Alien Gear Holster Reviews! The Tuck 3.0 IWB and MOD OWB holsters reviewed

Alien Gear Holster Reviews! The Tuck 3.0 IWB and MOD OWB holsters reviewed

I’ve had the opportunity to test out the Alien Gear Tuck 3.0 IWB (inside the waistband) holster – and the the new Alien Gear MOD OWB (outside the waistband) holster. They are excellent holsters, each suited for different styles of carry, depending on your own requirements and preferred method of carry. I’ve been wearing the Tuck 3.0 IWB for about a month a half. Alien Gear Tuck 3.0 IWB The material selection and overall thought into the design of the Alien Gear Tuck 3.0 IWB is beyond excellent. I’ll get into that more in a moment, as well as cover 3 other areas: Comfort & Wearability, Retention & Access and Concealability. The holster is a hybrid, which means they’ve paired multiple material types neoprene, their own ‘Alien-skin’, stainless steel retention plate, boltaron plastic shell, ballistic nylon clips and steel screws. They’ve put a lot of thought into the design of the holster. Let’s get into it. Materials & Design I honestly can’t think of any improvements in the choices they made for the materials. The backing is neoprene and a thermo-elastomer ‘Alien Skin’ texture. The neoprene side is the back, the side next to your body, and it’s very comfortable. It also doesn’t have issues with soaking sweat like leather, and has a little sponginess which adds to the comfort. The thermo-elastomer ‘Alien Skin’ is the textured outer layer of the backing and it aids with weapon retention, drag and durability. Sandwiched inbetween the neoprene and thermo-elastomer Alien Skin is a stainless spring-steel plate to help with retention. The retention plate is opposite of the holster shell. The holster... read more
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