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AK47
22-02-2010, 04:06 AM
Hi! Does anyone know about price, availability of the FOBUS type of holsters in LHR, RWP? I'm attaching a picture below. Only the first picture is of the FOBUS type. The second one I believe I can have copied easily in Leather.


The FOBUS type:

http://s2.postimage.org/RXw2S.jpg (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=TsRXw2S)


An alternative, in Leather.

http://s1.postimage.org/RfxdJ.jpg (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=gxRfxdJ)

Naveed_pk
22-02-2010, 10:51 AM
Ak47 bro fobus havent seen anywhere but i have seen Galco at hira arms ... price starting from 7500 rs upto :o ....

Aamar
22-02-2010, 10:53 AM
Nice , could use one :)

Abbas
22-02-2010, 01:12 PM
I was looking for one, couldn't find it. Ordered it online though Glockmeister. Very useful, practical and comfortable. Now I'm looking for one for Sig226/Cz999.

Some eye candy.

http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii99/AbbasMalik/Forbus1.jpg

http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii99/AbbasMalik/Forbus2.jpg

http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii99/AbbasMalik/Forbus3.jpg

Aamar
22-02-2010, 01:13 PM
@Abbas: great purchase, how much did it set u back by ?

Naveed_pk
22-02-2010, 01:14 PM
Wow !! Abbas Bhai really an Eye Candy :) .. What was the cost ???

Glocky
22-02-2010, 01:15 PM
@ak47, these are available in Karachi, which gun holster are you looking for ?

@Abbas, DAAD has a couple for the Sig226

Abbas
22-02-2010, 01:22 PM
@Aamar, Naveed It ended up costing me about Rs. 3300 including shipping, customs etc. Retails for $ 25 though :)

@Glocky that's great, I'm looking for the same thing for Sig226, any idea as to price. Daad = $$$

Glocky
22-02-2010, 01:26 PM
Well he can be a ripoff depending upon his mood. Normally Fobus holsters cost between 4000-4500 @ various shops such as Tayabally and DAAD.

MHMalik
22-02-2010, 03:30 PM
Funny... I bought my Galco IWB one for 3500 from HIRA..

Dont know much, but I think paddle type FOBUS are to be avoided.. rest are superb..

My personal favorite are Blackhawk carbon fibre ones..

Saleemullahkhan
22-02-2010, 06:08 PM
@AK47: FOBUS holsters are available for Rs=5000/- in Peshawar but I will never advise you to buy it. I have personaly used it and it make scratches on the polymer frame of Glock which is unrecoverable.

Glocky
22-02-2010, 06:31 PM
@AK47: FOBUS holsters are available for Rs=5000/- in Peshawar but I will never advise you to buy it. I have personaly used it and it make scratches on the polymer frame of Glock which is unrecoverable.

Sir i respectfully disagree, my experience with heavy use over five years has yet to see one scratch. It does wear a bit but nothing to worry about at all. All holsters will wear the finnish off a gun depending upon material and usage. I think it also gives a little character to the gun showing actual use than being a home safe queen.

Little variety to add flavor to the thread :)


This one makes a great CC holster under a shirt or t-shirt, very little printing
http://s4.postimage.org/kUDhS.jpg (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=aVkUDhS)

Home carry, allows for carrying an attached tactical light alongwith weapon
http://s4.postimage.org/kUFN0.jpg (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=aVkUFN0)

The new GL-2, also features a screw for adjusting the retention
http://s4.postimage.org/kUIh9.jpg (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=aVkUIh9)

Double mag pouch
http://s4.postimage.org/kUKMi.jpg (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=aVkUKMi)

AK47
23-02-2010, 09:41 AM
@Abbas...........Plz Chief Sb, share some more details about your Eye Candy, like time period consumed for reaching here, as well as mode of payment? Really a good looking holster! :P

@Glocky.........Thanks bro for the info, the gun for which the holster was required is actually still to come in a few days, Inshallah! ;)

@SaleemUllahKhan..........Thanks a lot for the Peshawar info bro, you're right, I also now recall to have seen one there for the 92FS size @4000. :) Btw, welcome back, been waiting for you, check "missed members" thread, also kindly email me your contact. wahstar1@hotmail.com. :)

And I remember very well that I had exactly the SAME thing in my mind regarding the issue of "scratches". I even tried running a gun through the holster right there in the shop and noticed that it indeed does slip "tightly" through the opening and does for sure cause some tough "friction" against the walls, which I too deemed a cause for scratches.

I'm surprised however by Glocky bro's notion above that he has used it for quite some time but still has noticed no scratches! I've my doubts here, I must say.

O.K for armed forces, perhaps most of us would still like to keep our things in "scratchless" conditions.

One possible solution to this problem, but only possible to handmade leather holsters, is to have the inner side thinly "foamed" with the type of foam used in lady bags, a very thin layer, indeed.

Yet bear in mind, even those of you who have "foamed" gun boxes, the chemicals used in manufacturing of the foam itself causes discoloring of the gun if unopened and un-vented for long time!

Best solution to this is to extract the foam layer from the boxes and have it "covered" up in soft cotton in any desirable color/design, can even be found in "camo" design, and leave this for direct contact with the gun.

Anyhow, would appreciate some more comments on the issue of Fobus holsters and scratches. :)

Glocky
23-02-2010, 11:32 PM
@AK47, Buddy am disappointed, you should know better i never share notions just simple experiences. FYI the retention is only by a piece of plastic over the trigger guard, rest of the holster just covers the gun snuggly but does not offer any retention, Also pls find below my gun pic to confirm the same. I have over six fobus holsters so trust me i do know what i am talking about. :cool:



http://s2.postimage.org/XlCm0.jpg (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=TsXlCm0)

AK47
24-02-2010, 12:10 AM
@Glocky.......The disappointment is sadly all MINE, Sir, in that you still haven't fathomed how deeply I indeed do respect you!

We have learnt lots from you and continue to do so, and we know you do not pass second hand impressions, but your own original ones!

All that I meant, buddy, in my notion above on "doubts" was actually deficiently explained by me, but I was only thinking on how vastly/roughly/extensively/quick drawing you had actually been using your Fobus holsters, not at all doubts about your statement Sir! When you say NO SCRATCHES, buddy, I indeed do accept as NO SCRATCHES! :)

Actually as you for sure do know, these Fobus holsters have a "passive resting" type of lock system built in, as to prevent the gun from being drawn out of the holster by anyone else than yourself. The system as you do know requires a STRAIGHT and QUICK draw in one particular angle I believe, and that's exactly what I was thinking, if went wrong repeatedly, may cause some scratching friction against the walls of the holster!

Yet, you've clarified, and even posted a picture of your nice gun and I stand further convinced now to go for this holster on Friday along with a gun for it in Lahore, my spark plugs and air-filter just both got cleaned this afternoon for the upcoming journey, and so has my sparring partner in Lahore, Naveed the Honest, been prepared over the phone today! Pray I get the right things fast, it's just a flash visit. ;)

Anyhow, my regrets, buddy, yet I know, you do know me well enough! :)

Regards.

12GAUGE
24-02-2010, 12:16 AM
@Glocky

bro, where did u get the fobus holsters? did u buy them from any online website or something like that? have you tried the uncle mike's kydex holsters?

i'm also thinking of buying a kydex type holster but dont wanna buy fobus so only option that remain is uncle mike's.

my apologies for asking too many questions.

Regards.

Glocky
24-02-2010, 12:51 AM
@AK47, brother and i mean it, i only meant well and yes i do now know u better. :) i believe u wanna keep your new purchase a bit hushed up but if you were to let me know which one it is i could perhaps contribute much more. To be honest the glock finish is extremely tough both the slide and the polymer so what holds true for the glock might not hold for a blued gun or a finnish like the stoeger. I have a kydex holster for the stoeger as well but that does scratch although the holster is not fobus. I wish u best of luck with your purchases, and yes it does not hurt to test the gun with the holster a couple of times for peace of mind. I really take care of my guns as well so i know how it feels. :)


@12gauge, please don't be silly, u can ask all the questions u have. i have only used one uncle mikes kydex holster. But since it was a duty holster (a bit bulky) i passed it on. worked just fine though.

The finnish of the gun is definitely important in selecting a kydex holster, cause a "soft" gun finnish can scratch. Since kydex holsters are very model specific even a slight difference in gun size say a PT92 against a FS92 can cause problems.

Leather holsters are generally more forgiving, though one lesson i learned and that too the hard way is if you use an incorrect combination of gun and holster the holster loses its fit forever. This is especially true for foreign made holsters which are normally honed right down to the minute curves of a slide/frame.

Yes i have shopped online from opticsplanet, Galco and Glockmeister, they all deliver. Fortunately we do get holsters in good supply in karachi so have bot a few here as well and also during my travels abroad. The blackhawk ones as mentioned by Malik Sahib and Comp-tac are very good, and definitely recommended though both are unavailable in karachi AFAIK. In leather Milt sparks rules although very expensive and difficult to obtain as they have a lead time of 4 months (yeah thats right 4 months). I have a Galco one as well and am very satisfied. The yaqui slide belt holster is also a great holster which accomodates a number of guns. Let me know if you need any recommendations.


cheers

Abbas
24-02-2010, 01:31 AM
Very nice holsters Glocky, sensible variety too.

There have been some issues with people reporting scratches on their guns but most of it is due to that fact that the holsters are too tight and the don't bother to adjust them. Make them a little looser and there won't be problems with scratches even after carrying for a long time.

Btw all carry pistols that 'have been carried' will always end up with a rough finish. Glocks are a tough bunch though and will take a lot of beating and still look presentable.

AK47
24-02-2010, 08:24 AM
@Glocky...........Thanks bro, yes you're right, for sure the Glock must have some better and durable finishing, where other guns may have been scratched easily.

In any case, no big secrets about my upcoming addition, I'm going for a .45 this time around, needing something powerful, so the choices are few, I'd be needing a holster for either the compact version PT 145, or bigger bro 1911 by Taurus, both in SS, most likely.

The holster I attached the picture of above, in the opening post of this thread, and I mean the lower one above, is one made by DON HUME and goes on the net for barely $20. It's leather, so the issue of scratches is also minimal, hope to be able to get it from there. Have you come across these?

Faisji
24-02-2010, 11:50 AM
@Saleemullahkhan where did you see these holsters in peshawar?

AK47
24-02-2010, 12:30 PM
@Faisji...........Can't say of Fobus, but I think I saw one by blackhawk at Sitara Market. He even had one by Galco. The shop inside the "verandah".

Naseer
23-05-2013, 01:33 AM
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Imported Fobus

Naseer
23-05-2013, 01:46 AM
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Quick Draw

Naseer
23-05-2013, 01:52 AM
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Px4 Fobus Holster

Asif Ali
23-05-2013, 03:47 PM
Nice holster :)
BTW which laser is installed in your handgun, I guess Crimson?

Trigger_happy78
23-05-2013, 08:41 PM
Nice holster bro. Congrats....

Aquarius
23-05-2013, 09:03 PM
Nice holster you got Naseer bro.. congrats.

Naseer
24-05-2013, 12:01 AM
Nice holster :)
BTW which laser is installed in your handgun, I guess Crimson?

Thanks bro Asif. The Picatinny-rail Micro Sub-Compact Laser LMS-MICRO is from "LaserMax Precision Protection" (http://www.lasermax.com/ (http://www.lasermax.com/)).

Naseer
24-05-2013, 12:04 AM
Nice holster bro. Congrats....

Thanks bro Bilal. I had to import this holster directly from Israel to accommodate my hard-to-fit gun.

Naseer
24-05-2013, 12:20 AM
Nice holster you got Naseer bro.. congrats.
Thanks bro, this holster will allow me to attach a bulkier Laser Tactical Flashlight Combo to my gun in ready to draw position.

yalghari76
20-02-2014, 11:59 AM
I was looking for one, couldn't find it. Ordered it online though Glockmeister. Very useful, practical and comfortable. Now I'm looking for one for Sig226/Cz999.

Some eye candy.

http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii99/AbbasMalik/Forbus1.jpg

http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii99/AbbasMalik/Forbus2.jpg

http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii99/AbbasMalik/Forbus3.jpg
stuff ... but its available in Rs 1000

hi this is a good

Aquarius
20-02-2014, 12:29 PM
For 1k it's very good provided it's original.

Enigmatic Desires
20-02-2014, 04:06 PM
For 1k it's very good provided it's original.

Nopes not original at all. I have one in the car that I mean to return