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Who uses a thumb break holster for shrouded hammer revolver? I want a thumb break holster for S&W my 638, but with the shrouded hammer I don't think the regular thumb break will fit right.

I ran across this Bianchi that puts the thumb break around the back of the trigger guard instead of the hammer.

http://www.bianchi-intl.com/product/Prod.php?TxtModelID=55L

Here is a picture of the pistol.

 

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Adam that I think I would want a holster that would cover the entire trigger, but that's just me. I can't answer about the regular thumb break type.
 

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I have a thumbreak for the wife's 642. It is extremely awkward to release the break. It never gets used, and now that I think about it I believe someone gave this to me. It's made by Shado (never heard of them).





 

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I have a Blackhawk Serpa for J-frame Smiths, that I use on my model 38 Bodyguard.
Since it clamps the gun in place using the trigger guard, it doesn't matter how smooth and round the hammer area is.
It's not a thumb-break, but the trigger-finger release button works good.
Don't they make concealment holsters with the same kind of retention / release system? If so, that would be another idea.

But really, if Zookeeper will make you one with the thumbbreak, that's the best option!
 
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