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Light Bearing Holsters

Light bearing holsters are quickly becoming a preferred choice among firearm enthusiasts for their functionality and innovative features. Whether you're in search of a light bearing leather holster or a light bearing nylon holster, Craft Holsters has a vast array of options to cater to your unique needs.

What is a Light Bearing Holster?

If you're an aficionado of cutting-edge firearm accessories, you've likely come across a light bearing holster. This special type of holster is designed to accommodate a handgun equipped with a tactical light or tactical laser, providing the perfect amalgamation of functionality and style. Initially adopted by law enforcement and military professionals, these holsters are now becoming a staple among civilians, especially those who prefer a holster with light for nighttime use or low-light environments.

Key Benefits of Light Bearing Holsters

  1. Modern and innovative design, marrying style and function
  2. Suitable for both concealed and open carry with light bearing iwb holster and light bearing owb holster options
  3. Exceptional balance and premium comfort when carrying
  4. Quick and easy access to your firearm, especially in low light conditions
  5. Can accommodate various handgun models with tactical lights
  6. Ideal for larger pistols with light attachments
  7. Often features additional compartments for ammunition storage
  8. Easy concealment with styles like the light bearing iwb holster, even in warmer months

Main Types of holsters with light

Craft Holsters specializes in bringing a wide range of light bearing holster choices to cater to different preferences and needs. Here's a sneak peek into our major categories of light bearing holsters:

IWB light bearing holsters

Just like the name suggests, IWB holsters with light are a type of concealed carry holster worn inside the waistband, most frequently attached to the 1 o’clock or 3 o’clock waist area.

light bearing OWB holsters

These are mainly used for outside waistband carry and they fall under the category of open carry holsters.

Light bearing shoulder holsters

Explore our collection of pistol holsters with light for shoulder carry that allows you to carry your light-equipped pistol with utmost convenience and style. In general, shoulder holsters offer probably the highest level of comfort and are quite easy to conceal, especially in colder months.

Materials Utilized in Crafting Light Bearing Holsters

At Craft Holsters, we utilize a range of premium materials to craft the perfect light bearing holster for you. Here’s a glimpse into our craftsmanship:

Light Bearing Leather Holsters

Our light bearing leather holsters are renowned for their quality and durability, promising a lifetime of utility and elegance.

Light Bearing Kydex and Nylon Holsters

Apart from leather, we also offer a range of light bearing kydex holsters and light bearing nylon holsters, promising durability and a comfortable carrying experience.

Light Bearing Holsters FAQ

What is a Light Bearing Holster?

A light bearing holster is a specially designed holster that can accommodate a handgun equipped with a tactical light, providing easy access and secure storage for your firearm. It is an essential accessory for those who prefer carrying a pistol with a light attachment.

How to Make a Light Bearing Holster?

Creating a light bearing holster involves utilizing premium materials like leather, kydex, or nylon, and crafting them to fit specific handgun models with light attachments perfectly. At Craft Holsters, each holster is carefully designed to provide a secure fit for your firearm with a light. However, making one at home would involve precise measurements and skills in crafting materials. It is recommended to consult detailed guides or seek professional assistance.

What are the Best Light Bearing Holsters?

The best light bearing holsters are those that are crafted with precision and quality materials, offering a perfect fit for your firearm and ease of access. Our top recommendations at Craft Holsters include:

  1. IWB Holster w Steel Clip (Light/Laser)
  2. Shoulder Holster System (Light/Laser)
  3. Comfortable Belt Holster (Light/Laser)

How to break in a light-bearing holster?

If you get one of our holsters with light molded exactly for your gun and tactical light or laser, you most probably won’t have to bother with holster break-in. However, in case your new holster feels a bit too tight, just follow our Break-in Guide. And if you don’t have any break-in solution at hand, feel free to get our Small Break-in Kit, which comes with everything you need for a successful shoulder holster break-in.

What Light / Laser Attachments Do We Have Holsters For

If you want to know what kind of attachments do we offer holsters for read this comprehensive list below. We have holsters for:

Crimson Trace CMR-201

Crimson Trace CMR-204

Crimson Trace CMR-206

Crimson Trace CMR-207

Crimson Trace CMR-208

Crimson Trace LaserGuard

Fenix GL06

Fenix GL06 (Sig P365 Only)

Fenix GL19R

Fenix GL22

Firefly V2 Flashlight Green Laser

GTL 11

Inforce WILD 1

Inforce WILD 2

Insight M3 LED

Klarus GL1

Laser Max (Ruger LCP Only)

LaserMax (S&W M&P Shield Only)

Lima (Sig P365 Only)

Mantis X10 Elite

Nightstick TWM-30

Nightstick TWM-30F

Nightstick TCM-550XL

Nightstick TCM-550XL-GL

Nightstick TWM-850XL

Olight PL-1 Valkyrie

Olight PL-2 Valkyrie

Olight PL-3 Valkyrie

Olight PL-PRO Valkyrie

Olight Baldr Mini

Olight Baldr RL Mini



Olight Baldr PRO

Olight Baldr Pro R

Olight Baldr S

Sig Sauer Foxtrot 2

Streamlight TLR-1 S

Streamlight TLR-1 HL

Streamlight TLR-2 HL

Streamlight TLR-3

Streamlight TLR-4

Streamlight TLR-6

Streamlight TLR-7

Streamlight TLR-7A

Streamlight TLR-7 SUB

Streamlight TLR-7 SUB SIG

Streamlight TLR-8

Streamlight TLR-8 SUB

Streamlight TLR-9

SureFire X300U

Surefire X400U

Surefire XC1

Surefire XSC (Glock Only)

Surefire XSC (Hellcat Only)

Surefire XSC (Sig P365 Only)

Viridian C5L-R Red Laser + Tactical Light

Viridian E Series

Viridian X5l Gen 2 Green Laser + tactical Light

Viridian X5L Gen 3 Gen Laser + Tactical Light

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Best Gun Holster Accessories

Choose the right accessories below that will enhance your carry. Don't forget that a proper magazine pouch, a belt or a concealed carry bag are always good choices.


Get yourself a custom mag pouch or speedloader pouch. Becasue there is never "enough ammo" right?

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A solid and stable gun belt is what you need to prevent your holster and the rest of your EDC from sagging.

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care kits

Don't forget to get yourself a handy kit that contains everything you need to make sure your holster will last you a lifetime.

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