Galco KingTuk review features pros & cons

Galco International limited, the manufacturer and designer of the Galco holster products, is one of the bests in the particular field. Galco provides some of the best and top-quality America-made series of stylish holsters along with belts and other related accessories. Encircling different areas like law enforcement & military as well as personal defensive & sports purpose uses, Galco intelligently uses superior-quality leather, Kydex, and nylon to make their vast range of products that efficiently meet the demands of present-day customers. Moreover, in this era of equality, keeping in mind that women also use advanced ammunition side by side with men, women’s holster-product range including handbags, tactical slings & several hunting accessories along with the general holster merchandise are being actively made available in the market by Galco.

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Galco KingTuk Inside The Waistband Holster RH Glock 17/19/23/26/27/31
  • DESIGNED TO FIT: Galco's KingTuk Deluxe tuckable IWB Holster is designed and molded to fit the Glock 22 Gen 2-5. NOTE: For a complete list of compatible models please refer to product images.
  • COMFORTABLE & SECURE: The highly popular KingTuk Deluxe IWB holster reigns supreme in comfort, speed, and versatility! The lined leather backplate design makes it comfortable against the body while creating a snug and secure fit.
  • UNRIVALED SPEED & VERSATILITY: The patented KingTuk Deluxe provides a comfortable backing plate lined with Premium Center Cut Steerhide, a smooth leather front and a rigid Kydex holster pocket for a fast draw and easy holstering.
  • UNIQUE CLIP DESIGN: Worn inside the waistband, the KingTuk Deluxe includes Galco's patent-pending polymer UniClip and Ultimate Stealth clip designs for excellent concealment, stability and easy on-off capability.
  • MADE IN THE USA: The premium saddle leather used in our holsters is sourced from the top 2% of leather available in America and is transformed into pieces of functional beauty by our experienced craftsmen in Phoenix, Arizona.

Handgun holsters are devices used to hold and restraint the unwanted movement of a handgun, placed mostly in a suitable location from where the gun can be withdrawn without any difficulty for sudden & immediate usage. Holsters are thus often attached to a waistband or a belt where the gun can rest properly, also often attached to other locations around the body like at the ankle in the form of an ankle holster. Holsters are usually made & crafted to offer protection to the handgun as well as to the user by securing its proper retention, and also granting easy access for fast implementation to match the individual need of the user. Depending on this varying purpose in different users, holsters are designed in a manner that varies in the degree to which they fit a specific firearm. Galco KingTuk holsters are quite a winner in this matter.

Firearm carriers who need a good amount of concealment for their serious kind of work, prefer an ‘inside the waistband’ or IWB gun holster. There comes the popularity of the Galco’s KingTuk inside the waistband i.e., IWB Holsters which provide the user with a sheer amount of comfort via a relaxing backing plate effectively lined with first-class center-cut steer hiding technology, and an overall uncomplicated system for a quick draw and thus, easy holstering as the result. These KingTuk holsters are worn inside the waistband providing deep concealment, excellent stability, and efficient on-off capacity. The working of these great holsters enables the potential user to customize the carry height and angle to perfectly match their distinct preferences.

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Galco KingTuk Inside The Waistband Holster RH Glock 17/19/23/26/27/31
  • DESIGNED TO FIT: Galco's KingTuk Deluxe tuckable IWB Holster is designed and molded to fit the Glock 22 Gen 2-5. NOTE: For a complete list of compatible models please refer to product images.
  • COMFORTABLE & SECURE: The highly popular KingTuk Deluxe IWB holster reigns supreme in comfort, speed, and versatility! The lined leather backplate design makes it comfortable against the body while creating a snug and secure fit.
  • UNRIVALED SPEED & VERSATILITY: The patented KingTuk Deluxe provides a comfortable backing plate lined with Premium Center Cut Steerhide, a smooth leather front and a rigid Kydex holster pocket for a fast draw and easy holstering.
  • UNIQUE CLIP DESIGN: Worn inside the waistband, the KingTuk Deluxe includes Galco's patent-pending polymer UniClip and Ultimate Stealth clip designs for excellent concealment, stability and easy on-off capability.
  • MADE IN THE USA: The premium saddle leather used in our holsters is sourced from the top 2% of leather available in America and is transformed into pieces of functional beauty by our experienced craftsmen in Phoenix, Arizona.

Features:

Galco’s immensely popular KingTuk series of tuckable‘Inside the Waistband’ i.e., IWB holsters are commanding the holster market in its supreme quality in terms of comfort, speed, compact functionality, and versatility. Galco’s KingTuk series comprises four different categories of holsters at present, named as KingTuk Classic, KingTuk Air, KingTuk Deluxe, and KingTuk Cloud, the last one being the newest member arriving in the market. Now let’s indulge in the different features of these pioneer holsters one by one in the light of detailed reviewing of them as well.

Galco KingTuk Deluxe IWB holster

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Galco KingTuk Inside The Waistband Holster RH Glock 17/19/23/26/27/31
  • DESIGNED TO FIT: Galco's KingTuk Deluxe tuckable IWB Holster is designed and molded to fit the Glock 22 Gen 2-5. NOTE: For a complete list of compatible models please refer to product images.
  • COMFORTABLE & SECURE: The highly popular KingTuk Deluxe IWB holster reigns supreme in comfort, speed, and versatility! The lined leather backplate design makes it comfortable against the body while creating a snug and secure fit.
  • UNRIVALED SPEED & VERSATILITY: The patented KingTuk Deluxe provides a comfortable backing plate lined with Premium Center Cut Steerhide, a smooth leather front and a rigid Kydex holster pocket for a fast draw and easy holstering.
  • UNIQUE CLIP DESIGN: Worn inside the waistband, the KingTuk Deluxe includes Galco's patent-pending polymer UniClip and Ultimate Stealth clip designs for excellent concealment, stability and easy on-off capability.
  • MADE IN THE USA: The premium saddle leather used in our holsters is sourced from the top 2% of leather available in America and is transformed into pieces of functional beauty by our experienced craftsmen in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Galco’s super popular and perhaps best-sellingrange, KingTuk Deluxe holsters are stylish, tuckable, and resides under the genre of IWB holsters.
  • They are available in a trendy black color that gives a classy touch to these supreme quality holsters.
  • The overall dimensions of this holster model are1 x 1 x 1 inches, which weighs 1 ounce. This further comes with a maximum belt size of 1.75 inches with an open muzzle.
  • The kind of material used in manufacturing these holsters is a superior quality of hybrid i.e., leather, which is the conventional yet intelligent choice for making holsters, and Kydex, which itself is a type of molded plastic that provides needed robustness under quite a low cost; thus, engrossing the best of both the types.
  • The build quality of these holsters is ultra-efficient. Thecarefully engineered KingTuk Deluxe holster comprises of a comfortable basic backing plate, made of top-qualitysaddle leather and then more beneficiallylined with further premium-qualitycenter-cut steer hiding on the top, and a rigid Kydex-made pocket for a quick draw and thus results in efficient and easy holstering.
  • The inside the waistband style endows the wearer to wear this easily concealable holster inside the belt or waistband.
  • The clipping system is also super-efficient in these wearable products. These KingTuk Deluxe holsters are designed to work with Galco’s patent-pending polymer uniclip system and also the ultimate stealth providing clip designs that enable the user to keep and use firearms with utmost ease. These clips can be moved up or down as per the preference of the wearer in the corresponding holes in the leather backplate which further facilitates the user to set the customized functioning of the whole gun-holster system.
  • KingTuk Deluxe holster fits a super vast range of compatible firearms, that is also the largest among all the KingTuk varieties of holsters. The list of compatible guns includes CZ P10C, P10F; Glock 17,19, 19X, 22, 23, 26, 27, 31, 32, 33, 45; Ruger Security-9, Ruger Security-9 Compact; Zev TechnologiesO.Z-9; American Classic Amigo, Commander, Compact Commander, Trophy; AMT Combat Government, Commander, Hardballer, Skipper; ATI Firepower Xtreme GI, Military, Titan; ATI HGA FX9, FX45; Caspian 1911 High Capacity; Magnum Research Desert Eagle 1911U;Colt 1911A1, 1991A1, Colt Combat Commander, Colt Combat Elite, Colt Competition Pistol, Colt MKIV series, and many other Colt 3-5 inch barrel length handguns; along with guns of several other well-known gun manufacturing companies like Dan Wesson, Smith & Wesson, Nighthawk, Para-Ordnance, Kimber, Rock Island Armory, Sig Sauer, Springfield and many more.
  • This holster supports handguns with barrel lengths varying from a broad range of 1.875 inches to 6 inches.
  • They also come at both the left-hand and right-hand varieties.
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Galco KingTuk Inside The Waistband Holster RH Glock 17/19/23/26/27/31
  • DESIGNED TO FIT: Galco's KingTuk Deluxe tuckable IWB Holster is designed and molded to fit the Glock 22 Gen 2-5. NOTE: For a complete list of compatible models please refer to product images.
  • COMFORTABLE & SECURE: The highly popular KingTuk Deluxe IWB holster reigns supreme in comfort, speed, and versatility! The lined leather backplate design makes it comfortable against the body while creating a snug and secure fit.
  • UNRIVALED SPEED & VERSATILITY: The patented KingTuk Deluxe provides a comfortable backing plate lined with Premium Center Cut Steerhide, a smooth leather front and a rigid Kydex holster pocket for a fast draw and easy holstering.
  • UNIQUE CLIP DESIGN: Worn inside the waistband, the KingTuk Deluxe includes Galco's patent-pending polymer UniClip and Ultimate Stealth clip designs for excellent concealment, stability and easy on-off capability.
  • MADE IN THE USA: The premium saddle leather used in our holsters is sourced from the top 2% of leather available in America and is transformed into pieces of functional beauty by our experienced craftsmen in Phoenix, Arizona.

Galco KingTuk Air IWB holster

  • Galco’s another popular range and the least priced among all, the KingTuk Air IWB holsters are stylish, tuckable, and comes with a natural finish coupled with black colored holster pocket.
  • It came as a cooler alternative, literally, to the best-selling KingTuk Deluxe IWB holsters that also are from the same house, providing an added level of comfort that was previously unknown with all the broad-plate IWB holsters. The steerhide lining-comprised leather backing plate is supported by an extra amount of ventilation in these particular holsters which made them extremely comfortable to wear and use especially in hot & humid climatic regions. 
  • The build quality of these holsters is ultra-efficient with hybrid material. These carefully designed holsters comprise of a comfortable basic backing plate made of top-quality saddle leather lined with premium-quality center-cut steer hide construction, ventilated well to improve airflow and thus comfort.
  •  A rigid Kydex-made holster pocket aids in a quick draw and thus results in efficient and easy holstering.
  • The ‘inside the waistband’ style endows the wearer to wear this easily concealable holster inside the belt or waistband with efficient metal belt clips, that also comes with optional patented C-Hooks. Other accessories like the tuckable belt loops also work perfectly with these holsters.
  •  Further, Galco’s patent-pending polymer uniclip system and also the ultimate stealth providing clip designs that enable the user to keep and use firearms with utmost ease. These clips can be moved up or down as per the preference of the wearer in the corresponding holes in the leather backplate which further facilitates the user to set the customized functioning of the whole gun-holster system.
  • The feature of the raised sweat guard in these holsters is provided to effectively protect the pistol and also the wearer.
  • The customary plastic clips fit up to 1.75 inchesof the belts.The overall dimensions of this holster model are12.62 x 2 x 9.75 inches and this weighs 10.3 ounces.
  • Both the left-hand and right-hand varieties are available for purchase & use.
  • The KingTuk Air holsters come compatible with a super vast range of diverse firearms like Glock 17, 19, 22, 23, 26, 27, 31, 32, 33; RH; Tan – KA224; Colt 1911A1, 1991A1, 1991A1 Commander, Colt Combat Commander, Colt Lightweight Commander, Colt Combat Elite, Colt Delta Elite, Colt Competition Pistol, Colt MKIV series 70 & 80, Colt Officer’s Model, Colt Special Combat Government; and many other handgun models of several other well-known gun manufacturing companies like Dan Wesson, Smith & Wesson, Guncrafter Industries, Nighthawk, Para-Ordnance, Kimber, Rock Island Armory, Sig Sauer, Springfield, Kahr and Wison Combat.
  • This holster basically supports handguns with barrel lengths of 3 inches to 5.5 inches.

Galco KingTuk Classic IWB holster

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Galco KingTuk Inside The Waistband Holster RH Glock 17/19/23/26/27/31
  • DESIGNED TO FIT: Galco's KingTuk Deluxe tuckable IWB Holster is designed and molded to fit the Glock 22 Gen 2-5. NOTE: For a complete list of compatible models please refer to product images.
  • COMFORTABLE & SECURE: The highly popular KingTuk Deluxe IWB holster reigns supreme in comfort, speed, and versatility! The lined leather backplate design makes it comfortable against the body while creating a snug and secure fit.
  • UNRIVALED SPEED & VERSATILITY: The patented KingTuk Deluxe provides a comfortable backing plate lined with Premium Center Cut Steerhide, a smooth leather front and a rigid Kydex holster pocket for a fast draw and easy holstering.
  • UNIQUE CLIP DESIGN: Worn inside the waistband, the KingTuk Deluxe includes Galco's patent-pending polymer UniClip and Ultimate Stealth clip designs for excellent concealment, stability and easy on-off capability.
  • MADE IN THE USA: The premium saddle leather used in our holsters is sourced from the top 2% of leather available in America and is transformed into pieces of functional beauty by our experienced craftsmen in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • The comparatively newer KingTuk Classic IWB holsters provide a single-layered top-quality leather backplate that conforms itself much quicker to the wearer’s hip, thus, facilitating a more comfortable fit on the body of the wearer along with easy carrying of the gun as well as fast drawing and returning to the holster.
  • The premium quality full-grain steerhide lining on the backplate, the rigid Kydex holster pocket, and the efficient clipping system resemble the other KingTuk models that ultimately aid the user with a perfect firing grip.
  • Available accessories like the optional metal belt clips, the tuckable belt loops, etc. also work perfectly in sync with the KingTuk Classic holsters.
  • The compatible firearms fit with this model of holster include Beretta APX; Colt Defender; Glock 17, 21, 26, 42, 43; Taurus GX4; HK USP Compact 9 DA/SA, 40 DA/SA; Magnum Research Desert Eagle 1911U; and other several gun models from the familiar gun-manufacturing companies compatible with all the KingTuk products like Kimber, Para-Ordnance, Ruger, Smith & Wesson, Sig Sauer, and Springfield.
  • This trendy black-colored holster basically supports handguns with a range of barrel lengths from 1.87 inches to 5 inches and comes in both the right-hand & left-hand varieties.

Galco KingTuk Cloud IWB holster

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Galco KingTuk Inside The Waistband Holster RH Glock 17/19/23/26/27/31
  • DESIGNED TO FIT: Galco's KingTuk Deluxe tuckable IWB Holster is designed and molded to fit the Glock 22 Gen 2-5. NOTE: For a complete list of compatible models please refer to product images.
  • COMFORTABLE & SECURE: The highly popular KingTuk Deluxe IWB holster reigns supreme in comfort, speed, and versatility! The lined leather backplate design makes it comfortable against the body while creating a snug and secure fit.
  • UNRIVALED SPEED & VERSATILITY: The patented KingTuk Deluxe provides a comfortable backing plate lined with Premium Center Cut Steerhide, a smooth leather front and a rigid Kydex holster pocket for a fast draw and easy holstering.
  • UNIQUE CLIP DESIGN: Worn inside the waistband, the KingTuk Deluxe includes Galco's patent-pending polymer UniClip and Ultimate Stealth clip designs for excellent concealment, stability and easy on-off capability.
  • MADE IN THE USA: The premium saddle leather used in our holsters is sourced from the top 2% of leather available in America and is transformed into pieces of functional beauty by our experienced craftsmen in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • The newest arrival in the market, the KingTuk CloudIWB series offers featuresthat combine tremendously comfortable carry with better concealment with the first-time hybrid construction material duo of Kydex/ballistic nylon among the KingTuk models.
  • The mesmerizing comfort level in these black-colored holsters comes from the advanced backing plate present in these, composed of a ballistic nylon front over a closed cell-foam body with the rear portion of the plate being lined with Galco’s revolutionary comfort cloth material that rides against the wearer. An additional layer of performance-enhancing mesh, in collaboration with the comfortable cloth lining, gives cozy padding to the user and also aids in moisture-wicking.
  • A rigid Kydex holster pocket provides fast draw and easy holstering while facilitating a full firing grip.
  • The tuckable patent-awaited polymer uniclip adjustments work suitably beneficial for adjusting the ride height preferentially among the users.
  • Till now it only comes in the right-hand variant and fits the Glock 43 with a barrel length of 3.39 inches perfectly.

Pros:

  • Comfortable to wear
  • Fits nicely with the waistband and on the body of the wearer
  • Trigger stays covered and safe while the gun stays inside the holster
  • Compatible with a vast range of firearms
  • Budget-friendly

Cons:

  • Accessibility becomes a problem at times
  • Sometimes require two hands to properly work with; one to hold the holster while the other to draw out the gun
  • Can be a bit tight initially

Conclusion:

Galco’s superior-quality full-grain leather and Kydex (occasionally nylon too) KingTuk holsters are made from the finest of materials and thus, are preciselydesigned to hold and actively house specific firearms. These are engineered and crafted following the highest engineering technology standards possible to provide the wearer with the perfect fit, sheer comfort, and effective purpose fulfillment. The build quality to price ratio is also attractive for the Galco KingTuk holsters along with their features of a perfect IWB holster.

Some FAQs

  1. Are Galco Holsters any good?

Yes, Galco holsters are indeed good in terms of high-quality products with versatile functionality, great design as well as style, and also comfortable experience in the wearer.

  • Where are Galco Holsters made?

Galco holsters are made in Phoenix, Arizona of USA.

  • How old is Galco?

Galco is currently running at the 52nd year of its glorious path being established in the year 1969.

  • Which is better leather or Kydex?

Both have their benefits. Leather holsters are considered better in terms of style and comfort whereas Kydex holsters are regarded more efficient in terms of retention. Thus, personal preference should be considered.