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2014 Duty Gear Press Releases

March 25, 2014
Bobby McGee Wins Puerto Rico IDPA National Championship with Safariland Range Series

Safariland congratulates team member Bobby McGee for winning the Stock Service Revolver (SSR) Division at the 2014 Puerto Rico IDPA Nationals held at the RL Shooting Club in Caguas, Puerto Rico. McGee competed with the Safariland® Range Series - a line designed with IDPA sports in mind - wearing the Model 332 Range Belt and the Model 5187 Open Top Concealment Belt Holster for the S&W 686 revolver he used.

March 13, 2014
Team Safariland’s Rob Leatham Hits Impressive Performances with Safariland ELS Rig at Two Western State Championships

Safariland congratulates Team Safariland Rob Leatham and fellow members for their outstanding performances at the 2014 Western States Revolver Championship (WSRC) and Western States Single Stack Championship (WSSSC) held March 7 through 9 in Mesa, Arizona. Rob Leatham took top honors again in the Revolver event at the WSRC and, with just seven points out, landed in 2nd place, at the WSSSC with his Safariland® ELS Competition rig.

February 27, 2014
Team Safariland Michael Voigt Takes the Win at Florida Open Pistol Championship with Safariland ELS Rig

Safariland congratulates Team Safariland members, Michael Voigt for taking first place in the Men’s Open Senior Division and Maggie Reese for her fourth place finish in the Ladies Production division of the Florida Open Pistol Championship in Frostproof, Fla. hosted by the Universal Shooting Academy. Both Voigt and Reese competed using a Safariland® ELS rig which allowed them to reconfigure their gear for each course of fire.

February 26, 2014
Robert Vogel Wins the 2014 Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship With Safariland 5199 Holster

Safariland congratulates team member Robert Vogel, for winning the Stock Service Pistol (SSP) Division at the 2014 IDPA Indoor Nationals held in Springfield, Mass. this past weekend. Vogel dominated the entire match coming in with the fastest overall time of 161.69, defending his title for the 7th year in a row.

February 11, 2014
New Safariland GLS Holster Line to be Showcased on Shooting USA

Safariland® announced today that the all-new GLS™ (Grip Locking System) holster series will be showcased on Wednesday night’s episode of Shooting USA. The hour long special features various new products launched at the 2014 SHOT Show. The GLS series is the newest line of holsters from Safariland, which feature a patent-pending retention device that securely holds the handgun in place and intuitive middle finger draw.

January 15, 2014
Bianchi Adds Traditional Belt Slot Holsters to its Allusion Concealment Line

The Bianchi® brand today announced the addition of two new Allusion™ concealment holsters at the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show and Conference (SHOT Show) January 14 - 17, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nev. With a traditional belt slot carry, the new Model 126 Assent™ and Model 131 Confidential™ are worn close to the body for excellent concealability. The Bianchi Allusion series combines the best of both leather and synthetic technologies to offer a product with traditional good looks and long-lasting performance.

January 14, 2014
Safariland Introduces State of the art Grip Locking System Concealment Holster Series

Safariland® announced the introduction of the GLS™ (Grip Locking System) series of holsters at the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show and Conference (SHOT Show) January 14 - 17, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nev. The GLS holster line features a patent-pending retention device which securely holds the firearm in place once holstered. The innovative retention mechanism is quickly and intuitively deactivated with the middle finger during the draw. Holsters with the all-new GLS retention provide weapon security with a very low-profile and ride close to the body, making them ideal for concealment.