Smith & Wesson I Shield Plus

Review: Smith & Wesson Shield Plus

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.

Handgun Holster Manufacturing Explained

Many options exist for carrying your preferred firearm—but how do those holsters get to market?

Factory vs. Custom Leather Holsters: What's the Difference?

Custom holsters made of synthetics or leather are still made, but are they worth the money and what advantages do they offer?

Review: 1791 Gunleather Open Top OWB Multi-Fit Holster

1791 Gunleather's Open Top OWB Multi-Fit is a classic case of taking a new and innovative approach to solving an old problem.

Review: CrossBreed Open Top Pancake Holster

David Workman reviews the CrossBreed Open Top Pancake holster, which features leather construction and a classy look for outside-the-waistband carry.

Review: Mission First Tactical IWB/OWB Handgun Holster

Mission First Tactical's IWB/OWB handgun holster uses one clip to master multiple carry positions. David Workman has the full review.

Review: Weber Tactical OWB Range Holster

David Workman reviews Weber Tactical's Range Holster, a great OWB option that works well for competition or carry applications.

I Carry: Nomad9 Serialized Frame with Rival Arms Slide and Trijicon SRO in a JM Custom Kydex Holster

In today's I Carry episode, we have a Nomad9 serialized frame with Rival Arms slide and a Trijicon SRO red dot in a JM Custom Kydex Holster.

Supply Chain Disruptions in the Firearms Industry

In the modern economy, when one business is declared non-essential, eventually everything is non-essential. Supply chain disruptions are already hitting the firearm industry.

What to Look for in a Holster

Sheriff Jim offers some tips on things to look for - and avoid - when buying a concealed-carry holster.

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