This is a discussion on More Valuable Holster Info For Females within the Defensive Carry Holsters & Carry Options forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; ALL CREDIT GIVEN TO SYD - Holsters For Women "Females face special difficulties with concealment holsters. The vast majority of holsters are designed for men. ...
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Holsters For Women
"Females face special difficulties with concealment holsters. The vast majority of holsters are designed for men. The problem is that men and women are built differently. The female torso tends to be an "hour glass" shape and shorter from hip to shoulder. The complaints most frequently heard from women are that their holster "rides way too high, and the grip of the gun is up around my armpit."
A holster designed around the male body will ride uncomfortably high on a woman. A woman's curving hips tend to push the muzzle of the gun outward, causing the grip of the gun to jam into her ribs. A number of quality holster makers including Del Fatti, Kramer, Chris Cunningham, Blade Tech, Sunrise Leather, and many others build holsters specifically designed for women.
The important learning here is that women have special needs in a holster and there are products out there which address these needs. Don’t let a clerk at the local gun store stick you with a holster that doesn’t work and digs into your ribs."
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