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What is Kydex?

  Kydex historyKydex was developed in 1965 by the Rohm and Haas Company. Kydex is a thermoplastic whose construction gives the plastic rigidity while also allowing it to be molded into various shapes.Kydex is a relatively hard material that is lightweight, durable, and easily formed when heated. It can be vacuum-formed to create a perfect fit.Vacuum forming kydex can produce a thinner profile than injection-molded plastics. Holsters made from Kydex tend to be more durable, strong, and provide overall better retention than its injection-molded holsters.Kydex’s introduction to firearmsKydex is a material that has been around since the 1960s, where it was used in aircrafts. Since then, It has been used in a multitude of industries and products. Those range from automobile...

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3 Principles That Drive Our Company

Here at Fierce Defender, we aim to make the best kydex gun holsters available today. We offer a number of different products and whether you’re here because you’ve been a customer in the past, you found us because of a Google search, or you saw one of our posts on Instagram, the fact remains that we’re glad you’re here regardless of how you came across us. If you’re a firearm enthusiast, chances are you’ll find something to like around these parts. You might be new to our neck of the woods, and if that’s the case, we thought it would we’d take the opportunity to introduce ourselves. We believe that we’re making one of the absolute best products on the...

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What’s in Your Vehicle?

We’ve done a fair amount of writing on the items to consider as part of your everyday carry and the items we keep around in our bug out bags that are ready in our homes in the event of an emergency. And we’re not talking about the zombie apocalypse. We know, we know--The Walking Dead has everybody considering what they’d do in the event that zombies overtook the earth, but what’s more likely to happen: a zombie apocalypse or a massive flood that happens while you’re at work? Probably the latter. So are you prepared? You’re all set on a daily basis because you carry one of our kydex gun holsters and your firearm of choice (among other things). Your...

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Introducing the Best Kydex Holster on the Market

The team at Fierce Defender is pretty passionate about making kydex gun holsters that work for a number of different people and in a number of different situations. It’s why we created The Paladin, The Arbiter, and The Grey Man. Each of our concealed carry holster options is created with a different idea in mind, ensuring that firearms enthusiasts are able to carry their weapons in a way that suits them best. It’s that same idea that led us to create our newest kydex gun holster. Ladies and gentlemen, introducing The +1! You get to enjoy the same great level of comfort and adaptability that you find in the rest of our products, ensuring that when you need a custom...

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You Shouldn’t Have to Wait a Month to Get Custom Kydex Gun Holsters

When you order a Fierce Defender holster, you don’t have to wait an exorbitant amount of time to get what you want. Whether it’s an instant ship item that we’ll pack out and send on its way to you in the same day or one of our kydex gun holsters, you can count on us to make sure that you get exactly what you need quickly. At Fierce Defender, there are a couple of things that we believe define our company. So if you’re considering one of our kydex gun holsters, keep reading to learn about a few of the principles that Fierce Defender was founded on and what we’re doing to improve on making the best kydex holsters on...

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