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Best Glock 17 Holster: Ultimate Selection for Concealed & Open Carry

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Are you in search of the most optimal Glock 17 holster to guarantee the utmost safety and security for your reliable Glock 17 sidearm? Look no further! Owning a Glock 17 firearm entails the responsibility of locating the finest holster for Glock 17, which not only provides peace of mind but also ensures the long-term well-being of your weapon. In this comprehensive guide, we will thoroughly examine the top choices available for Glock 17 holsters, whether you lean towards concealed carry or open carry.

Let's now immerse ourselves in the details to pinpoint the best holster for glock 17 that aligns perfectly with your specific preferences and needs.When assessing the criteria for selecting the best holster for Glock 17, various factors come into play, encompassing your carrying inclinations, shooting technique, and whether you aim to keep your firearm hidden from view. Regardless of whether you opt for a robust Kydex holster, a comfortable leather holster, or a versatile OWB (outside the waistband) holster design, we have every aspect covered for you. Without further ado, let's embark on an exploration of the best holster for glock 17 on the market, ensuring swift and secure access to your firearm while keeping you comfortable throughout your daily routine.


BEST glock 17 holsters & carry styles


Let's start by saying that the G17 is quite a versatile pistol that is suitable for more carry styles. However, due to its length and heigth, the pistol probably carries most comfortably inside a Glock 17 open carry holster. But if you're not completely new to the world of guns and holster, you might as well know that almost any firearm can be carried concealed as long as you pick the right holster for it. That's why we'll also have a look at a couple of Glock 17 concealed carry holsters.

No matter if you’re looking for an outside or inside the waistband holsterr for your Glock, as long as it's custom fitted to the pistol, you'll sure enjoy a great carry experience. All of the holsters I'll show you in a bit are fully hand made, using the hiqh quality Italian leather and German threads. And what's more, they are built on the exact replica of the Glock 17, resulting in a perfect fit. On top of that, any of the following holsters offers possibilities how to carry it concealed even in states with more restrictive CCW laws. So, without further ado, let's have a look at what the best holster for glock 17 gen 5 is.


best glock 17 owb holster & open carry Holsters

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Because the Glock 17 belongs to a category of full-sized guns, the most comfortable way to carry your pistol is outside the waistband. However, the list of open carry options doesn't end here. If you've got a light attached to your glock, then Glock 17 light or laser-bearing holsters are also a great choice. If you're looking for something a bit more fancy, then don't forget about Glock 17 shoulder holsters. And if you're about to set out on an adventure, a solid Glock 17 chest holster might be your best companion.

But enough of the small talk! Let's have a quick look at what the best Glock 17 owb holsters for open carry are.


#1 best glock 17 owb holster

This Glock 17 leather holster is designed for outside the waistband carry and it comes with everything a solid OWB holster requires - high retention, perfect fit, very quick draw and low profile. The profile of this G17 pancake holster means it's easy to conceal even though it's meant for OWB carry. The open-top design results in quick draw, which can prove vital in some situations. So, if you fancy carrying your Glock OWB style, this is your best option.


#2 - Glock 17 holster with light

This Glock 17 holster is designed to fit both your pistol and a tactical light or laser. It comes in an open-muzzle design, although the entire barrel of your gun is covered. It also covers your entire light or laser. It's also equipped with a leather strap, increasing both retention and safety of your handgun. This Glock 17 light holster is meant for OWB carry and it works best in the 3 or 4 o'clock belt position.


#3 - best shoulder holster for glock 17

This classic Glock 17 Alaskan chest holster is meant for anyone who spends a lot of time out there in the woods. It comes with a harness and a pouch for an extra Glock 17 magazine. The holster is positioned upfront on your body just below your chest. The draw is easy and natural, the firearm is secured with a removable thumb break. Also, the harness of this Glock 17 chest holster is easy to adjust to fit pretty much any build.



best glock 17 concealed carry holster

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When it comes to concealed carry comfort and accessibility, the best Glock 17 IWB holster is a game-changer. This holster is specially designed to snugly fit your Glock 17 inside the waistband, making it discreet and comfortable to carry throughout your day. Its inside-the-waistband design ensures that your Glock 17 remains hidden from view while providing quick and easy access when you need it most. Whether you're a seasoned carrier or new to concealed carry, finding the best Glock 17 concealed carry holster with an inside-the-waistband configuration is a smart choice to ensure both security and convenience.


#4 - best iwb holster glock 17

This Glock 17 leather holster works best when carried in the 1 o'clock appendix position. At the same time, it also works as a strong side Glock 17 IWB holster, so it's up to you which carry style fits you best. best glock 17 iwb holster comes with a steel clip, which makes its attachment super quick and convenient. On top of that, it also features a thumb break strap, keeping your Glock very secure inside the holster.


#5 - Best concealed carry holster for glock 17

This leather holster is meant for Glock 17 inside the waistband carry. itr offers great stability and it contours the body very well, which is essential for carry comfort. It also features a partial sweat guard, preventing both your body and gun from taking any damage. The open-top design results in a very quick draw and easy reholstering and it works best in the 3 or 4 o’clock position. All in all, this is the best G17 IWB holster you can get.


#6 - Glock 17 kydex holster

The last G17 holster on our list is actually made of kydex. And it's one of the best Glock 17 kydex IWB holsters you can get. The holster can be carried both on one's dominant side, but also in the 1 o'clock position, making it a decent Glock 17 appendix choice. Molded on the replica of your Glock, the 0.8'' thick kydex gives the holster very high natural retention. So, if you don't fancy leather much, get this Glock 17 kydex holster, you won't regret it.



Best Glock 17 Holster With Light

For those seeking the ultimate combination of illumination and security, the quest for the best Glock 17 holster with light brings you to our Glock 17 Comfortable Belt Holster (Light/Laser). This holster is meticulously crafted to accommodate your Glock 17 along with a tactical light, offering a powerful solution for low-light situations. With an open-muzzle design that covers the entire barrel and an integrated system to secure your light attachment, the best Glock 17 holster with light ensures both your firearm and illumination tool are ready when you need them. Whether for law enforcement, personal defense, or simply peace of mind, this holster provides the perfect blend of firearm retention and enhanced visibility, making it a must-have for Glock 17 owners.


Best Glock 17 Holster FAQ


Yes, all Glock 17 models share the same dimensions, so they can generally fit the same holsters designed specifically for the Glock 17.

Holsters designed for the Glock 17 are typically labeled as such and will fit your Glock 17 like a glove. Look for holsters with "Glock 17" compatibility to ensure a proper fit.

The best concealed carry holster for a Glock 17 often depends on personal preference, but many prefer inside-the-waistband (IWB) holsters for their concealment and comfort.

While the Glock 17 is larger than some other concealed carry options, it can still be carried concealed effectively with the right holster and clothing choices. Many find it comfortable and manageable for daily carry.


With keeping the full-sized dimensions of your Glock 17 in mind, it's probably best to carry this pistol in an open carry holster (as long as the CCW regulations of the state you live in allow you to do so). But which of the G17 open carry holsters to get?

Well, if you can't decide, then I'd suggest going for the #1 on our list - Glock 17 leather OWB holster. This Glock 17 outside the waistband holster will provide you with high carry comfort, quick draw, and great retention. And on top of that, the low profile will make its concealment quite easy.

And in case you haven't found your favorite among our list or you'd prefer to have more to pick from, hit that button below and check out our entire offer of Glock 17 holsters. All of them are molded on the exact replica of your pistol, delivering a fit that's quite hard to beat.