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Silent Thunder IWB "Guardian"
Silent Thunder IWB "Guardian"

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The Silent Thunder Guardian (IWB) is suitable for semi-auto firearms only (see Silent Thunder Warrior for IWB Revolvers) and is a concealable and tuckable inside the waist holster for a smooth draw and firearm protection for your semi-auto. Permanently lined with quality domestic leather** for a rapid, even draw and available in many Colors. The ST Guardian is our number one selling holster. We follow one simple formula, the smaller the package, the more comfortable the ride. All of our leather lined full kydex IWB holster designs follow this rule, allowing for maximum comfort, easy one-handed reholstering, ultimate in deep concealability, and stability. Our Enhanced Nylon Clip/Clip Adapter-Centerline (comes standard with the Holster) is available in 1.5" and 1.75" belt sizes and up to a triple-layer nylon web belt.

Garrett has been searching for a clip that complements our holsters for many years. We have researched/purchased countless third party clips, never finding one that offers our bolt pattern or the amount of cant we think is essential for properly carrying a firearm. We are pleased to announce the addition of our newly designed and tested clip adapter. This adapter, along with a Nylon-66 Clip that we have modified, is the answer. The Centerline Mounting Clip has 25 degrees of forward and backward cant and can be raised 1/2" to lower the ride. Centerline Mounting is only suitable for the Silent Thunder Guardian Holster currently built as well as all iterations since 2007. The Enhanced Nylon Clip with Clip Adapter is available in belt sizes 1 1/2" and 1 3/4". Another plus is that the clip portion can be purchased separately if you change belt sizes.
Our Price: $90.00

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Product Code: HST2000

Firearm Make/Model*:

Holster Color*:

Natural Leather
Black [Add $8.00]

Carry Side (this item)*:

Barrel Length*:


Threaded Barrel*:
Cover Threaded Barrel - NO/Not Applicable
Cover Threaded Barrel - YES [Add $10.00]

Standard Sights (less than .3")
Suppressor/Co-Witness Height Sights (above .3") [Add $5.00]

Suppressor Sight Height:
If you have tall sights for an optic, we MUST know the exact height.

Red Dot Sights*:
YES [Add $10.00]

Red Dot Manufacturer/Model:

IWB Sweat Shield*:

Belt Size*:
1 1/2"
1 3/4"

The Silent Thunder Guardian is a standard mid-ride height. This IWB holster can be worn anywhere on the belt but is best suited for just in front or just behind the hip for optimal concealment and comfort. The ST Guardian comes standard with our new Enhanced Nylon Clip/Adapter (Centerline). The clip can be raised or lowered to change ride height.

**All Silent Thunder Holsters are leather lined with quality domestic veg tanned leather from either Hermann Oak or Wickett & Craig. We do not use imported or chromium leather.

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Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 80 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
2 of 5 Fantastic holster body with a flimsy clip November 18, 2023
Reviewer: Andy from Tennessee  
Holster itself is great.  The leather lined kydex is a great concept that works well.  The belt clip is very cheap and flexible.  Another review called it “3D printed” and that’s exactly what it feels like.  For a $90 holster, it needs a much better way to attach to the belt.  Holster body is a 5/5, but 0/5 on the clip.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Amazing build quality. July 29, 2023
Reviewer: Ray from Southern California  
The attention to detail for my Springfield EMP 3" was insane. Garrett really fits the kydex around all small features like the slide lock, a subtle bend on the sweat shield for the safety switch and beaver tail, down to matching the sweat shield to perfectly shadow the rear sights. The fit is perfect. I got the leather look kydex and natural leather liner. It's beautiful. Zero gripes and extremely comfortable, transparent unless you think of it being affixed to your waistline. I could kot be happier with it, as far as looks, quality, detailing, etc.

However, there's always a gripe. It's minor and could be user error. But during unholster/reholster drills, I once drew the firearm along with the holster. I have a Kore tactical belt and somehow it was able to defeat the thickness of said belt. Again, could be user error, only occured once out of many drills.

Overall, I'd definitely recommend these holsters hands down.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
3 of 5 Silent Thunder August 26, 2021
Reviewer: A L from Oregon  
Shipped with a very poorly 3d-printed clip that should have been rejected. Not what I was expecting from this company. Holster seems fine.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Canik TP9 SC Elite August 14, 2021
Reviewer: Joe from Monroe, Washington  
My Canik Guardian arrived today, less than 2 weeks after ordering.  As usual it's a perfect fit, the adjustable cant was even in the right spot, out of the box onto the belt ready to roll.
This is about my 10th Garrett Silent Thunder and they never ever fail to do anything but please.  Excellent folks to do business with.  While I'm trying to slow down on carry options I'm sure a few more will come along.
Thanks for a quick delivery on an excellent carry rig.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Silent Thunder August 5, 2020
Reviewer: Gene B from Idaho  
This is my second Garret holster and I couldn't be more pleased. This is the only one I have found that has a leather lining to part my gun. Each time I get a carry gun, this is my go to company for a concerned holster. You can't beat the craftsmanship or the quality. I carry a HK VP9sk and was sad to have to go to another holster when I put a calorie pl2 mini light. But when I got my Hellcat this was the first place I went to for my holster.

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