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i have a c9 and a uncle mikes #16 holster it works great but i would love to get a kydex holster i think they look so cool. anybody know if anyone makes a kydex holster for c9?
 

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Don't go for the Kydex. I received a Fobus model HP-2 for my B-day, and I love it. O have heard that they don't break like the Kydex because Fobus uses metal rivets instead of the plastic ones like Kydex. I don't know first hand, but I have had it catch on chairs, retail racks, doors, etc., and it has held up. It is easily moved around the waistline for comfort and adjustment.
 
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Instead of a Kydex have you considered a Blackhawk I ? They are similar and look nice. I like the way it holds the firearm close to the body.
 
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Just checking, but is the holster in the video not a Fobus holster? I went full screen and held my Fobus up to it and it looks exactly the same. Here at our PD we saw a video like this and got several reports on this happening several years ago. Fobus said they have reinforced the holster better and the new evolutions are not suppose to do this, at all. From my understanding the rivets are why it was able to break like that. Don't get me wrong I have several Fobus holsters myself. The main thing is if it is concealed you shouldn't have to worry about that type of retention. I think sometimes the terminolgy gets messed up. Kydex has become a generic term even though there is a company by the name of Kydex.
 
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but who says its going to be concealed? I know I for one live in an open carry state and there have been many times I've went out open carrying.
 

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I have the Fobus for my JHP 45, and I love the thing......fits much better than a nylon holster, and the retention is quite good, actually. I have caught it several times....it hurts, cause the thing is solid.....it's not going to break at anything I can throw at it, within reason......

Oh, and kudos on open carry..... :D
 
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I guess my point would be not to carry this type if it is not concealed. If it is open carry, then I would highly suggest a more secure fit, such as a belt slide, and some type of retention device. I would never carry open without these. The Black Hawk would fit this as long as it was not the paddle holster. In Texas, as well as my Dept. rules, there is no open carry, so I guess I focus more on concealed.
 
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