FAQ: What is the difference between 3-TOOL HOLSTER and SILENCER 2?
Where do we start?
For BLACK FRIDAY 2023, you can get 50%, 75% or even 100% OFF the HOLSTER, which, if you compare it to SILENCER 2, would save you $250+.
But that is not why you would choose a HOLSTER - the real reasons are that we own a factory that has made these for 4 years, each year, perfecting the original design, and making more holsters, giving us the economies of scale to offer them to you at a lower price.
The key to 3-TOOL and 5-TOOL (3-TOOL with two added loops on the outside) is that the center cavity is for the MOP - meaning that any water that is 'squeezed' from the mop drips straight back into the bucket.
The SILENCER ideology is based on the 'tip-jar' - basically a folding BOAB ... we ran a survey of over 1500 Window Cleaners that bought our BOABS and overwhelmingly, they said they never used this function - it seems to be something that appeals to small shop route workers, but not many other Professional Window Cleaners. "Why would I remove my tools, undo a clip, tip the bucket empty, do up the clip, put my tools back in .... when I can either tip my holster from my belt, or clip the HOLSTER off my belt with the MEGA-CLIP and empty it directly", they replied.
The last, and most important difference, is the 'TOE' of the holster. The REACH-iT Holsters have 'bent up toes' like Dutch Clogs, and the SILENCER has a 'long straight toe going to a point'. Our first generations had long toe design, and we got lots of complaints of leaking - it turns out that a majority of them were with guys that were under 5FT9" tall! When they kneel to clean ground glass, they were scraping the bottom edge on the ground and ultimately compromising the glued seal along that edge. We bent the bottom edge up 1", and added a super strong steel/rubber edge so it is impossible to induce a leak, even if you are 5FT4" !
3-TOOL is the most modern design of HOLSTER for Window Cleaners who like to carry a Squeegee*, a Mop, and another toll like a Ledger -it's ideal for all WINDOW CLEANING - especially 'inside and out' guys who do not want anything too bulky.
The mop cavity is a huge 2.75" (7cm) wide, and it’s in the center of two other cavities so there is no risk of water splashing over the front edge.
3-TOOL is 100% PVC, giving you the ability to wipe down the outer, making it easy to always keep it clean and fresh in your customers eyes. This is a no-tip BOAB as it is fitted to your belt with the MEGA-CLIP, you can remove it easily and empty it the same as a plastic BOAB. The pack includes a sponge to baffle water, if you like to 'carry water'.
*The maximum recommended squeegee size is 20".
Absolutely dripless! and very comfortable!!
I love the look and handling of this holster, it’s made very well and does everything it’s supposed to. It’s a little more bulky to what I’m used to but your also holding an extra tool. My only big issues with this holster is that I’m a smaller guy and my channel gets caught in my shirt which never happened before with other holster. Overall it is a sleek looking holster, and I’m excited to see how it performs in this upcoming season.
I've only had it for a short time, but the time I have spent using it has been fantastic. Way better than other BOABs on the market currently.
Recommended! Easy to put on and take off, secure, dripless