1791 Gunleather strengthens holster offerings with new Kydex models
By Jacki Billings
The 1791 Tactical IWB Kydex holster brings a rigid structure to the leather holster maker’s lineup. (Photo: 1791 Gunleather)
1791 Gunleather, best known for its selection of leather-styled holsters, is breaking into the Kydex market, launching the new 1791 Tactical IWB Kydex holsters.
The inside-the-waistband holster is constructed from 0.080-inches Kydex 100 that is heated and then molded to an exact replica of each of the offered firearm models. The company says this process ensures a correct fit and precise retention. The holster provides a positive and audible click when the gun is seated into the holster and is an “easy-on, easy-off” design.
The 1791 Tactical IWB Kydex holster features an adjustable cant ranging from to 15-degrees, allowing users to fine-tune their concealment. The holster, according to the company, can be worn in either the strong-side, IWB position or in the appendix position. A concealment wing is also secured to the holster, helping to angle the grip into the body for better concealment and less printing. The rig also sports a sweat-shield and stainless steel hardware to resist corrosion.
Made in the U.S., the 1791 Tactical IWB Kydex is outfitted with an RMR/optic cut for pistol optics as well as an enlarged opening for