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About Colt Detective Special - 2"

The Colt Detective Special is a revered revolver for its compact size and reliability. Choosing the right Colt Detective Special holster is paramount for owners who value safety, accessibility, and style. This guide is dedicated to navigating the myriad of holster options, ensuring a perfect match for your revolver. Are you interested in more about this revolver? Check out Colt Detective Special review

Vintage Colt Detective Special Holster

Collectors and aficionados of the Colt Detective Special often seek a vintage Colt Detective Special holster for its historical significance and classic aesthetic. These holsters, traditionally crafted from leather, embody the era and style of the revolver itself.

Detective Special Holster

A Detective Special holster caters specifically to the unique frame and design of the Colt Detective Special, offering a tailored fit that enhances the revolver's concealability and comfort.

Colt Detective Special Shoulder Holster

For those who prefer an alternative carry method, the Colt Detective Special shoulder holster distributes the weight across the shoulders, providing comfort and ease of access, ideal for extended wear.

Colt 38 Detective Special Holster

Owners of the .38 caliber model will find that a Colt 38 Detective Special holster is specifically designed to accommodate the dimensions and weight of their revolver, ensuring a secure fit and smooth draw.

Colt Detective Special Kydex Holster

A Colt Detective Special Kydex holster brings modern materials into play, offering a lightweight, durable, and moisture-resistant option with a custom-fit feel that appeals to those looking for a more contemporary solution.

Holster for Colt Detective Special

Selecting a holster for Colt Detective Special means considering various factors, including carry preference, material, and the specific activities for which the revolver is carried.

Colt Detective Special Holster Leather

The Colt Detective Special holster leather options stand out for their classic look and durability. Leather holsters not only provide a snug fit but also age beautifully, becoming more comfortable over time.

Colt Detective Special IWB Holster

For ultimate concealment, the Colt Detective Special IWB holster is designed to be worn inside the waistband, offering a discreet carry option that keeps the revolver hidden and secure.


The right Colt Detective Special holster enhances your experience by ensuring your revolver is always secure, accessible, and protected. Whether your preference lies with a Colt Detective Special Kydex holster, a leather option, or a vintage style, the ideal holster exists to meet your needs. Prioritize your comfort, carry style, and the specific requirements of your daily activities to find the perfect holster for your Colt Detective Special.

Colt Detective Special - 2" Holsters FAQ

What is the best holster for a Colt Detective Special - 2"?

The best holster for a Colt Detective Special - 2" is subjective and depends on personal preference. Some might prefer the IWB holsters for their concealment advantage, while others might opt for OWB or shoulder holsters for comfort and easy access. Custom molded holsters, providing a snug and secure fit, are generally the preferred choice for most Colt Detective Special - 2" owners. Here’s our best Colt Detective Special - 2" holsters recommendations:

    Colt Detective Special - 2" Open Top Holster - Panther

      Colt Detective Special - 2" IWB Holster w Steel Clip

        Colt Detective Special - 2" Shoulder Holster System

        How to break in a Colt Detective Special - 2" holster?

        If you get one of the best holsters for Colt Detective Special - 2" above, it’s highly likely you won’t need to do any break-in. However, in case your new holster feels a bit too tight, just follow our Break-in Guide. And if you don’t have any break-in solution at hand, feel free to get our Small Break-in Kit, which comes with everything you need for a successful Colt Detective Special - 2" holster break-in.

        Conclusively, Colt Detective Special - 2" remains a top choice for many gun enthusiasts and professionals alike. Ensuring you have the perfect holster, such as the options provided by Craft Holsters, is paramount to enhancing the functionality and ease of access of your Colt Detective Special - 2", ensuring safety, and providing optimal performance in every situation.

        Gun Facts

        Barrel length: 2"
        Caliber: 38
        Width: 1.4"
        Height: 4.9"
        Length: 6.75"

        Best Gun Holster Accessories

        Choose the right accessories below that will enhance your carry. Don't forget that a proper magazine pouch, a belt or a concealed carry bag are always good choices.


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        A solid and stable gun belt is what you need to prevent your holster and the rest of your EDC from sagging.

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