2013 Duty Gear Press Releases
June 27, 2013
Safariland® Releases New Popular Gun Fits for its Range Series Holsters
Safariland® announced today that it has released three additional fits in the Range Series, one of its newest holster collections. The Ruger LC9, Springfield XD-S™, and the S&W M&P SHIELD™ are among the latest line extensions for this series of holsters growing in popularity.
June 11, 2013
Bianchi® Offers Concealed Holster Fits for the Smith & Wesson M&P SHIELD
Bianchi® announced today that it has added fits for the S&W M&P SHIELD in two of its popular concealment models offering both outside-the-waistband and inside-the-waistband options for this popular handgun. The Model 75 Venom™ leather belt slide model features a contour-molded front and flat back for a slim profile on the belt. The Allusion™ Series Model 135 Suppression™ is a tuckable IWB holster offering excellent comfort and concealability.
June 03, 2013
Team Safariland Doug Koenig and Jessie Duff Win the 2013 NRA Bianchi Cup Pistol Tournament
Safariland® congratulates Team Safariland members for their performance and accolades at the 2013 NRA Bianchi Cup Pistol Tournament. Doug Koenig achieved an amazing15th Bianchi Cup national title with a clean score of 1920-183x! Doug had close competition from fellow Team Safariland member, Carl Bernosky, who also had a clean score with 1920-178x. In addition, Jessie Duff went on to capture the ladies championship title, while Robert Vadasz won the Metallic division and Rob Leatham finished a close second in the production division, all using Safariland holsters and equipment.
May 13, 2013
Safariland® Introduces Ground-Breaking Technology in its 7TS™ New Holster Series
Safariland® announced today that it has released the all-new 7TS™ Holster Series. This next generation injection-molded holster design is constructed of SafariSeven™ material, a proprietary nylon blend from DuPont™ that is completely non-abrasive to the weapon’s finish. Virtually impervious to weather extremes, the 7TS holsters are operationally and structurally cold tolerant to at least -50 degrees Fahrenheit and heat tolerant to at least 300 degrees Fahrenheit.
May 02, 2013
Team Safariland’s Michael Voigt wins the USPSA MultiGun Nationals for 13th time!
Safariland® proudly congratulates Team Safariland members, including now 13-time champion Michael Voigt, on their outstanding wins at the 2013 USPSA MultiGun Nationals. Held at the Desert Sportsman Range in Las Vegas, NV, 12 challenging courses tested the shooters’ skills operating the rifle, shotgun and pistol. After three days of facing top-shooters in this event, Team Safariland’s Michael Voigt won the open championship with his impeccable performance.
April 10, 2013
Introducing the Bianchi® Cowboy Wild Clearwater Rig For Colt 1911-Style Pistols
Bianchi® announced today the release of the Wild Clearwater™ holster and belt rig specifically designed for Colt 1911-style pistols. A new edition to the Bianchi Cowboy line, the Wild Clearwater Rig is handcrafted of premium-grade, vegetable-tanned full-grain leather. The holster is lined with full-grain leather for a smooth and rapid draw, while the belt is suede-lined to maintain holster position on the waist.
February 26, 2013
Bianchi® Announces New Fits for Popular Professional™ Series Holsters
Bianchi® announced today that it has released several new gun fits for its Model 100 Professional™ and Model 100T Professional™ Tuckable holsters. With the increased popularity of smaller concealed carry handguns, these holsters are now being offered for the Ruger LC9 and LC9 with Crimson Trace® Laserguard®, the Smith & Wesson M&P SHIELD™ and the Springfield XD-S™ in both 9mm and .45 caliber.
January 15, 2013
Safariland® Launches New Series of Holsters with Cordura® Nylon Finish That Provide a Low Signature to Infrared Lighting
Safariland® announced today the introduction of a new Cordura® nylon wrap finish on some of its most popular holster models. Offered in a variety of colors and prints, the development of this new finish combines genuine SafariLaminate™ thermal-molded construction with a rugged Cordura® nylon covering. In addition to providing a low signature to infrared lighting, this new development allows for textured patterns not previously available on precisely fit, molded holsters to be incorporated into the design.