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Sgt. Moose IWB Mag Carrier Review

This is a brief review of the IWB mag carriers from Sgt. Moose Custom Holsters.  I purchased two of the double-stack, 10mm/.45 carriers at an Irving Gun Show this summer.  It’s taken several months to put the carriers through a combination of day-to-day carry, long road trips, and intense training sessions in both hot and recently cool weather.

Here is a photo of one of the carriers next to a popular double-mag pouch, the Bianchi Patrol-Tek.  All mags are Glock 20, 15-rnd.

mag-carrier

The Sgt. Moose carrier exposes slightly more of the mag, which makes it easier for me to get a quick indexing of the mag. in my support hand.  I also liked the fact that there was ample room for adjusting tightness of fit, so the carrier provides excellent mag. retention.  The Patrol-Tek allows the mags to slip out with virtually no effort, even with the retention screw completely tightened.

The carrier may be easily used with 1.5″ or 1.75″ belts and I found it very easy to adjust forward cant.  I did experience a slight tendency of the carriers to shift over the course of a day’s activity when wearing a 5.11 belt, but no movement whatsoever with the thick 1.5″ leather belt I wear for security work.

While the carriers are designed to be placed entirely inside the waistband, they also worked when placed inside the belt but outside the pants.  With a thick, leather belt, this placement provided me with better separation from a shirt with comparable print to the Bianchi.  Stability was surprisingly good with the leather belt.

So far, the carriers have held up well in a variety of weather and travel conditions.  I have adjusted the belt screw only once since initial purchase.

The individual 10mm/.45 carriers were priced at $35 at the Irving Gun Show and that price has held steady online at the Sgt. Moose web site.

Thanks for spending part of your day with Texas Gun Show Review.

Diligencia, Vis, Celeritas

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Posted by on October 22, 2014 in Product Reviews

 

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