This week’s Top Shot episode has the guys drawing and shooting from the holster. Because of the dynamic nature of the “stage”, they had to use a holster with retention and decide to use the Blackhawk Serpa holster for some obscure reason.
Not only is it a bad idea to give that holster to someone who is untrained, you’ll see almost everyone using it at one time (and more occasions) double or triple pump the gun because they can’t defeat the lock under stress.
I’ve had similar experience when I shot IDPA with it two years ago and vow never to use it again.
There are a lot of stupid Blackhawk loving trolls on the Internet who’ll never admit to the limitations of this holster. I’ve posted a video on my YouTube channel a while back to suggest a fix that would not only make the Serpa holster safer, but become an awesome holster.
as usual, I got bashed by these said trolls. Here’s the video :