First Look: Comp-Tac Holsters for Glock Gen 5 Handguns

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posted on September 29, 2020
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Comp-Tac is adding new options for Glock Gen 5 pistols in .40 S&W to its Infidel Max, Infidel Ultra Max, Warrior, International and Blue Duty Holster Series. In addition to the options already available, Comp-Tac will eventually expand every holster offering to accommodate the wider bodies of the Gen 5 handguns in .40 S&W.  

New holster option include the  International, Infidel Ultra Max, Infidel Max and eV2 for the Glock 27, International, Infidel Ultra Max and Infidel Max for the Glock 27, and International, Warrior and the no-light version of the Blue Duty for the Glock 22.

“Being able to work with firearms manufacturers during the release of new weapons is a real honor for Comp-Tac,” said Gordon Carrell, Comp-Tac general manager. “The new Glock Gen 5 .40-caliber guns have a slightly wider frame than the previous generations and Comp-Tac has been able to design holsters to fit these new guns in a short period of time. Because of that, these new holsters will be ready for purchase before these new Glocks are even available, allowing customers to carry those firearms right away.”

The International Holster is a Kydex OWB holster. The holster has a modular mounting system that includes a belt mount, paddle mount and drop offset mount. The International has been the top holster at the IDPA nationals for eight years running  and is an excellent choice for those who want to participate in competitive shooting events or head to the range for some training time.

The Infidel Ultra Max Holster is an inside the waistband, hybrid holster made from Kydex and leather that is designed for concealed carry. The Infidel Ultra Max has cant adjustment holes that allow the user to easily change from a reverse cant to a straight drop speed cant or an FBI forward cant. The Infidel Ultra Max’s top-grain, cowhide leather backing is to wear against your skin all day long and provides a soft, flexible material that doesn't rub or pinch. 

The Infidel Max Holster is an all-Kydex IWB holster that is designed to be worn behind the hip, at the 4 o’clock or 5 o’clock position. With an easy-on, easy-off single clip, this holster is a favorite for users who want the ability to put on their gun or take it off as their environment changes. 

The eV2 Holster is an appendix IWB holster designed for concealed carry. The eV2 includes the Comp-Tac Kick, an accessory piece that is designed to help press the grip of the gun into the body for better concealment.

The Warrior Holster is an outside-the-waistband holster that was recently tested and recommended by the National Training Officers Association (NTOA). The all-Kydex, pancake design is excellent for concealed carry or general range use. 

The Blue Duty Holster Series is a level two OWB holster. The “no light” version of this holster will only work with pistols that do not have an accessory light or laser mounted on them, but it will accommodate a firearm with a red-dot optic attached. This holster provides a high level of diversity and compatibility thanks to its belt mount, paddle mount and drop offset mounting options, along with level two retention.

More information on these holsters and other gear from Comp-Tac is available at comp-tac.com.

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