Holster Finder

How to Find a Holster for your Gun

Finding a holster can be a difficult task. Not only must you choose your carry style, but also you have to know what material, features and sizing is right for your gun. The Holster finder is a three-step process that helps you find the right holster for your pistol or revolver.

  1. Holster Finder Step 1

    STEP 1Choose Your Gun Type

    Start by selecting which type of handgun you have, pistol or revolver.

  2. Holster Finder Step 2

    STEP 2Select Your Make, Model, and Barrel Length

    A vast majority of holsters are specific to the make and model of your firearm. Narrow down your search for a holster by telling us the make, model and the barrel length of your pistol or revolver. You can type or click into each field or select from a drop down. This will help us find the holster right for you and your gun.

  3. Holster Finder Step 3

    STEP 3See Your Results

    After filling in all fields hit continue and the Holster finder will bring back all holsters made specifically for your gun.

Learn About Holster Styles

  • Ankle Holster

    Ankle

    Ankle holsters are a great option for smaller revolvers and compact pistols. These holsters are generally made of a wide neoprene or padded elastic strap with a...

    Ankle holsters are a great option for smaller revolvers and compact pistols. These holsters are generally made of a wide neoprene or padded elastic strap with a holster pocket attached.

    Suggested Carry Method
    Wrap the holster’s band around your support side leg with your firearm on the inside position of your ankle.

  • Belly Band Holster

    Belly Band

    Belly band holsters are made of an elastic material with a universal pocket holster. Some models come with additional pockets to carry accessories, such as an...

    Belly band holsters are made of an elastic material with a universal pocket holster. Some models come with additional pockets to carry accessories, such as an extra magazine.

    Suggested Carry Method
    Depending on the model, wrap and secure the elastic band around you stomach, hips, or chest with the holster in your preferred carry position.

  • Home & Auto Holster

    Home & Auto

    Home and auto holsters offer a variety of attachment methods. Purpose-built to deliver easy access to your firearm wherever you may need it. These areas...

    Home and auto holsters offer a variety of attachment methods. Purpose-built to deliver easy access to your firearm wherever you may need it. These areas include beside your bed, in your car, and under your desk.

    Suggested Carry Method
    Follow the manufacturer’s instruction to properly attach your holster to the proper mounting position be it in your car, under your desk, or beside your bed. For alternative holsters to use in custom locations see hook and loop holsters.

  • Chest Holster

    Chest

    Chest holsters come in a variety of materials. This holster is a popular carry style among outdoorsmen due to an easily accessible holster and convenient carry...

    Chest holsters come in a variety of materials. This holster is a popular carry style among outdoorsmen due to an easily accessible holster and convenient carry location while also wearing a backpack.

    Suggested Carry Method
    Place the straps over your head and adjust for comfort. This holster can be positioned high or low on the chest depending on your preference.

  • Competition Holster

    Competition

    Competition holsters are for the serious competitive shooter and come in a variety of materials, attachment styles, and features. Many require specific...

    Competition holsters are for the serious competitive shooter and come in a variety of materials, attachment styles, and features. Many require specific competition style belts or belt widths for attachment. These holsters are designed to securely hold your firearm while also allowing the fastest draw possible in the heat of competition. You can often change the tilt of the holster to your own personal preference to increase your draw speed. In the game of competition shooting, milliseconds can make all the difference.

    Suggested Carry Method
    Secure your holster to your draw hand side of an appropriate competition belt. Most competition belts are more rigid to ensure your holster is held securely even during fast movements.

  • Drop Leg Holster

    Drop Leg

    Drop Leg holsters are a popular carry style among military and police for their secondary weapon. These holsters are usually made of nylon stripping and a hard...

    Drop Leg holsters are a popular carry style among military and police for their secondary weapon. These holsters are usually made of nylon stripping and a hard plastic or polymer holster such as Kydex.

    Suggested Carry Method
    Attach the holster to your belt on your draw hand side. If you have a light or laser, verify your holster is compatible with your attachment. Once secured to you belt, on your draw hand side, loops strap around your thigh and secure snuggly.

  • Fanny Pack Holster

    Fanny Pack

    Fanny pack holsters offer the ability to carry your firearm in an everyday accessory offering utility and concealment for you and your firearm. These holsters...

    Fanny pack holsters offer the ability to carry your firearm in an everyday accessory offering utility and concealment for you and your firearm. These holsters are often made of nylon or an equally rugged material. Most models offer a quick access pouch for your firearm as well as general storage for everyday items.

    Suggested Carry Method
    Secure your pack around your waist and refer to your owner’s manual for instruction on properly securing your firearm inside the fanny pack. Useful for any occasion while travelling with a firearm and needing a little extra storage.

  • Hook & Loop Holster

    Hook & Loop

    Hook and loop holsters are designed to work in a multitude of applications including concealed and carry. These holsters usually consist of a neoprene strap or...

    Hook and loop holsters are designed to work in a multitude of applications including concealed and carry. These holsters usually consist of a neoprene strap or pouch to secure your firearm along with a flat rigid portion with hooked panel to can attach to various bags, under desks, besides beds, and many other locations.

    Suggested Carry Method
    Using your holster manufacturer’s instructions, secure your firearm in your hook and loop holster. Attach your holster to any compatible hook and loop surface for easy access.

  • Inside the Waistband Holster

    Inside the Waistband

    Inside the waistband (IWB) holsters, the most common concealed carry style, fit between your body and pant waistband. These holsters come in a variety of...

    Inside the waistband (IWB) holsters, the most common concealed carry style, fit between your body and pant waistband. These holsters come in a variety of materials such as Kydex, leather, and nylon. IWB holsters are secured using belt clips or belt loops around your belt or waistband. Some holsters come with an additional pouch to hold an extra magazine.

    Suggested Carry Method
    Inside the Waistband (IWB) holsters come in a variety of different carry positions and attachment methods. The most traditional way to carry an IWB holster is on your draw hand side in the 3 o’clock position. You can slide your holster slightly forward or backwards along your waistband to your personal preference. Some people may prefer to carry in an appendix carry position by carrying the holster in front of them.

  • Outside the Waistband Holster

    Outside the Waistband

    Outside the Waistband (OWB), holsters are made from a variety of materials including leather, Kydex, nylon, and polymer. These holsters also attach using a...

    Outside the Waistband (OWB), holsters are made from a variety of materials including leather, Kydex, nylon, and polymer. These holsters also attach using a variety of different methods. A paddle holster has a large plastic paddle that holds the holster using tension giving it quick on and off abilities. Other methods include belt loops or belt clips that secure the holster to the outside of your waistband using your belt. OWB holsters come in a wide variety of colors, materials, and styles.

    Suggested Carry Method
    Attach the holster to your waistband using your holster model’s specific attachment method. Most people will attach the holster to their draw hand side. You can move your holster slightly forward or backward along your waistband to fit your personal preference. Some people prefer to cross-draw, drawing their firearm from the opposite side across the front of their body. To cross-draw, secure the holster on the opposite side of your draw hand slightly forward for easy access to your holster using your draw hand. You will still want to buy a holster to fit your draw hand even if you plan to carry your holster in a cross-draw position.

  • Pocket Holster

    Pocket

    Pocket holsters were made since the advent of the ultra-compact pistol and revolver. Usually made of leather or neoprene, pocket pistols securely hold your...

    Pocket holsters were made since the advent of the ultra-compact pistol and revolver. Usually made of leather or neoprene, pocket pistols securely hold your firearm and conceals its shape while being carried in your pocket.

    Suggested Carry Method
    Pocket holsters are traditionally carried in your front pant pockets, but there is nothing wrong with carrying it in other locations such as coat or jacket pockets. Make sure to practice drawing an unloaded and made safe firearm from your holster in your chosen pocket position. With tight fit clothing, pocket holsters can be trickier to draw from.

  • Shoulder Holster

    Shoulder

    Shoulder holsters offer a great alternative to concealed carry than the traditional Inside the Waistband carry style by offering more comfort for people who sit...

    Shoulder holsters offer a great alternative to concealed carry than the traditional Inside the Waistband carry style by offering more comfort for people who sit down often. Shoulder holsters can also offer better concealment for larger revolvers. Usually made with leather or nylon, straps go over the shoulders and meet in the middle of the upper back. Many come with pouches for extra magazines.

    Suggested Carry Method
    Shoulder holsters traditionally have two straps that join in the middle forming a figure eight shape. Place your arms through the loops and slide the straps up and over your shoulders. The joint should sit in the middle of your upper back. Adjust the straps for comfort and ensure your holster and accessory pouches are easily accessible. Your holster should be on the opposite side of your draw hand. Traditional for concealed carry, wear a coat, jacket, or suit coat over your holster for concealment.