With the introduction of Glock’s new 43X pistol, a lot of shooters will be looking for new holsters. However, because this pistol is so new, there are not a lot from which to choose. Still, a few companies have jumped out with versions to fill this need for Glock 43X holsters. Also, a few companies are claiming that the 43X will fit in 43 holsters. However, we can’t confirm this as of yet. More holsters will hit the market as the gun becomes more available, but here are a few to consider that are ready now.
Glock 43X Holster Options — DeSantis
DeSantis has been designing and manufacturing quality holsters for almost five decades. In fact, the company only uses American-premium hides and the toughest synthetics for its holsters and accessories. Regarding Glock 43X holsters, the company has already introduced 27 different versions for shooter’s needs. Here are a handful of our favorites, but again, 27 variations means there are A LOT more from DeSantis.
This holster is designed to meet the needs of plainclothes professionals preferring a holster without a thumb break while still providing firearm retention. This is accomplished with precise molding and a tension screw device. Belt slots are 1 3/4 inches wide. Available in premium Black or Tan saddle leather. MSRP is $78.99.
Featuring double stitched seams and precision molding, this holster comes with a tension screw device and 1 3/4-inch slots. MSRP is $71.99. However, for just $74.99 shooters can add a thumb break.
DeSantis builds this barebones IWB holster from black saddle leather. Its precise molded contours provide the weapon retention. Additionally, the top is reinforced to ease re-holstering and the powder coated spring clip holds it securely to the belt. It is only available in black saddle leather in both right and left-hand models. MSRP is $41.99.
This tuckable holster is built from heavily padded 1050D black senior ballistic nylon and lined with slick pack cloth. Additionally, its 3600TM clip can swing from crossdraw to FBI-strong side carry, and even the small of the back. The tab allows the shirt to be tucked down in between the gun and trousers affording nearly total concealment. Auto loader versions of this holster have a magazine pouch built into the front holster spine. MSRP is $43.99.
For more information about DeSantis Glock 43X holsters, please visit desantisholster.com.
Glock 43X Holster Options — CrossBreed
CrossBreed got its start claiming to build the “ugliest holsters you’ll ever love.” However, the company has come a long way since then, creating a wide variety of holsters, belts and accessories. The company was also one of the first to introduce a holster for the Glock 43X. In fact, CrossBreed has brought out nine holsters — both IWB and OWB options — for shooters to consider. What’s more, all holsters come with Crossbreed’s lifetime warranty and “two-week try it free guarantee.”
The SuperTuck features a leather/Kydex hybrid design, containing a premium leather backing with a molded and mounted Kydex pocket.. Each holster is hand molded to fit specific handguns. Its designed to ride toward the rear of the shooter’s strong side. However, this tuckable holster comes with modular belt clips that allow shooters to customize height and cant. Purchasers can even add different clips and a combat cut for just a little more. MSRP is $69.75.
The beauty of The Reckoning, besides it combining old world craftsmanship with new world features, is its modularity. Shooters can carry this gun in the strong side, appendix or crossdraw positions. Additionally, it can be easily converted to an OWB holster using simple hardware. It also features a top grain leather backing with Kydex pocket for comfort and speed of draw. Even better, it comes with adjustable retention for customizing hold, and shooters can also add customizations, such as a mag carrier. MSRP is $64.95.
Shooters can wear this OWB holster in two positions. Most common is behind the hip with a slight forward cant. However, shooters can slightly reverse the cant for crossdraw. Its designed to pull guns into the body for concealment, and it fits belts up to 1.75 inches wide. It’s also available in three choices of leather, all with a Kydex pocket. MSRP is $52.50.
The OWB DropSlide combines the qualities of the SnapSlide with the SuperSlide. Additionally, the company reconfigured the leather backing to accommodate a different position of the pocket. This makes it a lower riding holster for concealment. The backing allows for a full grip on the firearm when drawing. MSRP is $5195.
For more information about CrossBreed Glock 43X holsters, please visit crossbreedholsters.com.
Glock 43X Holster Options — Galco
Galco has come a long way since it was formed as the Jackass Leather Company. However, the company still adheres to the founder’s inspiration of standards. And Richard Gallagher was stubborn about quality. Now, the company produces way more than the original shoulder rig, including 11 holsters that fit the Glock 43X.
Miami Classic II
Based off of the original, the Miami Classic II features a premium steerhide holster and magazine carrier that keeps the gun horizontal for a fast draw. It also provides a faster and more natural grasp on the spare magazines when reloading. This holster is fully modular and features a spider harness that pivots independently for comfort. MSRP is $239.
This tuckable IWB holster features a hybid Kydex/leather design, combining comfort with speed of draw. Its metal clips fit belts up to 1 3/4 inches and it can be adjusted for both height and cant. User can opt for injection molded nylon C clips, but it is only available in black. MSRP is $89.
The Ankle Guard comes with an adjustable internal retention device that secures the handgun at the trigger guard. Its trench style sight rail accommodates virtually all iron sights, and allows a smooth and easy return to the holster. Additionally, the front is cut low to allow use of most carry-style optical sights. MSRP is $89.
This pancake-style OWB holster feature premium steerhide and a butt-forward cant. It also completely covers the barrels and slides on handguns for protecting precious items. The open top design offers a swift draw and presentation, while detailed molding provides secure retention. MSRP is $97.
For more information about Galco Glock 43X holsters, please visit galcogunleather.com.