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Old 03-12-2014, 11:41 AM   #1
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New member, lots of questions...

Greetings, Gentlemen and Ladies!

Due to the wonderful new IL concealed carry law in effect and the brand spankin' new addition to my family (baby daughter), my wife let me buy any gun I wanted. I got a Kimber Pro Carry II. As soon as my permit comes in, I'll have it with me 24/7. Wondering about holsters and overall carry habits of the members here regarding Kimbers and other guns you carry. Any help would be appreciated as I'll be outfitting my new Kimber with a holster (or 5) and other accessories.

Thanks in advance and thanks for having me!
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Old 03-12-2014, 12:14 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum from Ohio!! I carry a Stainless PCII myself. I've got it in a Wild Bills Concealment OWB holster. Holsters and methods of carry are a personal choice thing. Kinda like buying a pair of shoes. What fits me may not fit you. Look at all the options as to the type of carry (IWB,OWB) and try to determine what would work best for your lifestyle and how you dress. This info is just the tip of the iceberg, but I hope it helps some.
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Welcome to the forum from northern Illinois thaifighter06 and congratulations on the new baby daughter. The Kimber Pro Carry II is a great gun, being new to holsters myself I can't help you too much. I started with a Crossbreed Super Tuck IWB and have an order in for a Brigade GunLeather M-11 Ultimate. I'd start with getting your PC II broken in properly and worry about carrying it afterwards. If you haven't done so yet, "Read The Owners Manual" and clean and lube the gun before firing it for the first time.
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Welcome to the site from Tennessee! Most of the time I carry a Ultra CDPII in the OWB holster that was included in my pistol purchase. I have a couple different holsters. Currently shopping for a IWB. Exact weapon changes with my mood, clothes, activity. We can tell you what is best for you, you will need to try styles and methods for yourself.
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Welcome from Ohio. As already stated, holsters a really a personal choice. Good luck on your quest.
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Welcome from NY. congrats on your new Kimber and understanding wife!!
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Old 03-12-2014, 02:09 PM   #7
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Over the years, I have tried literally dozens of holsters. I have a box full of them in my closet. I went through a number of IWB and finally came to the conclusion that they really weren't for me. I have since converted to OWB holsters designed for concealed carry. This rules out all kydex holsters that I have ever seen. They just plain stick out too far and clearly print your pistol. My latest "go to" holsters are the Blackhawk Check Six (small of back, that I carry just behind my right hip) or the Bianchi Model 57 Remedy holster. Both hold the pistol high and close to the body and almost eliminate printing altogether. These may or may not suit you or your carry needs. As has been stated before, holsters are personal!!


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Welcome to the forum. Congrats on the new baby and new Kimber.



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Welcome to the forum from StLou.I'm still chuckling over your comment "My wife let me buy any gun that I wanted." {yes I'm happily divorced}Anyway,enjoy your new PCII and good luck on the new addition to your family and getting your carry permit.
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Originally Posted by thaifighter06 View Post
Greetings, Gentlemen and Ladies!

Due to the wonderful new IL concealed carry law in effect and the brand spankin' new addition to my family (baby daughter), my wife let me buy any gun I wanted. I got a Kimber Pro Carry II. As soon as my permit comes in, I'll have it with me 24/7. Wondering about holsters and overall carry habits of the members here regarding Kimbers and other guns you carry. Any help would be appreciated as I'll be outfitting my new Kimber with a holster (or 5) and other accessories.

Thanks in advance and thanks for having me!
Welcome,

I carry a super carry ultra plus in a wild bills IWB holster, its easy clip on and off as I sometimes remove and put on a couple times a day.
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