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Shoulder Holsters Ames IA

Local resource for shoulder holsters in Ames. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to gun shoulder holsters, thigh holsters, gun belts, gun accessories, and holster clothes, as well as advice and content on choosing gun stores.

Ames Surplus And Outdoor
(970) 221-0544
4723 W Lincoln Way
Ames, IA
 
Bearcreek Enterprises
(515) 232-7370
321 Ruby Circle
Ames, IA
 
Postel Gun Sales
515232696
214 S E 2Nd
Ames, IA
 
Ames Chapter
Izaak Walton League
Ames, IA
 
Cheville'S Shooter Supply
515292239
3917 Toronto
Ames, IA
 
Mister Money Usa #05
515232710
303 1/2 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA
 
Ames Pawn Broker
512233558
104 Kellogg
Ames, IA
 
Jax Outdoor Gear
4723 W Lincoln Way
Ames, IA
 
Kmart #3971
515232755
1405 Buckeye Ave
Ames, IA
 
Amesoutdoors
(515) 292-2276
4723 W. Lincoln Way
Ames, IA
 

Shoulder Holsters

A good holster must be made for your pistol. Generic, one-size-fits-many models don't do a good job of retaining your pistol and are generally not very comfortable.

A good holster should be molded tight enough to retain your pistol without straps or tension screws, and it should cover the trigger guard. It should also have a reinforced mouth that keeps the empty holster open for easy one-handed re-holstering. The holster's belt loops or slots must match your belt so the holster stays put for all-day comfort and a sure, speedy draw.

Shoulder holsters work well if you spend a lot of time seated in an office or vehicle, and they’re nice for outdoor carry. In fact, they really come into their own for those who hunt with the big revolvers because of how they distribute weight. For outdoor use, comfort and security are paramount since drawing the gun is not really an issue. Those who use the shoulder rig for concealed carry need to consider how the holster positions the gun on the body, as well as proper retention....

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