Tips for Choosing the Most Comfortable IWB Holster
An inside-the-waistband (IWB) is a hostler that is supposed to ride inside the waistband of a person’s pants and is attached to the belt by a clip. There are two aspects to be very keen on when you are carrying your firearm with you, the first is how secure is it and the second is are you feeling comfortable having it with you. Hence, when choosing a hostler you need to make sure that you are comfortable with how they feel when you are carrying your firearm in it. You should look natural when you are with your firearm, and you should be able to access it at different positions and situations. In this article, we are going to discuss some of the factors you should consider when purchasing your hostler to ensure is firm and feels comfortable.
The very first consideration should be the type of material it is made of. You have the option of choosing from three kinds of materials that include, plastic, leather, nylon, cloth or hybrid. The choice of the of the material is very important just like the choice of purchasing the hostler itself. The choice of material is significant as it defines the comfort and retention of our firearm. Below are some tips to help you when choosing the material.
We will start by analyzing the leather material. This is a good choice because it has good retention and is comfortable. Also the comfort of leather holsters increases over time because it expands molding to your gun and body.
Also we have plastic. The retention and quick release system makes plastic an awesome choice. Also, plastic is firm, light and is resistant to sagging and damage. Unlike leather which expands and molds, plastic is rigid; hence, you need to ensure it is comfortable from the word go when you are choosing it. Thirdly, we have the option of nylon or cloth. The best part about this two fabrics is that they are light, breathable and concealable. They can be used in all seasons and they are not affected by weather. Also, because they are light, it is easy to conceal them. Lastly there is the hybrid which is a combination of two material. With a hybrid you stand to enjoy the best features of both material.
The final consideration to make is the additional features that come with the holster. For example, how well does the IWB holster hold on to your belt. The IWB holsters can either come with belt loops or clips. Furthermore, you need to consider how easy and first it is for you to draw and re-holster your firearm when choosing your IWB holster. By following the tips, you will be guaranteed of getting the most comfortable IWB holster.