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I'm currently using a universal nylon holser with a velcro flap. Not ideal, but slow reload is better than no reload. Anyone have a recommendation for a low profile OWB mag carrier that is horizontal, or slanted at an angle that it won't jab me in the side when sitting like my vertical ones do?
This will be for a Glock 19/17.

Preferably kydex, but open to options.

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TT Gunleather makes a mag pouch, single or double, with the mags angled forward. That might be worth checking out.



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I carry a spare mag for my P30 in a MagHolder carrier, a little pricey for what it is but no issues with them.



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Another vote for Magholder LLC - use them with both Glock and 1911 mags.

Also check out Dale Fricke and his “Joab” horizontal mag carrier.

http://dalefrickeholsters.com/...uch-joab-horizontal/



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Thanks guys, I will look into these. Cool
 
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I use this mag holster for my G19 and have been very satisfied with it.

https://www.blackarchholsters....?variant=19352692998


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I'm currently using a universal nylon holser with a velcro flap. Not ideal, but slow reload is better than no reload. Anyone have a recommendation for a low profile OWB mag carrier that is horizontal, or slanted at an angle that it won't jab me in the side when sitting like my vertical ones do?
This will be for a Glock 19/17.

Preferably kydex, but open to options.



The horizontal hand orientation is easily the best option out there. Carrying a spare magazine horizontally keeps it out of your way when bending over or sitting down like you mentioned. It also has minimal print and is easily concealable! The other added benefit is the extremely faster reload in the horizontal orientation compared to the vertical.


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Working patrol, I carried my mags horizontal, rounds pointing down, rounds toward the belt buckle on my left side. (I am right handed.) When reloading, I would draw a magazine and my index finger naturally fell on the nose of the round as the mag cleared the pouch, and could be guided to the mag well. Worked very well.

I taught this technique to my students as a department instructor.


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I am really liking this one, neither horizontal nor vertical, a perfect fit in the inguinal crease area.

https://www.jmcustomkydex.com/p/A-SPMPG17.html

Yes, I know, not OWB by design, but, really, it can be worn OWB, under the belt, but outside the trousers.

I am not a fan of AIWB carry of handguns, due to comfort and concealment factors, but this position works very well, for me, for magazines and blades.

I am not generally a fan of horizontal mag carry. It can be comfortable, but, on my body, is not nearly concealable, at belt level, and consumes too much real estate, in places where I want to carry other things. The Dale Fricke Joab is superbly-made, but horizontal mag carry is just not my cup of tea.


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Check out the Blue Force Gear Single Pistol Belt Pouch:

https://www.blueforcegear.com/...stol-belt-pouch.html

I use one to carry a spare magazine. I like it a lot. It is very well made, basically adds no extra bulk at all, can be worn vertically or horizontally, and can carry a multitude of items like magazines, flashlights, multitools, etc.




 
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Check out the Blue Force Gear Single Pistol Belt Pouch:

https://www.blueforcegear.com/...stol-belt-pouch.html

When I could find absolutely nobody that made mag carriers for the P320F in .45 ACP I bought a double version of that. Works very well.

You might also look in on this thread: Magholder - Horizontal Magazine Pouch

Lastly: My favorite Kydex guy, PJ Holster, will make horizontal mag carriers to order.

PJ Holster's horizontal mag carriers will slide around on the belt as you remove/insert mags. That can have both good and bad aspects. Magholders stay put.




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