Holsters

Packing A Lightweight...

If the eyes are the windows of our very soul, the gun we carry is an extension of our defensive cognition.
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New Products September...

Breakthrough Clean’s Marine Care Line introduces two products: the Smooth Cast Line Conditioner and the Universal Reel Maintenance Kit.
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The Magic of a Cartridge Belt

Since my youth spent watching TV westerns and films featuring Jimmy Stewart, John Wayne, Randolph Scott, Joel McCrea and Audie Murphy,
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Open Carry Part II: The...

We have to discuss the “cons.” There are physical hazards to open carry. Opponents of the concept say, “The openly carried gun will make you a target....
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New Products June 2021 Issue

The 590 Paradigm was developed as an innovative, clip-carry knife. It has a 3" drop-point blade made of high-end S35VN steel.
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Sneaky Pete Holsters

If you love the concept of being a little crafty and hiding things in plain sight, you’re going to love the Sneaky Pete Holster.
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Confident Carry

For us old farts, the “traditional” element of leather means a lot, all the way down to the smell of it. There are other options too.
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New Products May 2021 Issue

The Comfort Flex IWB is made with a forward cant for an easy draw. It is held in place by a strong belt clip for stability and fit while remaining easy to...
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My Leather Holster's Too...

Is it safe to "lube" the inside of your holster? Mitch Rosen's Leather Lightning to the rescue!
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CrossBreed Chest Rig

After trying every way known to man, including a few clearly violating the laws of physics and common decency,
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Chest Is Best For Big Guns

Whether haulin’ hoglegs, or heavy hammers of any persuasion, chest is best for your handgun rig! Anyone who’s carried a heavy handgun knows this!
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Make Your Own Custom Holster!

American Handgunner Editor Tom McHale shows how to make your own custom holster to fit a gun of your choice with the 1791 Gunleather Ultra Custom Holster.
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New Products April 2021 Issue

The LifeLite Mobile combines an LED flashlight and aiming laser with a PepperBall launcher. It is smaller and sleeker than the regular LifeLite,
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Quartermaster: The World's...

Special Assignments Editor Roy Huntington finds he can customize his holster to his firearm, multiple times with 1791 Gunleather's Ultra Custom Concealment...
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Quartermaster: Have Your...

GUNS Magazine's Brent Wheat remarks on his simply rugged good looks as well as the excellent craftsmanship of Simply Rugged Holsters.
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Quartermaster A Holster...

Gun Cranks host Brent Wheat looks at the Hawg Holster and why it never lets go.
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CrossBreed Holsters: The...

When CrossBreed Holsters recently announced it expanded its line of popular concealment holsters to add The Reckoning series, a lot of people paid attention.
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ABDO — The Newest...

Some years ago, an acquaintance of mine was interested in creating a secure, quickly accessible box or holster of some kind for carrying a handgun in his...
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MTR DC IWB OWB is Code for...

“MTR DC IWB OWB” is code for MTR Custom Leather’s Dual Carry Inside the Waistband Outside the Waistband holster. Or, it could mean something to the...
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Open Carry Part II: The...

We have to discuss the “cons.” There are physical hazards to open carry. Opponents of the concept say, “The openly carried gun will make you a target....
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Bersa BP380 Concealed...

The Bersa BP380CC you see here just arrived. It’s been in my possession for about 24 hours. I haven’t fired it. I haven’t carried it.
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How to Carry the Walther...

In The Secret Gun of Walter Mitty, Walther’s PPX proved its worth as a smooth-shooting, ergonomically-fantastic, duty-ready pistol. Reader “Chuck D.”,...
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CCW Breakaway Pants

I have been checking out two pairs of pants designed specifically for carrying a wide range of handguns in perfect concealment.
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Carry that J-Frame Inside...

For decades, Smith & Wesson’s ubiquitous J-frame revolver has served law enforcement and civilians as a backup gun or primary concealed carry gun.
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