Welcome to another episode of "I Carry," Shooting Illustrated'sweekly video series covering the guns and gear needed to put together an ideal everyday-carry kit. Today, we have aGlock G19 in aVedder Holsters ProDraw OWB paddle holster, paired with the company's MagTuck IWB magazine carrier. Rounding out the gear is aTAC5TAC-800 tactical flashlight, a CRKT Ruger Hollow Point folding knife and a Vedder Holsters Cobra gun belt.
The Gun – Glock G19
Chambered in 9 mm with a 15-round magazine capacity
Features the company’s safe-action system, which features three independent safeties that disengage sequentially with the deliberate pull of the trigger
Compatible with a wide aftermarket of accessories, including Magpul PMags and Trijicon HD XR night sights shown above.
The Holster – Vedder Holsters ProDraw Paddle OWB
ProDraw is one of the newest holster designs out from Vedder
Constructed from Kydex and molded exactly to the contours of the gun, creating an audible friction-retention lock that keeps the gun secure
Features adjustable retention and also allows for mounting and removal without removing your gun belt
Available in more than 50 different colors and designs
The Knife – Ruger CRKT Hollow Point Folder
From a collection built by CRKT but inspired by the design of Ruger firearms
Features retro styling with glass-reinforced nylon handle and is built using a ball-bearing pivot system that allows for easy opening with an ambidextrous thumb stud or blade flipper for one-handed operation
Clip can be repositioned for tip-up or tip-down carry, depending on your preference
Total length of the blade is 3.2 inches, while the overall knife measures 4.3 inches closed
The Flashlight – Tac5 TAC-800 Tactical Flashlight
Features 320 lumens of output and runs off of a common AA battery
Features three different modes of operation: high, low and strobe
Sliding bezel allows users to manually focus the beam for more concentrated light
The Belt – Vedder Holsters Cobra Quick-Release Gun Belt
Another new product introduction from Vedder, which eliminates the need to adjust the hook-and-loop length after every use.
Cobra-style buckle can be threaded through 1.5-inch belt loops without any issue.
Made in the from double layer of 1.5-inch Nylon webbing
The Mag Carrier – Vedder Holsters MagTuck IWB Mag Carrier
Constructed from Kydex and built with a clip made from spring steel, available for belts 1.5-1.75 inches wide
Edges are smoothed to allow the carrier to ride up against the skin without irritation
Features adjustable retention
Available in more than 50 different pattern designs