There are plenty of holster options out there, unfortunately, most of the good ones aren’t typically what you find at the local gun and sporting goods stores. They certainly carry a variety of holsters, but for critical uses like concealed carry, the holster is an integral part of your overall weapons system.
Here is my criteria for a suitable concealed carry holster:
1. The holster must STAY OPEN when the firearm is drawn, this implies the material must be something durable like rigid leather or Kydex.
2. The MUZZLE must be protected or covered. Holsters that allow the muzzle to completely protrude, such as competition-style holsters, are not desirable for defensive use for a number of reasons.
3. It should ATTACH firmly to the belt. There are some minor exceptions that are very specific in nature but IN GENERAL, for a defensive carry holster, it should … Read More »