather. I'm not a fan of plastic holsters.

My favorite IWB, especially for guns that size, is the Milt Sparks Versa_Max 2. It holds the gun tightly against my body exceptionally well, has a reinforced mouth for easy holstering, can be ordered with fancy magnetic snaps, and looks gorgeous. The downside of Milt Sparks is their many-month backlog.

If you're impatient, TTGunleather does really nice work. They make several holsters similar to the Versa-Max 2. They look good, but I haven't tried those models from TT. Last I knew, their turnaround time was about three weeks.
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I have the Desantis from the Kimber website, very happy with it.
Iím also very happy itís Winthrop holsters.
I'm glad your's works for you. Inspired today, I switched out the clip from some other junk holster and now I can use mine again too.
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Old 02-20-2020, 07:56 PM   #8
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Update....

I went with the Desantis from the Kimber website for now, in hindsight I should have looked for an all black one. I looked at all the suggested websites and will likely get an all black IWB from Wrightleather, MTR or Versa in a couple of months. Thanks again!
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