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Old 06-27-2012, 10:52 AM   #1
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Holster for P220 Carry SAS

Argh, I'm having a bitch of a time finding a holster specifically made for this gun. Can someone who actually ownes this pistol let me know which other Sig P series pistol holsters are best compatible with it. Ultimately, it's clear that the slude is a bit wider than the standard P220, and of course the SAS version lacks a rail. I'm thinking a no-rail P229, but don't want to get the wrong holster.
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Old 06-27-2012, 02:20 PM   #2
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I use a P228/229 holster for my P220 SAS Carry with no problem.
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Old 06-27-2012, 02:31 PM   #3
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Thanks man... just the help I was looking for.
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Old 06-27-2012, 03:38 PM   #4
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Look at a Crossbreed holster I got one and it a great holster.
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Old 06-27-2012, 09:06 PM   #5
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check the galco site, select a 220, 226, 228 & 229, all without rail & you'll see the same 248 designation, no matter the holster style & there is a difference between rail & non-rail.
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Old 06-28-2012, 07:34 AM   #6
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Yeah, they're good holsters, but they pull my pants down due to a lack of ass. I got one for the regular 220 but it was way too tight... had to do some serious stretching of th leather to get the Carry to fit in. Nevertheless, I was curious about compatibility with other Sig models rather than a holster style... that's a whole other mind numbingly tough decision.
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can't understand why. the carry's a full size frame with a short slide, less to go in the holster.

they've got to be broken in, sig in waxpaper/waxxy side out, in holster to setup.
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Old 07-12-2012, 11:32 AM   #8
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I use a High Noon Slide Guard with my P220 Stainless Elite Carry. I really like the pistol and the holster.
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Old 08-09-2012, 05:08 AM   #9
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Argh, I'm having a bitch of a time finding a holster specifically made for this gun. Can someone who actually ownes this pistol let me know which other Sig P series pistol holsters are best compatible with it. Ultimately, it's clear that the slude is a bit wider than the standard P220, and of course the SAS version lacks a rail. I'm thinking a no-rail P229, but don't want to get the wrong holster.
I have a P220 Compact SAS Gen 2 and had my IWB holster made for me by El Paso Saddlery. They've made a dozen holsters and accessories for me, from Walther PPKS IWB to S&W Schofield hogleg and I'm very satisfied with their products. Delivery time for this purchase was about two weeks.

Their web site is epsaddlery.com.
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Old 09-01-2012, 04:03 AM   #10
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I doubt the OP is still looking for leather for his 220 Carry...
but in case others are coming to this thread...

I just got a new P220 Compact, and a new holster as well.
Elsewhere on the forum, I have been calling it a TT Gunleather holster, but actually it is an off-shoot of TT, called: Occidental Leather

The holsters are designed by Tim, who continues to make holsters for TT, but Occidental is able to keep more products in stock, due to a larger work force and possibly their production methods?

anyway, the holster I have is here: Stronghold Phoenix IWB Holster
the fit and finish are top notch.
I will report back on how it carries on the body soon...
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Old 09-08-2012, 06:50 AM   #11
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I carry a full size 220r in a Nelson Leather IWB. A. E. Nelson Leather Co. ANd tell them in the comment section if its rail or not. I use the same holster for my Navy 226 and 228 ,220r with no problems.
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Old 09-08-2012, 09:56 AM   #12
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wanted to report back on the Occidental Leather Phoenix Stronghold IWB that I have been breaking in....

Man, this thing is TIGHT!
I have done the "put the gun in a plastic bag, insert into holster, leave overnight" thing....but this thing is still majorly tight!

I have worn it for a total of about 5 total days, with a few more evening-only wears.....and have practiced drawing and reholstering from it....

I will let you all know if it ever loosens up!
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Range visit this morning....
will report back on the holster after that!

I am hoping that inserting a hot gun into the holster will help to loosen it up some.....?
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i wrap in wax paper, waxxy side out & let it set overnite. wax remains in the holster but won't hurt anything.

i don't think i'd put the hot sig in the new holster.
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The manufacturer that I purchased my holsters from recommended putting the pistol in a zip lock bag and putting it in the holster High Noon Holsters). This worked for me and seems to speed the break in process. Good luck!
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