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holster

Mountaineering a similar case for an ice axe or piton hammer

holster

[′hōl·stər]
(ordnance)
A pocket-type device with a single compartment designed to be worn on a belt or shoulder harness, which may be furnished with it, and used to carry a pistol, revolver, or the like.
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Both of these feature a metal lined top band to hold its shape and provide easy holstering, two interchangeable belt loops for security, sight rails to prevent the front sight from digging into the holster, and a paddle at the bottom for added stability and comfort.
Take a guess what you can buy for less than $50 retail, and get standard features like an open top for the person who desires quick handgun accessibility, a trigger guard tension screw, precise hand boning for maximum retention and a reinforced opening for fast one hand holstering, crafted entirely from top quality leather.
When holstering a handgun, your finger should be off the trigger and straight.