How to properly wear a shoulder holster?

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    How to properly wear a shoulder holster?

    I have an Allesi Bodyguard shoulder holster. What is the proper way to wear/adjust this type of holster? All the movies and shows showing the guys running with the holsters flopping all around can't be correct.

    I currently have it adjusted such that the gun holster is snugged up under my arm so it stays put and is still comfortable.

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    That's right where you want it. I have the same holster, that's where I put it. It's a great design.
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    Close up under the the support side armpit - usually with the muzzle canted slightly upward with a horizontal style rig.

    The exact distance under the armpit will be for you to decide.

    Once you wear it for a while and figure out exactly where it feels and carries best, cut the extra doggone strap leather off.

    Funny...TV "boob tube cops" started wearing them way down low because Galco/Jackass always shipped their shoulder rigs with lots of extra strap leather for user adjustment.

    I guess they thought that since Galco ships their shoulder rigs out with the holster & mag pouches positioned toward the end of the harness straps that was where they were supposed to stay forever & somehow it "stuck" totally asinine.
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    Not like this:


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    I didn't even notice the gun and holster in that pic.
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    It's a Glock sub compact. It was the first thing I noticed!

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    Wow, thats a NICE holster

    I really hate to cut the extra length off my Alessi. What if I get fat? The Alessi holsters are one of a kind now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rock and Glock View Post
    Not like this:

    Right, guess I will just have to "volunteer to help" her adjust it properly. Could take a while. You know trial and error.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jframe38 View Post
    It's a Glock sub compact. It was the first thing I noticed!
    You need to get out more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RemMod597 View Post
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