A Guide to Choosing a Carrying Attachment for Your Pistol

 
 

 

The means of attachment from the holster to the clothing of the person carrying it is another important item to consider. First off, your gun should somehow be connected to your person. Common options include paddle, belt clip, belt loop, and other options.

 

1. Paddle

Paddle holsters are one of the most popular types of outside the waistband (OWB) holsters. They get their name from the rigid contoured broad clip that's shaped like a paddle, which is used to secure the holster inside the waistline or along the user's belt.To maximize the performance, you should still wear a belt with these holsters but a definite bonus is they can be taken on and off relatively quickly without needing to unhinge your belt. Another bonus to a paddle is it provides a broad base that fits up against your body and can help to prevent any twist that might occur during a draw motion, making them very reliable for a smooth draw. The downside is they do tend to push the firearm a little further from the body and this can cause some of them to be harder to conceal.

 

2. Belt Clip

There are many different types of clip s and many manufacturers even make different types for the same style holster. Some clips are designed more for durability, some more for concealability trying to show as little of the clip as possible to an observer.

 

 

3. Drop Leg Platform

Sometimes called a thigh carry, or just a thigh holster. The drop leg is attached to your belt, dropped down against your thigh, and then tied off securely around your leg. Unlike with standard holsters or appendix style holsters, you don’t have to deal with extra bulk and somewhat awkward positioning. Yes, concealment goes right out the window with this kind of rig. You will always advertise that you’re carrying with a drop leg. But if you’re on duty, at the range, or open carrying for any reason at all the odds are concealment isn’t going to be a priority, anyway.

 

4. MOLLE Attachment

MOLLEattachment fits a variety of compatible packs, platforms, vests, and plate carriers. The MOLLE (Modular, Lightweight, Load-carrying Equipment) system is a stable and secure way to add pouches and accessories to your gear.

 
5.MagicPlate
 
Fits Cytac tactical gear with teeth gear, e.g. Mega-Fit holster, R-Defender holster, universal single/double mag pouch, flashlight holder, etc
The MagicPlate adopts the advanced velcro to increase the viscosity against scratches and improving adhesion. The velcro loop can be strongly stuck to the velcro hook in the backpack against changing orientation. With the velcro, your items do not floating around.3M Adhesive backing has a really strong sticky side and is large enough to allow flexibility.
 
 
6.Low Ride Belt Loop
 
Military and tactical accessory helps users to carry multiple gears with 2 plates to hold holsters, extra magazine pouches. Elastic straps and easy buckles for convenience usage. Tooth gear attached for R-Defender Holsters, magazine pouches and other tooth gear with tooth gear.
Two accessories mounting locations help to equipped with complete secondary gears of mag pouch, knife, etc. Extend the survival time.
The strap attached to the belt keeps the proper ride height for a better grip and fast drawing. Non-slip leg bands on the leg help boost a more stable carrying. They ensure security for combat movements like kneeling, crawling, or lying on the back.
 
7.Drop Leg Platform Compact Version
 
Two accessories mounting locations help to equipped with complete secondary gears of mag pouch, knife, etc. Extend the survival time.
The strap attached to the belt keeps the proper ride height for a better grip and fast drawing. Non-slip leg bands on the leg help boost a more stable carrying. They ensure security for combat movements like kneeling, crawling, or lying on the back.
 

8.Tactical single/doulbe Shoulder Harness

The tactical single shoulder harness is compatible with multiple Cytac polymer tactical gears such as gun holsters, mag pouches, tactical phone holster and etc.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
REFERENCE

1.https://www.dnatactical.com/articles/understanding-gun-holsters.htm

2. https://www.marineapproved.com/best-drop-leg-holsters-review/