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Daddy0

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Hi folks, looking for ideas for a holster for my 87 year old dad. He's a left hander and carries a Smith and Wesson M & P .380 Shield EZ. He currently has an IWB kydex style holster that is made to be worn near the kidney and is really uncomfortable. I told him I'd make a post here and see if we could get some ideas from other lefties.

Thanks in advance,

Daddy0
 
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Most holster makers offer left and right handed holsters. Left-handed by the kidney would suggest a 7 o'clock position. I would not place a holster in the 5-7 o'clock range for several reasons, comfort being one. Has he tried the 8-9 o'clock area? Also, leather is more comfortable against bare skin. I am a fan of the Kramer #3, but it is intended/designed for the Glock 19 with it's steeper grip angle and mag heavy grip. There are plenty of excellent options out there.
 
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Daddy0

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Most holster makers offer left and right handed holsters. Left-handed by the kidney would suggest a 7 o'clock position. I would not place a holster in the 5-7 o'clock range for several reasons, comfort being one. Has he tried the 8-9 o'clock area? Also leather is more comfortable against bare skin. I am a fan of the Kramer #3, but is is intend/designed for the Glock 19 with it's steeper grip angle and mag heavy grip.
That Kramer #3 looks like a well made product. I filled in the make/model and it looks like they make one for his gun. Thanks for the input, I'll forward it to him.
I too am lefty.
My all time favorite is the Don Hume J.I.T. owb.
Also, 8-9 will be more comfortable.

Joe
I like the simplicity of the J.I.T.

I agree that leather will definitely be more comfortable for him.

Thanks again guys.
 

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My dad ended up having a custom holster made by a local guy here in Cowlitz County, WA.

Ron at Bear Pa Leatherworks made him an OWB holster for his .380 M&P Shield EZ with laser and it turned out pretty sweet.

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