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Shoulder Holsters Springfield IL

Local resource for shoulder holsters in Springfield. 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.

Bullet Express Indoor Shooting Range
(800) 562-8841
4885 Industrial Dr.
Springfield, IL
 
Stults Scientific Engineering Corp
217529372
3313 S 6Th St Hwy Frontage Rd W
Springfield, IL
 
Schwabe, Ronald R
14135 Fatima Dr
Athens, IL
 
King & Company
309473396
306 N Vine St
Heyworth, IL
 
Vulcani, Dennis
815925752
Rr 1 Box 212L
Hennepin, IL
 
Oglesby & Oglesby Gunmakers
(217) 487-7100
744 West Andrew Road
Springfield, IL
 
Precision Gunsmithing
(217) 585-1911
4769 Jeffory Street
Springfield, IL
 
Chucks Gun Works
(309) 274-8073
20815 North Blue Ridge Road
Chillicothe, IL
 
Midwest Gun Collectors Association
(309) 274-2977
Po Box 527
Chillicothe, IL
 
Shooting Guns
(815) 439-4867
23248 West Lincoln Highway
Plainfield, IL
 

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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