Chest or hip carry holster

frontierrots

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I literally cannot find a chest or hip carry holster for this gun
It’s a S&W M&P shield .45 with crimson trace under barrel and in front of trigger

I track wounded deer and bear with my leashed tracking dog

This is my dispatch weapon right now I carry it in a leg pack but there’s no quick draw that way

All I can find is inside the pants conceal carry holsters

This thing is huge how is it a cc gun?
Granted I’m little but still

every holster I find (chest or hip) that claims to be universal says “oh but not for that gun” when asked

I don’t get it
I’ve been looking two years
No I’m not getting rid of it lol
 

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There are custom holster makers out there…perhaps your best bet would be to have one custom made? I hate hip carry myself.
I also think a BELLY BAND RIG with expandable material for the holster would work.
Daltech Force (I have two) makes some nice ones. They can be worn outside your heavier clothes for fast access! Very reasonable cost as well!
I have a Crimson Trace on my carry weapon and the belly band accommodates it nicely.
 

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Hello:

Rob Leahy of Simply Rugged should be able to make a custom holster for your gun and he has a chest rig system called the Chesty Puller system that adapts his holsters to a chest carry system. He let me borrow on for a Florida boar hunt. It is awesome.

Just google Simply Rugged and you will see his website. He has a good turn around time.
 

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Alien gear holsters you buy chest rig base and they have the holster to attach fir m&p shield 45..$129..hope that helps
 

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Hello:

Rob Leahy of Simply Rugged should be able to make a custom holster for your gun and he has a chest rig system called the Chesty Puller system that adapts his holsters to a chest carry system. He let me borrow on for a Florida boar hunt. It is awesome.

Just google Simply Rugged and you will see his website. He has a good turn around time.

I have a simply rugged holster and am a huge fan. Tons of options. I’m sure they could make something work for you. The website was ok at best when I ordered mine a handful of years ago. But the product is solid.
 

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Mexican carry always works for me


“The [Mexican Carry] term is not pejorative . It arose long ago among gun people. In homage to proud Mexican men of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Beset by trants who stripped them of liberties, including the right to carry guns if they were not part of the political elite, these defiant citizens.... needed to be able to ditch the gun to be retrieved later if they were about to have contact with Federales, and since a holster could not be so quickly ditched and would be prima facie evidence of resistance to tyrants' law, the holster was dispensed with.”
 
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Mexican carry always works for me😃


“The [Mexican Carry] term is not pejorative . It arose long ago among gun people. In homage to proud Mexican men of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Beset by trants who stripped them of liberties, including the right to carry guns if they were not part of the political elite, these defiant citizens.... needed to be able to ditch the gun to be retrieved later if they were about to have contact with Federales, and since a holster could not be so quickly ditched and would be prima facie evidence of resistance to tyrants' law, the holster was dispensed with.”
Sometimes I keep my 6” 357 tucked right in my muck boot…nice and snug and quick access! I hate hip holsters…my body shape is not compatible and it seems like the revolver is sticking out too far. Chest rig would be nice if the straps fit right and were comfy.
 
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Remember guys the reason I need one is while tracking wounded deer and bear
I’m often crawling through shit, falling down, crossing water etc tracking miles

right now I carry it in a thigh bag but it’s not remotely quick draw

backpack strap covers waist
Boot carry totally no go (rub and lose risk)
 

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As much as you don't want to....... Sounds like you've found a reason to start shopping for a new carry piece. After all, a gun is a tool. If the tool can't be accessed it then becomes a useless tool.

I have a Remington R1 1911 .45 ACP. I've shot 50 rounds through it because it's such a pain in the ass to carry for anything whether it be EDC or just in the woods checking cameras. So..... it sits in my safe day after day, every time I grab a Glock 43 or 43X for a camera check , I ask myself "why I'm holding onto the damn thing?"
 
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Remember guys the reason I need one is while tracking wounded deer and bear
I’m often crawling through shit, falling down, crossing water etc tracking miles

right now I carry it in a thigh bag but it’s not remotely quick draw

backpack strap covers waist
Boot carry totally no go (rub and lose risk)
I understand but a belly band WILL accommodate your pistol and can be worn OVER your outer wear AND your backpack waist strap. They have retention straps (as an option) and attach with fasten with Velcro so easy on/easy off. They are not pretty like a nice leather holster but they WORK! You can position it anywhere like hip, appendix, crossdraw, or even front/ chest. Your pistol will be where YOU want it to be. You seem to be reluctant to try something so simple and functional…it may be a solution for your immediate needs while waiting for the perfect rig.
 

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I literally cannot find a chest or hip carry holster for this gun
It’s a S&W M&P shield .45 with crimson trace under barrel and in front of trigger

I track wounded deer and bear with my leashed tracking dog

This is my dispatch weapon right now I carry it in a leg pack but there’s no quick draw that way

All I can find is inside the pants conceal carry holsters

This thing is huge how is it a cc gun?
Granted I’m little but still

every holster I find (chest or hip) that claims to be universal says “oh but not for that gun” when asked

I don’t get it
I’ve been looking two years
No I’m not getting rid of it lol

I use Diamond D Custom leather. They should be able to help you out. I use their "Guides Choice" chest holster. I gout one for my S&W 1911, My S&W M&P .45, and my Ruger GP100.


-kg
 

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Ask a question and you'll get plenty of feedback and this is mine.. Whether it's leather, kydex or some other product, as in all things, it's based on financial pain tolerance and predilection I suppose. Personally, I prefer hanging things off my shoulders vs. my waist in that regard. I invested in a very comfortable chest holster from El Paso Saddlery (epsaddlery.com) for a .45 of mine. They are very well built, comfortable and you can order one based on the intel you send them. As in all things due diligence.
 

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I've got a Double D Custom nylon chest holster. Good quality cost around $100. I bought the chest holster for use when riding my quad.
 

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As much as you don't want to....... Sounds like you've found a reason to start shopping for a new carry piece. After all, a gun is a tool. If the tool can't be accessed it then becomes a useless tool.

I have a Remington R1 1911 .45 ACP. I've shot 50 rounds through it because it's such a pain in the ass to carry for anything whether it be EDC or just in the woods checking cameras. So..... it sits in my safe day after day, every time I grab a Glock 43 or 43X for a camera check , I ask myself "why I'm holding onto the damn thing?"

The .45 turned into a Taylor made Spider X putter and a Callaway Maverick driver.
 




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