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Just got back from a far east sea tour and got to behold the First Issue holster I bought along with some of ya'll from Sidearmor.

Couldn't be happier. Tucks in nice and draws smooth. Now I need is Practice.
 

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I agree it is great. Now I am adding the Belt Loop Attachments which are like wide J hooks. That will make the attachment point even thinner.
By the way the P99 holster works just fine on my S&W99-45. It was not designed for it but the two pistols are very similar in width.
 

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For those who are using the Sidearmor IWB P99 holster, what configuration do you have, any quirks?
It appears there are Loop, J-Hook, belt hook attachment methods to select when ordering. Also, Cant selection of 5, 15, 20 degr., and a shirt tucker attachment option (what's this?).
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The J-hook is about 2 inches wide, and the belt hook is about 5 inces wide.  The belt hook keeps the cant of the holster more stable and better applies pressure to the outside of the holster to keep the pistol butt pressed against your side.  I wear a SideArmor IWB (due to Chip00's recommendation) with belt hook almost every day.  Some seated postitions are a little uncomfortable, but you get used to it being there.  I've found the 0 degree cant does a better job keeping the pistol concealed on my wide body.  The pistol grip on my right hip mimmicks the love-handle on the left. ;)

I eased some of the edges of the holster that come into contact with me, and it made a significant difference in comfort.  The edges are quite square from the manufacturer.

I bought the tan colored holster and belt hook.  The exterior portion of the hook is visible against my belt (which I conceal with a cover garment anyway), and I find the tan color helps break up the pattern of the pistol with a lighter weight shirt (black pistol grip/tan of belt hook/black or brown belt).  I think I may just take a black permanent marker to the lips of the hooks that are visible just for the heckuvit.

I even carry my SW99 .40 Compact in the holster.  It doesn't have a trigger guard snap fit due to its shorter length barrel & slide, but it friction fits just fine (like my Galco Concealable OWB).  I also carry the SW99 .45 in it.
 

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I have the 15 degree, with the belt hooks.
Conceals very well, and is extremely stable, the only problem I've had is at times the pistol tends to catch for a second in the holster. I think it's mainly because all my other holsters are 0 degree and I'm used to a vertical draw rather than a slightly angled draw.
 

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Do you have a pic of the "belt hook" style?
The above image is of "J-hooks", correct?
It seems to me that with my 33.5" waist, a 5" wide belt hook setup may not work for me, as it would "straighten out" the natural belt curve. Am I picturing this wrong?
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The belt attachment is very flexible..
I have a 32" waist and it works perfectly for me, it's actually much more comfortable than my Comp-Tac with the J-hooks.
 
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