Gear Review: StealthGear USA Revolution IWB holsters
By Jacki Billings
StealthGear USA’s Revolution series features an AIWB option, left, and an IWB variant, right. (Photo: Jacki Billings/Guns.com)
StealthGear USA brings a minimalistic style to its holster series in the Revolution lineup. Introduced in late 2016, the Revolution is a small departure from the company’s signature Ventcore design. Namely, in the backing StealthGear opts to use for the Revolution.
StealthGear USA provided Guns.com with two variants – the IWB-Mini and AIWB – to try our hands at to determine if the Revolution models stack up against the Ventcore series.
The Revolution holster series adopts the basic style of its predecessor, the Ventcore. Featuring a molded Kydex shell mounted to a backing, the Revolution’s basic shape is very similar to that of the Ventcore. That’s where the similarities end, though. The Revolution series looks towards an ultra-lightweight design, slim in build yet durable to withstand the rigors of every day carry. It does this by pairing the Kydex shell to a proprietary ACX-57 polymer backing.
The Revolution, right, stacked against the original SGUSA Ventcore design, left, shows a more minimalistic approach. (Photo: Jacki Billings/Guns.com)
The polymer backing is light with a foam-like feel. The backing is ventilated using laser-cut ports shaped like diamonds to allow the