Sometimes you just have to let your inner child come out and buy that HexCam® Adirondack holster for your Sig P365. Did you know that here at Vedder Holsters we wanted to give our customers as many color options as possible? That is why we have over 75 color options and are always adding more.
You may be wondering, isn't the whole point of carrying to conceal your weapon meaning you want a neutral color? No, many people open carry at their homes or on their property or compete in competitions. And you can still concealed carry with a colored holster.
There is value in purchasing a colored holster that many people don’t consider. That is why we have come up with 6 reasons you may want a colored holster.
So, let’s dive right in!
1. Don’t Leave Your Gun at Home
Have you ever left home and just forgot your concealed carry system? It happens to the best of us but by the time you realize you forgot it there may not be time to go back. One thing you can do to help you remember is use a colored holster.
Depending on how you store your gun and holster, it is easier to forget your gunmetal gray holster at home than it is to forget your hot pink holster. A gray holster can blend in with its surroundings and be easily overlooked. If you had a hot pink holster, how could you miss it?!
So, if you find that you are constantly forgetting your conceal carry gun at home and have a neutral colored holster, try a fun brightly colored one. You might realize it’s harder to forget your holster.
2. Colored Holsters And Leaving Your Gun In A Public Place
Imagine you are out with your family and you go to the restroom. Where do you put your gun while you are taking care of business? Do you set it on the toilet paper dispenser or on the floor, maybe you just hold onto it? Well, if you set it down you are likely to forget it if you aren’t paying close attention.
If you have a colored holster you are more likely to notice the zombie green item sitting next to you on your way out of the stall than if it were black. You may think you don’t have to worry about forgetting your gun in the bathroom because that's just not something you could do. Think again. You’d be surprised at the number of things people leave in a public restroom, guns included.
Purchasing a colored holster for your concealed carry gun can be beneficial if you are constantly leaving things in restrooms, it’s harder to forget a brightly colored holster.
3. Colored Holsters To Differentiate Between Gun Models
Maybe you have multiple concealed carry guns or just guns that you have holsters for, colored holsters can help distinguish between the array of holsters.
Oftentimes various gun model holsters can look similar. If you have a black holster for all your guns it may take some time to match the gun with its proper holster. Whereas if you pick a color for each gun and order any holsters for that gun in its designated color or pattern, it will be easier to know which holsters match which gun.
If you find yourself staring at your holsters because they are all the same color and you don’t know what gun they go to, it may be time to invest in some colored holsters.
4. People Cerakote Guns So Why Not Get A Holster To Match
You may have seen people with various colored guns or you might have one yourself. These guns are often cerakoted. There is a lot of time, effort, and money that goes into cerakoting a gun. So, why not have a holster that matches? When your gun is in the holster not much of it can be seen, but your holster might be visible, or at least on Instagram sometimes. Imagine taking your nice american flag gun and placing it into a matching holster. Makes you feel good and looks much better in pictures, doesn’t it?
If you have a cerakoted gun don’t put it in a plain colored holster that doesn’t compliment your gun, that’s no fun. Put it in a nice matching holster and just imagine how cool everyone will think you are, because you are.
5. May Be Easier To Reholster With A Colored Holster
Depending on what clothes you are wearing and the color of your holster, you may find it is difficult to reholster your gun because your holster blends in with your clothes, or maybe you’re in a low light situation. There aren’t many things worse than fumbling around trying to get your gun back in the holster.
Prevent the embarrassment of struggling with your dark colored holster that blends with your clothes and get a colored holster. With a colored holster it can be easier to reholster your gun because of the high visibility and the difference in color between your clothes and the holster. No more fumbling!
6. Personal Taste
Everyone has a favorite color or pattern. Maybe you are military or police and want a holster to represent that. Whatever your personal preference is, we have a holster for you. Let your personality show through the color of your holster.
All of our holsters, from IWB to OWB, are custom made to fit your gun and are available in over 75 different color options available.
So let’s review why you might want a colored holster. You are less likely to forget it at home or in a public restroom. You can use colored holsters to distinguish between the holsters for your various gun models. If you cerakote your gun you may want a holster that matches. Also, if you find that your holster blends in with your clothing and you struggle with reholstering, a colored holster might help. Oh, and don’t forget, it’s just cool!
You can check out all of the colors and patterns we offer on our Holster Colors page.
But ultimately, what color holster you choose comes down to what you prefer and what meets your needs. We recommend visiting our Holsters by Gun Model page if you are looking for holsters that are custom made for your weapon of choice. For all of our belt and holster options and for more information to help you choose the carry system that works best for you, visit our Vedder Holsters website.
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