A good holster is an absolute necessity when it comes to carrying a handgun. Without a good holster to support the weapon, any handgun will quickly start to feel like a boat anchor. A good SHTF handgun is often large and somewhat heavy, but is full sized and maintains a relatively high capacity. That dictates a strong, supportive holster.
The Desantis Stryker is a modular system that allows the holster to be worn on the waist, on a separate thigh rig, and even attached to a tactical vest or plate carrier. The Stryker is made from a high quality, and durable, long-lasting polymer. The holster comes with a variety of different security devices for retention, and can be outfitted in either a level 2 or level 3 type retention. The Stryker’s modularity makes it an excellent option.
The ALS is probably one of the favorite holsters of police and military worldwide. The Safariland ALS is a duty sized retention holster, designed to be worn on the belt. The ALS series of holster retains the weapon by the port by the ejection port and is released when the shooter rotates the hood downwards. This prevents placing the trigger finger on the trigger when drawing. The ALS series is well known for its long lasting lifespan, and it’s unbeatable record of service.
Blade Tech Eclipse series
Blade Tech is a new name in the holster market but has made a big splash. They design holsters for law enforcement, concealed carry and competition. The Blade tech Eclipse is made for duty wear and for full sized handguns. The standard holster features a custom molded design for nearly every major gun company. The holster can even be converted for the more concealable IWB. The Eclipse can even be molded for use with a tactical light.