To begin with, my loyalty to OneTigris can be reflected in my regular use of their products from everyday carry to sports and airsoft. My first impression was the durability and unwavering quality of their designs, and at such competitive pricing in delivering these values.
I’ve caught wind of their eagerness to expand their airsoft product line, how they’re looking into “modernizing” existing nylon pistol holsters with polymer built fast draw systems. As a “pistol nerd” I was intrigued and immediately reminded of my experience in using side arms during service. It so happened that I chanced upon an opportunity to converse with OneTigris’ airsoft product designer and shared my experience on various pistol holsters with him. This article contains the highlights of that particular conversation with hopes of educating those who wish to learn more about how to choose the right pistol holster.
The first question for you: Where will you secure your pistol holster? Generally speaking you can opt for the chest, waist, or outer thigh rigging. Thanks to blockbuster movies most people would go with thigh rigs to look cool, and it’s true that veterans who have served before 2005 also favor this option. Before you decide, here are the pros and cons of each option for you to consider:
Credit: Goose (Translated by 1TG)
Background & Experience: Ex-member of PLA and China Fire Department, long-time airsoft and outdoor sports enthusiast, military replica/equipment collector.