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.
Today on "I Carry" we have a Girsan MC9 T pistol in a PHLster Floodlight holster with a CRKT Bivy pocketknife.
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 today's episode of "I Carry," we have a Glock G19 Gen4 9 mm pistol carried in a Blackhawk T-series L3D light-bearing holster with a Blackhawk/Streamlight TLR1-HL weaponlight attached.
Safariland is coming out with new holster models for the Heckler & Koch VP9 and P30 that provide retention and versatility, yet still work when a TLR-7 or other similarly sized compact light is mounted onto the gun.
Galco’s VHS 4.0 shoulder holster system is now available for Glock 17 or 19 series pistols that are equipped with a Streamlight TLR-1 and TLR-1 HL, Viridian X5L, or Inforce Wild2 weaponlight.
Blackhawk has been a leader in law enforcement and military equipment for over 20 years, and now they are partnering with Streamlight to deliver two tactical weapon lights, the TLR1-HL and TLR-7A Flex.
Study, experience and technological advancements may convince you to make changes to your EDC gear.