When I first started carrying a concealed firearm, I was seriously worried someone would be able see the firearm “printing” and potentially cause a problem for myself. I also thought I’d never get used to the feel, how it digs in to my skin and how tight I had to keep my belt. Over time I ended up purchasing several different holsters trying to find the right fit and feel while keeping the gun hidden and more importantly secure.
I finally ended up purchasing the Crossbreed Supertuck IWB holster. It wasn’t love at first sight by no means but as I started wearing it, changing the position, 3 o’clock, 4o’clock, 5 o’clock, and also changing the position of the belt clips on the holster, It finally started to feel natural and stayed very well hidden to the point I can wear the holster all day and not really know its there. I never forget it is there of course.
As the name suggest, supertuck, this holster is designed specifically so the wearer can tuck in the shirt they are wearing and still have the firearm concealed. I don’t personally use it for that reason as I don’t tuck in my shirts very often, but have tested it on a couple of occasions that I had to dress up and it worked perfectly. The main reason I choose to wear this holster is comfort.
The Crossbreed Supertuck holster is made of black cowhide leather backer and a molded Kydex retention pocket. I know a lot of people are against using leather holsters or in this case partial leather holsters due to negligent discharges caused by leather that starts to curl or bend as the holster wears in. I’ve had mine for several years and it is still in the same shape as when I purchased it other than a small curl I bent in the bottom corner for comfort Additionally, I have tried over and over to get the holster to contact the trigger but have not been able to do so. I have more than 8000 draws and re-holsters with this holster as I not only shoot at the range, I shoot on a virtual range inside my house with a laser insert sold here on Amazon. I’ll post a review of the lasers and the virtual range soon. I also feel that the leather backer is more comfortable than plastic or metal against my skin.
Another thing I was worried about was the Crossbreed holster being partly made of Kydex and scratching the firearm. While I cant say it does not do this, after 8000+ draws, it is very minimal and not noticeable unless you look for it.
This holster is a passive retention holster which means there is no locking mechanism or strap that keeps the holster in place rather the design of the Crossbreed keeps the gun in place. While I have not stood on my head or rolled around on the floor while wearing the holster, the gun has never came out of the holster or even slid up slightly. I chose this style because of the speed of draw plus there specifically is not a locking mechanism that could accidently cause me not to be able to draw. This also means it would be easier for someone else to draw however, its concealed so that really isn’t an issue in my opinion.
As you can see from the picture, I carry a full size 9mm with double stack 15 round magazine and it is very easy to conceal under a semi loose t-shirt, polo or button up.
The holster can be purchased for a wide range of firearm making it one of the best holster out there for inside the waistband concealed carry. To get additional information or to purchase the Crossbreed holster you can do so here on Amazon
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