The Kangaroo Holster
This is a discussion on The Kangaroo Holster within the Defensive Carry Holsters & Carry Options forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Seems like it might be a bit more comfortable than the Kramer Confident Shirt (Since It's All cotton) & probably a little quicker to draw ...
July 27th, 2005 01:01 AM
The Kangaroo Holster
Seems like it might be a bit more comfortable than the Kramer Confident Shirt (Since It's All cotton) & probably a little quicker to draw from. I found a "write up" on it also but, I have not tried it. It's only priced at $27.00 (Fairly Inexpensive)
Here are the links and you can decide if it might work out for you.
To Read The GunBlast Article On The Kangaroo Click Here
The Kangaroo Web Page Click Here
All Photo Credit To Gunblast.com their link is posted in this thread.
July 27th, 2005 01:15 AM
That pic looks familiar - seems like a viable option.
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July 27th, 2005 01:19 AM
This actually isn't a bad idea! I'm intrigued they could use it with a Glock 19, as the Glock 19 is actually a pretty decent sized gun.
I don't see how it would be any "worse" than the IWB cross draw I personally prefer for concealment. I think it'd actually be a pretty fast draw if you're used to drawing that way.
The first problem I see is that I doubt this thing is all that rugged. It seems to me you'd have to replace it fairly often. The other thing I don't like is that the part that actually holds the gun doesn't look like it has much structure.
July 27th, 2005 01:42 AM
For the price I thought that it would be pretty cheap to buy a couple or three & launder them during super hot weather.
I know that the Kramer Shirt gets pretty B.O. Stinky after a couple of days in 90 plus degree weather.
Looks inexpensive enough to try & if no good...then no great monetary loss.
I might buy one for Weddings, Bar Mitzvahs & various other social functions.
I like the idea of all cotton for this recent heat~wave type weather.
Liberty Over Tyranny Μολὼν λαβέ
July 27th, 2005 03:16 AM
Looks like it would be hard to get to when it is under a shirt and it doesn't look like you could wear it any other way. You would have to pull the shirt up way farther than you would if it was IWB. SmartCarry looks like it would be quicker than this set up.
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July 27th, 2005 09:06 AM
Yep, plan on ripping some shirt buttons if you need to get to your firearm in a hurry.
Actually. I think Kramer sells an "overshirt" for their Confident Shirt with fake buttons that rips open with Velcro but, I guess you would need to buy 7 of them & wear one every day (for everyday carry)
Who knows in advance what day they will need their carry firearm?
For "deep cover" I guess a torn open shirt is a small price to pay to get to your firearm quicker.
It still requires that extra action before the draw.
For some folks that have no other carry choice but to "Deep Six" their firearm I guess this one would be a pretty safe bet.
Either that or deep down in the drawers.
Liberty Over Tyranny Μολὼν λαβέ
August 1st, 2005 02:32 PM
I've had one for several years. On-duty in uniform,I wear it over my protective vest, under my shirt with the garter strap through a loop in the vest carrier shoulder piece. I found the garter would slip down off my shoulder without some way of securing it. I carry a Glock 26 under right arm so it is accessabe to support hand. This holster has worked great for my needs. YMMV
August 6th, 2005 02:12 AM
Any of you that have a smartcarry can make a kangaroo type holster out of it easily. Simply place your smartcarry loosely around your upper abdomen generally between your nipple line and belly button. Then go to a sewing store and get about 3 ft of nylon type belt material about 1 inch wide. Also buy 4 suspender clamps. Next have your significant(with sewing skill) other measure around from one side to the other over your shoulder and cut the belt material to length. Then add your suspender clamps. Basically what you are making here is a very short pair of suspenders. Clamp the suspenders to the smartcarry and your done! I like to use this setup in the winter. The gun is located at about 11:30 on my upper abd. and I just leave a button open for a very fast draw. Your gun is very concealed yet easily available esp. when you have a coat on or sitting in a vehicle.
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December 1st, 2006 06:41 PM
December 1st, 2006 06:49 PM
Oh one more thing...the model I have has two elastic straps that go over your shoulders for medium framed pistols.
December 1st, 2006 10:44 PM
Sorry, I have to say it. Who'd be stupid enough to try to rob that guy??? Nice beard!!!
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December 2nd, 2006 07:43 AM
It works for me, just use a smaller sized frame
hand gun in it.
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December 2nd, 2006 08:03 AM
Originally Posted by jarhead79
Since you said that i have to add that last week
I had a customer tell me having the full beard as i do right now defenetely was intemadating now Ive been to this lady's house at least6-7 times in the years Ive been a repair man so she has seen me with just a little goatee and shaveed head and in between what i am right now
Also said i bet no one messes with you when your out and about ya got that demeanor and a harley guy looks
I took it as a complement
It is funny to see the request for grizzy adams on the service orders though
December 2nd, 2006 10:52 AM
Every Man To His Own Taste...
I don't think this rig would work for me...oh, it might work, but the cross band is not for this Florida climate...hard to cover...
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December 2nd, 2006 08:28 PM
I have one as I've posted before.I wear mostly western shirts with the snaps and leave the top snap undone and then grab between the 2nd and 3rd snaps with left hand and grab the gun with my right.Its real fast for me.sj
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