Both men and women prefer a Glock 43 for everyday self-defense. This subcompact pistol is easy and comfortable to conceal on the body due to its small size (shorter than the hand length), low weight, and slimness (only 1.02 in width).
A correctly chosen holster will help feel all these benefits and minimize the time for getting used to a Glock 43.
Why do we need a Glock 43 holster?
The Glock 43 is a 9mm single stuck, superb gun for carrying that may be snappier than the fuller sized pistols. The Glock 43 is a reliable CCW pistol with great ergonomics, and can be concealed and carried even in the pocket, but only with a holster because of the light trigger of a Glock. The Glock 43 is the best gun, suitable for deep hiding; it is unnoticeable in a good holster.
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TOP-20 Glock 43 Holster
#1 Galco Kingtuk IWB Holster
Galco Kingtuk IWB Holster is produced of lined saddle leather for a backing plate, Napa leather for a front part, and a hard Kydex sheath pocket with open bottom, and a raised sweat guard. This IWB Holster is worn inside the belt, due to the holes in the leather it can be adjusted up or down allowing the owner to set a convenient carrying angle and height. 1.5 inches Ultimate Stealth clips and UniClips are included. Kingtuk IWB Holsters by Galco ensure a simple holstering and prompt gun draw.
#2 Comp-Tac International Outside The Waistband Holster
Comp-Tac International developed external belt holsters suitable for Daily Carrying, Range shooting, and Competition, represented in 105 models, which vary depending on gun makers and their models (among them Glock 43, 40, 19, 23, 32, 17, 22, 31, 41, 20, 21SF, 48, 26, 27, 28, 33) that will be carried in these sheaths, can be for right or left hand. The included accessories are the same for all models: Paddle, Waistband, and Drop Off-Set Mount Kit. There is an option of retention adjustment for tightening or loosening the holster hold on the pistol. Due to 8 mounting holes straight and speed draw, an FBI cant, or a cross draw rearward cant can be adjusted.
#3 Blackhawk Serpa CQC Concealment Holster with Matte Finish
The Blackhawk designed Serpa CQC Low Profile Holsters with an auto-lock release to provide the shooters with an effortless re-holster, a smooth draw, and security while gun storage. CQC Concealment Holsters are made of injection-molded material with a matte finish and SERPA closure. Blackhawk offers 30 models of CQC Concealment Holsters with a paddle for different gun models in two colors Black and Coyote Tan.
#4 Fobus Evolution Holster
The Fobus Ruger Evolution Holster is equipped with a steel-reinforced rivet connection, a rubberized paddle insert, and a molded specific shape, providing quick access. The Fobus developed a one-piece design holster of a premium body construction with the option of passive retention. There are 27 models of Ruger Evolution Holsters.
#5 Galco Tuck-N-Go Inside The Pant Holster
The Galco guarantees deep concealment of the Tuck-N-Go Inside the Pant Holsters (in black) that are perfect for covert operations and efficient undercover work. This holster from premium center cut steer hide has a reinforced mouth and an open-top design ensuring prompt draw and return. The Galco concealed ambidextrous holster is equipped with a patented Generation III J-Hook with a streamlined design that allows it to be invisible over the pants and behind the belt and only a small piece at the bottom is seen. Two different belt clips are included: UniClip fits waistband up to 1.5 inches wide, Ultimate Stealth one for unlimited belt width.
#6 Comp-Tac Infidel Ultra Max Inside The Waistband Concealed Carry Holster
Comp-Tac crafted 70 black models of Infidel Ultra Max inside belt concealed carry holsters in model generation 4, 3, 2, 1. Comp-Tac Infidel Ultra Max holster consists of two-layer cowhide leather backing and Kydex shell, which can be changed according to the chosen gun model, just attaching it to the universal backing. Comp-Tac ensures convenient draw and safe reholster with these holsters.
#7 DeSantis Mini Scabbard Holster for Glocks
DeSantis produces 51 models of Mini Scabbard Glock Holsters with a 1.5-in belt loop (slot) attachment as an open-top premium leather barrel with plain finish in two colors black and tan. These holsters are a unique combination of reduced size (3.3-in barrel length) and secure gun grip due to precise molding and regulable tension screw.
#8 Weber Tactical Trifecta Concealment Holster
Weber Tactical designed 8 models of Trifecta Concealment Holsters for Glock 19/23/26/27/43 RH in Black color for left and right hand, with two types of waistband mounts: for inside and outside belt attachment. These holsters are made of Boltaron material with a matte finish.
#9 Hazmat Holster Works NV3 Ambidextrous IWB /A Kydex Holster
Hazmat manufacturers ambidextrous black lightweight holsters for Glock 43. These holsters are produced from Kydex and a shield with medium sweat protection, equipped with rust and corrosion-resistant stainless-steel hardware, including clips (1.50, 1.75 in, and tuckable cantable clip) for a firm fit, an easy on- easy off attachment, and for deeper concealment. The holster wide-mouth opening ensures convenient re-holstering.
#10 Alien Gear Holsters ShapeShift Appendix Carry Holster
Alien Gear Holsters developed the gun holsters with an optional thumb release for safe gun gripping and ensuring swift draws. ShapeShift Appendix Carry Holster is crafted from a breathable perforated neoprene base and a polymer Shape-Shift Shell (black matte finishing) with a single mounting point, for comfortable sheath carrying. This handgun holster has a waistband clip and hooks mount type.
#11 DeSantis Thumb Break Mini Slide Belt Holsters
DeSantis Thumb Break Mini Slide Belt Holsters are represented in 110 models in Black and Tan colors, made of premium saddle leather with plain finishing. The Thumb Break Mini Slide holsters are designed with an exposed muzzle, a detailed mold with double seam stitching, and two belt slots, 1.75 in wide. These holsters are suitable for daily carrying, shooting range, or competition.
#12 BlackHawk T-Series L2C Compact Holster
BlackHawk combined reinforced external polymer and smooth, sound-dampening, hydrophobic lining to make T-Series L2C Compact Holster. A strap across the handgun back is an extra security feature of the L3D. Jacket Slot Belt Loop is attached to the holster; quick dual release (QDR) belt Loop and 2-Slot Belt Loop are not included.
#13 Tagua Quick Draw Belt Holster for Glock
Tagua Quick Draw Belt Holster has two-piece construction with front molding, completely leather lined, and two waistband slots, fitting the belts up to 1-in wide. Among 10 models of Tagua Quick Draw Belt Holster for Glock, there are Black and Brown only for the right hand (left-handed for Colt, only black).
#14 CrossBreed Holsters SuperTuck IWB Holster
CrossBreed Holsters crafted SuperTuck IWB Holsters from premium leather backing and a mounted molded Kydex pocket that can be carried towards the rear of the draw side – 3:30 to 5 o’clock for a right hand or 7 to 8:30 for a left one. The SuperTuck holster is an inside the waistband sheath that can be worn with or without the tucked-in shirt.
#15 UM Tactical IWB Holster
UM Tactical IWB Holsters are handmade of 4332 Boltaron with Kydex finish. Boltaron has great features of resistance: to arctic cold, not cracking; to high heat, not deforming; to impact (more durable than Kydex). Inside the Waistband Holster has Open Top and Belt Clip and Hook. UM Tactical IWB Holsters are designed in 50 models in Carbon Black and Tactical Black.
#16 Comp-Tac OWB Concealed Kydex Warrior Holster
The Warrior Holster as a comparatively new brand (since 2018) constantly wides the holsters range for gun models (make) to meet all demands at the market. Comp-Tac crafted OWB (outside the waistband) concealed holsters with a stealth footprint for quick access, a smooth draw, and re-holster. These holsters have adjustable cant to 140 (from cross draw to forward) that becomes the perfect draw angle. Open-ended holster is suitable for suppressor sights and threaded barrels. The Comp-Tac offers 53 models of Kydex Warrior Holsters in Black and Flat Dark Earth. The Warrior holsters, providing a close-fitting footprint, can be used equally conveniently for every day concealed carrying, competitive shooting, and range work as well.
#17 C&G Holsters IWB Tactical Kydex Holster
C&G Holsters designed Tactical Kydex Holsters in 3 models (only Black) especially for a Glock 19 and Glock 43. These holsters can be conveniently worn with a T-shirt, as they were made for concealed carry inside of the waistband, for appendix carrying, and on the hip. Extra security while holstering is provided with an audible and tactile click of rigid locking retention.
#18 Safariland Model 578 7TS GLS Pro-Fit Glock Holster
The GLS (Grip Lock System) in Pro-Fit Glock Holsters ensures safe gun holstering, making possible a retention deactivation with the middle finger upon having a standard handgun shooting grip. Safariland made these holster casings of proprietary nylon blend, which is non-abrasive to a gun’s finish, created a low-cut and compact design to ensure great concealment and a quick draw. There are 18 models in two colors Flat Dark Earth and Black.
#19 Galco Fletch High Ride Belt Holster
Galco designed Belt Holster of premium steer hide leather with forwarding molded contours to the hip and butt-forward cant. This Fletch High Ride holster has a retention strap with a reinforced thumb break. The Galco holsters fit waistbands up to 1,75 in. There are 46 models of the holsters available in Black and Tan colors.
#20 Gould & Goodrich 802 Two Slot Pancake Holster
Gould & Goodrich applied deep definition molding to receive 802 two-slot pancake holsters of unsurpassed quality, using top grain vegetable tanned genuine leather as well. The G&C holsters have slight forward cant and fit waistbands up to 1.75 inches in width.
According to the customers’ reviews, Galco fit better for Glocks, whereas C&G Holsters with help of the Law enforcement pros designed sheath especially for Glock. The Glock 43 comes with two magazines of 6-round capacity each (a 9mm cartridge). You can discreetly carry a reliable Glock 43 in public with a suitable sheath, even in a pocket.
Keep in mind that leather holsters, having moisture-absorbing tendencies, especially in wet climates, can get softer, more pliable, as a result, deformed, so at least oiling maintenance from time to time is recommended. A good leather sheath may last from a few years to eight ones. There are many modern materials holsters with good performance. Quality holster should be a comfortable, reliable, and safe one. Although, even high-quality sheath will not serve forever, as it is just a renewable gun supplement, as springs, mags, and pistol belts.
Galco Kingtuk IWB Holster used a premium center cut steer hide for Kingtuk IWB Holster to ensure a simple holstering and prompt gun draw. Full-size Glock and wearer are protected due to the raised sweat guard.
Blackhawk Serpa CQC Concealment Holster. The durable Low-Profile Holster has an auto-lock release to provide the shooters with an effortless re-holster, a smooth draw, and security while gun storage. These holsters are easy to install, fitting close to the body.
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