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PHLster | The “Keel Principle”

Excerpted from the longer video “Concealment Principles”: I’ve broken this out into a short video for easy sharing.

PHLster | Concealment Principles

Based on the lecture portion of the “Concealment TuneUp,” class, here’s a quick rundown on how holsters work to conceal a gun, the geometry and physics of concealment, how to identify concealment features which work, and how to troubleshoot your gear.

PHLster | Concealment Tuneup

On September 28th, 2019, I gave a lecture at the Active Self Protection Conference in Kansas regarding principles of concealment, how a quality holster accomplishes effective concealment, how to tell if a holster will conceal well, and what you can do to improve the concealment of your holsters.

SHOOTING ILLUSTRATED | I Carry: Smith & Wesson Model 360PD in a PHLster Holster

Author: SI Staff Date: December 7, 2018 Welcome to another episode of “I Carry,” Shooting Illustrated’s weekly video series covering the guns and gear needed to put together a potential everyday-carry kit. Today we have a Smith & Wesson Model 360PD .357 Magnum revolver in a PHLster City Special holster. We also have Altamont grips, […]

Seatbelt Placement With AIWB Carry

A quick overview of automotive seatbelt placement relative to AIWB carry. In this video, we go over the function and purpose of SRS seatbelts, how they interact with the body, and how you should position the belt relative to your pistol.

The Classic

Originating as a Custom Shop design project, the production PHLster Classic is our first full sized AIWB holster in a year and a half. In stock and available via,, and, the Classic fits all 9mm/40 variations of Glock pistols, with slide mounted optics, suppressor sights, and compensators as standard accommodations. With our […]

Discussing Concealment with Varg Freeborn

Today, I’m discussing the why’s and how’s of concealment with Varg Freeborn of One Life Defense. I strongly encourage you to visit and sign up for Varg’s classes. Also, visit… and subscribe to get more content like this.