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Alessi Guardian Holster for Smith & Wesson J Frame 2" Revolver

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This rig provides the maximum in concealment and comfort. It is ideal for the business professional, or plain cloths police officer who is in contact with the public, and must carry a revolver on a daily basis.
The Guardian has been painstakingly designed and tested, resulting in a rig with no springs, no elastic, no bulky lining, no accidental loss, from “popping” out, no stitching or welts to loosen, as commonly found in many other inverted shoulder rigs.
The unique design and placement of the thumb break provides positive security, yet allows a fast, natural draw. On the opposite side of the weapon is a dump pouch or speed loader pouch. The Guardian is available ONLY for the Smith and Wesson J-Frame and the Colt 2” .

Manufactured by Alessi Holsters
Each Holster is Hand Made in the U.S.A

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  • 5
    Best holster purchase in 45 years!

    Posted by Larry on 3rd Apr 2018

    I can't express enough how happy I am with this purchase. I have a wonderful collection of holsters IWB, OWB, and Shoulder from the very best of makers and have no complaints. This "J" frame Guardian Rig ,however, is by far my favorite and has become my everyday rig for the last 2 months. The quality, workmanship and design places it at the top of all my leather purchases. It's comfort, security and conceal-ability is outstanding! Love this Rig!!

  • 5
    Superb quality, security , and comfort!

    Posted by L. Jay on 14th Mar 2018

    I have used Alessi shoulder holsters for 1911's, Glocks, and Sigs for over 25 years with complete satisfaction. This Guardian is the best yet!! My J frame Smith is held very securely and yet is quick to access. The harness system is extremely comfortable and stays centered on the shoulders . This gives all day comfort. The design of the holster itself is very well thought out and different from any other that I have tried, and i have tried a bunch of them, some better than others.None even compare to this fine product. It is definitely worth the money and the wait! It is my constant companion!

  • 5
    Excellent Ergonomics

    Posted by Daniel Ortego on 6th May 2016

    I waited forever and a day for it to arrive but there is nothing else like it. Best gun orientation for maximum concealment under the armpit while the muzzle clears the pit itself. The holster is very well designed with two secure snaps that break open easily for a confident draw. I’m using it with my S&W640 and plan to use one with my S&W351PD. The only downside is the 15-weeks I waited to receive it which is a bit over the top in my view. Even so, I'm considering an alligator version if they're able to swing it.

  • 5
    Clever and Functional design...

    Posted by D Ortego on 28th Apr 2016

    As a new owner of the Alessi Guardian Holster for Smith & Wesson J Frame 2" Revolver, I'm impressed with the holster fit and ease of draw. The harness is functional and hangs on the shoulders fairly well even without using the non-holster side tie-down. This is great when I choose to ware the holster under a T-shirt with a button down shirt tucked in. In fact, this is the main reason that I purchased it. The holster side does require a slight adjustment once in a while but it's simple enough to do from the outside of button-down shirt. To onlookers it appears that I'm just scratching my shoulder. I do wish they would include a couple of extra screw fasteners or shoulder strap adjustment. I recommend using small nylon zip tie locks in lieu of the screws during the first few outings. This will allow you to make frequent adjustments without messing around with those tedious little but functional, metal fasteners. I used to small set I wire clippers to cut off the ties as I tried various adjustments. I would rate this rig as a 4.8 out off 5.

  • 5
    Better than advertised!

    Posted by MW on 14th Dec 2013

    All I can say is "Wow"! This holster is better than advertised in my opinion. I ordered this holster at the end of July with the understanding that the wait would be 8-10 weeks as noted on the order form. It took it a little longer than that to arrive, but when it did, I was completely amazed! I went over this holster with a fine toothed comb and could not detect a single flaw in either the material or the workmanship. It is 100% leather and metal, and the leather is supple and flexible without any "creaking". Overnight, it became my favorite shoulder holster. I can honestly say that it was worth every penny I spent for it, and worth every second I waited for it! Now, if I could just get one for my S&W Model 19 2 1/2 inch barreled .357 Mag..............