Galco Offers New Hidden Open Carry Holster Options

Galco Hidden Open Carry
Galco’s new hidden open carry options. IMG Galco

U.S.A. -( Effective concealment is difficult when hot weather arrives and we wear fewer layers of clothing. One solution is holsters carried openly that don’t look like holsters – what we at Galco call “hidden open carry”. This category includes day planners, and Galco offers three distinct variations.

Masquerading as a day planner, the Defense Planner opens to reveal a handgun and spare ammunition. Galco’s smallest planner, it measures only 8 ¼” long by 6 ½” wide and fits compact defensive handguns, retailing at $97.

The Hidden Agenda hides a handgun and spare ammo while also being a fully
functional day planner. The separation of holster compartment and business tools offers complete discretion. It comes with a calendar and pad of ruled paper, measures 9 1/4 ” long by 7″ wide, and fits most full-size and compact defensive handguns. It retails at $172.

The iDefense carries not only a defensive handgun but a tablet computer. The tablet is held in place outside the gun compartment on a sturdy backing plate that’s fully adjustable for tablet angle. The iDefense also features an internal pocket for storage of documents or small items. Coming in at 10” long by 8” wide, it also fits most full-size and compact defensive handguns, with a retail of $184.

All Galco day planners feature a locking zipper compartment and detachable wrist lanyard for added security. All three are available in black, Havana brown, or tan premium saddle leather.

Finally, for those whose daily wear is more on the casual or “athleisure” side, don’t forget about the bestselling FasTrax PAC! Galco’s newest waist pack is designed to blend with casual modern clothing styles while discreetly carrying a compact defensive handgun ready for instant action. It uses a highly innovative combination of a pivoting holster component and external activation cord which enable the gun carrier to unzip the pack and get a handgun into action with incomparable speed relative to legacy waist pack designs. Available in gray/black nylon, MultiCam Black nylon or black leather, the FasTrax PAC retails for $79 – $109 depending on size and material.

All carry methods must balance lifestyle and threat environment. Hidden open carry holsters are a worthy addition to a gun carrier’s personal holster wardrobe. They allow the gun carrier, no matter how they may be dressed or how hot it might be, to observe the First Rule of Gunfighting: have a gun!

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Galco International, LTD is the designer and manufacturer of the Galco holster brand, the premier American-made line of superb-quality holsters, belts and accessories. Encompassing law enforcement, military, defensive and sporting use, the Galco brand utilizes leather, nylon, injection-molded plastic and Kydex® to meet the demands of today’s consumers. The award-winning Matrix™ line of holsters and accessories, women’s holster handbags, tactical slings and hunting accessories round out the line. All Galco products are proudly made in the USA since 1969.


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1 year ago

I have both a Galco “day planner” case for my Walther CCP and a Sheaky Pete for it. I like the Galco, but quick access is a problem. The Sneaky Pete allows much faster access.

1 year ago

This is just my opinion….The deep conceal capability of a holster that fits a weapon in front, inside the waistband is the way to go in all types of climates. To each your own I recon..