holsters

ALR Episode 141 – Facing Persecution

We’ve talked about the Christian view of home defense in Episode 85, but now, with violence rising against those with conservative political and traditional religious beliefs, how should we think about suffering, persecution and self-defense? Lloyd and Pastor Bennett address the issue in today’s Clinging to God & Guns. Plus…



SHTF Gear Holster Review

SHTF Gear is a Utah-based holster maker dedicated to providing American-made gear for those who carry every day. Their hybrid design is unique, but is it worth your hard-earned cash?


A Happy Holster Ending

Last August I wrote a cautionary tale in kydex, a story of how buyers don’t always know what they are getting into when they buy from the small companies that make Kydex gear. It took a year, but thanks to the Georgia Governor’s Office of Consumer Protection, my tale had…


My 15-Minute Dry Fire Routine

Dry fire is boring. There’s not much that can be done about that. But I found a nightly routine that has enough variation to keep you interested and the best part is, it takes just 15 minutes, 3-5 times per week.


Cook’s Holsters IWB Holster Review

I have been meaning to review the Cook’s Holsters IWB holster for some time. It should tell you something that I sell their holsters in the Armed Lutheran Store. I believe in them. I use one every day. Of all the holsters I have reviewed, this is the one I…


OnYour6 Holster Review

I found the holsters from OnYour6designs on Facebook. Inexpensive and billed as one of the slimmest on the market, I thought I would give it a try and give you my impressions.


SAS Custom Holsters OWB Review

SAS Custom Holsters is veteran owned and operated KYDEX gear shop in Sydney, Ohio. As I have said before, tons of people make and sell KYDEX gear. The big difference is quality, price, and customer service. SAS is no different. Their all-KYDEX OWB holster is reasonably priced, but is it…


Myth Busted: The Danger of KYDEX Holsters

A friend of mine commented on my KYDEX IWB holster the other day that the design was dangerous because the loop can wear out and break. And when that happens, as Dave Spaulding once said, you no longer have a holster. So, I decided to abuse the hell out of…


PJ Holster Review

If you are looking for a good quality KYDEX holster at a reasonable price, but don’t mind waiting three months to get it, PJ Holster LLC is an excellent choice.


KYDEX Dreams: Blue Ridge Holsters

There are literally dozens of companies and individuals who make and sell custom KYDEX holsters for firearms and accessories. With the growing interest in concealed carry, I decided to write a series of profiles on the companies who work night and day to fill the growing demand for custom KYDEX…


KYDEX Dreams: SAS Custom Holsters

There are literally dozens of companies and individuals who make and sell custom KYDEX holsters for firearms and accessories. With the growing interest in concealed carry, I decided to write a series of profiles on the companies who work night and day to fill the growing demand for custom KYDEX…


When it Comes to KYDEX, Buyer Beware

I’ve been writing a series of stories about KYDEX holster companies and their products recently, mainly because I think buyers should know whom they are investing in and what to expect. I’ve really been amazed by the differences, and I have only dealt with a handful of companies so far….


Concealment Solutions Sidewinder Review

The Concealment Solutions Sidewinder is a leather-KYDEX “hybrid” holster, designed to be worn on the belt. Jason Christiansen at Concealment Solutions as been a supporter of this blog for some time now. I approached them after months of using their products. All told I own five of their holsters and…


KYDEX Dreams: Cook’s Holsters

There are literally dozens of companies and individuals who make and sell custom KYDEX holsters for firearms and accessories. With the growing interest in concealed carry, I decided to write a series of profiles on the companies who work night and day to fill the growing demand for custom KYDEX…


KYDEX Dreams: Cane & Derby Industries

There are literally dozens of companies and individuals who make and sell custom KYDEX holsters for firearms and accessories. Do a Google search for “custom KYDEX” or “KYDEX holster” and you will find over 850,000 results. With the growing interest in concealed carry, custom KYDEX has become a cottage industry….