What is a Kydex holster?


A Kydex holster is a popular choice among firearm enthusiasts for its durability, lightweight construction, and customizable features. Here's a detailed description of a typical Kydex holster:


**Material:** Kydex is a thermoplastic material known for its strength and rigidity, making it an ideal choice for holster construction. It provides excellent retention for the firearm while maintaining its shape over time.


**Construction:** The holster is formed by molding heated Kydex sheets around a firearm mold, creating a precise fit for the specific make and model of the gun. This process ensures a snug and secure fit, preventing the firearm from shifting or rattling while being carried.


**Retention:** Kydex holsters typically feature adjustable retention screws or hardware, allowing the user to customize the level of retention to their preference. This ensures a secure hold on the firearm while still allowing for a smooth draw when needed.


**Attachment Options:** Kydex holsters often come with various attachment options to accommodate different carrying preferences. Common attachment methods include:


1. Belt Loops: These are typically adjustable and can accommodate belts of different widths. They provide a stable and secure attachment point for the holster on the user's belt.


2. Paddle Attachment: A paddle attachment allows the holster to be easily attached and removed without having to thread it onto a belt. It provides a secure fit against the body and is ideal for quick on/off applications.


3. MOLLE/PALS Compatibility: Some Kydex holsters feature MOLLE or PALS compatibility, allowing them to be attached to tactical vests, belts, or other gear with MOLLE webbing for versatility in carrying options.


**Adjustability:** Many Kydex holsters offer adjustable cant and ride height, allowing the user to customize the angle and position at which the firearm is carried. This ensures optimal comfort and accessibility for the user's preferred drawing technique.


**Retention Devices:** Some Kydex holsters may feature additional retention devices such as thumb breaks or retention straps for added security, particularly in high-activity situations or when carrying in non-traditional positions.


**Sweat Guard:** A sweat guard is a raised portion of the holster that covers the rear of the firearm, preventing contact between the gun and the user's body to protect against corrosion and discomfort.


**Audible Click:** A quality Kydex holster often produces an audible "click" when the firearm is fully seated, providing tactile and audible confirmation that the firearm is securely holstered.


**Finish Options:** Kydex holsters are available in a variety of colors and patterns, allowing users to personalize their holster to match their preferences or blend in with their attire or environment.


Overall, a Kydex holster offers a reliable and durable carrying solution for firearms, with customizable features to suit the needs and preferences of the user.

What is your lead time?

  • Our current up to date lead time on orders is listed on the checkout page. 

How is my order shipped?

  • All orders are shipped using USPS.

Do you offer custom prints?

  • We offer 100's of custom prints. We can custom print any image, design or logo on kydex. please contact us for custom orders.

Do you have other colors?

  • We offer over 100 different colors, prints and camo's. Please Contact Us for custom orders. 
  • We can also make custom printed kydex with any design. Please contact us regarding custom prints.

Do you make holsters for other moldels?

  • Please Contact Us  for other models not listed and we can discuss the available options. We are always adding new models to the website.

Should I Loc-tite my hardware/screws?

  • Yes, We do not Loc-tite any hardware so that you can make adjustments to your holster. Once you have made the adjustments you like take the screws out and add 1 drop of BLUE Loc-tite and re-assemble your hardware.

What is your holster warranty?

  • If your holster or product breaks due to normal use, we will replace it. 
  • If you damage or break you holster by stepping on it, your dog eats it or you leave it in your car on a hot summer day. We do not cover that.
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