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Raven Concealment Systems Announces Perun Holster

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Raven Concealment Systems has given first look at their new strong-side outside-the-waistband (OWB) holster to SSD. It is called the Perun, named after the Slavic war god.

The holster can be described as the best features of the Eidolon holster body merged with the body-hugging strong-side profile of the Phantom.

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The holster body’s design, clearly based heavily on the Eidolon, significantly reduces the holster’s overall size, making it more concealable. This smaller profile is also more comfortable while seated in vehicles.

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Because the body is ambidextrous, it comes with 1.5” belt-loops designed to allow left or right-handed shooters to configure it for either 10-degree cant or a 0-degree cant. This ambidextrous design philosophy has been present in all of RCS’s latest products (like the VanGuard 2, Eidolon, Morrigan, and Copia product families) and simplifies inventory for retailers and government clients because there is no need to try to forecast how many lefty holsters need to be ordered.

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Unlike the Phantom (which it replaces in the RCS lineup) the Perun has an innovative adjustable retention slider that allows a uniquely crisp retention that is unmatched by other polymer holsters. Unlike the more traditional “screw-through-rubber gasket” style of adjustable retention, the Perun’s retention design allows easy tension adjustments that do not back off after repeated draws.

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It is injection-molded of a polymer blend that is substantially stronger than Kydex or Boltaron, and allows it to remain functional after sustained exposure to high temperature levels that would cause Kydex holsters to lose their form.

The Perun will be available for pre-launch purchase on Black Friday, with units shipping in time to be under the tree for Christmas morning. The first three models it will be available for will be:

Glock 17 (Gen 5/Glock M and backward compatible)
Glock 19 (Gen 5/Glock M and backward compatible)
Glock 43

Following quickly thereafter, will be a Perun LC for:
Glock 19/17/34 + Streamlight TLR-1 HL
Glock 19/17/34 + Surefire X-300U

Followed quickly thereafter by (order subject to change based on .gov orders):
Sig P-320
Sig P-320 Compact
HK VP-9
S&W M&P Shield 9mm (2.0 and backward compatible)
Ruger LC-9
1911 5” Government profile
Springfield XDS

The list will continue to have models added as units move through tool-up and into production.

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Additional belt attachment options will also be unveiled in the coming months.

As with all RCS products, they are made in the USA and are backed with an unconditional lifetime warranty.

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Burn Proof Gear – Suppressed Pistol Holster

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Burn Proof Gear specializes in suppressor covers. However, they also offer a holster compatible with suppressor-equipped pistols. That’s feat enough alone, but they’ve also made the holster large enough for a suppressor equipped with their BPG Suppressor Cover Light. Granted, that’s a serious draw stroke, but few suppressor holsters exist on the market.

The holster is equipped with the G-Code RTI attachment and fitted with a G-Code drop-leg kit.  

There are a bunch of weapons and suppressor out there, so check out the website for the particulars, as well as color availability.

www.burnproofgear.com/product/suppressed-pistol-holster

Advanced Holster Offering Model For Hudson H9

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Now that Hudson is shipping the H9, Advanced Holster has introduced a holster in their Adaptable Mounting System (AMS) line for it.

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This outside-the-waistband holster is available in Right or Left Draw in Black, Coyote, Gunmetal Gray, or OD Green. Check the website for mounting options.

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advancedholster.com/products/ams-h9

2nd MarDiv Fielding S&S Precision Grenade Launcher Holsters

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

According to a Facebook post by 2nd Marine Division Gunner, CW5 Christian Wade, they are fielding the S&S Precision Grenade Launcher Holster. This PALS compatible Kydex holster will accommodate the M320 in stand alone mode. It can also be attached directly to a belt thanks to the Gear Retention Track adapters supplied by S&S Precision.

While the Marine Corps continues to rely on the M203 40mm Grenade Launcher, it looks to transition to the M320, made by H&K. This side-opening 40mm Launcher will accept a wider variety of rounds than the M203 and can be used in the stand-alone mode as well as attached to an individual weapon like the M4 or M27. Currently, a 2nd MarDiv “Über Squad”, under the tutelage of Gunner Wade, has been validating equipment and TTP concepts first explored during Sea Dragon 2025.

Raven Concealment Systems – Copia Combo

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Offered in two variants, the Copia Combo combines a rifle magazine carrier with a pistol magazine carrier. You can get Pistol-Rifle or Rifle-Pistol.

Nicknamed the “Contractor Rig” these injection molded carriers include 1.5″ Standard OWB belt loops.

Get yours here.

RCS Vanguard 2 – Available with Color Matched Overhook

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Raven Concealment Systems is offering their Vanguard 2 Holster with color matched Overhook in Wolf Grey and Mil-Spec Coyote Brown.  For those of you unfamiliar with the Vanguard 2, it’s a minimalist IWB holster which only covers the trigger guard of your pistol.  The VG2 can also be used to guard the trigger of pistols inside of waist packs and other bags, with the VG2 tethered to the inside of the bag, as it will pull away from the pistol when drawn, remaining with the bag.

Available here.

Tulster Holsters Announces IWB Profile Holster: H&K VP9SK

Monday, July 31st, 2017

Jenks, Oklahoma (July 27, 2017) What’s better than the H&K VP9… how about a subcompact version? In early 2017 Heckler & Koch released the eagerly anticipated VP9SK which has continued to grow in popularity over the last several months. With many requests for an IWB holster, Tulster decided to add the H&K VP9SK to the Profile Holster lineup.

From the ground up, the Profile holster was designed to be an ultra-concealable, minimalistic, appendix carry holster without the drawbacks. Distinct features such as the matte-edge finish and minimal material used facilitate in a comfortable fit providing maximum concealment for concealed carry.

Each AIWB Profile holster is formed to the VP9SK for a snug fit with low drag. The adjustable retention along with the inherent positive retention “SNAP” ensures the firearm is secure when holstered.

Removal of extra material between the muzzle and retention screw adds to a layer of comfort without digging into the body or thigh. The trigger guard is intentionally undercut to promote a higher grip on the VP9SK and allow for a magazine release while the firearm is fully holstered.

From the injection molded belt clip to the soft loop option, the cant settings are easily adjustable from 0-15 degrees to allow for a perfect grip on the H&K VP9SK.

This Profile holster can be ordered in many different colors and patterns for either Right or Left handed shooters.

Holster Features:
• Undercut trigger guard.
• Works with Quick Clip or Softloop Kit.
• Adjustable retention.
• Adjust cant from 0-15 degrees.
• Full sweat shield.
• Rounded and matte edges.
• Minimal material.

For more information about Tulster products, visit: www.tulster.com

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LAPD Bans Use Of Blackhawk Serpa Holster

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Earlier this week, we began to hear rumors that the Los Angeles Police Department had banned use of the Serpa Holster. We now have confirmation.

On June 8, 2017, LAPD issued a directive to its personnel disapproving use of the Blackhawk Serpa holster as well as all auto-locking trigger finger manipulated holsters. The memo goes on to add, “These holsters violate sound weapon manipulation practices and may increase the likelihood of a negligent discharge.”

The Official version of the memo seen above has been disseminated throughout the Department and was signed by the Officer In Charge of the Police Sciences and Training Bureau and countersigned by a representative from the Office of the Chief of Police.

The LAPD is one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the United States and a leader in the development of policies and procedures. They now join numerous federal agencies who have also banned use of the Serpa holster.