The Makita P-71878 makes it so much easier and quicker to holster your hammer when compared to traditional hammer holders. The side gate solution lets you easily put the tool in the holster without looking. The holder fits on any Makita tool belt or normal tool belt. Made of strong 1680 polyester with polyethylene backing it is very durable and easy to clean. Washered rivets hold the stainless steel gate for truly industrial strength. The swing hammer holder means when in use your hammer will always hang correctly and safely.