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A Glock 43 holster is a handgun holster designed to fit a Glock 43. You can buy IWB, OWB and concealed carry holsters for Glock 43 at Craft Holsters, offering Glock 43 prices for holsters starting at $39. Glock 43 IWB holsters are designed for inside-the-waistband carry, the Glock 43 OWB holsters are designed for outside-the-waistband carry, Glock 43 concealed carry holsters are designed for deep concealment carry. Glock 43 holsters are often also named G43 holsters as it is a simple shortening of the brand name Glock to G. The price range of IWB holsters for Glock 43 is $39 to $129. The price range of OWB holsters for Glock 43 is $39 to $109. The price of Concealed Carry Holsters for Glock 43 is $39 to $85. The prices of IWB, OWB and concealed carry holsters you can buy at Craft Holsters depend on the holster’s material and design. Craft Holsters offers leather, nylon, and kydex materials IWB, OWB  and concealed carry holster designs.

How to choose the Best holsters for Glock 43?

When choosing the best holster for Glock 43, you want to consider what type of holster (IWB, OWB, shoulder, cross draw, etc.) and holster material (leather, kydex, nylon) fit you best. There’s 4 main criteria based on which you can choose the best Glock 43 holster.


  • Concealability - Glock 43 holsters offer various levels of concealment. The Glock 43 is one of the best concealed carry handguns due to its dimensions and caliber power. Overall length of only 6.2” and a 9mm caliber stopping power. Choose holsters offering a higher concealment level such as a Glock 43 IWB Holster. If you prefer open carry, then you should go for holsters offering a higher level of comfort such as a Glock 43 OWB Holster.
  • Glove-like fit - The best Glock 43 holster must offer a perfect fit for your gun. Craft Holsters offers holsters molded on the exact replica of Glock 43, so you can be sure their Glock 43 holsters will fit your gun like a glove.
  • Retention - Glock 43 holsters come with various tension devices, affecting your gun’s retention and draw time. For higher retention, choose Glock 43 thumb-break holsters, featuring a safety strap that increases your Glock’s retention, but slightly reduces draw time. On the other hand, Glock 43 with an open-top design are a good choice for those seeking rapid draw.
  • Material - Glock 43 holsters are made of leather, nylon, and kydex. When choosing the best material for a Glock 43 holster, you should mainly consider your budget. Leather holsters are more expensive than other materials. Nylon holsters are the cheapest Glock 43 holsters.

How are Glock 43 Holsters Manufactured?

Glock 43 holsters are manufactured in a way so that they offer maximum concealment, minimal gun print, and easy access to the firearm. Craft Holsters is one of the best manufacturers of holsters for Glock 43 mainly because their holsters always provide a custom fit for the selected firearm.

What are the best holsters for Glock 43?

The best holster for Glock 43 concealed carry is the IWB Holster w Steel Clip. This Glock 43 IWB holster offers convenient belt attachment, high concealability, and substantial carry comfort. On the other hand, the best holster for Glock 43 open carry is the Glock 43 Open Top Belt Holster. This G43 open top belt holster allows comfortable outside-the-waistband carry, easy access thanks to the lack of a thumb break which is not needed in the case of Glock 43 as the handgun is relatively small - having only a 6.26” overall length.

How does holsters for Glock 43 differ from other holsters?

Holsters for Glock 43 differ from other models in the way they are molded (shaped). Molded on the exact replica of the Glock 43, the outlines of a Glock 43 holster must copy the outlines of your Glock. A proper glock 43 holster will only accommodate a Glock 43.

How to Choose the Best Holsters for Glock 43?

When choosing a holster for a Glock 43, consider the type - IWB, OWB, appendix, best concealed carry holster  -  and material (leather, kydex, nylon). The Glock 43, with its 6.2” length and 9mm caliber, is excellent for concealed carry. IWB holsters offer high concealment, while OWB holsters provide more comfort for open carry. A glove-like fit is essential, and Craft Holsters, for instance, mold their holsters to exact Glock 43 replicas for a perfect fit. 


Glock 43 Holsters vary in retention and draw time. Retention is influenced by materials or mechanical retention features such as retention screws. Draw time depends on material or thumb break (or the lack of thumb break) Last but not least - Consider your budget when selecting material, as leather is the most expensive, nylon the cheapest, and kydex falls in between.


What Type of Belt is Best for Concealed Carry?

To properly wear a conceal carry holster glock 43 make sure to have a belt for concealed carry. The best type of belt for concealed carry is made of durable material (such as leather or nylon) that withstands long times of use without deforming. Leather gun belts are the best choice for concealed carry. Made of durable leather that doesn’t collapse even after years of use, leather gun belts allow you to carry your concealed carry holster Glock 43 attached safely to your belt. 


The gun belts by Craft Holsters start at $55. The best belt for concealed carry they offer is the Leather Gun Belt, providing great stability, high functionality, and impeccable start. Having a belt with these qualities makes it easy to conceal carry Glock 43. 

How to choose IWB Holsters for Glock 43?

An IWB (inside-the-waistband) holster for Glock 43 is attached from the inside of one’s pants and is mainly used for Glock 43 concealed carry. Key features of an IWB Glock 43 holster include high concealability, adequate carry comfort, and immediate access to your gun.


The best IWB holster for Glock 43 is the IWB Holster w Steel Clip. This holster provides a perfect fit for your Glock 43 and it can be easily attached to a gun belt through the belt clip. This IWB Glock 43 holsters features a safety strap, significantly boosting the retention of your Glock 43. You can buy the Glock 43 IWB Holster w Steel Clip for $85 at Craft Holsters.

How to choose OWB Holsters for Glock 43?

An OWB (outside-the-waistband) holster for Glock 43 is attached from the outside of one’s pants and can be used for both Glock 43 concealed and open carry. Key features of a OWB Glock 43 holster include high carry comfort, immediate access, rapid draw, and high retention for your gun.


The best OWB holster for Glock 43 is the Open Top Holster - Panther. Apart from the perfect fit for your Glock 43, this holster comes in an open-top design, resulting in easy access to your gun and rapid draw. On top of that, this OWB Glock 43 holster features a slim profile, leaving almost zero imprint even though carried outside the waistband. You can buy the Glock 43 Open Top Holster - Panther for $79 at Craft Holsters.

How to choose Cross Draw Holsters for Glock 43?

A cross draw holster for Glock 43 is used for outside the waistband, cross body carry. This means a cross draw holster is always attached to the belt on the shooter’s less dominant side, allowing for a more convenient cross-body draw. A disadvantage of cross draw holsters is that the gun tends to stick out to the shooter’s belly when in a seated position. This is why you should mainly look for comfortable cross draw holsters.


The Best cross draw holster for Glock 43 is the Open Top Cross Draw Holster - Raptor. This cross draw Glock 43 holster features a very convenient 60 degree carry angle, meaning your gun and holster will always be in a position that doesn’t cause you any discomfort. You can buy the Glock 43 Open Top Cross Draw Holster - Raptor for $79 at Craft Holsters.

How to choose Shoulder Holsters for Glock 43?

A shoulder holster for Glock 43 can be used for open and concealed carry. When choosing a shoulder holster for Glock 43, you want a G43 shoulder holster that properly distributes the weight of your gun across your shoulders. Glock 43 is not a large handgun with the overall size just 6.26” so a Shoulder Holster may not be the first choice. 


The best shoulder holster for Glock 43 is the Vertical Roto Shoulder Holster System. This shoulder holster system offers a great weight distribution, high carry comfort, easy concealment and room for 2 spare Glock 43 magazines. You can buy the Glock 43 Vertical Roto Shoulder Holster System for $219 at Craft Holsters.

How to choose Small of Back Holsters for Glock 43?

A Small of Back (often called S.O.B.) holster for Glock 43 is designed for open carry and is attached to the carrier’s small of the back position. The best SOB Glock 43 holster should provide a convenient draw angle and it shouldn’t be too bulky, otherwise its concealment could be an issue.


The best small of back holster for Glock 43 is the Small of Back Holster. Besides fitting your Glock 43 like a glove, this Glock 43 sob holster features a palm-in design resulting in a convenient draw. You can buy the Glock 43 Small Of Back Holster for $79 at Craft Holsters.

How to choose Light-bearing Holsters for Glock 43?

Glock 43 light-bearing holsters are designed to provide a perfect fit for your Glock 43 equipped with a tactical light or laser. When choosing light-bearing holsters for Glock 43, you should choose holsters molded exactly for your G43 + light or laser combo.


One of the best light-bearing holsters for Glock 43 is the Comfortable Belt Holster (Light/Laser). This Glock 43 light-bearing holster is built on the exact replica of your Glock 43 and light or laser, providing you with a perfect fit. The slim profile of this holster also means you can use it as Glock 43 concealed carry holster. You can buy the Glock 43 Comfortable Belt Holster (Light/Laser) for $95 at Craft Holsters.

How to choose Red Dot Sight Holsters for Glock 43?

Glock 43 red dot holsters are designed to provide a perfect fit for your Glock 43 equipped with a red dot sight. When choosing red dot holsters for Glock 43, you should choose holsters that feature a cut out in the material they’re made of (leather, nylon, kydex), providing ample room for your gun and optical device.


The best red dot holster for Glock 43 is the Holster with Belt Tunnel (Red Dot). This Glock 43 red dot holster is built on the exact replica of your Glock 43 and the cut out in leather provides ample room for your red dot sight. This red dot Glock 43 holster features a slightly forward-leaning cant, allowing you to draw your Glock 43 very quickly. You can buy the Glock 43 Holster with Belt Tunnel (Red Dot) for $89 at Craft Holsters.

How to choose Chest Holsters for Glock 43?

Chest holsters for Glock 43 are a great choice for hunting. When choosing a Glock 43 holster, you want one that distributes the weight of your gun across your back, provides easy access to your gun, and comes with an option to carry spare Glock 43 rounds.


The best chest holster for Glock 43 is the Leather Chest Holster. This Glock 43 chest holster offers a great carry balance and stability. Moreover, this holster features a mag pouch, allowing you to carry a spare Glock 43 magazine. You can buy the Glock 43 Leather Chest Holster for $219 at Craft Holsters.

How to choose Drop Leg Holsters for Glock 43?

Drop leg holsters for Glock 43 are a great choice for Law Enforcement, Military, and to those who use Glock 43 for competitive shooting. The key feature of a Glock 43 drop leg holster is the position in which the holster is carried. Attached to the shooter’s thigh, drop leg holsters store the handgun in an ideal position right below the belt, minimizing the draw time.


The best drop leg holster for Glock 43 is the Drop Leg Holster w Mag Pouch. This drop leg Glock 43 holster feels well balanced when attached to your thigh and it offers a pouch for an extra Glock 43 magazine. Made of comfortable nylon, this G43 drop leg holster also delivers high carry comfort. You can buy the Glock 43 Drop Leg Holster w Mag Pouch for $65 at Craft Holsters.

How to choose Duty Holsters for Glock 43?

Duty holsters for Glock 43 are the best holster choice for Law Enforcement and Military. The key feature of a Glock 43 duty holster is the increased retention they offer, usually thanks to retention devices such as a safety strap. When choosing a duty holster for your Glock 43, you also want one made of durable and rigid material, preventing your holster from collapsing after years of on-duty use.


The best duty holster for Glock 43 is the Level 2 Duty Holster. This Glock 43 duty holster is made of premium US kydex, significantly boosting the holster’s durability. The holster also features a safety strap, improving the holster’s gun retention. You can buy the Glock 43 Level 2 Duty Holster for $209 at Craft Holsters.

How to choose Light & Red Dot Holsters for Glock 43?

Your Glock 43 light & red dot holster has to provide a perfect fit for your Glock 43, tactical light or laser, and red dot sight. When selecting the best light & red dot holster for Glock 43, look for holster designs that feature a channel for your light or laser and a cut out for your red dot.


The best light & red dot holster for Glock 43 is the Open Top Belt Holster (Light/Laser & Red Dot). This Glock 43 light and red dot holster is built on the exact replica of your Glock 43, light or laser, and red dot sight, providing a perfect fit for your entire config. You can buy the Glock 43 Open Top Belt Holster (Light/Laser & Red Dot) for $99 at Craft Holsters.

How to choose Paddle Holsters for Glock 43?

Paddle holsters for Glock 43 are a great choice for those who love to open carry and prefer less conventional attachment methods. A key feature of a Glock 43 paddle holster is the rotary paddle through which the holster is attached. The paddle must be durable enough so that it withstands years of use without breaking. A good paddle holster allows the shooter to adjust the holster’s cant and retention too.

The best paddle holster for Glock 43 is the Paddle Holster w Thumb Break. This paddle holster for Glock 43 features a very durable rotary paddle and it also boasts a safety stripe boosting the holster’s retention. You can buy the Glock 43 Paddle Holster w Thumb Break for $109 at Craft Holsters.

What are the best accessories for Glock 43 holsters?

The best accessories for a Glock 43 holster are a Glock 43 gun belt and a Glock 43 magazine pouch. A gun belt lets you carry your Glock 43 safely attached to your waist area, boosting your carry comfort and keeping your gun at your disposal. A gun belt made of the same material as your holster (leather, kydex, or nylon) will also perfectly match your Glock 43 holster.  You can buy Glock 43 gun belts from $55 at Craft Holsters.


A Glock 43 magazine pouch is an accessory that lets you carry spare Glock 43 magazines. A Glock 43 mag pouch can be made of leather, nylon, or kydex. To achieve a perfect style, you should buy a magazine pouch that’s made of the same material as your Glock 43 holster and gun belt. You can buy Glock 43 magazine pouches from $29 at Craft Holsters.


Another great accessory for a Glock 43 holster is the Premium Holsters Care Kit. If properly used, this holster cleaning kit will help you keep your Glock 43 holster nice and shiny for many years to come. The kit is designed to help you with Glock 43 holster break-in too. You can buy the Premium Holsters Care Kit for $29 at Craft Holsters.


What to know before buying holsters for Glock 43?


Before buying a Glock 43 holster, you should consider several factors that might affect your decision.


  • Holster Style Differences - Wearing Style: Choose Glock 43 IWB holsters if you prefer concealed carry holsters. On the other hand, Glock 43 OWB Holsters are ideal for those who prefer open carry.
  • Holster Style difference - material: Glock 43 leather holsters are your best choice if you’re looking for a highly durable holster. Glock 43 nylon holsters are a good choice for those preferring flexibility and comfort. Glock 43 kydex holsters are the best choice for those seeking high retention.
  • Shooter’s gender: Gender of the shooter does not play a role as Glock 43 is a concealed carry weapon primarily aimed at anyone who wants to deep conceal their daily carry gun.
  • Shooter’s age: Age is not an important factor to consider before buying a Glock 43 holster. Glock 43 is mainly designed for concealed carry. Younger or Older shooters may decide that they want to conceal carry a weapon.

Glock 43 shooters can ask when to replace a duty gun belt & how does it affect gun safety? Replace a duty gun belt when it shows signs of wear such as fraying, loss of rigidity, or damaged fasteners. A compromised belt can fail to securely hold holsters and gear, impacting both performance and safety. An unreliable belt can lead to improper holster positioning, making firearm access difficult and potentially dangerous.

What materials are used in the holsters for Glock 43?

Glock 43 holsters are mainly made from leather, kydex, and nylon. Each material used in holsters for Glock 43 comes with its benefits, but the material your Glock 43 holster is made of also affects the holster’s price.


  • Leather Holsters for Glock 43 -These holsters are crafted from top-tier materials, making them the priciest option for Glock 43 holsters. Conversely, G43 holsters made of leather provide excellent durability, stylish appearance, and an ideal fit. The finest leather holsters for Glock 43 are available from Craft Holsters, starting at $79.
  • Kydex Holsters for Glock 43 - These holsters are made of genuine US kydex. Glock 43 kydex holsters offer maximum retention and multiple retention features, making them ideal for Law Enforcement and Military. The best kydex holsters for Glock 43 are offered by Craft Holsters, starting at $95.
  • Nylon Holsters for Glock 43 - These holsters are made of soft nylon, making them a comfortable and inexpensive option. However, the softness of the material means nylon holsters are less durable than those made of other materials for the Glock 43. The best nylon holsters for Glock 43 are offered by Craft Holsters, starting at $21.

What are the Guarantee Conditions for Holsters for Glock 43?

The Glock 43 holsters offered by Craft Holsters come with a Lifetime Warranty. Since Craft Holsters stand behind the quality of their G43 holsters, their guarantee conditions can be applied on all the operational parts of the holster as well as the material of the Glock 43 holster on their offer.

How is the shipment process for holsters for Glock 43?

The shipment process of Glock 43 holsters offered by Craft Holsters depends on the type of selected shipping. Craft Holsters offer three types of shipping of Glock 43 holster shipping listed below.

  • UPS Express - This method costs $18 and the delivery of Glock 43 holsters takes 2-4 business days.
  • UPS Standard - This method costs $14 and the delivery of Glock 43 holsters takes 4-6 business days.
  • Economy Shipping - This method costs $10 and the delivery of Glock 43 holsters takes up to 30 business days.

What is the refund policy for holsters for Glock 43?

Craft Holsters offer a customer-friendly refund policy and each Glock 43 holster comes with a 30 day return period and you can read more about refund policy for Glock 43 holsters in Craft Holsters’ returns section

What are the reviews about Craftholsters’ Holsters for Glock 43?

The reviews about G43 holsters offered by Craft Holsters are generally very positive. Most customers have been satisfied with the perfect fit and impeccable craftsmanship of Craft Holsters’ Glock 43 holsters.

Reviews of Glock 43 holsters by Craft Holsters also include expert opinions by firearms & gear experts such as Scott Wagner from USCCA Concealed Carry magazine.

The quality of Glock 43 holsters offered by Craft Holsters is underlined by the features such as a glove-like fit, premium materials, high carry comfort, and high concealability, all of which are the principles of the company’s CEO. 

What are the reviews about Craftholsters’ Holsters for Glock 43?

The reviews about G43 holsters offered by Craft Holsters are generally very positive. Most customers have been satisfied with the perfect fit and impeccable craftsmanship of Craft Holsters’ Glock 43 holsters.

Reviews of Glock 43 holsters by Craft Holsters also include expert opinions by firearms & gear experts such as Scott Wagner from USCCA Concealed Carry magazine.


The quality of Glock 43 holsters offered by Craft Holsters is highlighted by features such as a glove-like fit, premium materials, high carry comfort, and excellent concealability, all of which reflect the principles of the company’s CEO.

How to review the quality of holsters for Glock 43?

To review the quality of a Glock 43 holster, start by checking the material—leather, Kydex, or nylon—for durability and suitability. The material is considered high quality if it shows no signs of use or wear.


A quality Glock 43 holster must fit your gun like a glove. After checking the material, ensure the holster offers a perfect fit for your Glock 43. If the holster doesn’t fit well and you can’t fully insert your gun, you will need to break it in. To break in a Glock 43 holster, follow Craft Holsters’  Break-in Guide.


You can also review the quality of craftsmanship of Glock 43 holsters. A well-crafted Glock 43 holster features finished edges and smells fresh. A Glock 43 holster made of high quality material is also resistant to corrosion and high temperatures. A quality Glock 43 holster looks polished and feels pleasing to the eye.

Gun Facts

Barrel length: 3.41"
Caliber: 9
Stack: 1
Width: 1.06"
Height: 4.25"
Length: 6.26"

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