Here’s a frightening scenario. You find yourself in a self-defense encounter. OK, so that’s frightening enough, but it can get worse. What if when you go to draw from your holster and fire your pistol, it doesn’t work? Or maybe it shoots once because your magazine is either unseated or, worse yet, completely missing.

What? How’s that happen? On (thankfully!) rare occasions, certain combinations of pistols and holster types have the potential to put pressure on the magazine release button, thereby unlocking the magazine from the pistol. That’s kind of a bad thing, especially when you aren’t aware that it has happened.

Read the rest: Is Your Holster Making Your Pistol Inoperable? – The Mag Life