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Old 08-05-2017, 07:36 PM
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Tired of AG's due to kydex. Ease of reholstering is important. Thanks!
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Old 08-05-2017, 08:08 PM
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What gun would it be for?
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Old 08-05-2017, 08:09 PM
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Check out Side Guard Holsters. Their quality is very good, with a very good value. I haven't used any of their OWB holsters, but I've used one of their IWB holsters, the Quick Clip, nearly every day for the past 6 years or so and it's still going strong. They go for $55, IIRC. I believe their OWB holsters should be similarly priced. The wait is long, though. I believe it's at 12 weeks now.
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Old 08-05-2017, 08:20 PM
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Tired of AG's due to kydex. Ease of reholstering is important. Thanks!
I'm a little slow on acronyms and you lost me. What are "AG's"?
Thanks.
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Old 08-05-2017, 08:31 PM
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There are some mighty talented folks right here on this forum. They can make something exactly the way you like it.

Do a search on BBQ rigs.
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Old 08-05-2017, 08:35 PM
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I'm a little slow on acronyms and you lost me. What are "AG's"?
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AG's due to kydex ? I'm clueless also .
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Old 08-05-2017, 08:41 PM
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...maybe he meant AD???

Anyway, take a look at the DeSantis Speed Scabbard. They are made for most semis and revolvers....I have them for most of my guns... About $50 and no waiting.

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Old 08-05-2017, 08:46 PM
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There are a lot of good quality leather holsters available for under $100.
To recommend, I would need to know what gun you intend to carry,
what you are carrying for, where you prefer to carry ie OWB, IWB,
Ankle, Shoulder, etc. etc.
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Old 08-06-2017, 01:04 AM
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Galco is the best maker of first-quality leather concealable holsters today (in my expert opinion). They took that title from Bianchi decades ago. DeSantis is still quite good. So-called 'custom' makers won't give you better quality but will certainly give you a long lead-time (they sell standardised items that aren't really custom made anyway).

As for style of holster, the most stable is the pancake style (I recommend an asymmetrical style over the original symmetrical style) and for autos especially: the 'half pancake' that is called the Avenger style and is super popular. Something with a single belt loop on the back is the least stable along the belt yet is time proven for exactly 100 years.
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Old 08-06-2017, 07:42 AM
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I'm a little slow on acronyms and you lost me. What are "AG's"?
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Must be Alien Gear What are AD's
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Old 08-06-2017, 08:23 AM
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Old 08-06-2017, 12:45 PM
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I bet that's what the holster is for. Yes, I have too much time on my hands today.
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Old 08-06-2017, 12:47 PM
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There are some mighty talented folks right here on this forum. They can make something exactly the way you like it.

Do a search on BBQ rigs.
Long time forum member Snubbyfan makes a right nice holster at a reasonable price . . .
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Old 08-06-2017, 02:40 PM
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Have to second rednichol's opinion, Galco is the finest leather holster you can purchase today "off the rack" and most are priced well below 100 dollars. My preference for OWB duty is the Galco Silhouette and for tuckable IWB duty it's the Galco Skyops. BTW the Silhouette is a high riding canted OWB holster with a thumb break.

I can also tell you that a touch of bees wax on the snap will make them easy off easy on without compromising how well they hold, something I learned many many years ago when I got my first boat. Note, Atlas Door Ease is available in many auto parts shops is primarily bees wax.

PS: Galco also offers Kydex/leather combinations but I have no interest at all in a Kydex holster no matter how well made or inexpensive it is. Because I am a geezer who believes that the only holster you use for a handgun should be made of leather.
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Old 08-21-2017, 03:11 PM
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My favorite holsters are Galco Fletch for my 45, Mernikle PS6-a for my single action, and my newly acquired Sour Dough Pancake, from Simply Rugged for my revolver. I am happy with all of them. I do believe you get what you pay for. All of my holsters do have to be leather. Kinda set in my ways.

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Old 08-21-2017, 03:43 PM
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On Amazon you can fin Bianchi Cyclone Holsters for $30 Dollars += At my local gun shop they are *$80-100+= depending on the gun. I bought a 3" and 6" for less than $70.0 for both. These for revolvers.K frame
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Old 08-21-2017, 07:02 PM
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I bought two from this shop. Very good quality. One for a PPS, The other for a M&P 40 compact.
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Old 08-21-2017, 07:03 PM
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How about I put in the link. Getting old.

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Old 08-21-2017, 08:00 PM
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I agree with Red... off the shelf it is hard to beat Galco. I have a couple of them, a couple of the original Lobo holsters and some Viking rigs.
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Old 08-21-2017, 08:01 PM
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Check out Side Guard Holsters. Their quality is very good, with a very good value. I haven't used any of their OWB holsters, but I've used one of their IWB holsters, the Quick Clip, nearly every day for the past 6 years or so and it's still going strong. They go for $55, IIRC. I believe their OWB holsters should be similarly priced. The wait is long, though. I believe it's at 12 weeks now.
Erik from sideguard is GREAT.

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Old 08-21-2017, 08:18 PM
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I really like the Galcos I have for my Model 659 and my model 60 no dash
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+1 for Snubbyfan...he designed and constructed a great looking and functional OWB for my 66-4 made to my unique specifications.

I especially enjoy the videos that he provides of the process involved in making your individual rig. Highly recommended!
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Read through to find out what AG meant! Still no explanation

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I especially enjoy the videos that he provides of the process involved in making your individual rig. Highly recommended!
That's a nice rig!
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If you want quality leather you don't have to go any farther than this forum. Our own member "05CarbonDRZ" does outstanding leather work. Alex has made me holsters for 2 custom revolvers and a Colt 1911. His willingness and ability to make changes to designs to fit a particular gun or need, and his attention to detail, result in leather gear that is exactly what you asked for, fits and works as you expect, and looks great.

This holster and ammo slide for my 3" .41mag M28-2 is due to arrive from him today, I'll be putting it straight to work.
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I suggest checking out Daltechforce I have had lots of luck with this company, they have lots of styles of holsters and are custom molded to fit your side arm perfectly. Plus everything is made in the great USA!
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I have several El Paso Street Combat holsters that I use I like them and easy to reholster gun as they do not collapse when gun is removed.
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About a month ago I bought a holster from Winthrop for my Sig P250sc pistols. Ordered it about 10:00 a.m. on a Saturday and had it the following Wednesday. This holster is sturdy, hugs my body well, appears to be well made, and was $50.00.



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