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bronco1500
02-20-2012, 6:41 AM
Im looking for a thigh rig for either a glock 17 or 21. Anybody have one and recommend it?

Thanks

97F1504RAD
02-20-2012, 7:11 AM
Blackhawk and Safariland both make nice ones.

krisjon
02-20-2012, 7:22 AM
Safariland drop legs seem to be the choice of most military and LE. I have an ALS and it not only performs great, it's also very well made. Worth every penny.

Andric
02-20-2012, 11:44 AM
Keep in mind when ordering if you are going to use a weapon mounted light.

Mazdaspeed Jon
02-20-2012, 12:59 PM
I have the Safariland for my Beretta and absolutely love it. Very comfortable and stable. The thumb break is also very secure yet easy to manipulate quickly once you get used to it.

Grumpyoldretiredcop
02-20-2012, 9:40 PM
I've used both... if you want your pistol to wear a light, it's Safariland. If not, either one will work well.

operator13
02-20-2012, 9:41 PM
safariland 6004 all the way

Striker
02-21-2012, 7:19 AM
Safariland

mixicus
02-21-2012, 8:01 AM
Buy quality. Buy once.

Safariland 63xx or 600x depending on retention style you like.

morfeeis
02-21-2012, 12:11 PM
Why a thigh holster over a normal one, are you using a plate carrier?

BoJackUSMC
02-21-2012, 12:40 PM
Why a thigh holster over a normal one, are you using a plate carrier?

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Are you planning to use it for military or LEO purpose?
Otherwise, I would just use regular leather or kydex belt holster.

Kestryll
02-21-2012, 12:50 PM
Some people just prefer thigh holsters.

For me they are more comfortable hiking around then a belt holster.

Heck, when I was a teenager everyone carried a fixed blade knife in there belt, I didn't like mine on my belt so I tied a bandana around my thigh and a second one one going from my belt down to the first bandana and hung my knife off my leg.
Now I have a CRKT Ultima 7 that came with a nice drop leg sheath.

It's all about personal preference and comfort.

jkody
02-21-2012, 2:10 PM
Check out High Speed Gear Inc. online. Just tell them what gun, light or no light. I have one and I love it.

1 SIG fan
02-23-2012, 7:11 AM
I loved the serpa but am switching to safarilland because I feel pistol lights are important....

fourXfour
02-23-2012, 7:36 AM
Try to upgrade to Safariland's flexible drop leg adapter with with the single strap. I've never been a big thigh rig guy until I tried this out. Now it is all I use for training.

REPR
02-23-2012, 8:23 AM
Safariland all the way.

jessegpresley
02-23-2012, 4:38 PM
Here's (http://www.spectergear.com/tactical_thigh_holster.htm) a high quality $83 one in ACU on sale for $25.

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