Category Archives: By Body Location

Boot Holsters Overview & Top Choices

When looking for a place to holster a small handgun or double-action revolver, you’ve probably already thought of all the obvious places like the belt, the shoulder, and dropped a little lower on the leg. Of course, these are all great options for carrying, drawing, and retaining a handgun, but how do they work for… Read More »

Paddle Holsters Overview & Top Choices

If you’re going to be carrying a small semi-automatic handgun or double-action revolver, you have a lot of options for a holster. These can range from your standard on-the-belt open carry leather models to the more esoteric IWB appendix carry or MOLLE vest style attachment. However, splitting the difference between utility and practicality would definitely… Read More »

Small of Back Holster Overview & Top Choices

There are commonly nine different positions for concealed carry. The “small of back” position usually referred to as SOB is carried as the name implies, in or near the small of your back, usually inside your pants. The SOB holster will be of benefit to those primarily with the interest in concealment of their firearm.… Read More »

Belly Band Holsters Overview and Top Choices

As concealed carry has gained popularity, firearms and related gear manufacturers have stepped up with a widening array of holsters. As most shooters discover, it tends to be necessary to own more than one kind of holster, because there’s absolutely more than one type of scenario calling for concealed carry. And because some situations call… Read More »

Bandolier Holster Overview and Top Choices

Bandolier holsters may not be some of the more popular holsters around but they still do serve a valuable purpose when it comes to packing your handgun.  The main reason why they aren’t as popular is because many view bandolier holsters as impractical.  But is that really true? Why sling an entire bandolier over you… Read More »

IWB Holsters Overview and Top Choices

IWB Holsters – Concealment, Comfort, and Drawing When it comes to carrying concealed, there are a variety of options available when it comes down to which method you prefer. Although some prefer carrying at their ankle or shoulder, there are many good reasons for considering IWB (Inside the WaistBand) carry. Concealment By tucking your handgun… Read More »

Ankle Holsters Overview and Top Choices

If you are in need of a holster for concealed carry, an ankle holster has probably crossed your mind.  You may also be considering other concealment holsters, such as shoulder holsters or inside the waistband holsters, but ankle holsters are an excellent option and an enduring method of proper concealed carry. Many people choose to… Read More »

Shoulder Holsters Overview and Top Choices

Shoulder holsters are a special type of harness designed to carry around one or more firearms and/or supplementary ammunition. The typical shoulder gun holster is usually designed with an ambidextrous approach, allowing customers to utilize it accordance to their hand preference (right or left). In addition to this feature, most concealed carry shoulder holsters are… Read More »