With So Many Choices, How Do You Choose? 

How to Pick the Best Handgun Holsters and Mag Pouches

When it comes to concealed carry, having the right holster and gun magazine holder can make a huge difference in your comfort and success. Here we will discuss some of the different types of American-made holsters and gun magazine holders on the market so you can pick the best gear for your needs.

Types of Holsters for Concealed Carry

When choosing a new holster for concealed carry one of the most important factors will be deciding if you want an IWB carry or OWB concealed carry holster. Each type of holster has different advantages over the other so it will be important to decide which type will be the best for you.

OWB Concealed Carry Holsters

OWB holsters are a great option for those who want to carry their firearm with them and have easy access to their handgun. These holsters fit around the outside of your waistband and are designed to make it easier to draw your firearm. They are easy to access and offer good comfort and protection for your firearm. OWB holsters are harder to conceal than IWB holsters however and may not be the best option for you if concealability is your biggest priority.

IWB Concealed Carry Holsters

If you are looking for a comfortable concealed carry holster that is easy to wear, then an IWB holster may be a good option for you. These holsters sit on the inside of your waistband and are designed to be worn close to your body and they print less than OWB holsters. They are very concealable and offer good protection for your firearm. However, they can be more difficult to draw from than OWB holsters.

The Best Handgun Holsters

Signature OWB Holsters

The Blade-Tech Signature OWB Holster is a tough and durable holster that is IDPA legal and features a speed-cut design, making it a great option for competitive shooters. With its OWB carry design, this holster is also great for everyday use. Whether you're hitting the range or carrying your sidearm for self-defense, the Blade-Tech Signature OWB Holster has you covered.

Classic OWB Holster

The Blade-Tech Classic OWB Holster is the perfect choice for those who are looking for a durable and reliable holster for their everyday carry. This holster is made from high-quality materials and features a speed-cut design that makes it IDPA legal. The adjustable retention and versatile mounting pattern make it easy to get the perfect fit, even with your attachments.

Ultimate Klipt IWB Holster

The Blade-Tech Ultimate Klipt Holster is designed for those who demand the utmost in concealability and functionality. This IWB carry holster features an ambidextrous design for maximum versatility, as well as precision-molded construction from high-strength, heat-resistant polymer for a superior fit. The low-profile concealment wing and shirt tuck capability provide even greater concealability, making this holster ideal for concealed carry. And because it's made in the USA, you can be sure of its quality and craftsmanship.

Total Eclipse 2.0 Holster

The Total Eclipse 2.0 Holster is an ambidextrous holster made in the USA from high-strength, heat-resistant polymer and features a modular design that allows you to quickly and easily convert it to meet your specific needs. Whether you're carrying your weapon on your hip or inside your waistband, the Total Eclipse 2.0 will provide a secure, comfortable fit all day long. And with a variety of quick-release mods available, you can customize your holster to perfectly match your carry style.

Concealed Carry Mag Pouches

Gun magazine holders, more commonly known as Mag pouches are a convenient way to carry an extra magazine for your concealed carry handgun. They are available in both single and double mag pouch versions and can be worn on your belt or attached to your clothing.

Single Mag Pouches

Single mag pouches for concealed carry are becoming increasingly popular as people discover the benefits of carrying an extra magazine. Mag pouches allow you to quickly and easily access an extra magazine, which can be essential in a self-defense situation. Additionally, mag pouches help to keep your handgun and magazines organized and easy to find when you need them.

Double Mag Pouches

Double mag pouches offer the same benefits as single mag pouches, but with the added convenience of being able to carry two magazines. This allows you to have an extra magazine in case you need it, without having to carry a separate pouch for each magazine. Double mag pouches may also be more comfortable to wear than single mag pouches since these gun mag pouches disperse the added weight better than single mag pouches.

The Best Mag Pouches For EDC

Signature Pro OWB 

Blade-Tech's signature pro mag pouch is the perfect way to keep your extra magazines within easy reach. The speed cut design allows you to clear the magazine out of the pouch quickly and easily, while the 60 degrees of negative cant adjustment and adjustable retention let you tailor the pouch to your specific preferences. Whether you're a competitive shooter or just looking for a reliable way to store your extra magazines, the Blade-Tech signature pro mag pouch is the perfect solution.

Total Eclipse OWB

The Blade-Tech Total Eclipse Mag Pouch is an ambidextrous pouch that can be worn on either your right or left side, making it perfect for both right-handed and left-handed shooters. The slim and ergonomic design is perfect for concealed carry, and the flared lip allows for smooth reholstering. The curved and rounded design eliminates pressure points and is comfortable to wear all day long.

Total Eclipse 2.0 IWB/OWB

If you're looking for a top-of-the-line mag pouch that can be used for concealed carry, look no further than the Blade-Tech Total Eclipse 2.0. This mag pouch features a slim ergonomic design that's meant for concealed carry and can be worn either OWB or IWB. The ambidextrous design can be used with right-handed and left-handed shooters. This pouch also features a flared lip allowing for smooth reholstering and a curved and rounded design to alleviate pressure points and increase all-day comfort.

Final Thoughts

No matter which style of concealed carry you decide on, it's important to know about the differences between the types of holsters and mag pouches so you can choose the right gear for you. We’ve talked about some of the features of each type of holster and mag pouches as well as specific American-made products to help you pick the perfect concealed carry set up.

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