Tag: holsters

Gun Holster FAIL

This oldie-but-goody video of a DEA agent shooting himself in the foot while lecturing about gun safety is a painful reminder of the importance of a good, secure gun holster. In the video, you will see that he… Read More

Defective Holsters Down Under

Authorities in the Australian state of Victoria are investigating defective gun holsters, which are still being used by area police. According the The Age, an officer was shot dead after a routine traffic stop by his own firearm… Read More

History Lesson: Kydex Gun Holsters

Kydex, a durable leather-alternative, has quickly become a favorite holster material for gun enthusiasts alike. Although it’s not as sturdy as its injection-molded carbon fiber counterparts (like the Blackhawk Serpa Holster line), Kydex’s popularity has steadily increased during… Read More

Pocket Holsters

Pocket holsters are a simple way to secure and hold your weapon. They are stiff leather pouches that hold the gun upright in a pocket of one’s pants or coat. They’re often the most inexpensive type of holster… Read More

Western Gun Holsters

The western gun holster, sometimes also called the cowboy holster, has a long history, beginning at the end of the Civil War and American West. Texas Rangers and the United States Border Patrol officers were some of the… Read More

Safariland Holsters

Safariland is one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of laminate gun holsters, belts, and accessories used by law enforcement, military, competition, and sporting goods enthusiasts. More than 70 percent of law enforcement professionals in the United States… Read More

Leather Gun Holsters

Leather is one of the best materials for gun holsters. Leather is fairly stiff but still pliant, and it comes in a number of common choices. Leather holsters are both attractive and pliant, and they come in a… Read More

Gun Holsters Basics

The basic function of a holster is to secure and hold a firearm, or another object, in a location where it can be easily accessed. A holster needs to tightly hold onto your firearm, but it also needs… Read More