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How badly will a bare(cheap) Kydex holster scratch a stainless finish if at all? Looking for a cheap holster for the range that has a little more comfort than an IWB. Does the Uncle Mikes or like brands work well with the 1911?
 

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I have two Fobus kydex holsters, and they haven't affected the finish on any of my guns so far. However, I don't use them all the time, preferring my VM-II for concealed carry.

I did notice that the bead-blasted finish on my Kimber compact stainless picked up a slight smear of the black kydex material when I first got it. It came off when I cleaned the gun, and I've not seen it since.
 

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Depends on the stainless finish. On most of the satin or beadblasted styles, it will polish shiny marks instead of scratching. Do yourself a favor and save the pennies for one of the great leather holsters made by members of our forum.
 
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