CrossBreed Holsters has been making popular options for IWB carry for almost 15 years now. The combination of a kydex shell with a large(ish) leather backer to help distribute the gun’s weight is something that many are initially skeptical of because of the size, but are soon won over by the level of comfort - myself included.
Depending on the situation/environment, concealed carriers sometimes switch up their method of carry, rotating between IWB, OWB, AIWB, etc. Generally, this has required a different holster for each application.
The new Reckoning holster from CrossBreed changes all of that, replacing multiple purpose-built holsters with one multi-use design. As the company says, the Reckoning is “the perfect combination of Old-World Craftsmanship and New-World features.”
Unlike their other options, the Reckoning has multiple points of retention adjustment, including a retention device installed directly under the trigger guard, as well as the ability to adjust the retention of the Kydex pocket as it attaches to the leather backer itself.
As someone who prefers a really snug fit in my Kydex holsters, I really like this new feature.
With some of my other pre-molded Kydex holsters, I’ve taken a heat gun to them and remolded the section around the trigger for an even better degree of retention. That’s not necessary with this holster.
The Reckoning model is versatile and can be configured to be worn inside of the waistband on the strong side, appendix, or cross draw positions.
This is the way the holster is set up upon delivery, but it can also be converted to an OWB holster by switching out the attachment hardware.
All of the features are really easy to use. Trigger guard retention is adjusted with an included hex wrench and the other retention and conversion options can be done with a Phillips screwdriver in a matter of minutes.