In retrospect, Smith & Wesson had nobody to blame for the situation but themselves. The company didn’t invent the subcompact, lightweight, single-stack nine, of course. Walther and Beretta had preceded the original Shield to market by a few years with the PPS and the Nano, respectively, and Kahr had more or less created the niche back in the 1990s.
Blackhawk has 20 years of experience making law enforcement and military equipment, and now the company is coming out with models of the Stache IWB holster to fit even more handguns.
In case you just emerged from hibernation or beamed down from another planet, allow me to be the first to inform you concealed-carry pistols are hot. So hot, they dominate sales across the firearm industry, as millions of long-time gun owners compete with seven or eight million new gun owners trying to get their hands on these pistols.
In today's episode of "I Carry," we have the new Springfield Armory Emissary 1911 pistol carried in a Milt Sparks Axiom holster along with a Columbia River Knife and Tool Daktyl pocketknife.
In today's episode of "I Carry, we have the new Ruger Max-9 micro-9 mm double-stack pistol carried in a DeSantis Slim-Tuk holster with a Holosun HE507K X2 red-dot sight attached.
In today's episode of "I Carry," we have a Smith & Wesson Model 360PD revolver in a Mission First Tactical IWB/OWB holster, along with a MyMedic The Solo Advanced first aid kit.
Safariland is rolling out new versions of of some of their most popular holsters that are designed for the Springfield Armory Hellcat.
In today's “I Carry” episode, we have a spotlight on one of the hottest segments of the concealed-carry market: Micro 9 mm double-stack pistols.
In today's episode of "I Carry," we have an FN 509 Compact MRD FDE pistol with a Holosun enclosed-emitter red-dot sight carried in a Henry Holsters Flint holster.