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Old 07-12-2018, 04:48 PM
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I have a scoped PC 629 8 3/8 barrel. I would like to get a holster for it and have been looking at bandolier and chest holsters. I will use this combo for hunting (still hunting spot and stock) . Which do you prefer and why? thanks for all responses.
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Old 07-12-2018, 05:27 PM
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Forum member "snubbyfan" builds them. He looks to be quite talented and the members here buy holsters from him.
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Old 07-13-2018, 04:39 PM
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Bianchi makes the best of them (if I do say so myself) called the HUSH. I used one with the removable flap, in a hunt with Dick Metcalf of Shooting Times in the late '80s when it was introduced. All-weather construction even for rain and crawling in the dirt/mud (antelope). Scoped Redhawk. It was Jim Buffaloe who created the first of the style, in leather.
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Red, I agree about the HUSH - I finally found one - but they are hard to come by anymore.

Double-dipper, the chest holsters are nice because one has so much real estate across the sachets region and these big revolvers need it to be carried yet accessed easily.

Diamond D Custom Leather has a holster called a “Guides Choice” that they will make to fit a scoped large-frame S&W.

A friend has one, and I’d take a look at them perhaps.

The Hunter brand makes a bandolier holster, but the quality is no where near a “Guides Choice” holster. Just as vintage Bianchi holsters are light-years ahead of current Bianchi models when it comes to quality, Diamond D leave Hunter in the dust as well. You get what you pay for.

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Yup, Contact Snubbyfan by PM - he has many posts here.
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