The Pros and Cons of Hi Point 45 Holsters
Hi Point 45 holsters are a new addition to the already popular world of handgun carrying. The company was founded in 1958 and is based in Texas. The main goal of the company is to provide easy to use, safe access to all items used in handgun applications. This includes but is not limited to pistol accessories, tools and supplies.
When purchasing a handgun, you want to choose the right accessory to meet your needs. If you are planning on long distance shooting, you will require a strong handgun case. Most cases come in leather or some other high quality material. Many times you will not be using the gun outside of a case.
Holsters can be adjustable, which allows for you to add or remove belt loops. In my opinion, the best ones are those that snap together with one belt loop. However, this option can be expensive. There are many less expensive variations that work very well as long as the belt loops are accessible.
The basic unit consists of a paddle and belt loops. You attach the paddle using a small metal rivet head and then place the belt over the paddle and continue to tighten it. This unit will not accommodate additional belts as they are permanently affixed. If you decide to purchase one of these devices, make sure you test fit it first so you know where your attachment points are. When you have found the right position, it is time to place your handgun into the device.
Hi Point devices usually only accept one handgun per belt loop. If you carry more than one, you will need one of their hip holsters. These devices attach to the belt using a number of belt loops. The top two loops are usually located around the waistband.
I prefer the belt loops located on the upper back instead of on the lower back as it is more comfortable. You will want to ensure that the belt loops on either side of the belt are strongly attached to the belt. Loops on the lower belt will either end up being loose or will separate from the belt. Loops on the upper belt will either hook around your waist or will come off completely. Both of these dangers are potential issues when it comes to fastening your handgun to the Hi Point 45 Holsters.
One of the most comfortable aspects of the Hi Point holsters is the belt pouch. The belt is made of leather which is comfortable and attractive. The belt attaches to the front or side of the pouch. Loops will then be installed on either side of the belt. Loops can be easily adjusted in order to accommodate any size belt.
If you decide that purchasing a belt holster is the best option for you and your handgun needs, consider making your purchase online. There are many reputable online vendors that sell Hi Point holsters. In some instances, these may be shipped directly to you. When you make your purchase online, you are given the opportunity to make comparisons among several different types of holster models before making your decision.
Before you choose a specific model, it is important that you determine what kind of belt loops that you will need. For instance, there are crossdraw, flat buckle, or push up belt loops. Each of these has their own benefits and/or disadvantages. While some people prefer to wear their crossdraw loops when they have their belt loops positioned normally, others like the flat buckle.
If you have chosen to utilize push up belt loops, then you will want to make sure that the loops are positioned in the proper spot. This is because if the loop does not sit in the right spot it will result in an improperly placed grip on the belt. If you place the belt loop too high, the belt will ride up causing discomfort for you. However, if the loop is placed too low the belt will slide down and get caught on the bottom of the holster causing discomfort as well.
The final area that you will want to examine when choosing a holster for your belt is the overall design of the unit. There are several different designs that you can select from including some that feature a flap over the front. There are also other designs that feature either a front mount or an adjustable canting adjustment. If you are looking for a holster that offers the most functionality, then you should consider purchasing one that features the front mount canting adjustment. These types of holsters are the most popular and provide the most versatility.
The last aspect that you will want to examine is the price. When you begin your search for a Hi Point 45 holster, you will notice that the prices can range from around one hundred dollars to upwards of a thousand dollars. This is dependent on the type of holster that you decide to purchase as well as the brand that it is made by. No matter which one you ultimately end up purchasing, you will certainly be happy with the overall results.