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The Golden Age of Holsters

While attending the 2019 NRA show, I saw a company that I haven’t thought about a very, very long time. Actually I wouldn’t have been surprised to hear they have gone out of business. And that company is ClipDraw.  Now before all you internet experts pile on with the gotcha-game, let me school you about how things USED to be. …

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Testing a New Cover Garment…Dry

It’s not high-speed low drag, but successfully drawing a pistol, from concealment, not shooting your self, and getting a first shot hit on the target; is THE skill a civilian should master.  Any change, no matter how small, should be tested and evaluated.  Here I have a new cover garment and am working out the kinks. Starts off ugly then …

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Armory Chat EP 07

Quick video from the armory. The day before I am to head back out on the road I discover my main CCW holster is damaged. Pistol: HK VP9. Holster: Keeper’s Concealment, “The Keeper”. UPDATE: 11-11-2016 Before shipping the holster off to the maker for evaluation, I discovered a second crack at the top of the holster. I have highlighted the …

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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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The Keeper — My Daily CCW Holster

I occasionally get questions about what my preferred carry holster is. I purchased this some months ago and have been giving it a fair shot. Truth be told, it has been worn everyday. And will continue to be so. It’s an appendix design. I have always preferred appendix style carry for about 20 years. Back in the day, we used …

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Larry Vickers Bans Appendix Carry For Un-vetted Students.

    The ass hurt over the LAV banning appendix carry is hilarious. If Larry Vickers doesn’t want open enrollment classes to carry appendix, that’s his choice. Respect it. Love it or leave it. But isn’t it funny? Everybody seems to be missing a glaring point. If you run appendix carry, run appendix carry. If you don’t like appendix carry, …