Chest holster for J frames...
This is a discussion on Chest holster for J frames... within the Defensive Carry Holsters & Carry Options forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I'm thinking of ordering one of these chest holsters from... SURVIVAL SHEATH SYSTEMS : Kydex Shoulder and Chest Holsters
Anybody try one of these or ...
April 3rd, 2008 10:20 PM
Chest holster for J frames...
I'm thinking of ordering one of these chest holsters from... SURVIVAL SHEATH SYSTEMS : Kydex Shoulder and Chest Holsters
Anybody try one of these or know anybody that has used one? Would like to hear any comments on them.
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April 5th, 2008 03:08 PM
I have a friend who carried a SIG 229 in one of these. I've tried it with mine, and it's great for certain specific applications.
Originally Posted by AirMech74
You'll need to practice a lot with it to draw cleanly through or from underneath your cover garment. My buddy had modified shirts for using his, as he was a LEO who had a need to draw from a seated position.
I don't know how effective the butt-up configuration can be. Looks awkward and I can't see how you'd clear cover garments. The butt-down is probably the way to go.
For a J-frame, it might be a nice way to carry while hiking or possibly jogging.
All of Survival Sheath's gear is very well made, too, so you don't have to fear it falling out of the holster or anything while you move. The fact that it comes in white is nice, too...probably helps it from being visible against a white undershirt.
April 5th, 2008 03:37 PM
I can't speak for the Chest Rig set-up but, I have seen an example of their shoulder rigs and their holsters are very good and are a great fit to the firearm. Smooth and no hassle to draw from.
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April 5th, 2008 03:46 PM
Robert is a great guy to deal with. I have a modified shoulder version of one of his chest rigs on the way. One of my coworkers has a chest rig for his G27. Nice piece of kit.
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