That's just two examples of how easy it is to build platforms to suit your need(s). After I finish with this article, I'm going to build a shotgun ammo platform for my left thigh. My preferred long gun is my Remington 870 shotgun and even with its extended magazine tube and two shell holders (one on the side of the receiver, one on the side of the stock) I only have 17 rounds in or on the gun. By using a blank tactical thigh platform on my left side (my non-dominant side) I can mount two shotshell pouches that hold 18 rounds each adding another 36 rounds of ammo carrying capacity. On my left side I can feed the rounds into the weapon's magazine tube with my left hand, just as I would if I were loading from my pocket or a vest.
The bottom line is that building a tactical thigh platform takes a bit of thought and planning, but can be easily customized to suit your needs - within the confines of the real estate available on the platform itself.
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