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It's not a UM's holster but a $5 knock off of one.
It is an ambidextrous holster and has belt loops, a spring steel belt clip. belt loops on both sides and a thumb break retention strap.
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Normally I carry strong side. However, if going on a long road trip I will switch to crossdraw. Not only more comfortable, but if someone is attacking from the driver's side, I can draw and aim without sweeping anyone or anything...
 
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Not for concealed carry.

The only place I use a cross draw holster is in the woods. Even then, it's carried butt forward on the strong side so I can keep my knife on my belt behind it.

Carrying a gun is supposed to be comfortING, not comfortABLE.
But if you’re not somewhat comfortABLE you won’t be carrying and that won’t be comfortING.
 

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I normally carry IWB in the small of my back (6 o'clock).
The only time I carry cross draw is in my car. Then I move my gun from IWB, to a small OWB cross-draw.
A cop I knew pointed out that if you carry cross-draw, and you get in a scuffle with someone, a cross-draw almost "invites" the guy to take your gun.
 

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But if you’re not somewhat comfortABLE you won’t be carrying and that won’t be comfortING.
After the 1st 30 years, it just becomes a habit.
 
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My wife wanted a Cross Draw for her G-17. Makes it easier to grab while riding in the car DeSantis Lawman. Then she asked if there was a Cross Draw holster for her G-42, DeSantis Criss Cross, amazingly fast presentation. Got her a Hellcat and another Criss Cross. If she feels like it, she can use it as a pocket holster in cargo pants pocket.

I bought a Galco retention holster touted as a cross draw capable holster. I have yet to use it, for my M&P40C 4" or 3.6".
 

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I started carrying Cross Draw in 1965 and still carry cross style.
I use both horizontal and vertical shoulder holsters. Also pancake and cross draw holsters on belt and a driver's holster for the Bond. And when hunting or fishing I use a Double D chest rig.

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I normally carry IWB in the small of my back (6 o'clock).
The only time I carry cross draw is in my car. Then I move my gun from IWB, to a small OWB cross-draw.
A cop I knew pointed out that if you carry cross-draw, and you get in a scuffle with someone, a cross-draw almost "invites" the guy to take your gun.
So if you’re in a scuffle and your gun gets exposed and you appendix carry or 3 o’clock carry, that won’t "invite them” ?
 

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So if you’re in a scuffle and your gun gets exposed and you appendix carry or 3 o’clock carry, that won’t "invite them” ?
Yup- because the butt isn't sticking out towards them in a manner that is easy for them to grab it. The thumb break on the holster- if present- is just as easy for them to work as it is for you to use when you reach across your body.

With a behind the hipbone carry at 4 or 8 (the most common position for IWB carry), it's even further out of the grasp of an opponent facing you.
 
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PLUS!!--no self respecting manly type male is going to reach for another males gun if in the appendix carry position!
well at least here in the South, don't know about Kalifornia?
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Yup- because the butt isn't sticking out towards them in a manner that is easy for them to grab it. The thumb break on the holster- if present- is just as easy for them to work as it is for you to use when you reach across your body.

With a behind the hipbone carry at 4 or 8 (the most common position for IWB carry), it's even further out of the grasp of an opponent facing you.
Exactly!
 
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