Category | Holsters

5.11 Tactical Zone Assault Pack (ZAP6)

Posted on 22 April 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.

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Every Hike Carry

Posted on 17 April 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”.

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Off-Duty and Plainclothes Retention Holsters

Posted on 16 April 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.

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Trunk-Kept Go Bag

Posted on 15 April 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.”

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Build Your Holster Platform

Posted on 04 April 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.

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Off-Body Carry Done Right

Posted on 03 April 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.

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PHLster and Boxer Tactical

Posted on 31 March 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.

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Raven Concealment Systems Phantom Light Compatible Holster

Posted on 29 March 2014

When it’s all said and done, Raven Concealment Systems offers a holster that is lightweight, looks good, fits good, is comfortable for long periods of time and allows excellent concealment while providing you with operational readiness by letting you carry your pistol with a light.

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Ultimate Tactical Gear: Holsters

Posted on 26 January 2012

As a follow up to our series on the Ultimate Tactical Firearms, I thought that we should continue with a look a some of the better choices in tactical gear. I felt that the next logical discussion should be about holsters.

Review: Galco King-Tuk

Posted on 20 December 2011

It’s comfortable, tough, and practical. I would recommend this holster to anyone looking for a holster that offers deep concealment, good friction retention, and quick presentation.

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