Delivering both lightning quick deployment and two levels of retention, the circle level 2 auto-lock tactical holster has a battle-proven retention system optimized for a natural draw in high-stress situations. First with a detent screw that provides adjustable tension on the trigger guard, second with the Serpa auto-lock that responds intuitively when the trigger finger is indexed along with your firearm slide and the locking mechanism is depressed during the draw cycle.
Upon drawing, your finger finds itself in a safe position parallel with the slide. You can slip your firearm back in the holster and it is automatically engaged at level two.
It has a full-length design to protect your rear sights and multiple mounting options available. It is made in the USA, serving with honor and distinction worldwide.
Your Glock 19, 30, or 32 will stay comfortable and safe with the alien gear shapeshift OWB paddle holster. With a slight twist of your wrist, the paddle holster is nearly effortless to attach while still providing the security you need.
Two levels of retention mean only you are in control of how your firearm is released. The passive adjustable retention unit puts you
in charge of the security with a satisfying click, while the active retention thumb release gives you peace of mind with a push of a button. Simply use the twist locks to adjust the retention or attach the thumb release for an added security measure.
In addition to the paddle, you will also receive an optional belt slide attachment that will keep your holster completely attached to your belt at all times.
The 360-degree rotational camp makes the paddle holster completely customizable and easy to access from any position. The holsters are made in America and include only the best high-quality materials. The premium polymer shell is formed to your exact firearm with no risk of coming loose or trigger miss handles.
This innovative holster is fully compatible with the entire shape-shift system making it easy to transition into any other shape-shift holster and a variety of surfaces using the holster mount. Simply press the button on the mount to release the shell to attach it to another.
The shapeshift OWB paddle holster is backed with a forever warranty and a 30-day test drive.
This holster is specially made for Glock pistols. Glocks are by far one of the most reliable pistols you can find anywhere else. They are known for having excellent firing power, unstoppable reliability, and a quality that is second to none. Civilians, law enforcement, and even military members around the world depend on it for the purpose of self-defense.
It has a horizontal style, is fully user-adjustable, and is good for concealment. It is a double ammunition carrier, has a durable leather construction, and supports various pistol types.
It has a durable and comfortable leather design with holes for strap adjustment and it has snap button retention and also includes a double mag pouch.
However, all the hardware is plastic and it does not come with belt keepers. But it can be used without them.
It is an exceptional product for concealed carry. It features one holster and an extra pocket to carry a mag or other relevant item. It can accommodate most full-size to sub-compact pistols and revolvers. The retention is secured by a magnetic metal snap fastener. It is a universal holster, has a quick and quiet draw, and is useful for concealed carry. It is very comfortable in high-quality neoprene.
It is a universal holster that fits most large and small-size handgun frames, and it has a new tech adhesive velcro hook for durability and a quieter release.
However, the holster and mag pouch is on the same side.
The ALS stands for automatic locking system and the SLS stands for self-locking system. Safari SLS and ALS series of holsters are available in duty tactical or concealed carry holsters and also with or without light capability.
The 6360 holster utilizes the traditional and very familiar Safariland self-locking system or the hood.
Even though the hood is open, the pistol is still fully locked into level one security.
There is a release lever located directly underneath the thumb piece on the hood and when you open the hood you have to squeeze your hand and tighten your grip to release.
When you reholster it the gun automatically goes into a level one, security brings the hood up, and it goes to level three inside the Safariland ALS holster.
The holster has a lock that grabs the gun by the ejection port. As soon as you put the gun into the holster it automatically is locked.
When you rotate the gun over to the side, the release lever is located directly underneath the pivoting hood. With this, when you draw, your thumb lands naturally on the release lever.
After reholstering the gun and it automatically locks in place, bring the hood up and it goes to level three security.
The tension screw on the model 6360 is not located on the side of the holster. This screw holds the tension block in place and the tension block allows you to adjust the friction on the holster.
Turning the screw inwards will increase the friction and turning it outward will decrease the friction.
The ALS series of holsters are also available to accommodate weapons with lights mounted on them. The draw is exactly the same.
When you open the hood, unlock the ALS lock, draw the pistol, and when you reholster the gun automatically goes into level 1.
The tension screw on the light-mounted holster is located on the side of the light-mounted area.
Retention holsters are manufactured for security reasons for both civilians, law enforcement, and members of the military. They ensure that the gun remains safe and holstered until when needed.
In this article we will talk about the top 5 retention holsters in the market today and why they make this list.
This is the level of active retention methods that hold a firearm in place. Most holsters hold a firearm in place by nothing more than a good snug fit, and you can move, run, jump or stand on your head and the firearm is going to stay in place. Yet this does not make them a good retention holster.
With a level zero holster, the retention method is built inside so you cannot pull the firearm out until you rotate the gun to the side.
If someone is grabbing the firearm or trying to pull it away from you, they will not be able to get the gun out of the holster.
Level one holster is a little more obvious. It has a top strap that is released by a lever and when you push toward your body with your thumb, the lever pops off and then you can pull the firearm out of the holster.
These are mostly designed for law enforcement since they have the unpleasant task of getting their hands on the bad guys, handcuffing them, and getting them in the back of the car.
They will be carrying their firearms exposed most of the time, so having a level two or a level three holster makes sense.
Each year there are still officers killed with their own firearms. If you are beaten into unconsciousness there is not a lot you can do other than have a quality holster.
Quality retention holsters will ensure that the gun is not easily taken out even if you are unconscious.
Quality Material and Fast Draw
Duty holsters that have been ruggedly engineered for police and military should feature gross motor response technology incorporating valuable feedback from law enforcement, military, and Special Operations personnel along with countless hours of research and development. They are secure by the side and made from the best materials.
They can be configured as either a level 2 or level 3 retention holster. Active retention comes from an ejection port lock and locking back strap giving you 2 active retention devices in addition to adjustable passive retention.
Smooth and Swift Draw
When fractions of a second count you need to be confident that you will be able to draw your sidearm in a single effortless motion. Most retention holsters outperform other holsters in this by driving the shooting hand thumb down and then back freeing the pistol from attention to creating a secure shooting grip.
At the same time, the optional level of retention allows you to release your handgun with a swipe of your thumb. For more perfect use, they are customizable to fit your hand perfectly for an ergonomic draw.
Accommodate Holster Accessories
The best retention holsters offer high standard and low ride belt slides and can be canted forward or backward. For OWB, belt attachment is secured with your duty belts or by using a quick-release system.
The quick-release attachment can also be secured to a mulling player drop black surface mounts for paddle holster. They can also accommodate a number of popular light attachments. If you remove the light, your firearm will still fit in the same holster constructed from materials that are strong and reliable as the pistol that you carry.
Withstand Rigorous Conditions
They are regarded as tactical holsters for law enforcement. Hence a lot of manufacturers use these holsters beyond real-life applications including extreme heat, cold sand, and torque. The mission is to provide the ultimate duty holster solution to equip those who risk their lives to secure our freedoms.
If one retention method is good, two or three must be better, but that is not the case when it comes to civilians and permit holders.
The more things you would have to go through to get a gun out the better could hinder the drawing. Hence a lot of training has to go into retention holsters.