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Silent Thunder IWB

  • Silent Thunder IWB (shown with Para Expert Commander)
  • Silent Thunder Inside Waistband Holster
  • Silent Thunder IWB Profile
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Product Description

The Silent Thunder IWB Holster is unbelievably comfortable, concealable and tuckable; it has been touted as being the best Inside the Waistband Holster on the market. We follow one simple formula; the smaller the package, the more comfortable the ride.  All of our IWB holster designs follow this rule, allowing for maximum comfort, easy one-handed reholstering, ultimate in deep concealability, and stability.

Permanently lined with premium Hermann Oak Leather, the holster will protect your firearm from wear and provide a quick and "silent" draw. Reholstering is no problem with the durable Kydex outer shell and the combination of Kydex and leather will ensure a lifetime of use. Attach inside the waistband with one of Garrett's IWB Clips adjustable for wear height and cant. Several belt clip styles to choose from.  Available in Black or Olive Drab Kydex with natural leather lining (color choice option available for leather lining).

See Silent Thunder IWB Revolver Holster for all revolvers.


Silent Thunder IWB Vs. Fusion or Solo?   I am asked this question many times and it all comes down to this:

 What do you expect from the holster?

If you are looking for a holster that you put on in the morning and take off at night then the Fusion or Solo may be right for you. But if any of the following apply to your situation, you may want to default to the Silent Thunder IWB.

If you:

  • Have to remove the holster several times during the day (interview rooms, jail, work place, post office, etc) The Silent Thunder IWB lends itself to removal and replacement much better than the Fusion or Solo.
  • Want to perform multiple practice presentations daily. The Silent Thunder IWB will make you much happier in this regard as reholstering is a breeze given the rigid back.
  • Competition: The Silent Thunder IWB will be the best choice, (in IWB) for IDPA and other such events. The Solo and Fusion are not built for these activities.

Ok, it sounds like the Silent Thunder IWB is the clear winner! So why do we even offer the Fusion or Solo?

The Fusion and Solo are for a different kind of buyer. There are a lot of people in the world that do not perform multiple presentations, compete, or have to remove the holster during the day. These customers are looking for something that can be donned in the morning and worn for hours without discomfort. They don’t care about how it reholsters or that it is not built like a tank. They want to be comforted by having a means of defense and they are not paying a price in discomfort to keep said weapon handy. This is not to say that the Silent Thunder IWB is uncomfortable. It’s just not as comfortable as a cushy composite back.

In the end it’s all about your lifestyle. We build holsters that can accommodate you, not the other way around.

Ron Garrett


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  1. buy the best ,...you only cry once. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 29th Mar 2015

    I hesitated buying the iwb silent thunder, because of the price. It came highly recommended from my shooting pals, and now that I have it ,It is worth every penny!! Thanks for making a great product here in these United States!

  2. Professional Grade 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 1st Mar 2015

    During my 28 years in law enforcement I've tried so many holsters and have wasted way too much money. However, once I came across the IWB Silent Thunder I have no use for any other IWB holster. The Silent Thunder is constructed to last and is of professional grade and quality. I own three Silent Thunder holsters (Sig 229, Sig 239, and H&K P2000SK). I can wear any one of my weapons in comfort all day using this holster.

  3. Best IWB holster Ive owned! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 18th Feb 2015

    I bought this holster after watching a good review on YouTube, while I was researching kydex IWB holsters. When I looked it up on the website, I thought it was a little expensive, but I decided to take a chance on it anyway. I couldn't be happier with this holster the retention and belt clip are great. I love the that this kydex holster is leather line to protect the finish of my gun. I'll definently be investing in another one as my gun collection grows. If you invest good money into a gun, you should do the same in a holster and this is definently a good one!

  4. One word, AWESOME! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 23rd Jan 2015

    To the staff at Garrett Industries,
    I have been using my new Silent Thunder holster for my Taurus PT140 Millennium for about two weeks now. One word, AWESOME! It is truly the best purchase I have ever made under $100! I carry every single day, everywhere it is permissible and it is incredibly comfortable and very secure against my body without rubbing, pinching or binding. There was one day when I wore my gun all day from 6am until about 10 that night without taking it off. It never became uncomfortable and I pretty much forgot I even had it on.
    I noticed there were several comments made about the failure of the clips. I ordered the heavy duty clips and they seem quite sturdy. Usually I put on and remove my weapon several times during the day, and it always went on and came off quite easily. While it has only been a couple of weeks, I do not anticipate any problems.
    I have one request. Could you please send me 20 or so business cards? I had two, and I have given them both away. I plan on giving one to all of my shooting friends and anyone else who shows an interest in my Silent Thunder.
    Also, I just want to say your customer service is great! I called a couple of times with questions, and the people I spoke with were very knowledgeable and friendly.
    Thank you for an amazing product!

  5. Fourth Silent Thunder 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 12th Jan 2015

    This is my 4th Silent Thunder holster. 3 IWBs and 1 OWB. Excellent fusion of leather and kydex - best of both worlds. Holsters are rugged and comfortable for all day wear. Ron and Sheryl offer outstanding customer service.

  6. 2nd Silent Thunder holster 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 19th Sep 2014

    My latest Silent Thunder holster for an MK25 is an amazing product! Very comfy, conceals well, and my Sig fits perfect with the 0-30 degree cant adjustments. I highly recommend this holster to anyone looking for a quality holster.

  7. Perfection! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 17th Aug 2014

    I need to preface, I never write reviews whether positive or negative in nature. However, Garrett has absolutely earned an excellent review on this product. I felt it was unjust not to share. I just received my first Garrett holster for my Sig P224. Everything about this holster is fantastic; quality, comfort, fit, design/look. The pairing of kydex and leather is outstanding. I have already placed orders for my Springfield XDs and Sig 1911 Ultra Compact. These holsters will exceed your expectations!

  8. Best holster ever! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 3rd Aug 2014

    Being a police officer for 20 years, I have accumulated a box full of holsters for off duty carry. I kept trying different holsters only to go back to the simple neoprene, stuff in your waste band type holster. I stumbled upon Garrett Industries website and the product looked right. I took a gamble on it and wondered if it would be just another holster for the box. Nope!! Not this one!! I finally have a proper holster and I look forward to getting to put it on every time I leave the house. I'm now ordering one for my other off duty firearm. Thanks to the Garretts for a great product!

  9. Great holster 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 16th May 2014

    Comfortable, solid, well built and constructed. Amazed with the build quality. It fits IWB comfortably, holding the gun tight to your body and pants. The clip is solid and the gun doesn't move about as you're going through your day. The fit is exceptional. I ordered it for an HK45c. I also own an HK USP 45c. Despite the similarities in the guns, the USP was tight to get in and the 45C fit like a glove. They truly build these holsters to match your specific gun. Everything is adjustable. I'm relatively new to carry, and gambled on this holster based on internet research. Definitely will recommend it.

  10. Sig 290RS 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 13th Mar 2014

    Just picked up a Sig 290RS while taking a recent class at the Sig academy and a buddy of mine showed me his Silent Thunder holster while at the course. I was hooked. The holster was awesome. So I went ahead and ordered my own and was totally impressed at how fast it arrived, how perfect it fits the piece and how comfortable it is to wear. Awesome.

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