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CQC SERPA Holster, Anybody know if this holster will fit the M&P 45?

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I second that

Yes it fits perfectly, mine had the sticker on the package like in the shot above, but the little barcode on top of the box specifically lists the M&P .45 - great holster at a great value.
 

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In case anyone else is interested. I have a Blackhawk CQC Serpa for my M&P 40c that also fits it like a glove. It's the model made for the Springfield XD. It has a shorter barrel area on it than the one pictured above.
 

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The holster pictured above, the one originally designed for the G20/G21 will fit all the full-sized M&P's. I'm using the same holster for my G21, M&P9, and my M&P40 - no problem!
 

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But would it fit an M&P 45 with frame safety?? From the pic it doesn't look like it would.


I just bought an M&P 45 today, the one with the manual thumb safety like the 1911 has. The Blackhawk Serpa Lock holster designed for the Glock 21 fits fine. I bought if for my M&P 40, and today when I got my new M&P 45 home, the first thing I did was get the holster out and see if it fit the 45 (with the manual thumb safety).
 

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I had a serpa for a time. It is definitely not for me. I am one of those guys who would inadvertently end up with my finger inside the trigger guard after the draw. Maybe this would not have been an issue with more training with this holster...I don't know. The story about the gravel locking up the release mechanism has always been of some concern, but I file it away with the stories of Glock KBs and, back injuries from carrying SOB. Is it possible? Sure. Is it likely? Probably not.
 

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My Serpa CQC has been in use almost a year with no problems. They do not conceal well but it is a decent holster for the money.
 

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My Serpa CQC has been in use almost a year with no problems. They do not conceal well but it is a decent holster for the money.


I agree, I have had no problems with mine whatsoever (holster); but, I also agree that they are not the most concealable holster. If you are looking for concealment, you may want to keep looking around. Although, I don't see how concealing an M&P 45 pistol will be easy with any holster.
 

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buckeye49 said:
[quote name='JBP55']My Serpa CQC has been in use almost a year with no problems. They do not conceal well but it is a decent holster for the money.


Although, I don't see how concealing an M&P 45 pistol will be easy with any holster.[/quote]



Heh, exactly what I was thinking. No this is not for concealed carry...I wish I could get away with it, but alas...



Thanks for all the replies...got the holster last week and it does indeed fit well. Practiced drawing this weekend for awhile, and it is very natural for me. I had no issues releasing and putting sights on target was a non issue as well. No problems with finger placement either.
 

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I use my CQC for IDPA and for my winter walks where a jacket will cover most anything. I live in the country so I carry a G21 inside a CQC and it conceals nicely.
 

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I have one for my M&P .45 because, at the time, nothing else was available. It works for IDPA but does not conceal very well. I blocked the stupid retention device.

I am still on the lookout for a good CCW OWB kydex.
 

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I have one for my M&P .45 because, at the time, nothing else was available. It works for IDPA but does not conceal very well. I blocked the stupid retention device.

I am still on the lookout for a good CCW OWB kydex.


Tried Fobus' new style Kydex holster made specifically for the M&P yet?
 

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CCQ non serpa

Midwayusa leads one to believe that the CCQ & the CCQ Serpa are identical fits

other than the Serpa has the retention system that automatically locks the trigger

guard.$45 vs $32 in carbon fiber.Dont want the lock system for IDPA or USPA

prodution shooting.
 

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tsix said:
CQC SERPA Holster, Anybody know if this holster will fit the M&P 45?

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tsix
I have one for a 1911 and I'm not fond of it at all. It took some playing with it to get the release working right. My hands are on the medium-small size and my fingers just do not fall naturally on the release button. I can hit it and release my pistol but it's a conscious act. Drawing isn't something you should have to be thinking about when you have more important things on your mind. I can also see just how easy it would be to jam the thing up with dirt. I also have Fobus holsters for 1911s (I'm still waiting on my M&P) and others and they are alright as far as inexpensive holsters go. Good values as long as you aren't in a huge hurry when you draw.
 
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