Category Archives: holster

Best cure is prevention, but…

  …if avoiding psychos doesn’t work, then shooting them would have to do. Statistically, women are at greatest personal risk of murder or aggravated battery when they leave abusive relationships. So don’t compound bad judgment in picking mates by choosing … Continue reading

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Snake skin holster

Dennis at Dragon Leatherworks makes awesome holsters. This one is made of snake skin.

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Hast Holster

Saw a very nice holster and speedloader pouch set. Upon inquiry, I found it to be yet another Michael Hast design. The pictures don’t really do it justice. The leather is worthy of the gun it encases, S&W M27.  

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Concealment holster for HK VP9

Avenger model from Nelson Holsters, quite comfortable.

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A mix of classic and new

Last year, I was curious what happened to KD Holsters and discovered that the brand was no longer. But some of their designs live on through Nelson Holsters. James Ervin Nelson took the most popular designs from several old brands, … Continue reading

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What’s more scary?

A smiling redhead? Or the clip-fed 9mm revolver, the favorite fodder of pulp novel writers of the 1970s, in her hand? Photo for Kangaroo Carry.  

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Teaching is more efficient than fighting

If we ever have to take on the prohibitionists in combat, reducing their strength by two would require inflicting two casualties. Or, if the foes in question are support personnel, two civilian casualties. That’s not something our side would do … Continue reading

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Sideguard Holsters: new on AllOutdoor

Carry Solutions For the Active Lifestyle

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CCW Breakaways carry solution: new on Alloutdoor

Is that a gun in your pants? Why, yes!

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More than the sum of its parts

Take one Sideguard holster for a .32 S&W J frame revolver. Add a cute girl. Pure ecstasy?  

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Two new articles on AllOutdoor

Sure Strike Laser Training Ammo Keltec CMR30 Carbine

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No more redshirts!

The term redshirt has had several meanings. The most current one comes courtesy of Star Trek and means a stock character in fiction who dies soon after being introduced. Redshirt deaths are often used to dramatize the potential peril that the main characters face. … Continue reading

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Kangaroo Carry: new on AllOutdoor

A low-key carry solution

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Work, work, work…

…with neat people and cool guns. Last two day’s worth of sample images. Kangaroo Carry, Charter Arms, Keltec. And… Ashbury Precision Ordnance, Nightforce Optics, Blackhawk/Champion.  

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Gun Training During Pregnancy: New on AllOutdoor

Safe alternatives.

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21st Century holster for 19th Century gun

My friend Linoge has a factory chromed 1896 model Mauser. The gun itself was made in the early 20th century, but the design predates the Second Boer War! He made a modern carry holster and clip carrier for it. As … Continue reading

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The very definition of “custom” holster

“Custom” means made to customer’s specifications, with feature’s just as requested. This atypical Dragon Leatherworks holster shows why people choose individually designed products. The gun it contains, by the way, launches entirely serious .452″ projectiles.

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Lawyer grips

No idea why the pistol was decocked for the photos. I wasn’t paying attention at the time. Close-up of the grips to show detail.  

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Summer dress carry

As we have recently observed, summer dresses often lack pockets and belt loops. Fortunately, some guns are light enough that a belt thrown around the waistline can support a sufficient holster with comfort. This one, made by Simply Rugged in … Continue reading

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Holsters for unusual combinations of lights and sidearms

Quick, who makes mass-produced holsters for Bersa BP9CC and Viridian C5L combination? The sheet number of possible permutations of lights, lasers and pistols is so great, that custom makers like Leatherneck Tactical have a niche market. Designed by an active … Continue reading

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