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Any experience with VersaCarry?
« on: January 07, 2014, 02:26:53 PM »
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Re: Any experience with VersaCarry?
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2014, 02:39:53 PM »
The guy next to me has one. He said it functions pretty well, but the barrel post section wore quickly and affected retention, but his was an early model.
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Re: Any experience with VersaCarry?
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2014, 02:40:24 PM »
Coolies, thanks.
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Re: Any experience with VersaCarry?
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2014, 03:21:15 PM »
Holding the gun by obstructing the barrel scares the crap out of me.  Too many what ifs are running through my head. 

I have no experience with this, just my unfounded fears.   ;D
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Re: Any experience with VersaCarry?
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2014, 03:26:42 PM »
Totally valid concern. Just inspecting options.
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Re: Any experience with VersaCarry?
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2014, 05:53:21 PM »
While I like the compactness of this system, I prefer a fully encased (by the holster) trigger.

IMO, I'll accept some bulk for the control (of not having something catch the trigger).
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Re: Any experience with VersaCarry?
« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2014, 06:40:04 PM »
Does this not belong in the guns thread?
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Re: Any experience with VersaCarry?
« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2014, 08:08:56 PM »
Best summary of the versa carry:

Ideal for anyone who would prefer to be simultaneously shot in the leg AND fragged to just being shot in the leg.

If you need a micro holster, go for something like the RCS vanguard.
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Re: Any experience with VersaCarry?
« Reply #9 on: January 07, 2014, 08:55:38 PM »
Looks like a gimmick and definitely dangerous on several levels. I looked at these and a few other non traditional type holsters when I went to renew my CHL permit. I talked to my instructor about them and while some were better than others, he said something along the lines of "traditional is traditional for a reason".

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Re: Any experience with VersaCarry?
« Reply #10 on: January 08, 2014, 07:52:20 AM »
"traditional is traditional for a reason".

Excellent point.

I like the formed units, like the Uncle Mike's, but they seem less than awesome for IWB. I have a padded nylon one now that works ok enough. Just looking at options. Winter/Autumn I'm ok with an OWB paddle. I'm a sweatshirt guy.
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Re: Any experience with VersaCarry?
« Reply #11 on: January 08, 2014, 10:33:28 AM »
For IWB I like leather.

My go to guys are 5shot (I like the SME, that is the holster I use most now) and JRC.  The grained horsehide stuff from JRC is really nice.

I don't believe in cheaping out on holsters.
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