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Old February 14, 2020, 13:25   #51
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This might work for you. I have one similar to it but only wear it to church on Sundays.


https://www.bing.com/images/search?v...m=1,2,6&sim=11
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Old February 16, 2020, 20:37   #52
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This might work for you. I have one similar to it but only wear it to church on Sundays.


https://www.bing.com/images/search?v...m=1,2,6&sim=11
Well, that's vertical alright. But I want the muzzle pointing at my brachial artery even less than I want the muzzle pointing at someone behind me.
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Old February 17, 2020, 02:03   #53
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Here are the leading candidates so far:

MASC... Based in Turkey. $140 Looks like all leather.


Ready Holster... Based in Utah $50 Doesn't appear to be leather (if that makes a difference).


Barsony... Based in Oregon $110 Major parts are leather; straps are not.


Falco... Based in Slovak Republic $100 - $171 Part to all leather depending on customization.


Craft... Based in Oregon $159 Looks like all leather.


Wouldn't leather last longer than woven straps?
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Old February 17, 2020, 02:09   #54
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I like the Air Marshall. If you're active, it sticks with you pretty good.
These appear to be designed for women. And they show across the front unless your coat is buttoned--which mine won't always be.
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Old February 17, 2020, 02:27   #55
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+1, just ordered cross draw holster from Craft holsters for S&W 6906, selected free shipping, made in Slovakia, will arrive next full moon
I just realized either Craft sells Falco holsters or they are the same company.
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Old February 17, 2020, 11:16   #56
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Well, that's vertical alright. But I want the muzzle pointing at my brachial artery even less than I want the muzzle pointing at someone behind me.
Ya there are many tradeoffs in picking the right holster. I chose mine because the gun is held up higher in the armpit and my arm keeps it in place. I can draw it with either hand if one gets dissabled. Nobody can do a casual bump frisk you to see if you are armed. It rides high so your gun doesn't bump the wooded seats in the church and doesn't hit the sides of doors as you go out of them.

I want a concealed firearm and depend on my ability at trigger control to avoid accidents.

Edited to add. Those shoulder holsteryou posted look like something for hunting. A strap the needs to be removed in the draw will slow your draw down. Think of what it looks like as you go for your gun, that reach across your chest tell says shoot you first. Remember the good guy in the Texas church that got shot going for his gun, how did the shooter know to kill him first? He told the shooter he was drawing by his actions.

Everything has trade offs when you pick a holster and type of carry. Good on you that you care enough to put up a fight and I hope you win. Hopefully you realize I am just helping folks think, I have carried a gun concealed for 47 years and went through more holsters than most guys have guns.

Anyway good luck and I move on to another subject.

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Old February 17, 2020, 18:18   #57
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I just realized either Craft sells Falco holsters or they are the same company.
They have an option for faster shipping ($16) with tracking. Craft holsters reviews are good.

Note: My Armadillo Holsters (1911) jackass rig was made in Turkey, nice leather. The MASC rig looks nice.
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Old February 22, 2020, 21:45   #58
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the sweetest shoulder rig I ever found is a DeSantis #85 horizontal carry for a 1911 under the left shoulder and double vertical mag pouch under the right shoulder

fully adjustable, the holster and mag pouch are finished smooth and the rest of the rig is suede to stay in place once you have it where you want it, the shoulder pieces are generously cut to provide that little extra stay in place mojo, no tie downs to the belt, it just hangs there and does not shift around, and I'm a big man and it fits me

pretty sure I bought this in the early 1980's

checked the DeSantis site and did not see it, you may be able to contact them and see if they can still make the model
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