I have plenty of guns, pistols, AR's, Bolt action but don't used carry. But thats about to change. When you first started holstering , did you do anything special? For me, I am going to start with the ONLY pistol I have with a safety, It is a Taurus (not a fan, but a warranty replacement) I figure the safety is good idea until I get good and used to it then planning to switch to my MP Shield 40. I have two holsters, none fit like I want, my pants or normally tighter than I would like so inside the waist is not an option. I like hard cases with safety snap and magnet. Would would be a good compact outside the waist holster that can be weared with shorts or pants? Thanks!