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Old 09-19-2020, 08:36 PM   #1
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Just picked up a new "Bear" toy. Trying to decide if I want leather or kyvek chest holster.

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Old 09-19-2020, 08:46 PM   #2
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Leather will give you a quieter draw, if that is important to you.
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Old 09-20-2020, 01:31 PM   #3
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Both! This time of year I use Tyvek. Once it starts cooling off I switch to leather.
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Old 09-20-2020, 02:55 PM   #4
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For a chest holster, I'd prefer leather or Cordura. Kydex, to me, is better suited for a belt holster.
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Old 09-20-2020, 02:56 PM   #5
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Soft, well oiled Leather...………..
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Old 09-20-2020, 02:57 PM   #6
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Leather but I'm more of a traditionalist.
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Old 09-20-2020, 05:46 PM   #7
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Got it narrowed to to theses two. Diamond D here in Wassilla.

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Old 09-20-2020, 09:41 PM   #8
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I like the Gunfighters Kenai holster


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Old 09-20-2020, 09:58 PM   #9
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Kydex only for me going forward. I have some very nice leather, and they just don’t cut it for me. Fit/retention changes with weather, inconsistent retention which equates to inconsistent draw, trap more dirt and debris, hold moisture, etc.

The only Thing it has going for it Over kydex is a quieter draw, But even that is debatable if your leather holster fits your pistol properly.
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Old 09-20-2020, 10:52 PM   #10
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I have kydex for mine.
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Old 09-20-2020, 11:12 PM   #11
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Just picked up a new "Bear" toy. Trying to decide if I want leather or kyvek chest holster.

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Sir, whatever way you decide to go....train/practice drawing from it at the range or wherever you shoot. This will make you most proficient with whatever platform you choose.

Lots of reps drawing from it, sight acquisition and engaging your threat.

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