Gear We Love — February/March 2015

Gear We Love — from the Chamber-View Indicator to the Kel-Tec CL-42 Flashlight to the Thompson Tactical Gen-2 CCW Belt.

Concealed Carry Gear We Love — from the Chamber-View Indicator to the Kel-Tec CL-42 Flashlight to the Thompson Tactical Gen-2 CCW Belt.

1» Chamber-View Indicator

These high-visibility blaze orange silicone inserts slip into the chamber of your firearm and instantly identify your gun as unloaded. Available in 9mm/.40 pistol, pump/auto shotgun and AR/AK-pattern rifle. Get to chamber-view.com for information on retailers.

MSRP: $7.99-$9.99

2» Talon Ordnance Eagle Shield CLP

This CLP is specifically designed to keep a firearm running reliably under heavy sustained fire. The compound physically binds to the metal at the molecular level, creating an impenetrable barrier against corrosion, and reduces cleaning time by not allowing carbon to bind itself to treated surfaces. Check it out at talonordnance.com.

MSRP: $12.99/2-ounce bottle

3» Kel-Tec CL-42 Flashlight

Extremely compact and thin for its 420-lumen output, this American-made flashlight with tail cap activation and pocket clip takes two standard 123A batteries and slips very comfortably into a pocket or purse. Rugged and reliable like everything from George Kellgren, you can find it at keltecweapons.com.

MSRP: $85

4» Well-Dressed Guns Declaration Holster

This outside-the-waistband holster is compatible with any standard belt and is designed specifically for women. Made with a combination of leather and kydex, and available in a variety of colors and with or without Swarovski crystals, this holster is truly customizable. Function meets fashion at welldressedguns.com.

MSRP: $68.95-$84.85

5» FreeHollowBooks.com Stealth Book Case

Handcrafted to your model of gun, these painstakingly manufactured hollow books make excellent gifts for gun owners who do not require highly secure storage for their sidearms. The cases are constructed from actual books and don’t bulge or wave like homemade hobbyist book safes. Dozens of different models and designs are available. Visit freehollowbooks.com for more information and turnaround times.

MSRP: $45-95

6» Thompson Tactical Gen-2 CCW Belt

This 1.5-inch medium brown Thompson Tactical Gen-2 gun belt is pictured here with brown stitching but is available with stitching in almost a dozen other colors and is backed by a 25-year warranty. Inspired by the American homesteader, the belts are handcrafted in the USA and are available at thompsontacticalbelts.com.

MSRP: $120

Gear We Love — from the Kinetic Concepts Tactical Element II Holster to the Militec-1 Synthetic Weapons Lubricant to the Concealed Carry Holster System.

Concealed Carry Gear We Love — from the Kinetic Concepts Tactical Element II Holster to the Militec-1 Synthetic Weapons Lubricant to the Concealed Carry Holster System.

1» Kinetic Concepts Tactical Element II Holster

This extremely robust inside-the-waistband holster can be ordered left- or right-handed and in two dozen different colors and camouflage patterns for 29 different sidearms. Belt loops are a standard 1.75 inches unless otherwise specified in ordering, and all holsters are made in the USA. Get yours at www.freewebstore.org/kctkydex.

MSRP: $35

2» Vickers Tactical Glock 42 Upgrades

For those who demand the highest function from their sidearms, Vickers Tactical offers magazine catches, slide stops, magazine floorplates and other essential replacement upgrades for all Glock pistols, including the 42. These and other accessories can be found at tangodown.com.

MSRP: $12.75-$19.95

3» Militec-1 Synthetic Weapons Lubricant

This solution offers dry impregnated lubrication for all types of weapons systems and vehicles and is preferred by everyone from tank crews to infantrymen to concealed carriers for its extremely high reliability even in sandy and dusty environments. Head to militecusa.com for the incredible and unique story behind this battle-tested product.

MSRP: $8.50

4» Packin’ Neat Purse Insert

This unit makes any purse a concealed carry purse. Its edge is that it uses other items in your purse as a counterweight to your sidearm, and the draw is executed smoothly and easily from a very discreet in-purse unit. They are available in four sizes for compacts, subcompacts, revolvers and stun gun/pepper spray units. Check them out at packinneat.com.

MSRP: Varies

5» Elite Survival Systems COBRA Rigger’s Belt

Double-layered 1.75-inch mil-spec nylon webbing is stitched around a stabilizing core and secured with a quick-release COBRA buckle manufactured by AustriAlpin. COBRA buckles are the world’s safest and strongest load-bearing, quick-release fasteners available and are common in both military and mountaineering applications. The D-ring is rated up to 5,000 pounds straight pull, far exceeding all standards for fall protection. The belts are made in the U.S.A. and available in black, olive drab and coyote at elitesurvival.com.

MSRP: $88.95

6» Concealed Carry Holster System

This complete concealed carry system attracts very little attention and holds all of your everyday carry items. Exterior pockets accommodate a phone, flashlight, knife, pens and other gear, and the inner pocket features a pair of canted elastic straps for securing a handgun and extra magazine. The system is available in 11 colors, is made in America, and is available at ccinplainsite.com.

MSRP: $74.95

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