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Old 03-13-2012, 08:06 PM   #1
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Default How do you carry a 6in barreled 1911?

The 6" barreled 1911 (like the ParaOrd Super Hawg) is not a concealable handgun. And I've others for CCW.

I don't like to have the front sight unprotected.

Any Suggestions?


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Google Bob Mernickle

They will build you anything. Won't be cheap but I doubt you'll find anything off the shelf for a 6" longslide. Only thing that comes to mind is the Galco Belt Slide but it's open bottom and will leave your front site exposed.

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http://www.readyholster.com/vertical-shoulder-holster-for-paraordnance-1445-long-slide-limited-with-a-6-barrel-p-3727

Did you see those?
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The 6" barreled 1911 (like the ParaOrd Super Hawg) is not a concealable handgun. And I've others for CCW.

I don't like to have the front sight unprotected.

Any Suggestions?
I looked around myself for a leather belt holster - All I cud find was nylon
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Shoulder holsters are for fishermen in Alaska and posers everywhere else.

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Shoulder holsters are for fishermen in Alaska and posers everywhere else.

Tack
Do we really want to start discussing the practical applications of a 6" 1911 here? Are there lil metal buffalo shapes on the horizon & somebody with a scorecard about?

I'd love to have one.

My GP100 has a shoulder holster, as does the Redhawk hunter model i will be trading my nephew an old honda motorcycle for after tax season.
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Do we really want to start discussing the practical applications of a 6" 1911 here? Are there lil metal buffalo shapes on the horizon & somebody with a scorecard about?

I'd love to have one.

My GP100 has a shoulder holster, as does the Redhawk hunter model i will be trading my nephew an old honda motorcycle for after tax season.
I too have 1 nice shoulder rig but it's for my 629 .44 Mag and only used when I'm aZz deep in a river Salmon fishing in Bear Country.

I could not imagine carrying anything in a shoulder rig IF concealment is necessary.

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I too have 1 nice shoulder rig but it's for my 629 .44 Mag and only used when I'm aZz deep in a river Salmon fishing in Bear Country.
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I wish you much success in your bear fishing.
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With a good shoulder holster I can conceal a cannon. Under your arm with the right holster a 1911 will just disappear. The only bad thing is a vest or outer garment has to be worn. Best used in cool to cold weather. Depending on where you live in the country it has its limits to the amount of time it can be used. I love them.
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Thank you for the responses.
When toting the dern thing, I probably would be having a jacket of some sort.
I do not normally look at synthetics.

One would think that the manufacturers would have something in their products. Springfield, ParaOrd, Clark do not have any good leather available for their long slides.


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