Smallish people's opinion on shoulder holsters

Discussion in 'Firearm Accessories & Gear' started by jhooley, Jul 23, 2012.

  1. jhooley

    jhooley New Member

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    I'm a small framed person that just got my CCW permit. I'm looking for a good holster to carry my Glock G19. I'm looking into either an OWB holster like the Crossbreed or a shoulder holster. These guys look like they've got a good adjustable shoulder holster but I'm still not sure whether a shoulder holster would even work for a smaller person or if it would be too bulky around my torso. Any recommendations on either Deep Conceal or shoulder holster fits in general is much appreciated.
     
  2. MrWray

    MrWray New Member

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    Ive had a shoulder holster before, im not a fan. My training has alot to do with it, but also if you ever get thrown down on your stomache during a struggle, you wont be able to unholster your gun. Im 5'8 160lbs and i carry a full size 1911 IWB
     

  3. mountainman13

    mountainman13 New Member

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    Having to reach across your body to draw is not the best setup. I recommend a Blackhawk serpa holster. I picked one up for my 19 and then for my 20. I love them. Great retention and lightning fast draw.