Posted on 22 July 2014
I found myself with four .380s to test and a number of holsters to fit them. With the popularity of “pocket carry” for the smaller .380s like the Glock 42, Kahr’s CW380 and Ruger’s LCP, the Nemesis holsters from DeSantis Gunhide were added to my list to test and evaluate.
Posted on 21 July 2014
What he wanted, and ended up designing himself, was a simple sling pack that would carry his day to day basic necessities, including a gun, and not cost an arm and a leg. He wanted it adjustable enough to feel custom, available in a few basic colors, and simple enough to be of use to everyone without a master’s degree in engineering. Enter the Man-PACK.
Posted on 17 July 2014
All-in-all, this is yet another well thought-out piece of kit from 5.11, and you can see the input of a battery of experts in its design and features.
Posted on 15 July 2014
In the past week, I’ve received a couple of emails requesting information about retention holsters for off-duty or plainclothes use. In an ideal world, a holster with equal retention features to our duty holsters, but easily hidden and immensely comfortable would be easy to find. Unfortunately, we don’t live in an ideal world.
Posted on 15 July 2014
This week’s recreational equipment review is going to discuss what we might (or should) consider carrying each time we head out “into the field”.
Posted on 14 July 2014
Since the advent of Active Shooter Response Training there has been an identified need to have a bag, pack, vest or SOMETHING in your patrol vehicle trunk that you can grab and go (with your gun) and be ready for the event at hand. Forward thinking administrators – and motivated patrol guys – have recognized that this need extends past active shooter events and have developed the concept of a “trunk go bag.”
Posted on 09 July 2014
What makes for a proper concealed carry pack or bag? It has to look non-tactical – no PALS webbing, no military colors, and no certainly camouflage. It should have a “civilian” shape – more rounded than rectangular. You goal is to blend, not be tacticool.
Posted on 08 July 2014
The bottom line is that building a tactical thigh platform takes a bit of thought and planning, but can be easily customized to suit your needs – within the confines of the real estate available on the platform itself.
Posted on 07 July 2014
Sister companies Tactical Tailor and Grey Ghost Gear are well-known for their high-quality military/law-enforcement gear, and both make low-key concealed carry packs for those customers that are also ideal for the concealed-carry citizen or off-duty cop.
Posted on 01 July 2014
While I had seen the clear advantages of AIWB carry, had tried it, and very much wanted to like it, I’d never found a holster that, for me, made it comfortable and provided secure access with my full-size M&P. And while I certainly appreciate the value of a good gun belt, I’d never heard anyone, let alone practitioners at this level, rave about one.