Galco Combat Master Belt Holster, Leather

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The Galco Combat Master Belt Gun Holster provides you with an extremely comfortable way to carry your sidearm with you all day long. This Handgun Holster by the expert product specialists at Galco is made with an open top design that offers swift draw and presentation while the detailed molding gives an incredibly secure fit. The butt-forward cant on the Galco Combat Master Pistol Holster makes this holster effective at concealing your firearm for covert or undercover missions. This Galco Holster combines premium saddle leather and double stitched seams to make it incredibly durable. The Galco Combat Master Handgun Belt Holster has an open muzzle and will fit belts up to 1.75in wide.


RATING
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  • Design

    Excellent

  • Performance

    Excellent

  • Value for money

    Excellent

  • Feature

    Excellent

Specifications for Galco Combat Master Belt Holster, Leather:

Holster Type: Belt Holster
Fabric/Material: Leather
Attachment/Mount Type: Belt Loop/Slot
Finish: Plain
Holster Application: Concealment
Quantity: 1
Belt Loop/Snap Width: 1.75 in
Concealable: Yes
Fastener/Closure Type: Open Top
Gun Type: Revolver
Cant: Forward

Features:

  • Premium steerhide
  • Full slide/barrel coverage
  • Butt-forward cant
  • Traditional pancake design
  • Fits belts up to 1 3/4"

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  • PROS
  • Fits 686 2.5" perfectly
  • Great custom fit!
  • Good weapon position
  • keeps gun tight to body
  • is canted
  • its leather not plastic
  • Quality, Price, Ruggedness
  • Molded fit
  • Even stitching
  • Close fit for ccw
  • Good weapon retention
  • Quality and workmanship
  • Price, quality, fit
  • Well made. Durable. Great fit.
  • Great fit and finish
  • Perfectly formed
  • Sturdy leather
  • Sturdy stiching
  • No defects
  • Quality Leather
  • Easy reholstering
  • holds firearm flat to body
  • Fit, Quality, Looks
  • thick leather
  • rides high
  • CONS
  • open bottom
  • No retaining strap
  • excessively long breaki
  • Retention is a little tight
  • not offered as lined
  • Quality doesn't sit on a shlef. Had to wait for Galco to manufacture more.
  • Need big belt for support.
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Comments
Einar - Add Reply

This is the best for concealment of the 442 hammerless that I have seen for retail. It has a very fast draw. Pros: fast draw best for conceilment 442 hamerless Cons: al little big for 442 hamerless

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Dean - Add Reply

The belt loops are extra stiff from the factory. Good for larger person but small framed people will have a hard time getting it to contour with body lines. Fits your gun perfectly right out of the bag. Solid and I mean solid retention for no straps, buckles, fingers. A+++ grip accesibilty Pros: Looks, security, weight, versatility Cons: too stiff, scratches mars easily

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Okey - Add Reply

I had been having some difficulty finding a belt scabbard that precisely fit my new Charter Arms .45ACP Pitbull revolver. The Pitbull cylinder is wider than the Bulldog (which fits S&W J frame holsters. I tried a S&W N frame sized holster, from another manufacturer, but it was a bit loose. I then ordered this Galco Combat Master belt scabbard designed to fit a S&W K/L sized revolver, and voila . . . perfect fit. It is now one of my favorite holster for carrying my Pitbull.

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Kale - Add Reply

The old saying of 'You get what you pay for' comes through in this holster. After trying some budget holsters with poor results, I went for the Galco and wish I got it sooner. Its comfortable, good fit for my weapon, and is worth every cent. If your looking for a good holster for any weapon, don't mess around trying to save $20, just pay the money, get the good stuff, and be happy with your purchase!

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Oswald - Add Reply

I've owned this holster for about two years now and it has been one of the best I've ever had. Its a little tight on the gun at first but after a week or two the leather stretches and fits the gun like a glove. I was worried that the gun might not be as secure in this holster due to the lack of a strap over the gun when holstered, but I can hold the holster upside down and shake it and the gun won't fall out. Galco and opticsplanet are top notch. Can't recommend enough. A++. Pros: fit and finish Cons: can't think of any

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Luis - Add Reply

I tried several styles and makes before I selected a concealed holster. I bought one and sent it back before I bought this one which had a Kydex holster part attached to leather. That one had too steep an angle for a comfortable draw. This holster has just the right amount of angle for a fast draw and enough slant so the gun does not jab your gut when sitting. It did not need any break in which surprised me. It was a good firm fit from the outset. IT also fits close to the body which is good for concealed carry and other models don't do this. Pros: Leather - thus non abrasive to gun finish. Cons: ??

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Linwood - Add Reply

Best way to conceal a full size pistol, Extreamly comfortable and will buy another one! Pros: Very Comfortable & Concealable Cons: none

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Riley - Add Reply

Purchased this Holster when I bought my SP 101 and I fully intend to purchase one for my other handguns. I first bought a combat master for my 1911 government model years ago and was so impressed that it was my first choice for my Ruger when I bought it. I have other very well made holsters that I have paid much more for but don't deliver the kind of performance this one does. I don't know that there is a better belt holster made out there by anyone for any price. Before you spend big money on a holster or holsters in your search for a good holster check this one out I delivers everything you need. Pros: Conceals extremely well, very comfortable, Fast Cons: Should be made to fit smaller width belts

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Max - Add Reply

Great holster. Very good fit. Use the Glaco break-in fluid Pros: comfortable. concealable Cons: little stiff to break in

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Giovanny - Add Reply

Great holster for my smith&wesson 686 2.5 inch barrel. And I got it Within 4 days of ordering. I would recommend this if you have a similar revolver the fit and finish are second to none. Also I got a coupon for my next order. Thanks optics planet.

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Hayden - Add Reply

For an off the shelf holster, Galco is hard to beat. This holster works perfectly with my S&W 386 and 396 NG revolvers. Quality rivals some of the more expensive custom made holsters I've purchased in the past. Pros: Excellent quality for the price Cons: None

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William - Add Reply

Excellent workmanship, good quality. Pros: quality Cons: none

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Santino - Add Reply

optics planet carries quality products period.I like galco products, especially there holsters.the price was great and the shipping was fast! thanks guys, jim gaylor Pros: every thing about this holster is excellent Cons: none with galco products

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Keaton - Add Reply

I recently ordered one of these. Shipment was FAST. However, I am disappointed in the holster. I have been very pleased with Galco products in the past, which is why I bought this one. After storing the weapon in the holster and after only a few draws from it, the holster is loose and does not retain the weapon well enough that I would carry it. I don't blame Optics Planet, I blame Galco.

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Gerardo - Add Reply

This is perfect for me, it fits perfectly, it looks great, good retention when worn on belt. I will mainly use it at the shooting range and woods trekking. No more leather than what is needed. I would purchase it again.

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Claud - Add Reply

Nicely made. Weapon is secure and rides close to the body. Nice concealment holster. I would prefer some steel reinforcement at the holster mouth to make re-holstering the weapon easier. Pros: Secure, rides close to body Cons: Mouth of holster could use steel reinforcement

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Macey - Add Reply

It fits so good that a retention strap is not needed. Would only use with a stainless gun,because fit is so good you will get muzzle wear on a "blued" gun. Pros: Fits gun perfectly Cons: none

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Garfield - Add Reply

Good quality holster for my S&W 686. Leather very good quality. Gun secure and comfortable on the waste, I even can conceal in winter or gold weather.Highly recommend.my frend alredy order one. Thank you.

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Deion - Add Reply

Fit and finish are excellent, and the natural retention is great. Keeps a full size 1911 up high enough that it is mostly hidden under an average sweatshirt. Pros: High quality Cons: none

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Blaise - Add Reply

Great fit very concealable!

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Leonel - Add Reply

Excellent fit, strapless retention and ease of extraction when broken in. Comfie with my PJs on! Pros: superior workmaship Cons: upper end of price curve

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Rahul - Add Reply

Bought this holster and had it in just a few days. Super fast shipping. Love the holster. tight fit at first but when I followed the directions for loosening it up it now fits perfectly. Great looking as well.

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Reyes - Add Reply

Well designed close to the body so could easily be used for conceal carry under a jacket or shirt not tucked in. Comfortable with good angle for the pistol. Good fit to the model of the pistol. Takes a little time to break it in but then you are good to go.

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Christophe - Add Reply

I have a Galco Combat Master belt holster forv every handgun that I own. They have the perfect angle and allows for a positive combat grip when drawing the pistol. Fit for each make of gun is perfect, but I would suggest getting a bottle of Galco Draw-eaze to help break in the tight fit of a new holster quickly. Bottom line, I have recommended this holster to my pistol course students, most of which are Law Enforcement professionals.

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Cicero - Add Reply

It does what it was made to do. Pros: slim, security, concealable.

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Mavis - Add Reply

Excellent holster. Fit my S&W 386 nightguard perfect

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Kieran - Add Reply

Superb holster for my N-Frame Model 27 S&W. Rides close to the body and has an excellent fit for this firearm. It is comfortable to wear over long periods and the firearm fits snug inside the holster.

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Robin - Add Reply

Got this for a Springfield XD 40 full size. Fits great after break in - followed the instructions that came with it and stored the pistol in the holster for a week. Carries high and tight with just the right amount of forward cant. Does a good job for concealed carry considering its a duty size pistol. Quality of leather and stitching are excellent!

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Charley - Add Reply

Any Galco product is top of the line quality. The Combat Master is the "pancake" style holster perfected. They are molded to fit and retain your gun until you need it. And then... it's in your hand, (with a little safe practice). The holster rides very snug to your body. The gun does not move until you want it.

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Soledad - Add Reply

Made well,wears comfortable. And looks Sharp & classy. Pros: made very well and looks nice. Cons: would like it to be lined.

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Wendell - Add Reply

Fits my S&W 686 2.5" like a glove!!!! Pros: Excellent fit, handsome styling. Cons: None

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Danial - Add Reply

I purchased it for a S&W 4" Model 10. The holster holds the gun but not as tightly as I'd like, especially for an open-top design. I would expect a brand new holster to eventually loosen up over time but be tight right out of the package. Still, not a bad holster for the money. Pros: Should last for years. Cons: A little looser than I'd like in a beand new holster.

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Geovanny - Add Reply

Very nice workmanship looks great and fits my revolver like a glove Pros: Great workmanship + fit Cons: none

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Casimer - Add Reply

fast shipping Pros: fits tight to the body

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Deontae - Add Reply

I use this to carry my S&M 637. Very comfortable. Draws very smooth after break in. Needs a good gun belt to function properly. Pros: fits great, comfortable, looks beautiful, smells nice Cons: none

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Elwin - Add Reply

Very nice holster and a great price at Optics. My pistol fits very snug and secure in it.

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Scotty - Add Reply

Bought this holster for my Taurus Judge, Public Defender that I use for Rattlesnakes in Virginia. I purchased my first for my Colt 1911 Gold Cup Trophy and was impressed with the quality, function and fit. This is my go to holster for all of my new handguns. Pros: Holds Gun Securely, Comfortable, Well constructed, Concealability, Quality. Cons: NONE

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Adrien - Add Reply

I wanted to try a leather holster and this one caught my eye. When I first put the gun in it was so tight I could not get it out without a struggle. I wrapped the gun in wax paper and stuck it in the holster overnight, then I used shoe polish on the inside to slicken it up. I now love this holster! My gun rides high and tight to my body and is great for winter carry. I will get an IWB for summer probably a Galco. I was impressed with the quality of this holster, very well made.

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Cullen - Add Reply

How to wear a stainless steel 5” Kimber Target II in a belt holster? For a close fit, aided by the cant and contour of the Galco Combat Master holster, this heavy full size pistol is very comfortably worn and accessible for use. Buy it and try it.

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Jaylen - Add Reply

Highly recommend it. Your assistance was very helpful. Was very impress with the professional manner in which I was treated. Would recommend this website to anyone. Pros: Pistol fits like a glove,

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Alan - Add Reply

The holster is made out of heavy leather, molded to fit the Smith & Wesson revolver perfectly. The finish was flawless. Galco holsters have always exceeded my expectations. It is a durable holster that I expect to last for a very long time. Pros: Well made quality holster Cons: None

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Dewayne - Add Reply

The holster was as advertised and Arrived ahead of schedule. Quality of the holster is excellent, if there was anything that I would like added is a soft leather lining. That's not stopping me from ordering another Holster for my Ruger LCR. Anyone wanting a quality leather holster, this one is worth checking out.

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Darius - Add Reply

Had a hard time finding the right fit but called OPTICS and order the COMBAT MASTER holster. Glad I did . The fit is very good. Holds the ruger firm but comes out easy. Plus well made and looks good. THANK YOU

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Efrain - Add Reply

This is a quality item that will last a lifetime and beyond. You can pay less for a holster, and you will get less. If you can only buy one holster for your S&W snubbie, this is the one to buy. Comfortable, reliable, and fits like a glove. Pros: Quality leather and craftsmanship, Cons: none

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Randy - Add Reply

Not quite like the picture showing a 1911 that has much of the gun exposed, with my Ruger SP101 2-1/4" the holster covers all but the grips with the back of the hammer at the very top edge of the holster. The gun is high and close to my body. Easily covered by a T-shirt. I now have 4 Galco holsters for various handguns and they are all excellent. Fairly expensive but worth it. Pros: Holds gun securely, close to body Cons: None

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Adolph - Add Reply

Bought it for my GP100 4". It fits nice and comfortable. holstering is a bit tricky; You have to get the correct angle or the top snags, but I believe it's me and my new gun. My other Galco Combat Master holster for my 1911 works great.

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Andres - Add Reply

I have this holster for both a Smith & Wesson 686 and a Springfield XD mod 2. The fit and finish of the holsters is unsurpassed, particularly for a mass produced product. Comfort and speed of draw with practice is excellent. The leather is of excellent quality. Both holsters fit very comfortably under an untucked shirt. Depending on the shirt, printing is minimal, less printing with the mod2, which is no surprise considering the profile of a semi auto versus a revolver. The only complaint I have is that the leather squeaks quite a bit, I wear this with a Galco gun belt. I assume this is due to the initial breaking in period. However I have walked at least 15 miles with the holster for my 686, and the squeaking still occurs. I find that this is louder if I shift the holster toward my front, at about the 2 o'clock position. At the 3-4 o'clock position, the squeaking is quieter. While I still think it's l a good holster for concealed carry, at this point I am not sure if it would be appropriate for hunting. I wear a chest holster for my 686 for the purposes of hunting. This is also a Galcco holster, and again the quality is excellent, and it is quieter.

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Brenden - Add Reply

This was my second Galco Combat Master, my first is for a pistol and that is where the issue is. The revolver hangs on the edge of the holster requiring two hands to reholster. The revolver versions need some type of stiffner to hold them open, like what is used on the Avenger and Summer Comfort.

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Urban - Add Reply

Contrary to what you read in some reviews, the pistol slid right in. No break in necessary. The flipside to that is that it doesn't hold it as securely as it could. It doesn't slip out holding it upside down, but shaking it will definitely drop the gun. I have not tried doing a hand stand to see how it affects it when actually being worn. Hopefully, it won't loosen up even more as it wears in. Other thoughts: It is NOT tan. It's red, and doesn't really coordinate that well with either tan or brown belts. Pros: Molded leather; belt slide, holds gun in tightly Cons: Not the most comfortable; handle still prints with a full size CZ-75. Not as tight as it could be.

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Mckenzie - Add Reply

This is a very well made holster, I have several Galco holsters. I have not had any trouble with any of them. They wear and fit well. I will continue to buy a Galco holster for any guns that I might buy in the future. Pros: Very well made, strong snap, excellent fit Cons: none

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Conor - Add Reply

I have purchased other leather Galco products, all are high quality, but all are stiff. Should last a lifetime. Pros: Very well made, quality leather Cons: extremely stiff, needs to be broken in

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Kevon - Add Reply

Holds my 80"s .357 Magnum 2 1/2" 6 shot firmly in place yet is easy to draw. Their Miami Classic is equally as good. GO GALCO! Pros: Quality leather & superior workmanship Cons: NONE

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Michel - Add Reply

Got this for my son in law. He loves it, I've had one for years Pros: well made, comfortable Cons: none

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Mike - Add Reply

This holster was a perfect fit for my Springfield 1911 "Loaded". Pros: Good fit Cons: None

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Gilbert - Add Reply

great fit. good conceal ability.

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Clay - Add Reply

Price and shipping were excellent. will buy again.

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Jovan - Add Reply

Overall I like the holster. Very nice quality leather. When reholstering the weapon the cyinder does tend to snag the outiside leather piece. it would be nice for the leather to be flared where the cylinder slides in. Pros: Fit and quality Cons: A little difficult to re-holster weapon

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Alford - Add Reply

The Galco Combat Master Belt Holster is high quality, reasonably priced, and rugged. This model (CM476) fits my M&P .45 4.5 inch snugly and sits well on my hip for easy access and concealment. I expect to use this holster for a long time to come.

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Ramon - Add Reply

A very nice holster...great style...and lends itself to comffortable usage..wears great...looks great...made for the professional as well as the casual shooter.....same quality as ALL Galco products...I reccomend all Galco products as I have several......Don

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King - Add Reply

Holster was shipped to me very quickly. It fits my Smith & Wesson 357 Model 66 K frame perfectly. It rides great and gives easy access when needed. If you are going to open carry and this pistol is your choice you can't go wrong with this holster.

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Muhammad - Add Reply

Beautiful in both appearance and function. Fits well onto the belt I got along with it. It's comfortable to carry and snug enough not to fall out without my pulling it out. I like how well it hugs my body without being uncomfortable.

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Chance - Add Reply

I've always been pleased with Galco leather, and this holster is no exception. It hugs my S&W 19 tight against my hip such that it does not print at all if I'm wearing an unbuttoned windbreaker or suit coat.

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Brennon - Add Reply

With the Galco Combat Master gun fit and draw with a S&W 686 are as smooth as this holster's overall fit and finish. And retention is solid too. The holster pulls the gun tightly into your body and is easily put on and taken off a 1-3/4 inch belt. A great value in a well-fitting holster. Especially if you're lucky enough to get one on sale as I did.

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Elbert - Add Reply

Very excellent product, fits my PT92 very well as advertised. Holster broke in very quickly and has great craftsmanship. It should provide years of service. Pros: Excellent craftsmanship Cons: None

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Chelsey - Add Reply

Good quality leather. Good retention. Gun is protected by holster. Pros: Good fit and quick availability for the S&W 66 with 2 1/2 barrel Cons: None

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Darrick - Add Reply

I purchase Galco Holsters because of the quality, the Tan holds up better, I have found the black to crack and get mold on them, I have never had this problem with any of the Tan I own and I have, six in Tan and two in Black. On the CM102-Tan-High Ride the only problem I have found is with the 21/2in Barrel the location of the belt loops are below the Cylinder which makes the gun fit top heavy when conceled, so the handle pushes out away from the side and creates a bulge only when I'm waring a T-Shirt. other than that I love the way the Holster fits around the S&W686 and protects both the hammer and trigger and the way the molding sucks around the gun to hold it in place is the best I've seen for a speed draw Holster. Thank you for this kind of product, Mark D. Bennett Pros: The craftmanship is suburb, the way the Holster fits Cons: The belt loops should be higher to support the weight of the Gun.

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Aaron - Add Reply

I really like the fit and retention of this holster. I got it for a 96G, I wish they made one for a PX 4 Storm. Pros: Price and Fit Cons: None

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Spencer - Add Reply

This is for a S&W 629 and the fit,as with all Galco is perfect.Buy a good belt(Galco)and wear this all day. Pros: Great holster Cons: None

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Tremaine - Add Reply

Probably the best belt holster for conceal carry. No retention strap to fool with in an emergency. You can shove a pistol in it, hold it upside down, shake it & the pistol will not fall out (unless you squeeze the sides of the holster inward. But it might not be allowed on some shooting ranges due to the fact it does not have a retention strap.

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Jeffry - Add Reply

Sure was to protect my gun's finish. Fits tight and conforms to my sidearm and comfortable to wear. Forward tilt enables a faster draw. Break in period requires time and numerous applications of glide ez.

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Guillermo - Add Reply

Fits nicely, not too tight like she me other holsters. Wish it had more space for leaving the safety off but it's not too bad. The safety hits the holster slightly if it is left disengaged. The leather is of good quality and looks like it will last a long time. I chose black finish and it shines nicely.

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Tremaine - Add Reply

Got this for my S&W Mod 66 with 2 1/2" barre. Fit is good. A problem with revolver holsters for a 2 1/2" barrel, other than a pancake type, is that the piece will tip out from your body rather than staying close to your body. This Combat Master holster holds the piece close to the body and is a comfortable carry. I did not give it 5 stars because I think it should have an extra belt cut out to change the cant to accommodate cross draw carry.

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Elliot - Add Reply

Made of high quality leather with heavy duty stitching. Fit is custom for each firearm. Pancake style with dual 1 3/4 inch belt loops holds even the heaviest revolver high and tight for comfortable carry. FBI forward cant is helpful for drawing.

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Ben - Add Reply

I was fortunate to find that Galco made this holster for my new Colt Cobra. There were limited manufacturers that had anything to offer due to the newness of this model. I've used Galco models numerous times for my handguns. I use their Concealable model in numerous pistol models as well as their Miami Classic shoulder holster. They are not the cheapest but by far one of the best.

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Louie - Add Reply

product is great fits my gun like a glove , fells great on my hip don't even notice it there . I brought it for my Taurus tracker 44 magnum with a 4" barrel. hold gun a little tight at first but the leather will stretch and will make pulling gun easier .

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Gus - Add Reply

Even after reviewing the holster and researching it, the description and sizing stated that my weapon would fit. After it arrived I found it Does Not fit my Weapon Properly. Be careful when ordering and insure what you purchase is the proper fit. I will hold onto the holster, just an excuse to find a new weapon that does fit.

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Randy - Add Reply

Placed my order, it shipped 3 days later and I am very pleased with the fit and finish! My s&w 36 is secure and protected in this holster. It will require a little bit of break-in to draw and holster smoothly.

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Gilberto - Add Reply

It's difficult to find good holsters for the Smith & Wesson 327 8-shot .357 revolver with the 2" snubnose barrel. This holster for the N frame 329 fits nearly perfectly, except for an extra 1/2" of leather past the barrel that could be trimmed shorter for my particular gun. No big deal. The gun fits well, retains well, and hugs in nice and tight to the body so that it conceals very nicely and easily with any kind of cover garment (e.g. light jacket, blazer, etc.). If you want a good OWB holster for the snubnose 327 or 329 (presumably it also fits the 627 and 629), this is a great choice. In fact, I think this is the best commercially-produced OWB holster you can get without stepping up to a custom-made holster in a higher price bracket. It comes with a certificate of genuine leather, is very nicely made and formed, and should last for many, many years. One caveat: The gun is quite difficult to draw straight up from this holster due to the large size of the 8-shot cylinder, which tends to hang on the upper leather at the top of the holster. If you clear the leather top with your other hand, it comes right up and out, but obviously, it's not ideal to need two hands to draw the gun. If you twist/rotate the revolver first to lever open the top a little, it exits much more easily and cleanly for a one-handed draw, but be sure to practice and figure out this technique before you rely on this for carry and self protection purposes. Otherwise, you're in for a rude awakening when you... Read More...

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Pete - Add Reply

top quality, good value. good retention

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Emil - Add Reply

I have been using a combat master for years with a Glock 17. Great product. I bought this one to fit my Glock 21. Same quality craftsmanship as my previous combat master. I am sure that this one will be no different. Pros: Quality craftsmanship Cons: Expense

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Quinten - Add Reply

3 rd purchase & everyone has been puuuuuuurfect. Thanks Pros: everything i needed Cons: not a one

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Forest - Add Reply

Excellent product.

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Carlos - Add Reply

S&W 325 is a 45 - 2.5" N frame - titanium, really difficult to find a good holster for concealed carry. The holster rides high and is easy to position. Seems to help the revolver to not print. Pros: made for the .45 Cons: ?

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Norval - Add Reply

This is a very good holster for the price. It has many of the details and features you expect from a custom leather maker but it's half the cost. Save your money, you know what you're getting with Galco. I wear this holster every day. Pros: details, price Cons: not available in dark brown

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Rod - Add Reply

Excellent form fitted holster for 1911 OFFICER's model. Hugs the body for easy concealment. Very pleased. Pros: Very well made / excellent fit and finish Cons: None

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Dewitt - Add Reply

I have two of these holsters, one for my Sig M11A1 and another for my 1911 Kimber pro carry. Both are excellent fit, comfortable carry, and very well made. Optics Planet offers a great selection on Galco products.

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Cade - Add Reply

Excellent fit. Flawless construction and finish. Great value. This is my first Galco holster. I've seen them in stores, but never handled them or tried to fit a gun in one. I was 100% satisfied when I received this one. I have custom holster on order for a different gun. Now I'm not so sure I needed to go to that extra $40 expense and 6 week turnaround for a high quality holster. I'll buy Galco the next time.

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Kayleigh - Add Reply

Works great after following break in intructions! I bought this for my 1988 TZ 75 & could not be happier!The holster is way more comfortable than the polymer ones. I'm looking forward to using this for years to come.

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Jarret - Add Reply

This is my 4th Galco holster. Always good quality, and always good fit. It's my go to holster for dependable carry. I have tried many holsters, but I always come back to Galco. I hope I saved someone from wasting their money on another brand.

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Rickey - Add Reply

This holster is just exactly what I wanted and expected. Galco makes the best leather products on the market today. I appreciate the service of OpticsPlanet.com very much, it was a big help. The price was reasonable and sometimes a much better deal than other competators. I liked the layout of their web page too.

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George - Add Reply

I bought the same model for my RIA Compact M1911 and bought another for my new full-size RIA M1911. This really is the most comfortable holster I have ever bought. This holster will not wear out and just gets better with time. Just follow the easy break-in instructions before putting your pistol in the holster. If you don't, the tight leather will grab your pistol and it will be very hard to get out. Purchasing a bottle of Galco Draw EZ and treating the inside of the holster will make drawing your pistol even easier.

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Mustafa - Add Reply

This holster simply does what I expect a pancake holster to do: It retains my J-frame securely and flat to my side. The fact that it's handsome and constructed of (to my untrained eye) a better grade of leather than some of my other holsters is also important to me. As is generally true of my other unlined Galco models, the interior feels somewhat finer-grained and less abrasive than most of my holsters from other manufacturers. I appreciate the versatility and ease of adjustment of these 1 3/4" belt slots, though I suppose some might prefer a holster that doesn't slide as readily on the more common 1 1/2" belt. The ONLY reason for the 4 instead of 5-star rating is because this model is not offered lined. For what it's worth, I liked this well enough that I've since purchased a Combat Master for my S&W Shield as well.

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Gunnar - Add Reply

i purchased two Glaco Combat Master holster, one for a CZ75B and one for a 1963 Colt Detective Special. these are fairly large holsters that seem to be well made. the CZ fits just fine and is comfortable to wear for extended periods of time, although this gun is fairly large and not really a CC gun. drawing and reholstering is not a problem at all. carrying the CZ with this Galco holster i would recommend open carry if legal in your state or open carry at your local range. i would give this holster 4 stars and recommend it to anyone looking for a good holster for there CZ75B. the Colt on the other hand seems to be more of a generic holster that was made to fit a variety of guns. although well made it makes a small revolver seem large. wearing this under any shirt i normally use for CC doesn't really work because it makes the imprint very visible. because it seems to be made for a variety of guns the draw from the holster isn't like drawing from a holster made exclusively for your gun. the same with reholstering, it just doesn't feel right. i would give this holster 3 stars because it seems to be well made but would not recommend it for any looking for a OWB CC holster for there Colt Detective Special. both holsters are noisey, by that i mean as you move you hear what i can only describe as the creaking of leather. i personally like that sound but some may not. these are the only holsters our of all i own that do this.

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Josue - Add Reply

I bought this holster for my Glock 20. It did require break-in with a plastic freezer bag, working the gun in and drawing/reinserting. The fit is perfect . Very well made holster, like all my other Galco holsters

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Ewell - Add Reply

I have been carrying firearms for over 30 years daily, and still have the 1st Galco holster I ever bought. So when I needed a new holster for a new pistol, I knew I would buy another Galco leather holster. They never wear out and are easy on the gun's finish and they fit like a glove plus their comfortable.

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Sigmund - Add Reply

Holds the revolver close to your side at just the right angle. Easy to break in with just a little time in position. Good option between low end holsters and custom made holsters. Would definitely buy again.

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Hyman - Add Reply

I bought this holster to use with my Colt 1911. It's a great holster, the fit is a little snug, but will be great when it's broken in. I put a little bit of Galco EZ-Draw on it and that has helped quite a bit. Pros: High quality. Cons: Little stiff, needs broken in.

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Cesar - Add Reply

top of holster could be cut and altered to fit a crimson trace laser grip Pros: nice snugg fit Cons: not engineered to fit precisely with crimson trace laser grips

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Arvel - Add Reply

Great Quality and Excellent Service from Optics Planet. Pros: Excellent Fit & Finish

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Kevon - Add Reply

One of the best concealed holsters out there. Galco makes a great product. Pros: Great fit excellent finish. Great price Cons: None

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Wilford - Add Reply

Bought this for my CZ-85 Combat. The holster positions the pistol right, has good retention, and is comfortable for everyday carry. I have used a Combat Master for my HK USP for some time and finally found one for my CZ. I would recommend this holster to anyone who carries a firearm on a regular basis. Pros: Great Carry Holster Cons: None

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Doris - Add Reply

very nice I give it a 10.

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Harry - Add Reply

I have been using my combat master for over 10 years with my Colt Officer model and it fits as good as it did the first time I put the gun in it. If you want a great carry holster Calco is the way to go.

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Harold - Add Reply

Price and shipping time from Optics Planet were both very good. The holster is made in America and is a really nice piece of leather. It is form fitted to the pistol and fits very snuggly. Use of the Galco Draw-Ez product per their instructions loosened it up enough for easy access, but still has a nice snug fit. Very comfortable to wear. Excellent product, I would by it again, and will continue to use Optics Planet.

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Heber - Add Reply

Purchased this Galco holster for a H&K USP 45 and have been duly impressed it's exceptional quality. Optics Planet also delivered this in record time! Keep in mind this is not a concealed carry permit by any stretch of the imagination but will work great on a range day. I cannot recommend this product enough.

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Eldred - Add Reply

This was my second holster for my CZ75B. The first, a Bianchi Black Widow, was excellent but didn't allow carry in the "cocked and locked" mode like a 1911. This holster, with it's open top design, allows carry in either the "hammer down" or "cocked and locked" modes. The best of both worlds! I have several other Galco holsters and they are very well made and attractive. You might find a cheaper holster but you won't find a better one. Optics Planet is a good place to find just about any holster for any gun... and you'll get free shipping!

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Gaetano - Add Reply

Excellent tight fit. Took a couple days to get it to slide in and out easily, but it feels great now. I can higly recommend this holster. Took a while to get, but dealing with Optics Planet was great. As soon as it was in stock, Optics Planet sent it to me. I also ordered the Galco double mag holder, terrific match.

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Rashawn - Add Reply

Leather belt holsters reign supreme and this one from Galco is no exception. Quality leather, beautifully tanned with double stiching on all stress areas. The firearm fit perfectly from the very beginning. Highly recommended.

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Alfonzo - Add Reply

Fits my 2.50” S&W model 66 perfectly . No worry about gun falling out yet still easy to draw gun . But you must buy the Galco Draw-EZ TO WIPE ON THE INSIDE OF THIS HOLSTER WHEN YOU GET IT . THAT REALLY HELPS BREAKING IN YOUR GUN FOR AND AWESOME FIT ������

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Janick - Add Reply

Very fast shipping and very nice item..

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Deshawn - Add Reply

This is my 3rd Galco Combat Master! Great quality and fit for my G19! Can't go wrong with this product. Very well worth the price that you pay for! High quality leather and easy break in instructions. Won't scratch your gun unlike some of the polymer holsters out in the market.

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Elian - Add Reply

It is difficult to find things to say that are negative about this belt carry holster for compact 1911. it was purchased for a Springfield EMP 9mm, and i can also use it to carry a S&W subcompact 1911 .45ACP. it seems to be able to accommodate many of the 3 inch 1911 single stack models that are available, which makes it easier to match holster to firearm. i like leather holsters fit (snug but not too stinky tight that you cannot pull the sidearm from the holster) being leather it shapes a bit to fit the curve of my side (hip) and just ends up becoming another piece of clothing. i have another Galco holster that i like quite a bit, but this was a sale item and i am more than pleased by the combination of functionality and price in this item

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Emerald - Add Reply

High quality product at a great price. Fit my Kimber .45 "like a glove", Good looking leather, minimal break-in required. As always, excellent service from Optics Planet. What more can I say? Thinking of getting another for my 586 revolver.

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Giovanni - Add Reply

My only problem was breaking in the holster. I used the instructions with the holster and the gun still stuck when trying to remove it.I called Galco and received different instructions. The gun can now be drawn properly. I am pleased with the product.

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Julien - Add Reply

I own two Combat Master holsters. One is for my Ruger Security Six 4" Revolver, and this latest one is for my FMK C1 pistol. Perfect fit, beautiful leather, and workmanship on both. You can't go wrong with a Galco, and especially if it's a Combat Master. You have to see it to understand. They are just simply beautiful.

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Werner - Add Reply

This is the third Galco holster I have bought. The quality, fit, and function are just what I expected. The leather is top grade and the heavy duty stitching will last through continual use. The holster sits well on my hip with the various belts that I wear.

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Kamron - Add Reply

Fits my older 357 like a glove, worth every penny. Pros: It is AWESOME, fit & finish are great. Cons: none

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Reginald - Add Reply

Excellent piece from Galco... a little more expensive than other brands but you won't be disappointed when you open the package. I've carried with this holster with great comfort for years, which is why I bought another this time around. Optics planet had the best price and their customer service is top notch. Pros: quality construction, great fit to the gun Cons: not cheap, but you get what you pay for

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Chet - Add Reply

This is a great holster. I was eyeing some $100-$200 custom jobs, but for a gun I won't carry that often this was the perfect balance of price and function. It comes real snug and has loosened up to almost perfect after a few uses. The leather could be nicer, but for the price is right on. Get one for your N frame. Pros: Fits perfectly, looks like it will stand the test of time. Cons: Real tight out of the box, leather could be nicer.

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Lucio - Add Reply

I have had good luck w/ all my Galco holsters, this is my 3rd one. This is a good holster, made well, molded perfect for my Kimber. This is my 4th purchase from Optics Planet, fast delivery, good service. Pros: great fit & finish, delivered fast (3 days)

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Gaylord - Add Reply

Nice tight fit, perfect tilt position for my grip. Pros: Position Cons: None

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Darrick - Add Reply

Fits my Ruger 1911 like a glove, follow the directions that come with it and it will go in and out without a problem. I would highly recommend this product to anyone looking for a quality holster for their 1911.

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Dustin - Add Reply

Awesome holster, Ive had many holsters in the last 35 years, i found this one to be my favorite, the best for comfort and fit. Its very concealable and made of nice thick molded leather. Quality is second to none.

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Jovany - Add Reply

I enjoy this holster. It is very comfortable to wear and fits the gun perfect. The only down side is that Two pair of pants ended up with stains from the leather. I had no problem wearing this holster all day and expect many years of useful service from it.

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Jerome - Add Reply

I like how high it rides. With the right clothing on I can almost totally hide my full size Springfield 45acp. Holds the weight of the 1911 evenly. Draws quick and breaks in nicely. Wear it in the 2o'clock for right hand draw. Conceals nicely.

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Enoch - Add Reply

All Products I've ordered from Optics Planet has been top notch & great price . The Service is great , I'll continue buy from Optics Planet. I've bought a Eotec scope years ago in which I still use today , my holsters fit the weapons just as it was described to do. Very good Products

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Darrin - Add Reply

I bought this holster to go with my S&W Classic series J frame 38 snub nose 5 shot. It fits like a glove and looks great! The leather is of high quality and grips the revolver tightly without inhibiting my draw.

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Timmothy - Add Reply

I bought this holster for my Taurus 66 .357 magnum. The holster is good quality with good heavy leather and beautiful coloring. It is still a little bit on the tight side, but I am sure with use it will break in nicely. I like that it rides nice high therefore it doesn't show under a sweatshirt even with the 4" barrel.

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Reese - Add Reply

I bought this for carrying my S&W 686 during hunting season. I normally by from 2 holster makers that cost more than double what I paid and takes 8-10 weeks for arrival. I’m very happy with the quality as well as the comfort of this holster and can carry my 686 4” all day.

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Sid - Add Reply

Bought this holster to carry my S&W 44 Mag Performance Center 629 2.4 inch barrel. Fits perfectly. Snug, which is what you want as there is no thumb break...strap. Sits high on the belt, close to the body. After breaking it in, it's as if its a part of you. Great holster.

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