A short list of some of today’s most popular concealed carry pistols can be summed up through 3 manufacturers: Glock, SIG Sauer, and Smith & Wesson. Each respective company’s most popular sidearm would be the G48, P365/P365XL, and M&P Shield 9/380 EZ. So, it only makes sense that Blackhawk has expanded their ARC IWB (Appendix Reversible Carry – Inside the Waistband) holsters to now include all of those popular guns.
The ARC series of holsters for Blackhawk is a newer line within their portfolio of shooting accessories, but it is quickly growing. It boasts a fully reversible design and most of the holsters are compatible with multiple firearm makes and models. It is fast becoming a popular option for people who carry appendix with their CCW weapon. Some of the specifications for the ARC IWB holsters can be read below as presented by Blackhawk:
- Soft yet durable injection molded polymer material for comfort
- Fully ambidextrous design allows for left and right hand use
- Includes two cant and ride height adjustment belt clips for 1.5″ to 1.75″ belts
- Passive retention detent with adjustment screw
- Allows for use of rear mounted red dots
The running MSRP for these holsters regardless of the configuration for specific firearms is benchmarked at $24.95 each. As always, they are made in the USA and are covered under Blackhawk’s Warranty in the rare event that you should ever need service or a replacement. Willie Vernon, the Senior Director of Marketing for Blackhawk, had these words to share surrounding the ARC IWB series:
The focus of the A.R.C. IWB holster has always been based on versatility and comfort. With its ability to accommodate both left and right-handed shooters as well multiple forms of concealed carry placement, the A.R.C. IWB can be customized for each individual user. For those seeking a deep concealment option that won’t hamper their daily movements, the A.R.C IWB won’t disappoint.
In all, the Blackhawk ARC IWB series fits over 25 different firearm models including both full-size, compact, and optic ready configurations. For all of our CCW folks out there, do you happen to own a G48, P365/P365XL, or M&P Shield EZ? Would you consider using one of these Blackhawk holsters? Let us know all of your thoughts in the Comments below! We always appreciate your feedback.