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Posted: 9/14/2005 6:26:57 AM EDT
I’ve been using a Uncle Mike’s ankle holster for my Glock 26 for a couple of years. I like the holster and don’t have a problem drawing the weapon. Weapon retention has never been a problem. My problem is re-holstering. Image below if the holster I’m using now.

The Uncle Mike’s holster doesn’t stay open. It collapses without the weapon. Re-holstering is almost impossible without detaching it from my leg. I’m not comfortable with re-holstering while the holster is collapsed. I have an Uncle Mike’s waist band holster and like it. It fits all the Glock 9mm pistols. Image below of the waist band holster I’m using now.

I’m looking for a ankle holster that will retain the Glock 26 (maybe a Glock 19) well and allow easy draw and re-holstering. I would like a ankle holster with a thumb break. I’ll be wearing this holster all the time. On / off duty and riding a motorcycle. I like the added security of a thumb break (old school training) . I can forgo the thumb break if the holster will retain the weapon during my activities (getting in and out of the cruiser, running after bad guys and riding a motorcycle).

I would like input, photos or links and reasons for your choice.

Link Posted: 9/14/2005 7:07:04 AM EDT
Galco Ankle Glove

I've tried dozens and this is my pick. I carried one every days for 8 years when I was working the street.

The only time I knew I was carrying it is when I banged it on the rocker panel of my patrol car getting in and out lol
Link Posted: 9/14/2005 7:22:05 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/14/2005 7:22:08 AM EDT

I used a Galco Ankle Glove for my S&W J frame revolvers. I still had the problem of re-holstering. It’s an older model Galco. Have they redesigned the Galco to stay open when the weapon isn’t in the holster?
Link Posted: 9/14/2005 7:27:52 AM EDT
I dont have a lot of experience with ankle rigs however the research i did led me to believe that the Alessi was top notch, so that is what i purchased. It does not have a rentention strap, or at least the one I had didn't.

I've also used the Galco ankle glove which has a retention strap and liked it a lot. It is a leather holster with neoprene and a sheepskin backing which fastens with velcro, and also can be had with an optional calf strap which i never purchased. Very comfortable and stable, second only to the alessi.

I have herad great things about the Desantis as well however have no personal experience with it.

Link Posted: 9/14/2005 7:42:52 AM EDT
I found the DeSantis to be extremely comfortable for extended periods, but never carried anything larger/heavier than a PPK in one.
Link Posted: 9/14/2005 8:02:34 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/14/2005 3:11:54 PM EDT

Originally Posted By glock223:
Galco Ankle Glove

+1, best ankel holster period.
Link Posted: 9/14/2005 7:24:27 PM EDT
I never had a problem re-holstering with the Galco ankle glove
Link Posted: 9/14/2005 7:58:19 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/15/2005 8:56:08 AM EDT
alessi makes agreat ankle holster. i don't wear it often, but it's about as comfortable and secure as you can get IMO.
Link Posted: 9/15/2005 12:07:02 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/16/2005 1:08:27 PM EDT

Originally Posted By TheRicker:
I HIGHLY recommend the Renegade line. Very comfortable and secure.

Renegade at Adco

Originally Posted By bigbore:

Hey guys, i think this qualifies as shameless self-promotion
Link Posted: 9/16/2005 3:07:01 PM EDT
As long as I get an advertising discount, it's OK.
Link Posted: 9/16/2005 3:11:38 PM EDT
I've had three, and Alessi is the best of the bunch by far.
Link Posted: 9/16/2005 3:47:53 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/16/2005 3:51:06 PM EDT by clubsoda22]
seen the alessi and i think the neoprene & sheepskin strap on the galco is more comfortable, plus the calf strap on the galco really adds some stability. Not a big deal if you wear boots, but i find the ankle holster really comes into its own at formal-ish events where belt carry is near impossible and you'll want the comfort wearing shoes.
Link Posted: 9/17/2005 7:14:39 AM EDT
My partner and I both wear a Bootlok. We have had them for about four months and still say it's the best ankle holster ever made. I carry a G27 and she carries a G26. You forget it's there.

Link Posted: 9/18/2005 8:16:05 AM EDT
Alessi. No question. Email him and ask for info : LFAlessi@cs.com
Link Posted: 9/18/2005 12:03:55 PM EDT

Link Posted: 9/21/2005 12:57:04 PM EDT
Just get a bootlok; you wont regret it.
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