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Smith & Wesson – In Business Since 1852

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Here is a business that obviously is doing something right! To be in business since 1852 and become a household name, Smith & Wesson is a favorite among gun owners. At Spider Concealment, we offer handmade custom KYDEX gun holsters to fit your Smith & Wesson. 

History of Smith & Wesson

In 1852, Horace Smith and Daniel Baird Wesson formed a partnership to manufacture a firearm that could fire a fully self-contained cartridge. From the beginning, Smith & Wesson® firearms were noted for their innovative design, high-quality production, and reliability. The accomplishments of Smith & Wesson are numerous, and its contributions to the history of firearms are vast. Smith & Wesson was an industry leader in 1852 when it was first founded and continues to lead the world today with innovations into the 21st century.

Timeline of 167 years of excellence

For you history buffs, here is a timeline of Smith & Wesson’s last 167 years of business development:

1852 – A Partnership is Forged
1854 – The Volcanic Pistol
1857 – Model 1 Revolver
1870 – Model 3 American Revolver
1880 –.38 Double Action Revolver
1887 – .38 Safety Hammerless Revolver
1899 – .38 Military & Police Revolver
1913 – .35 Automatic Pistol
1935 – .357 Magnum Revolver
1942 – Victory Model M&P Revolver
1950 – Model 36, Chiefs Special Revolver
1955 – Model 39 Pistol
1955 – Model 29, .44 Magnum Revolver
1957 – Model 41 Pistol
1961 – Model 52 Pistol
1965 – Model 60, Stainless Steel Chiefs Special Revolver
1979 – Model 439 Pistol
1987 – Third Generation Semi-Automatics
1990 – Model 4006 Pistol
2003 – Model S&W 500
2005 – M&P Pistol
2006 – M&P 15 Rifle
2011 – M&P 15 -22 Rifle
2012 – M&P Shield Pistols
2015 – SW22 Victory Pistol
2017 – M&P M2.0 Pistol


Smith & Wesson has a large variety of products that include pistols, revolvers, rifles, and accessories. For a list of these firearm products, check here.

Smith & Wesson Kydex holsters

If you are looking for a Kydex holster to fit your Smith & Wesson, check our extensive inventory to find the perfect holster for you.

Dealer opportunities

At Spider Concealment, we support our dealers by stocking our holsters in your shop. We have great discounts for our dealers! If you are interested in a dealership arrangement, give us a call at 813-244-6993 or email us at

Contact us

Spider Concealment offers handmade custom KYDEX gun holsters for your Glock, Smith and Wesson, Sig Sauer, Ruger, Springfield, Heckler and Koch and 1911’s. Our goal is to provide our customers with quality IWB (inside the waistband) and OWB (outside the waistband) KYDEX holsters for prices that will not break the bank. We have FREE shipping on all of our orders.

We are a small family-based company located in Florida. We provide the best KYDEX holsters made and designed right here in the USA with lifetime warranties. We will do anything we can to earn your business and make you a customer for life. Give us a call at 813-244-6993 or email us at any time with questions or concerns.

Ruger Reintroduces the Hawkeye Alaskan Rifle

At Spider Concealment, we like to keep our customers informed of the latest news in the firearm community. Ruger has some news they just released. Read about it.Ruger AnnouncementRuger just announced that they are reintroducing the “Hawkeye® Alaskan rifle chambered in three calibers: .375 Ruger, .338 Winchester Magnum, and .300 Winchester Magnum. Based on the [...]

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Featured Dealer – Patriot Arms & Outfitting in Brandon, Florida

Welcome to Patriot Arms & Outfitting. Whether you are looking for a firearm for personal defense, hunting or just enjoy shooting sports, Patriot Arms & Outfitting is the place for you. They have friendly and knowledgeable staff on location and by phone to answer your questions and meet all of your firearms, hunting, ammunition, and [...]

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KYDEX – Ten Things to Know

If you are involved in the firearms industry or are a gun enthusiast, you are well aware of KYDEX material that is used for gun holsters. Here is an excellent article about KYDEX Holsters.KYDEX – Tens Things to KnowAccording to America’s 1st, “Kydex is now everywhere. Kydex is a type of thermoplastic, acrylic-polyvinyl chloride [...]

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Which One Do You Like - Inside or Outside WaistBand Kydex Holsters?

Are you new to the Kydex holster community? Did you buy a different gun and now need to investigate the different options of holsters that you have available? Not sure if you want an Inside or Outside WaistBand Kydex Holster? Not sure about the differences of both?“Whether using a full-size pistol or a snub-nose revolver, you [...]

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In What States Can I Open Carry?

Before we get into the open carry laws in the United States, first let’s clear up the different between OPEN CARRY and CONCEALED CARRY.Open carry simply means that the firearm is clearly visible and in plain view in public spaces. Concealed carry means that the firearm is concealed, unseen. Also, concealed carry requires a Concealed Carry Weapon permit (CCW). The functional differences [...]

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Don’t Pass on “The Hybrid” Holster

The Hybrid is a non-tuckable IWB (Inside the Waistband) holster. It is designed for your everyday concealment needs. This holster has a minimalist slim profile design and is extremely comfortable to wear. It has an “easy on easy off” design to help with smooth weapon draw. The adjustable click fit retention helps reposition the holster to [...]

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Interested in a “Tuck and Go” Holster?

The “Tuck and Go” is a tuckable IWB (Inside the Waistband) holster. It is designed for your everyday concealment needs. The holster is secured with a tuckable nylon 66 j-clip. We designed our “Tuck N Go” to have a 3/4 sweat shield which makes this holster ambidextrous. We did this for two reasons 1. If you are [...]

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Perfect Gift for Your Sweetheart for Valentine’s Day

Wondering what to get your loved one this Valentine’s Day? Want something unique? Is he a gun enthusiast? Let him open a gift this year that he will really love, appreciate and use.Here are some great suggestions to wow your honey.SLIM Minimalist WalletOur sleek minimalist wallet is designed to be carried in the front pocket [...]

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!!Glock 43X and Holster Giveaway!!

Spider Concealment's Glock 43X and HOLSTER GIVEAWAY!! Spider Concealment is giving away a Glock 43X when they reach 20k followers on Facebook & Instagram.To Enter:Like Our Facebook & Instagram PagesShare This Post With Your FriendsJoin Our Newsletter (at the bottom of our website) Winner will be randomly selected when the followers are reached on Spider Concealment's [...]

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