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While I'm waiting for my ccw to come, I thought I'd start the process of finding a good IWB and OWB holster, you know something not to pricey but good quality and that works. I'm a bigger guy so I'm sure which would fit me the best, probably an OWB on the right side.

I like the idea of a paddle type OWB, something I could take off easily when I get home and have it all together (pull the holster out and still have the gun in it). I like the plastic looking ones, but I'm not opposed to nylon or leather.

cheaperthendirt has a few to choose from, but no ratings or reviews.

So what are your thoughts?
 

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Second the Serpa. It's not a terribly concealable holster, but it's not bad, either, if you have a long shirt or a jacket. Last time I was there Sportsman's Warehouse had them for $39.95.
 

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Sorry, my bad. I thought the Millennium Pro was the same thing as the S&W MP45. As far as I can tell, the SERPA is not available for the Taurus. Perhaps others could offer some more suggestions for that particular firearm. There may be a SERPA that would work for the Taurus, but I don't know know which one off hand. Sorry. :oops:
 

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Sent them an email...

But so far it looks like I'm stuck with the Fobus one, I mean I don't know if it's a good one or not, but it's about the only one I've found.

Interestingly enough the same part number is used for these guns;

Fits Sig 250C, Springfield Armory XD/HS 2000 .9/.40/.357, Taurus Millenium PT 145, and All Millenium Pro's.

But that could be a bad thing....
 

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You ought to go to a store that carries BlackHawk (OPSGEAR, Skaggs, etc) and try your *unloaded* sidearm in a few of their holsters. The packaging is made such that the front pops open and closes easily, so you won't damage the packaging by trying your sidearm in a holster. It could be that an XD SERPA fits your Millennium Pro well. It's worth a try in my opinion. Good luck!

P.S. Fobus is crap. The plastic is far to soft and can be torn off the paddle easily. Also, another concern is that there is no retention beyond holster tension, and as such is not an appropriate self-defense OWB holster IMO. Go check out the SERPAs (try a bunch) and hopefully you will find one that fits.
 

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Well, neither have secondary retention (nothing besides tension), that's fine for IWB (Don Hume) but I would veto the CompTac OWB unless it has another retention mechanism.
 

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hmmmm....

That's not leaving me much choice. Though I did read that the Mill Pros are the same size as the old PT145s, but I really want one built for the gun I have that fits it right...

I guess I go with the don hume for now (or when I get my ccw) and then hopefully the market will start picking up on the mill pros
 

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I might just have to make a trip special like...

Though I think my brother in law was talking about a trip to Cabelas one of these days, maybe we can make a side trip (or does Cabelas carry them too).
 

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L'attente said:
hmmmm....

That's not leaving me much choice. Though I did read that the Mill Pros are the same size as the old PT145s, but I really want one built for the gun I have that fits it right...

I guess I go with the don hume for now (or when I get my ccw) and then hopefully the market will start picking up on the mill pros
Yes they are the same size. I have a PT745 mill pro that is the same size except for the grip is a tad shorter. I have a SOB from desantis. It also does not have retention but they do have other OWB holsters that do. They are more pricy but you can look at their site to see whitch one you like. Just look at their catalog by gun under a PT140. It is the same size as yours.

Edit: I was going to say if you ever get down close to American Fork, I would let you try my holster to see if it fits. Let me know if you do.
 

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I bought my wife the Millenium Pro in 9Eurowussy, 9Europellet, 9 times out of 10 doesn't put the target down, or whatever it is called. She likes it and it fits her hands just fine. Depending on the clothing you're wearing will depend on the style of holster you need to be suited with. I stick with ITW all the time for my 1911s andGLOCKS (22,23 and 27), and ankle holsters for my backup (S&W model 642 or a Kahr CW45). You must go with whatever will conceal the best. Comfort does have a lot to do with it. Make sure you get something that you think is comfortable enough to stay on you all day long. Don't be the guy that doesn't carry when you just run to the market real quick, etc., because you'll be the guy regretting you weren't carrying when that not so friendly encounter does come. I'd say concealabilty, comfort, and carefulness. My three C's. Good luck.
 

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LandoCommando said:
I bought my wife the Millenium Pro in 9Eurowussy, 9Europellet, 9 times out of 10 doesn't put the target down, or whatever it is called. She likes it and it fits her hands just fine.
You actually expect me to read the rest of your post? You might have said something useful but starting like that just turned me off reading it all the way through.

And to continue I still haven't found one I like - though I did wear a little galco one my bil had that fits his xd9sc and it worked out kind of well, but just wasn't right. The search continues...
 
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