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  • Premium steerhide construction
  • Vertical handgun carry
  • Horizontal double speedloader carrier
  • Converts for right or left hand use
  • Comfortable 2.5" wide harness
  • Swiveling Flexalon™ backplate
  • Accepts optional accessory attachments
  • Includes tie-downs for both holster and ammo carrier
  • Fits chests up to 56"
NOTE: not compatible with red dot optics.

Galco’s original VHS™ (Vertical Holster System) was field-proven across the globe from Afghanistan to America. Thousands were used by US military personnel fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. Countless others are in use by US and international law enforcement, being particularly popular among police helicopter pilots. The VHS also provides an alternative for those who want the concealment of Galco’s Miami Classic but prefer the traditional vertical carry style.

Now, after over a decade of experience with the VHS, Galco has improved it further. The VHS 4.0™ brings a reshaping/redesign of the harness straps, replacement of harness screws with a key-hole harness fastener attachment, and the addition of an innovative new tie-down system.

A key component of the VHS 4.0 shoulder system is its spider harness. All four points of the spider harness can pivot independently and are connected by our clover-shaped, trademarked Flexalon™ swivel back plate. This, along with our patented swivel connectors, results in a perfect fit and lasting comfort for virtually all body sizes and shapes.

The 2.5" wide harness straps on the VHS 4.0 have been recontoured to enhance both comfort and concealment. The VHS 4.0 also features Galco’s improved key-hole harness fastener system that replaces the earlier screw-and-post system, resulting in greater security, ease of assembly, and greatly reduced chance of fastener loss.

The VHS 4.0 also introduces a new tie-down system that is simple to use, compact and concealable, and fully ambidextrous.

The VHS 4.0 comes complete with vertical holster, harness, ammo carrier, tie-downs and a set of harness fasteners. Fully modular, optional accessories and components for the VHS 4.0 may be purchased separately.

Whether you patrol metropolitan America on the ground or from the air, exercise your Second Amendment right to bear arms, or stalk the hunting fields of the world, the VHS 4.0 will help you and your handgun stay secure in an often-dangerous world.

The ambidextrous VHS 4.0 available in tan finish. Also available for autos.
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Customer Reviews

Based on 15 reviews for the VHS 4.0 (VERTICAL HOLSTER SYSTEM REVOLVERS)

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May 7, 2023

(5.0 out of 5)
100% Perfection
I ordered the 4.0 Vertical Holser System for my S&W 686 4' inch, and it fits my firearm and speed loaders perfectly. Comfort and stability 100%.. Easy online ordering and lightning fast shipping.. Galco never disappoints!! Thank you to everyone at Galco!!
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May 2, 2023

(5.0 out of 5)
Great quality
I ordered the VHS 4.0 (VERTICAL HOLSTER SYSTEM REVOLVERS) and it is a great holster for my S&W model 19-3. Love it and recommend to anyone looking for a quality holster and should rig.
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April 23, 2023

(5.0 out of 5)
Miami Classic Horizontal Shoulder Holster System
First, I would like to tip my hat to Galco's customer service, especially Mr. Kris Wall. He was most helpful and patient with me. I made a mistake and ordered the wrong item. Mr. Wall assisted me with my replacement and kept me informed with the entire shipment. The shoulder holster is high quality leather and is surprisingly comfortable. I carry a Ruger .357 with a 4.2" barrel, so needless to say, it has a little bit of weight. The Miami Classic does a really great job in distributing the weight. Galco really stand by what they say when it comes to customer satisfaction. I will be shopping with Galco again.
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