April 2017

Holsters for the Glock 42: We Test Ten for Everyday Carriers

We liked some better than others, but we were surprised to find no bad holsters. Some were less versatile than others, but all showed good development and could be right for you.

Holsters for the Glock 42: We Test Ten for Everyday Carriers

The Jeremiah Joshua 1:9 holster spreads the weight of the pistol out well.

The Glock 42 380 ACP is becoming a very successful handgun since its introduction three years ago, which has lead to many makers large and small rolling out holster rigs for this handgun. The Glock 42 is exceptionally well balanced but light, so it may require a little extra effort to be certain the Glock 42 is sheathed with a balance of speed and retention. Short and light guns sometimes roll out and require extra effort to holster securely. Fortunately, a number of makers offer good designs for this handgun, as we recently found out.
The Glock 42 is every bit a concealed carry handgun, and we think it is too important to go cheap on a holster for this activity, and you probably need more than one holster to cover all the different ways you or your spouse might carry it. Some of the holsters we tested below represent a good deal for the price and seem to do as well as others with more features. Here’s what we thought about ten holsters that may suit your Glock 42 needs.

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