BEST 5 HOLSTERS FOR SIG SAUER 229 & 228 HOLSTERS
Sig Sauer’s handguns are considered as the most reliable and popular compact handguns among law enforcement and competitive shooters on the market today with the P228 and the P229. Both the P228 and the P229 are compact versions of the P226, which is used in the military for quite some time. The P228 is primarily used by law enforcement and the military whereas, P229 is the civilian version. With a handgun this reliable, there are a host of modifications on the market, as well as a number of holsters for the varying needs that any shooter might need for each. A firearm that is as rugged and reliable as the Sig P229 deserves a quality holster to match.
Sig 229 & 228 Hip or Belt Holsters
1. Galco Combat Master
This holster from Galco Combat Master is a leather holster that attaches to the belt, and the trigger guard sits slightly above the waistline in the pants. It is available in both right and left-handed additions. Galco leather holsters are top of the line and have a very classic aesthetic.
2. Gould & Goodrich B803 Belt Holster
The next pick for Sig P228 and 1st Generations P229 is Gould & Goodrich B803 Belt Holster. The B803 belt holster provides a thumb snap safety (basically a small leather strap) that secures the pistol into the holster. The snap does not impede quick access, but it does provide a barrier to losing your weapon. This is a good all-around holster that is suitable in most circumstances.
Sig 229 & 228 IWB Holsters
3. Galco Summer Comfort
This leather IWB holster has a minimalist design and considered great for concealed carry. This leather holster is everything you would expect in a Galco leather holster, being beautifully fashioned high quality and durable. This holster is very lightweight and comfortable enough for daily use. The holster features a snap-on design so it can be put on or removed while wearing your belt. This feature is great for times you need to remove your gun in places that don’t allow concealed carry. If you want an easy to use, minimalist design and compact holster that will last for years, this is the holster for you.
4. Alien Gear Cloak Tuck 3.0
If you’re considering getting a hybrid model, this is the holster that you are looking for. This is one of the most comfortable models available for concealed carry of your Sig 229. The Cloak Tuck 3.0 uses a waterproof neoprene back-pad with a proprietary polymer shell, similar to Kydex. It features a spring steel core that prevents the holster from warping, an issue with some hybrid material models.
Top Shoulder Holster for the Sig P228 & P229
5. Galco Miami Classic II Shoulder System
This holster is one of the most sought after shoulder holster due to its quality and comfort. The major element of this system is its spider harness. All four points of the harness are basically independent and yet attached by a unique swivel backplate. This results in a perfect fit and lasting comfort for all shapes and sizes. This holster uses formed leather and has a thumb strap retention strap, making it one of the most secure options for holding your Sig.