Tanker Holsters

of October 2021

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World War Supply M7 Premium Brown Drum Dyed Leather Tanker Shoulder Holster Marked JT&L 1943

1 – World War Supply M7 Premium Brown Drum Dyed Leather Tanker Shoulder Holster Marked JT&L 1943

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  • Premium Drum Dyed Leather
  • Marked JT&L 1943
  • Expertly Handcrafted Replica
  • Extra Long straps for the larger GI with Brass Hardware
  • Officially Licensed World War Supply Product

Tanker Style Cross Body Holster for 4'-5' Barrel Large Autos Colt 45 & Most Full Sized 1911 Pistols, Beretta 92, SD9VE and Most Similar Sized Pistols with 4'-5' Barrels Right Hand Use

2 – Tanker Style Cross Body Holster for 4"-5" Barrel Large Autos Colt 45 & Most Full Sized 1911 Pistols, Beretta 92, SD9VE and Most Similar Sized Pistols with 4"-5" Barrels Right Hand Use

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Features:

  • A Nice Fit for Most Large Autos and Can Be Worn Across the Chest or Under the Arm
  • A Removable, Adjustable Chest Strap and Shoulder Strap
  • Lightweight Nylon Construction is Abrasion Resistant, Water Resistant and Shrink Resistant
  • 1 1/2" Wide, 64" Long Adjustable Shoulder Strap and 1" Wide Chest Strap adjusts from 28" to 58"
  • Can Be Worn Under or Over Many Jackets or Shirts

World War Supply US M3 .45 Shoulder Holster Tanker Holster for Colt M1911 and Similar Sized Semi Autos

3 – World War Supply US M3 .45 Shoulder Holster Tanker Holster for Colt M1911 and Similar Sized Semi Autos

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Features:

  • Reproduction US WW2 M3 Tanker Shoulder Holster
  • All Leather Construction
  • Made to fit the Larger G.I.
  • Expertly Handcrafted Replica
  • Officially Licensed World War Supply product

World War Supply US M3 OD Canvas 1911 .45 Tanker Shoulder Holster Marked JT&L for Colt 1911 and Similar Sized Semi Autos

4 – World War Supply US M3 OD Canvas 1911 .45 Tanker Shoulder Holster Marked JT&L for Colt 1911 and Similar Sized Semi Autos

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Features:

  • Thick OD Cotton Webbing M3 Tanker Shoulder Holster
  • Marked JT&L
  • For Colt 1911 and similar sized semi auto pistols
  • Extra long straps to fit larger people
  • Officially Licensed World War Supply Product

Black US M7 Left Handed'Tanker' Shoulder Holster with Premium Drum Dyed Leather Holster Only

5 – Black US M7 Left Handed"Tanker" Shoulder Holster with Premium Drum Dyed Leather Holster Only

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Features:

  • M7 Shoulder Holster
  • Premium Black Drum Dyed Leather
  • Left Hand Version
  • Expertly Handcrafted Replica .45 Not Included
  • Officially Licensed World War Supply Product

Tanker Style Cross Body Holster for Judge Public Defender (2'-3'), Judge Polymer 2 1/2' & S&W Governor - 45LC & .410 - Right Handed

6 – Tanker Style Cross Body Holster for Judge Public Defender (2"-3"), Judge Polymer 2 1/2' & S&W Governor - 45LC & .410 - Right Handed

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Features:

  • Fits Judge Public Defender, Judge Polymer & S&W Governor Right Hand Wear
  • Can be worn across the chest or under the arm.
  • Removable, Adjustable Chest Strap and Shoulder Strap
  • Nylon Construction - Water and Shrink Resistant
  • Includes Adjustable Gun Retention Strap and Belt Tie-down

M3 Victory Revolver Premium Brown Drum Dyed Leather'Tanker' Shoulder Holster with shell loops marked JT&L 1943 Holster Only

7 – M3 Victory Revolver Premium Brown Drum Dyed Leather"Tanker" Shoulder Holster with shell loops marked JT&L 1943 Holster Only

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Features:

  • Premium Drum Dyed Leather Victory Revolver Holster
  • Marked JT&L 1943 and Brass Hardware
  • Officially Licensed World War Supply Product
  • Expertly Handcrafted ReplicaExtra Long strap for the larger GI
  • Leather Shell Loops to hold 12 .38 shells

World War Supply M3 Victory Revolver Premium Black Drum Dyed Leather Tanker Shoulder Holster with Shell Loops Holster Only Marked JT&L

8 – World War Supply M3 Victory Revolver Premium Black Drum Dyed Leather Tanker Shoulder Holster with Shell Loops Holster Only Marked JT&L

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Features:

  • Premium Drum Dyed Black Leather Victory Revolver Holster
  • Marked JT&L MRT july 1965
  • Extra Long strap for the larger GI, Brass Hardware
  • Expertly Handcrafted Replica Officially Licensed World War Supply Product
  • Specifically designed for the US .38 cal Victory Revolver will not fit larger revolvers or .357 cal revolvers.

Black US M7'Tanker' Shoulder Holster with Premium Drum Dyed Leather

9 – Black US M7"Tanker" Shoulder Holster with Premium Drum Dyed Leather

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Features:

  • M7 Shoulder Holster
  • Premium Black Drum Dyed Leather
  • Expertly Handcrafted Replica
  • Officially Licensed World War Supply Product

World War Supply US M3 Khaki Canvas M1911 .45 Tanker Shoulder Holster Marked JT&L for Colt 1911 and Similar Size semi Autos

10 – World War Supply US M3 Khaki Canvas M1911 .45 Tanker Shoulder Holster Marked JT&L for Colt 1911 and Similar Size semi Autos

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Features:

  • Thick Khaki Cotton Webbing M3 Tanker Shoulder Holster
  • Marked JT&L
  • For Colt M1911 and similar sized Semi Auto Pistols
  • Extra long strap to fit larger people
  • Officially Licensed World War Supply Product

 

Tanker Holsters Reviews

Tanker holsters have come a long way since their introduction into the military. Initially used in the oil industry, a Tanker holster is a specialized type of pistol holster. Used by both civilian and military personnel alike, these specialized holsters allow for the easy movement of a handgun in an unobtrusive and secure manner. The following paragraphs will provide you with an in-depth look at some of the advantages of using a Tanker holster as opposed to a traditional pistol holster.

One of the key benefits of the m3 style of Tanker holster is its ease of use. Unlike the regular pistol or open carrier holster which can often be cumbersome in its design, these specialized holsters are designed to be extremely comfortable. In addition, they fit comfortably within your waistline which allows for an extremely quick draw or holster. Because of this feature, military and civilian personnel alike have utilized the use of Tanker holsters to carry their handguns during operations ranging from patrol to combat.

Another important feature found in many of the newer MHS (medium duty) Tanker holsters is the lack of hip straps. Rather than being attached to your hips, the carrier of a Tanker holster is located within your waist. This allows for a much more comfortable and stable fit rather than having to worry about adjusting your belt and trying to place your holster on your hips. Since the carrier of a Tanker holster is located in your waist, it also makes the holster less likely to shift around should you ever become uncomfortable while carrying your gun.

Like most military gear, MHS Tanker holsters are designed to be extremely durable and resistant to extreme conditions. While many gun owners prefer the use of an MHS tanker holster over any other style of holster, military and law enforcement professionals utilize MHS shoulder holsters to conceal their weapon whether it is loaded or not. Unlike MHS shoulder holsters, MHS chest holsters are designed to be worn over a shirt sleeve. Because of this, these types of MHS chest holster carriers will typically require that the wearer wear an extra layer of clothing over the exposed portion of the gun.

In addition to being extremely durable, many military and law enforcement personnel prefer the look of an MHS Tanker holster to that of other styles of gun carriers. Unlike MHS shoulder holsters, the top of the shoulder section of a Tanker holster has been dyed to mimic the finish of a vehicle. In fact, the dye used on many of the MHS Tanker holsters we have seen has been so closely duplicated as to seem almost a part of the original material itself.

MHS (medium duty) Tanker holsters were originally created for the United States Army in the early to mid-1990’s. The original design was created by Corporal Mike Kubota to be worn as a back pack type of holster. He was then hired by Schrade Corporation to create the style of holster they are familiar with today. Originally designed for the United States Marine Corps, the Marine Corps still utilize the MHS type of holster in its vests and other accessories. The Marine Corps called the new style of holster “medium duty joined jan.”

Today, the style of MHS Tanker holster is extremely popular among the United States Military. Kubota developed the original design for the holster in an attempt to improve upon the poor shooting conditions encountered in Vietnam. The holster was improved in other ways, including the color of the fabric. Many of the vests and other accessories for the Marine Corps still use the original 8 moa dyed fabric.

MHS, or medium duty joined feb, Marine Corps tanker holsters are often referred to as a “tubular mount” or “tubular straps.” This terminology refers to the ease by which two items such as a vest or a gun can be holstered together with the straps being connected via a single line of nylon rather than having two separate straps connected by metal laces. When the straps are attached to the vest, the ends of the straps form a “T” to fit the shoulder. On the other hand, when the straps are removed from the vest, the ends of the straps form a “V” to sit comfortably on the shoulder. This terminology may seem complicated, but it is easy to see how the terminology can mean the same thing.