Holsters are one of the most important purchases you will make in conjunction with a handgun. There are a wide variety of holster types and materials. A holster for a particular firearm can run anywhere between $15.00 and $400.00 ~ and up! Whether you are looking for a concealed carry holster, shoulder holster, ankle holster, or simply a holster to take your handgun to the range, there are a variety of holster options for each situation.
Concealed Carry Holsters
There are a wide variety of styles of concealed carry holsters on the market, including; inside the pant holsters, paddle holsters, pancake holsters & pocket holsters. Each style offers its own unique way of holstering a handgun, but the goal is the same : a concealed carry holster is designed to allow you to carry a pistol in a discreet, hidden manner. We stock a wide variety of concealed carry holsters from Galco, DeSantis, Blackhawk, Fobus, and many other manufacturers.
Shoulder Holsters allow the consumer to carry a handgun in either a vertical or horizontal orientation. There are different types of shoulder holster rigs depending on the handgun and the type of material the holster is made from. If you are looking for a comfortable way to carry a large frame handgun for an extended period of time, a shoulder holster may be the perfect choice.
Ankle Holsters are a great way to conceal a small automatic handgun or revolver. Often the preferred way for law enforcement to carry back-up protection, an ankle is an ideal choice to discreetly carry a small firearm. Note: Ankle Holsters vary significantly in quality. If you intend to carry a handgun on an ankle for an extended period of time, go ahead and invest in a top quality holster. The Galco Ankle Glove Holster is one of the finest ankle holsters on the market
General Use Holsters
There are a number of holsters that are designed for general use. These holsters and generally made of lightweight nylon, plastic or leather and are designed for use on the range or for storage. This style of holster is very inexpensive and also serves as a great way to carry a handgun while on horseback, travelling on an ATV or use on a tractor. Dozens of domestic and import manufacturers produce inexpensive holsters for general use.
Holsters are made from leather, nylon, polymer, plastic, and a variety of exotic materials. Each type of material will wear on a handgun differently, so keep a keen eye on your handgun and make sure the holster isn't significantly wearing the finish of your firearm. Be sure to clean your handgun often for best results with any type of holster.
At GilbertsGuns.com we stock an incredibly large assortment of holsters for all types of situations and handguns. From the least expensive general use holster, to the finest concelaed carry holsters on the market, we stock hundreds of holsters to fit every need. If you are looking for a particular type of holster that we do not carry, please contact us and we will gladly try to find the holster. I fyou have any questions about holsters, please feel free to contact us toll free at 877-YES-GUNS