Category Archives: Holsters

Bianchi 111 Cyclone Holster for Ruger GP100 4In Rev Leading Leather for a Leading Revolver!

It took me along time to decide if this was the holster for my GP 141 S/S revolver, but patience produced a perfect fit for the Ruger GP100 4-inch series revolver. The holster is a rock-solid example of Bianchi quality. … Continue reading

HOLSTERS Observations From Personal Experience

—by M1911A1— Choosing a holster is much like choosing a wife or a husband: There’s lots of candidates out there, but you need to find the one which truly satisfies most of your needs. Further, the one you choose needs … Continue reading

Ruger 9mm SR1911 (Model 6722) – User Review Taking Command with a "Commander" 1911

In 2011, in the year of the 100th anniversary of the M1811, Ruger presented a series of pistols that aligned with the John Moses Browning 1911 platform. Since 2011, Ruger has brought us three versions of their 1911 that typify … Continue reading

SHTF Gear ACE-1 Gen 2 Holster for Ruger SR45

The Ruger SR45 semi-automatic pistol is a unique pistol but not unlike its brethren the SR9 and SR40. All are full size pistols with almost identical traits less one – barrel length. The SR40 and SR9 both have 4.14-inch barrels … Continue reading

Complicating the Draw Stroke

It is a wonderment to behold when you watch professional shooter like Jerry Miculek and others perform and practice their profession. Fluid draw strokes leading to extremely fast shots and splits between shots amaze us mere mortals. I am sure … Continue reading

Glock G43 – No Longer Wishful Thinking!

A Glock single-stack 9mm pistol was wishful thinking for many people. While the Glock folks were doing dirty little design deeds, those wishing to have a concealable single-stack 9mm were buying Smith & Wesson Shields, Kahrs, and Springfield compact single-stack … Continue reading

Simply Rugged Cumberland (Versa Clip II) Holster

Moving back to the 1911-based pistol platform for self-defense, I decided to invest in a new holster for my EDC and went on a quest to find just the right holster. For the past several years I have been carrying … Continue reading

The Maxpedition OCTA VERSAPACK

“Possibles Bags” in the form of a waist pack (or “fanny-pack”) have been around for some time. The Maxpedition OCTA VERSIPACK is no exception. The constant search for a means to carry a firearm concealed is always a challenge to … Continue reading