Category Archives: HOLSTER TALK

How Much Should I Pay For A Holster?

Someone came by searching for “how much should I pay for a holster.” As a rule of thumb, twenty percent of the cost of gun and accessories has been reasonably traditional. If you have a cheap gun, put it in … Continue reading

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Michael’s Torture Tested Holsters!

I was unaware that Michael at The Holster Site had been blowing up holsters. I knew they were good, but not how good: Michael’s holsters are my primary holsters for both everyday carry and for those special occasions when you … Continue reading

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Sarge Shot Himself In The Foot

Philadelphia’s WPVI reports a police sergeant shot himself in the foot at a Montco, Pennsylvania, shooting range. Briefly quoting the WPVI item: Police say Upper Gwynedd Township Police Sergeant Stephen Gillen was conducting an annual firearms training session at the … Continue reading

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Do I Recommend “Appendix Carry”

Someone stopped by searching for “recommend appendix carry.” Let me put it this way. Before the War, when I was seven or so, I used to play with a bunch of kids on the shores one of the big Minnesota … Continue reading

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Chuckle! Jennifer Says It Is As Big As A Toaster

Jennifer at In Jennifers Head weighs her FNP45T carry gun and backup magazines and finds it weighs more than her toaster. I can well believe that it does. Ammo is heavy even if a pistol is not. Of course, Jennifer’s … Continue reading

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“Concealed Weapons Vests?”

Someone stopped by searching for “concealed weapons vests.” Vests make very good cover for holsters of almost any sort. I wear a vest during cool weather to provide cover for my carry piece, for example. But a true “concealed weapons … Continue reading

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Michael Talks About Derringers

I see my favorite holster maker, Micheal at the Holster Site, has a few very well chosen words about “derringers.” I pretty much second the motion. Back when black powder was the only gun powder, and gamblers needed a “hideout … Continue reading

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Threepersons Style Holster For 1911, With Photo

I have had many searches for some variant of “Tom Threepersons 1911 holster.” While I do not know that Tom Threepersons ever had such a holster, the naked grip and trigger guard is typical of those Threepersons had made for … Continue reading

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SERPA Holsters Banned, And Retention

More and more the popular Blackhawk SERPA holster is being banned. A Google search for “SERPA holsters banned” turned up almost a half million hits. Here is a brief quote from one of the Google results: ATTENTION: ALL retention style … Continue reading

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