fobus holsters

Discussion in 'Technical Questions & Information' started by oscarmayer, Dec 10, 2010.

  1. oscarmayer

    oscarmayer New Member

    Jun 24, 2008
    since i now own a plastic gun ( glock ) i was wondering what is the general opinion of the fobus holster ? experiences good or bad ? thinking about a owb type holster just to use at the range..
     
  2. Helix_FR

    Helix_FR Active Member

    Apr 14, 2009
    Imperial, MO
    I had one for my little walther p22. the retention on it was great but almost to strong. If you didn't draw precisely upwards your were pulling your pants up to the singing soprano zone. It was comfortable but needed extensive break-in.
     

  3. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Athens, Georgia
    I like the Fobus holsters. I have them for my 1911, Glock, and Sig, and they do take a little getting used to. The retention is sometimes very hard but the ones I have have a screw that can be adjusted for how heavy the retention is.
     
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2010
  4. gunguy25

    gunguy25 New Member

    880
    Dec 25, 2009
    TN
    I tried one for my Ruger p89 at a local gun show for me the retention was so strong it took me a little while to get it lose. So I didnt get it but thats just for me I know other people that love them for me it was an Uncle Mikes holster it fits great and you can adjust the retention on it which i like.
     
  5. Bobitis

    Bobitis Guest

    I bought one for a Ruger MKIII and sent it right back.
    Love the Uncle Mikes.
     
  6. pickenup

    pickenup Active Member

    Have been using one for a SIG for years.
    Like it a LOT.

    So I got one for an HK and dislike it, a LOT.
    HK would not fit all the way in, unless you almost stood on it.
    Of course, then you COULD NOT get it out, to save your life.....

    And yes, the tension screw was ALL the way out.
    I filed on it until the HK would fit into the holster without too much effort, then holding it freehand, using your thumb, you could remove the firearm "fairly" easily. But when I put it on my belt, my son could "almost" lift me up trying to draw it.

    So, my opinion on their holsters, is 6 of this, and a half dozen of that.
     
  7. johnlives4christ

    johnlives4christ Former Guest

    Apr 28, 2008
    Kentucky
    i have one for my smith j frame. no complaints. a friend has a new one for a glock and the dang thing pulls your britches up to your arm pits when you're trying to remove the gun
     
  8. gunplumber

    gunplumber New Member

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    Apr 14, 2010
    Oklahoma
    I personally wouldn't give 50 bucks for a dumptruck load of any type plastic holster.
     
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