Flexible Design Improvements From Blade-Tech: The New Ambi Eclipse Holster

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New for 2014 is a major improvement to Blade-Tech’s popular Eclipse pancake style holster. The previous design was molded specific to right to left hand use with a curve in the pancake to fit around the body. The new model features an ambidextrous holster pouch. Instead of molding the holster pocket itself to fit the […]

A Brief History of Gun Holsters

Gun Holsters

Holsters have been around longer than you might think – almost as long as Cher has been parading around wearing doilies. In fact, holsters actually pre-dated guns. Do you really think bands of wooly mammoth hunters carried spears and rocks in their hands? After all, they couldn’t invent important things like fire and Brown Sugar […]

Holster Review: Blade-Tech IDPA Competition Pack with SRB (Sting Ray Belt) Holster

Blade-Tech IDPA Competition Pack with SRB (Sting Ray Belt) Holster

This is our favorite Kydex oustide-the-waistband holster. For concealed carry, it’s rock solid and adjustable to your belt width – anywhere form  1 1/4” to 2 1/4”.  This prevents any wobble on the belt, assuming your belt fits within the holsters’ adjustable range. Gun retention is excellent while the draw is still silky smooth. A […]

Holster Review: Blade-Tech Looper Gun Belt (An ‘almost year’ of abuse in the rainforest)

Blade Tech and Looper gun belts are a Kydex and Leather sandwich

About 10 months ago at SHOT Show 2011, I happened to stop by the Blade-Tech booth. Mainly because they had boatloads of really cool stuff on display. Holsters, magazine carriers, flashlight holsters, Taser holsters, and a whole assortment of tactical things designed to carry other tactical things safely and securely. After discussing a Sting Ray Belt […]

Ruger Announces New LCBM Pocket Rocket Pistol

Ruger LCBM Pocket Rocket Pistol

One day after stunning industry insiders with the LC9 9mm Centerfire Pistol announcement, Ruger added fuel to the fire of the pocket arms race with the announcement of the Ruger LCBM Pocket Rocket Pistol. Designed to offer maximum defensive power in a lightweight and pocket sized form factor, the LCBM retains many of the LC9 […]