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Glock 19 w/ TAC LIGHT Problem, Serpa - Safariland ?

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Glock 19 w/ TAC LIGHT Problem, Serpa - Safariland ?

Evening all

 

Bit of an ongoing problem I'm trying to solve on my return to the sport after a 5yr break.

 

I intend to go back to playing CQB sites and as I despise High-Caps and only use Mids, having a good Secondary with a fast draw is very important to me 

 

I used to run a G19 in a Blackhawk Serpa on a drop leg w/ a separate holster for my Surefire G2. It worked but was never ideal, especially on pistol mag changes

 

I moved on to Safariland with a M3 and it was a good set up but I just didn't get on with the release system and my draw/transition was much slower than with the Serpa. 

 

I've now bought a L2 Serpa (clone) that will take a torch and have only just found out that most Tac Lights don't fit other than the Blackhawk Xiphos nt!

 

While I like genuine kit it's not a great time for me to splash out £130+ on a torch. I know I can get a Clone of the Xiphos but I understand it doesn't have a 'momentary' switch setting, just on/off?

 

As not having that function doesn't suit my game play I'm stuck on what to do, but still want to stay with the Serpa

 

Any ideas? 

 

Thanks in advance

 

Chas

 

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Safarailand SLS (not ALS)

There's a ton of models and it's a jungle to find the right model in, but it'll look something like this:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Safariland-Duty-Holster-for-Glock-17-22-with-Tactical-Light-6280-8321-131-Lvl-2-/220981628208

 

Prices vary. Look for second hand ones on ebay.

 

Edit: Okay you already tried safariland. I don't know what to say. I think safariland SLS (like the picture one) is perfectly fast. It always works under stress and is easy to reholster. Gross motor movement.

Maybe consider a readymag system for your main rifle. Or tenspeed/fastmag/etc. To me, a pistol is not drawn instead of reloading.

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Safarailand SLS (not ALS)

There's a ton of models and it's a jungle to find the right model in, but it'll look something like this:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Safariland-Duty-Holster-for-Glock-17-22-with-Tactical-Light-6280-8321-131-Lvl-2-/220981628208

 

Prices vary. Look for second hand ones on ebay.

 

Edit: Okay you already tried safariland. I don't know what to say. I think safariland SLS (like the picture one) is perfectly fast. It always works under stress and is easy to reholster. Gross motor movement.

 

That's the one I had. Want to avoid going back to it all together bud. The Serpa is just a better design all round for me, trigger finger release, the way it sits on your thigh and doesn't move without cutting off the circulation to your foot.

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Fobus has a G19 Tactical holster that appears to work with any light. Not sure if it can be set up for drop-leg though.

 

Tried a friends, hated it, you can get it on a drop leg but it was the slowest draw I ever did... :/

You effectively draw the pistol backwards, not up

 

 

 

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On the SLS hood, try pressing the small triangle face in an angle, instead of pressssing straight down - push forward on the serrated face. That "saves" an extra motion and puts your thumb in a better position to grab the pistol.

 

ALS holsters are cool, but they're very sensitive about sizing, in my experience many airsoft guns have fitting issues in ALS holsters.

 

 

 

 

 

Personally I will never touch trigger finger released holsters, A.K.A. shoot-yourself-in-the-leg button.

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SureFire presented a new holster at shotshow. I bet It'll be expensive, but it should work with vlone x300's.

 

It's essentially a holster for surefire weapon mounted light, not for the pistol. So it doesn't matter whan pistol you have. Also has a 'draw weapon with taclight on' function.

 

Option?

Looks ideal for us all! I had the idea yeaaaars ago, but then again, I'm a dreamer and dismissed it as a futile fantasy. Should've sold the idea darnit...

 

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Safariland ALS holster, very quick draw with the thumb break style release, I have one for my Sig and my Glock and have never had any issues with it not being retained in the holster.

The Serpa is a good holster if you don't want to use a tac light on your pistol, but if you do its pretty pointless. I would always choose a Saf holster really.

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