Idaho Patent of the Month – August 2022

Holsters are made to be safe and convenient. Safety is of the utmost importance but convenience in draw and comfort in wear are next in line. Because of these standards, holsters are designed to be worn in a variety of ways, from hip holsters to thigh holsters. Regardless of position, the user needs reasonable mobility, continued access to the weapon, and – as always – safety.

Tedder Industries, LLC is no stranger to the concept of safety first, comfort second. In fact, with five separate brands of holsters, you could say they are experts in the field. Because of this expertise, the company has recently been awarded a patent for their thigh mount holster design. The design is versatile, capable of holding handguns, pepper spray, flashlights or more. With removable attachments, additional items can also be supported including magazines, ammo, or canisters.

Their design has a main plate where panels can be attached to create a secure holding space. The main plate is curved to better fit the shape of a thigh. The panels create pouch mounts, whose rigidity can be adjusted to suit different weapon types. Tedder Industries is one of the largest and fastest growing manufacturers of gun holsters and accessories for concealed carry in the United States. This latest patent only further bolsters their status as a leading manufacturer of quality and innovative holsters.

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