Blackhawk added to its Stache family of concealed-carry products with the introduction of the Stache R.A.H.C. (Rapid Access Holster Carrier) Belt Pack and the Stache N.A.C.H.O. (Non-Conventional Adaptive Carry Holster Option) Belly Band.
The Stache R.A.H.C. Belt Pack is designed for rapid access to a handgun by pulling up on the bottom of the storage compartment, which is held by rare-earth magnets. It also offers stealth access by using the top zipper. Lightweight and built from tough, 200D water-resistant polyester, the Stache R.A.H.C. is built around a rigid 1.5-inch double layer SCUBA webbing that secures a Glock G19-size Stache IWB holster or similar system (the holster itself is not included). This makes the Stache R.A.H.C. a good alternative when carrying inside-the-waistband isn’t practical.
Completely ambidextrous, the Stache R.A.H.C. boasts adjustable straps from 26 to 58 inches, allowing the pack to easily transition from waist pack to behind-the-back pack to over-the-shoulder pack, depending on the user’s needs. A 3D mesh backer provides comfortable padding and breathability when engaging in physical activity.
Outside, the Stache R.A.H.C. features a small 7x3.5-inch pocket that’s perfect for smartphone storage. On the inside, a larger, zippered-mesh 7.75x5.5-inch pocket easily accepts other personal items. The concealed-handgun compartment is padded to reduce printing.
The Stache N.A.C.H.O. Belly Band is a concealed carry solution for those days a carrier might be wearing board shorts, gym shorts, sweatpants, yoga pants or a skirt. Constructed with a 4-inch-tall, double-ply elastic band and a hook-and-loop closure, the N.A.C.H.O. Belly Band hugs your body for a secure fit. Rigid 1.5-inch double layer SCUBA webbing secures a Glock G19-size Stache IWB holster or similar system (again, the holster is not included), plus other pockets hold cell phones, flashlights or spare magazines.
Besides the N.A.C.H.O. Belly Band’s carrying capacity, it’s designed for comfort when carrying all day. Rounded band ends reduce hot spots, and a generous 3D mesh backing creates padding and breathability when things get hot. The double-ply elastic band is strong enough to support your firearm, while also flexing around your body for optimized comfort. Available in five sizes from XS to XL, the N.A.C.H.O. Belly Band can be adapted for multiple carry positions including appendix, hip, behind-the-hip and upper torso carry.
The Stache R.A.H.C Belt Pack has an MSRP of $89.95, and the Stache N.A.C.H.O. Belly Band has an MSRP of $44.95. The new Stache products will be available at retail this April.