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Product Details

  • Premium steerhide holster and magazine carrier
  • Diagonal, butt-down carry
  • Premium Center Cut Steerhide leather harness
  • Swiveling Flexalon backplate
  • Comfortable 1.5" wide harness straps
  • Accepts tie downs/cuff case/flashlight accessory attachments
  • Available in black

NOTE: Most fits not compatible with red dot optics.
NOTE: Some guns fits will protrude beyond the leather. This is by design.
NOTE: Extended Magazines
1. Full size pistol: mag carrier will not accommodate extra-capacity
or extended magazines.
2. Compact/subcompact pistol: if a full size version of your pistol is
available, the mag carrier will generally also accommodate magazines
from the full-sized pistol.
NOTE: Sleeved Magazines
May not properly accommodate magazines with exterior sleeves, as
the baseplates will rub together.
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The Original Jackass Rig™ was reintroduced for Galco International’s 30th Anniversary. Galco’s predecessor, "The Famous Jackass Leather Company," first introduced this shoulder system in 1970. It features a horizontal holster that can be adjusted to a more diagonal carry position than our Miami Classic or MCII, attaching to the harness with our swivel connectors.

The ammo carrier has a streamlined yet secure design, while the Premium Center Cut Steerhide™ harness provides unparalleled concealment opportunities, greater adjustment and comfort. All four points of the center cut steerhide harness can pivot independently and are connected by our unique clover-shaped Flexalon™ swivel back plate, which is a Galco trademark.

The Jackass Rig includes holster, harness, ammo carrier and a set of harness fasteners. The Jackass Rig is fully modular, and optional accessories may be purchased separately.

Made for semiautomatic pistols, the Jackass Rig is available in right and left hand draw in black finish.

Harness fits chests to 52".

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Based on 41 reviews for the JACKASS RIG SHOULDER SYSTEM

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July 8, 2020

(5.0 out of 5)
Very well made
I am very happy with quality of the holster it broke in very easily. It is my first Galco holster but not my last.
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June 23, 2020

(5.0 out of 5)
No Better Way To Carry Full Size
I carry a Glock 21 (Full Size .45). I was using a galco IWB for this purpose but needed something different. Took a gamble on their shoulder system and it paid off. You hardly notice you’re wearing it after a few times taking it out. Set up is easy but took me about 45 minutes to get it perfect. Extremely comfortable, very concealable under a suit jacket/blazer or a pull over sweatshirt. Great for concealed carry when either of those garments are an option.

Also it looks great! As it’s the summer now, I’ve been open carrying a bit too. Works like a dream and makes me feel cool.
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May 10, 2020
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(5.0 out of 5)
Jackass Shoulder Rig
Fit and finish are excellent. The leather shoulder straps are not as wide as others I’ve seen but seem to function as designed. The holster is constructed for an extremely tight fit but I used a baggie as the instructions directed and worked the pistol into the holster. It’s still a tight fit but the leather will eventually stretch. I bought the Jackass because the description stated that the angle of the holster is the best for larger pistols. I also ended up ordering the Tie Downs to secure the holster close to the body to avoid printing when bending over and running. I’m still breaking in the holster.
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