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We tried out several different Glock 19 holsters and came up with this list of the 8 best Glock 19 OWB holsters. Outside the waistband (OWB) holsters are better for a few reasons. To be specific, OWB holsters are better for their grip, re-holstering and are comfortable. They hold your gun securely to your hip.

The Glock 19 is a great handgun and it’s an amazing carry gun.

Let’s begin with our favorite Glock 19 OWB holster and the one we recommend.

RCS Raven Concealment Systems Phantom Modular Full Shield OWB Holster

RCS Phantom Modular Full Shield OWB Holster

The Phantom Modular Holster has become the standard by which all other holsters are judged. Copied by many but equaled by none, the Phantom Modular Holster is the first choice of armed professionals and civilians. The Phantom was designed from the outset to provide the highest possible level of concealment by being adaptable to wear with virtually any style of clothing. What makes the Phantom so unique is its ultra-thin, body-hugging pancake profile. This profile, in conjunction with their Eclipse Modular Mounting System, allows the Phantom to be worn either on the belt or inside the waistband. We construct the body of the holster from thin, high-strength kydex-t.

They chose to use a pancake-style design in order to minimize bulk and distribute the weight of the firearm over a wider area on the belt. The “outside” portion of the holster body fully enshrouds the weapon from ejection port to muzzle. The “inside” or “body-side” portion of the holster incorporates a full-length body shield. This enhances comfort and aids in re-holstering, while simultaneously protecting the controls of the pistol. All Phantoms are designed around the Eclipse Modular Mounting System, and are therefore compatible with all Eclipse Modular Accessories. Through the use of Eclipse Modular Accessories, the Phantom can be converted to one of over 20 different styles of OWB or IWB carry. The Phantom Modular Holster is compatible with non-suppressor height after mark sights.

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GunfightersINC Ronin OWB Holster for Glock 19/23/32, Black, Right Hand

GunfightersINC Ronin OWB Holster

The Ronin is the foundation of the GunfightersINC holster lineup. The Ronin embodies Gunfighters’ core principles of simplicity, ergonomics and durability in every way possible. Their base material is premium USA made .08 thickness kydex which is hand-formed against the firearm of choice resulting in unsurpassed retention characteristics, a smooth draw, and long-term durability. Every line on the holster serves to either enhance comfort, functionality or aesthetics so that it not only feels like an extension of your body, but looks like one too. Belt loops are hard riveted to the holster then painstakingly hand contoured for maximum comfort and a perfect offset. No two belt-loops are the same and no threaded fasteners are used in anything we build so there is nothing to ever come loose and fall out. Marine grade friction tape is then applied to the inside of each loop to ensure maximum stability. The end result is a single, indestructible piece of equipment you can bet your life on. They’re so confident in their gear that they back it up with an unconditional lifetime guarantee. Whatever happens, they will have your back.

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Carroll Shelby, Glock 19, Gun Holster, King of the Range, Outside Waistband, High Back, #KR OWB

The KR OWB features burnished edges for a polished look along with an embossed Carroll Shelby logo. They are the only holster manufacturer authorized to emboss the Shelby Logo on the gun holsters. This is a genuine gem and you’ll see that as soon as you get t into your hands. The King of the Range Pancake Style #KR OWB is made of Kydex with full grain leather back and straps along with brass and stainless steel hardware. This is an outside of the waistband holster. The open Kydex front makes re-holstering fast and easy. The leather straps allow for a greater flexibility of movement.

This holster features a high back for comfort and to guard the weapon from perspiration. It is also designed for the closest fit for maximum concealability. The KR OWB is designed for ultimate grip while also allowing a quick, smooth draw. The leatherback contributes to this because it helps press the weapon tightly into the kydex front. All of their holsters are custom molded for the perfect fit. It snaps easily on and off of your belt. The KR OWB features burnished edges for a polished look along with an embossed Carroll Shelby logo.

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Winthrop Holsters Glock 19 IWB Dual Snap Holster and Double Stack OWB Magazine Holder Leather Combo Set R/H Black – 0026 AND 0019

Winthrop Holsters Glock 19 IWB Dual Snap Holster

This is a custom handmade Black Holster for the Glock 19 OWB dual snaps. This holster was made for inside the waistband, it has 1.5″ belt loops. This holster is made for the right hand shooter, left available as a custom order. We use 7 to 8 oz. premium Hermann Oak vegetable tanned cowhide leather, wet molded to fit the gun. Our recommended wearing position is 3:30 – 4:00; positioning the front of the holster with the side seam of your pants, the back of the holster towards your back pocket.

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Right Hand – Tucker & Byrd Leather Full Pancake Belt Holster – Glock 19-23 – Natural


Close riding, highly concealable belt holster featuring a 12% forward FBI cant, full sweat guard, hand boned hermann oak leather and heavy nylon stitching. It is a slim yet durable holster design that is designed to be carried as close to the body as possible. The injection molded belt loops allow your firearm to hold tight to the body while simultaneously contouring to your body and not interfering with the full combat grip. The belt loops are strategically placed to evenly distribute the weight of your firearm. This holster also has a full-length sweat guard to maximize your carry experience.

Built to last and built to work right. Choose from black, dark brown, or natural color. Holsters are made to order, so please allow 2 weeks to build and process your order.

Advanced Performance Shooting Holsters “Protective Services Elite” with Magazine Pouch Combo (OWB, Storm Gray)

Advanced Performance Shooting Holsters Protective Services Elite

The Protective Services Elite holster was designed by military and law enforcement special operations veterans to suit their unique needs. They wanted a belt holster adjusted for cant that was comfortable, durable and would retain the gun no matter the conditions. They wanted a holster that rode close enough that concealment was easy, even in simple cover garments. They also wanted a holster that was fast and suitable for everyday carry, training and competition. Like everyone else, we have boxes full of holsters that are great for one or two things but lacked in other areas. If you are looking for the best, then look no further.

Advance Performance Shooting designed their holsters with a forward rake/cant of approximately 15 degrees to aid in concealment. All Advanced Performance Shooting Holsters are individually engraved make, model, and date of manufacture, as well as the builder’s signature to ensure authenticity. If you are looking for the best, then look no further. At Advanced Performance Shooting, they are extremely proud to provide their customers with a truly superior product, backed up by our lifetime warranty. The Elite Combo includes a custom crafted kydex holster and one ambidextrous magazine pouch. Just like their holsters, their unique magazine pouches provide secure retention without sacrificing speed or accessibility.

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Blade-Tech Eclipse Ambi Holster IWB/OWB Ambidextrous

Blade Tech Eclipse Ambi HolsterThe Eclipse Straight Drop ambi holster is a pancake style holster that is OWB/IWB and ambi. The versatility is achieved by moving the contour from the holster to the attachments. The Eclipse IWB conversion kit is included which features the popular klipt ambi attachment. It’s easy on, easy off allows the shooter to put their holster without removing their belt. Dramatically reduces firearm “printing”; Constructed of high-quality materials. With a smooth & quick draw while concealed; contoured profile to fit snug to body.

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Gold Star Holsters LLC Outside the Waistband Holster- Black- Lt. Handed- Custom Fit Glock 19

Gold Star Holsters LLC Outside the Waistband Holster

The outside the waistband (OWB) is a popular alternative to carrying a larger gun inside the waistband. This holster features belt slits in a leather/kydex shell. In the back side of the holster there is a center kydex belt loop to keep the holster tight to your waist. The standard cant of this holster is set to 15 degrees providing rapid draw with maximum concealment. The OWB Holster is available in black, brown or tan leather, in left- or right-handed.

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If you have a Glock 19 and are in need of an OWB holster, we recommend the first holster on this list. It’s the RCS Raven Concealment Systems Phantom Modular Full Shield OWB Holster.

That’s the end of our list. Did we miss any concealed carry OWB holsters for the Glock 19? If so, please leave a comment below and we’ll take a look!