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Posted: 12/16/2005 5:19:20 PM EDT
I have a Ruger SP101 .357 with a 2 1/4" barrel, and want to carry it on the ankle. I have been using a Galco Cop elastic band ankle holster, and it is working ok. I just want something a little nicer. The weight of the gun is not an issue for me as I am a Huge fat ass and wear baggy jeans (6'2 290 pounds) I'm leaning towards a Galco Ankle glove but wonder if there are more premium type ankle holsters out there? I know IWB carry is better, but my Browning HP resides there in a Milt Sparks VM II, the Ruger is for back up or carry when I'm too lazy to strap up the HP.
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 5:45:07 PM EDT
It is quite expensive ($198) but I am holding out for a Kramer ankle holster.
kramerleather.com/productDetail.cfm?productID=1&categoryID=29

//Homer voice on// Mmmmmm sheeps wool... mmmmm //end voice//
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 9:39:18 AM EDT
I've owned a number of ankle holsters over the years. I'm not generally a fan of Galco, but I have to admit that the ankle glove is the most comfortable I've worn. I don't have one at the moment, but I wouldn't hesitate to buy another if I owned a gun they made a holster for.

I'm currently using one from this guy:
http://www.klnullholsters.com/

The quality is excellent, and the fit to the gun is outstanding. I think I like the neoprene and fleece of the galco for long term comfort a bit better, but it can be too warm if you're in a hot climate.
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 9:59:24 AM EDT
I have the Galco for a G27. Have used it for years and love it. I use it as a back up carry gun. I also switch out between that and a Galco SOB holster.
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 5:33:22 PM EDT
I'd really recommend Alessi's Ankle holster. I have one for my Colt Det. Special and it's very comfortable.
Link Posted: 12/23/2005 10:14:29 AM EDT
Ankle Gloves are great and definately plus one for Alessi.
Link Posted: 12/23/2005 10:15:42 AM EDT
I'm very happy with my two Alessi's.
Link Posted: 12/23/2005 6:29:06 PM EDT
I wear a Galco Ankle Glove with a S&W 642 all day, everyday, and do not even know it is there. Excellent holster for the money.
Link Posted: 12/23/2005 7:35:50 PM EDT
I have a Mitch Rosen and I can recomend it very highly.
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