M-7 shoulder holsters
This is a discussion on M-7 shoulder holsters within the Defensive Carry Holsters & Carry Options forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/LEG195-45504-2109.html
This holster is not neccessarily an option for concealed carry because of the strap that goes accross the chest, unless it was gonna be ...
November 28th, 2006 05:54 PM
M-7 shoulder holsters
This holster is not neccessarily an option for concealed carry because of the strap that goes accross the chest, unless it was gonna be worn say under a western snap-button shirt, but I found it online and was wondering if anyone had opinions on it, that is just one example, most of the reproductions seem to be about the same price. I know that the style was used by the U.S. Military for a long time.
I am not intending to use it as a CC rig, more as a walk in the woods/working on the ranch/backup hunting rig. It says that it would also hold either my 1911A1 or Peacemaker, which would definately be a plus. So if anyone knows any downsides about the style of holster or has any experience with the recent reproductions I'd like to hear about it. Thanks for the input.
Fortes Fortuna Juvat
Former, USMC 0311, OIF/OEF vet
NRA Pistol/Rifle/Shotgun/Reloading Instructor, RSO, Ohio CHL Instructor
November 28th, 2006 08:01 PM
While I was in the Army, I "found" one. We used them for the 45 cal and then the Beretta 9mm. Only for field duty. they are excellent at holding the pistol close into your side very securely. Once you locked it down properly, nothing was going to get it out. It freed up both hands to do what ever job needed to be done. It was mostly issued to people that lived or worked in close areas, tankers, track drivers, mechanics. One for just walking around in the woods is great, my PT-99 has been living in it for the last 15 years. As for concealed carry, not real good, like you said, it has the strap across the chest. I use mine when we visit the range or under my coveralls when hunting deer.
November 28th, 2006 08:24 PM
Problem...A 'Two' Hander...
Sounds great for hunting....not for CC...it's not just the strap across the chest, but I do believe that it would take both hands to remove or reholster your weapon.
The last Blood Moon Tetrad for this millennium starts in April 2014 and ends in September 2015...according to NASA.
Certified Glock Armorer
NRA Life Member
November 28th, 2006 09:35 PM
Actually you can run the chest strap extended out and pull it across your upper shoulder and back to the strap the holster hangs on. I used one of these set up that way when I first carried a 1911 in the Army concealed while my Jackass rig was on order. Its pretty comfortable and I still use it during hunting season if I'm carrying a 1911.
"Respect all ... Fear none!!!
By liljake82 in forum Defensive Carry Holsters & Carry Options
Last Post: December 30th, 2009, 06:50 AM
By Darkincin in forum Defensive Carry Holsters & Carry Options
Last Post: December 29th, 2009, 07:06 AM
By longtooth in forum Defensive Carry Holsters & Carry Options
Last Post: June 15th, 2007, 05:30 PM
By Matt Stokes in forum Defensive Carry Holsters & Carry Options
Last Post: April 15th, 2007, 07:07 PM
Search tags for this page
best shoulder holster for working on the ranch
chest band concealed carry holsters
hunter m-7 shoulder holster
is the m7 1911 holster a good conceal carry holster
is the m7 1911 holster a good option
m 7 1911 military shoulder holster
m 7 shoulder holster
m-7 shoulder holster
m7 holster for peacemaker
m7 shoulder holster concealed carry
shoulder holster with chest strap
using an m7 holster for concealed carry
Click on a term to search for related topics.