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Tenicor Holster

Editor’s note: Officer Mike is trying out a Tenicor holster system. Seems like a decent design. The clips used are VERY tough to remove. A good thing. Shown is his duty 2011 and my EDC X9L. The X9L doesn’t completely seat in this example since it’s a 5” gun. But it’s obvious a 5” Tenicor holster system would receive the …

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Debugging a Holster

I am a big believer in dry-fire. Especially when shaking down new gear.  So today I am practicing with my new JM Custom Kydex AIWB holster: Wilson EDC X9L / light rail / RDS cut. I don’t have a whole lot of time with this holster so my observations right now might not stand the test of time.  Additionally…I am …

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EDC X9L: Modifying The Keeper

I’ve had some inquiries about this so here the photos. Let me state that modifying a holster voids any warranty and opens the user up to suffering a holster failure. Up to and including a catastrophic discharge of your handgun.  I am not qualified to instruct you how to do this. And do not use this post as some-kind of …

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The Keeper Wedge Replacement

One thing that came up recently in regards to AIWB carry was the concept that some holster designs are consumable. At least parts of them are. Instead of trying to explain this concept, it’s just easier to show it in pictures.  The triangular “wedge” you see works as a lever against your holster. The belt is the pivot point. And …

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Video — This is a Good M&P Holster

Time for a update to a previous video: THIS IS A BAD M&P Holster. The main issue was the lack of tension in that design. I suspect it is because the manufacturer was trying to save money by selling M&P Compact holsters as working with the Shield. While the basic footprint is similar, the width of the slide causes the …

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CCW Pistols, Rust and Hard Labor.

Do you carry all the time? 9x out of 10, looking at photos of your pistol, I can tell if you are lying. You see, carrying is a commitment. It’s not easy. It’s not fun. And usually it’s downright pain in the ass. At the recent Chainsaw Party 2015, Freeze and I were out cutting winter firewood. Between running chainsaws, …