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Holy Guacamole Batman! A Super Comfy IWB Holster, Utility Belt — SHOT Show 2017

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Overview

Telor Tactical may have just solved one of the biggest dilemmas for concealed carriers — that is the lack of comfort that comes with carrying inside the waistband.

Let’s face the facts: Plastic, kydex and even leather IWB holsters can be rigid and uncomfortable, especially if you have a bit of a paunch like myself.  Yes, I have a belly, a small belly.  But it does get in the way.   

The solution to this problem is Telor’s Comfort-AIR IWB holster.  Made from medical-grade materials that provide a breathable but sturdy pocket for your gun, the Comfort-Air holster is designed to prevent your carry companion from digging into your side (or, in my case, my belly).

With the gun in the pocket.

With the gun outside the pocket.

Specs

  • Medical grade spacer fabric for cool comfort
  • Sil-Air silicone foam inside so the top of the gun or holster will not dig into your side
  • The entire holster allows airflow to your skin
  • Reinforced belt clips for a very secure hold
  • Two stretch to fit holster sizes so we can fit any of your handguns
  • Machine washable
  • Proudly made in the USA.
  • MSRP: $54.95

Impression

I liked it.  I really did.  It appears that that silicone foam really negates the jagged edges of the gun, maximizing comfort.

I want to get one in for review and really put it through its paces to see how it fares in terms of durability because if there is any concern with the Comfort-AIR that would be it.  How long does it last before it begins to wear down?

Buyers of the Comfort-AIR have a choice between two sizes, the Compact and the Sub-compact.  The former is for larger-framed revolvers and handguns whereas the smaller is for your pocket pistols, single-stacks and smaller-framed handguns.

You can see how the foam blocks the slide from digging into one’s side.

It’s really low profile, too.

Pricing and Availability

You can pick up the Comfort-AIR IWB holster for $54.95 on the Telor Tactical website.  This is a mom and pop business, which I love.  Feel free to contact the owner David Leverett with questions.  He seems like a really stand-up guy.    

But wait… there’s more!

Just as I was about to leave the booth, I noticed this other set-up on the table, called the Comfort-Air Go-Band.  I was like, Holy Guacamole!  That’s a soft, wonderfully cushy Batman utility belt that is ready to rock-n-roll on the fly.

How cool is this?

Specs

  • Medical grade spacer fabric for cool comfort.
  • Sil-Air silicone foam and Slip-Not behind gun so it will not dig into your side and will stay in place.
  • MOLLE webbing to add all of your gear
  • Includes 2 MOLLE style pouches
  • Rolls up neatly for easy storage and quick access.
  • Reinforced 2” adjustable side release buckle for a very secure hold.
  • Go-Band has place for your multi-tool in a belt carry case
  • Two stretch-to-fit holster sizes to fit any of your handguns.
  • Machine washable in cold water then hang dry.
  • Proudly made in the USA.
  • MSRP: $84.99

Impression

The belt is really cool.  You could easily store it by your bedside or leave it in your truck and if you had to beeline to an area to handle a potential “situation,” you’d have everything at your disposal yet nothing in your hands: flashlight, gun, extra magazine, medical pouch, etc. would all be around your waist.  It’s a really pragmatic concept.  I could see it being appealing to first responders who want a backup or off-duty carry belt.

It rolls up perfectly.

Easy to carry.

Pricing and Availability

As with the Comfort-AIR IWB holster, you can pick up the Comfort-Air Go-Band holster on the Telor Tactical website.  The price is $84.99.

{ 15 comments… add one }
  • Israel mcbagel January 26, 2017, 9:28 pm

    Gotta love all this speculation crap from arm chair ninjas. Everybody wants to be instructor zero. Everybody has a problem with everything. Using medical grade and athletic grade materials is badass. Think of a kneebrace. “‘The front sight might snag” well maybe your sights should be beveled and you shouldn’t be so fat… “kydex prints more than neo” well maybe but bigger pants if you plans to edc iwb with kydex… “but what about my surefire light and my laser and my hammer of dawn designating aperture” this isn’t a game dummy. Think about the killers. Think about the most lethal… unless you’re some 45 year old delta force Viking you’re dogshit. Know who’s most lethal? Chimps? Revolvers, small autos, big autos with extendos, tech nines, old ass macs, they don’t even keep their pants on their waist and yet look at Chicago….the real gun fighters are killing without any of this super plush NFL level kit. Stop bickering about technical aspect below your body count. For Christ sake watch an old episode of COPS. Motherfucking chimps find ways to stash at 15s in their big swinging dick pants if they’re tall enough. All these comments are worthless speculation. And protip to new leo and tacticool civis, you don’t need that light on your cow gun… you’re gonna get into it at 711 not clearing a house like resident evil 🙌

  • paul hubenette January 18, 2017, 4:02 am

    This one looks comfortable, however, if you are open to taking some advise from a guy with a medium to large belly who has been searching for an IWB holster for the last 3 years that fits well, here is my recommendation. I have spent in excess of $500.00 on 8 different IWB styles. Without question, and for what it is worth, my favorite IWB holster is the DeSantis, Cozy Partner. http://www.desantisholster.com/COZY-PARTNER

  • Vincent Brennan January 17, 2017, 8:54 pm

    I see the comments about re holstering not being important. In a “tactical” sense I might agree but I do not live on a shooting range. I live in the real world and my most comfortable holster sits in box of other not used holsters because I can not re holster with out undoing my belt. I can not carry into the hospital for instance. Or the Docs office. Or the library… I could go on. Yes I do sometimes ignore these signs at my own peril because most of them can only ask me to leave if they figure it out….in this state anyway.

    I conceal well enough that a whole room full of people (friends) were shocked to find out that every time they have ever seen me I was carrying. So I could get away with it but being that I spend too much time in hospitals and such that it just gets stupid to lock the gun in my truck only to have to hide while I undo my pants to have to re holster. REAL WORLD guys. Some of us live there!

  • Jim M January 17, 2017, 1:10 pm

    I won’t use a holster that does not cover the muzzle, simply because the front sight can easily snag during the draw. Maybe they can make another model to resolve this problem.

    • Mark W January 17, 2017, 3:58 pm

      Exactly Jim M,that was my first thought when i saw that frt sight sticking out.

  • Will Drider January 17, 2017, 11:19 am

    Another sweat sponge.

  • Irondoor January 17, 2017, 8:31 am

    When interviewing a vendor showing a product, please focus on the product while the vendor describes it. In the Telor interview the vendor was forced to hold the holster up by his face during the interview. That being said, those are interesting holsters and belt combos.

  • Michael January 17, 2017, 7:01 am

    You guys crack me up!!
    Always preaching how the holster “has got to” be capable of a one-hand “re-holster”. It looks like this one will collapse as soon as the weapon is drawn.
    My opinion on the matter is, who-gives-a-rip if it collapses, but most gun-rag-writers say that I’m wrong. I may be. Semper-fi, Mike.

    • Will Drider January 17, 2017, 11:11 am

      Reholstering is almost a non factor. If you are on the move and need both hands to clear a obstacle, reholstering quickly is important but not the end all priority. You can stuff it elsewhere, even mouth it if you have to.

  • James Byrne January 17, 2017, 6:30 am

    The IWB is a good ones, but it has some flaws. I have been using that one almost daily for over a year. It has been the most comfortable holster I’ve ever worn and the durability has been surprisingly good. I carry a revolver in it, a Taurus 450SS snub nose .45LC, and the hammer spur got hopelessly snagged in the holster while practicing my draw with it, so I had to snip the leading edge of the stretchy foam holster part, so it didn’t snag again if I really needed to use it… the next annoying bit is that due to the stretchy, maliable nature of the holster section, it is damn near impossible to reholster while wearing it. I find myself having to undo my belt and whatnot, remove the holster, and then put it back on with the revolver secured in it.

    Is it perfect? No. Is it comfortable? Oh hell yes. How does it hold up over time? Really, really well, actually. Worth the price? I think so. Despite it being a floppy, padded neoprene foam thing, it feels quite robust and well made for what it is. I wish I didn’t have to cut the top, and I wish I could reholster, but there are pros and cons to everything.

    • Chuck in Phoenix January 17, 2017, 11:18 am

      James, you lost me at Taurus….

      • Jim January 18, 2017, 11:22 am

        Chick, Why do you dismiss the Taurus brand? I have owned a number of Taurus handguns and every one of them have been well engineered and built. They also have some safety features that those very high and in my opinion overpriced brand named firearms. I currently carry a 24/7 Pro in .45cal. It holds 12 rds. plus one in the chamber. It all I need to do is knock of the thumb safety and pull the trigger in double action to fire the first round and it is single action after that. If for some reason the ammo doesn’t go bang when you pull the trigger, you can simply pull the trigger again as it gives you second strike capabilities. The weapon is tight and accurate. It also cost less than $400 new. My next carry gun will either be a S&W Shield Performance Center 9mm or more likely a Taurus P-111 9mm. $500 vs $200 and the only thing different is the porting, the so-called trigger job on the S&W, ( I have dry fired one in a store and didn’t notice much difference from the Taurus), and importantly the Hi-viz sights on the S&W. For the savings I can buy some Hi-viz sights for the Taurus as well as a laser!

    • BUURGA January 17, 2017, 1:37 pm

      Why in heavens name could you possibly have any positives for holster that snags your gun as you draw, and then has to be removed for re-holstering? The first is total failure from a safety/survival issue, the second from a utilitarian issue. You wore it for a year? I can’t believe you put it on the second day.

  • James M January 17, 2017, 6:01 am

    First article I’ve come across oit of five. Somebody needs to medicate the ninja and see if he is still able to write .

    • Wheels not the leg man.... January 17, 2017, 8:57 pm

      … Like he needs his next line, ASAP.

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