Comp-Tac Single Mag Pouch

Comp-Tac Single Mag Pouch
Retail Price: $28.00
Reviewed by: Dan Krenitsky

I spent a lot of time searching for the “ideal” magazine pouch.  I tried single pouches, double pouches, combo pouches, leather pouches, nylon pouches, kydex pouches, cheap pouches, expensive pouches…you name it….I have a whole box full or “orphaned” magazine pouches.  Some would not draw smoothly, some were too bulky, some would flop around too much and others would not hold the magazine securely.  Nothing seemed quite right…until someone handed me a Comp-Tac Single Mag Pouch to try…it was like Goldilocks and the 3 Bears….”just right”.

The Comp-Tac Single Mag Pouch is manufactured from a single piece of Kydex.  It has a very unique “belt clip” on the back that acts similar to the paddle of a paddle holster.  This “clip” however is fashioned from the same single sheet of kydex as the rest of the pouch body.  This is simplicity of design at its finest!  The only other “part” to this pouch is a tensioning screw, which allows the wearer to adjust how tightly the pouch holds the magazine.

The belt clip allows you to slip the pouch onto your belt (without having to remove your belt to thread it through the loop), just like a paddle holster…and remove it just as easily.  What is unique to this design however is that, unlike other belt clips, this one does not allow the magazine to flop around and move about.  It holds the pouch securely and tucks it in very close to your body….allowing for very secure, comfortable and concealed carry of your spare magazine.

The spare magazine/pouch is an essential part of your “carry system”.  You should always be carrying a spare magazine whenever you carry your handgun.  I know some of you may carry a 9 mm Glock with a “whole bunch” of ammo on board and can’t imagine why you’d ever need more ammo than that to end a gunfight.  While a spare magazine does provide for additional rounds in case they are necessary, the real reason for carrying that spare magazine is because the most common failure mode for semi-automatic firearms is failure of the magazine.  So even though your “wonder gun” may be carrying upwards of 18 rounds, they are pretty useless if the magazine they are in has an issue.  The best insurance you can get is to have a spare magazine handy for a quick reload.

The Comp-Tac Single Mag Pouch is simple, nearly indestructible, relatively inexpensive, comfortable and just plain works…all the time!  I have retired all my other magazine carriers to the “orphaned” bin and Carry the Comp-Tac pouch now every day.

Dan Krenitsky

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