Higher-Retention Holsters: We Test Seven Candidates for You

Tested: Safariland’s 126GLS Assent and GLS Pro-Fit holsters, Galco’s Summer Comfort Thumb Break, Tulster Contour, Blackhawk’s SERPA Level 2 Sportster, Hogue ARS Carbon Fiber Paddle, and others.

A reader asked us to do a report on retention holsters for concealed carry, so, of course, we listened. During the test, we came to several conclusions. Some shooters do not need — and should not choose — a holster with additional retention. Those who do not practice the draw are at the top of […]
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