Smith & Wesson Forum

Go Back   Smith & Wesson Forum > Smith & Wesson Revolvers > S&W Revolvers: 1980 to the Present
Forum Register Expert Commentary Members List


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 11-07-2011, 07:28 PM
C/O's Avatar
C/O C/O is offline
US Veteran
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: SW Ohio
Posts: 561
Likes: 19
Liked 49 Times in 23 Posts
Default Who makes Western holsters for 686?

I would like to get a good Western style holster and belt with cartridge loops for my 686. Do you know of anyone that makes good quality ones?


Sent from my iPod touch using Tapatalk
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-07-2011, 08:00 PM
Member
 
Join Date: May 2001
Posts: 935
Likes: 0
Liked 214 Times in 113 Posts
Default

El Paso Saddlery make some excellent Western holsters for modern double actions.
Many of these are made to the same pattern El Paso made in the late 1800's and early 1900's.

Quality is up there.

El Paso Saddlery - Holsters
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-07-2011, 08:35 PM
fat tom's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Central South Carolina
Posts: 5,537
Likes: 3,446
Liked 6,167 Times in 1,661 Posts
Default

I agree and highly recommend the "Austin" for your 686.

1930 "Austin" Holster

f.t.
__________________
South Carolina-God's country
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 11-07-2011, 09:11 PM
Ashlander's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Ellisville, Missouri
Posts: 968
Likes: 471
Liked 200 Times in 106 Posts
Default

Look up Mernickle on-line. They specialize in western holsters, but will work with us double-action guys. The made me one for a 2 1/2" 66 and a 3" 65. I love them.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 11-08-2011, 06:29 AM
C/O's Avatar
C/O C/O is offline
US Veteran
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: SW Ohio
Posts: 561
Likes: 19
Liked 49 Times in 23 Posts
Default

Thanks for the info. I like the Austin.


Sent from my iPod touch using Tapatalk
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
686, cartridge

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
S&W Revolvers: 1980 to the Present Thread, Who makes Western holsters for 686? in Smith & Wesson Revolvers; I would like to get a good Western style holster and belt with cartridge loops for my 686. Do you ...
LinkBacks (?)
LinkBack to this Thread: http://smith-wessonforum.com/s-w-revolvers-1980-present/216364-who-makes-western-holsters-686-a.html
Posted By For Type Date
Western Holsters This thread Refback 02-09-2013 01:53 PM

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
SD holsters. Who makes them? tbone2 Smith & Wesson SD & Sigma Pistols 30 12-05-2012 09:12 PM
Who the heck makes revolver holsters anymore? ohiojerry Concealed Carry & Self Defense 14 03-03-2012 11:48 PM
Any western style holsters for the 686 6" ? MikeChandler S&W Revolvers: 1961 to 1980 10 02-27-2012 07:05 PM
Who makes holsters for the S&W 945? RedCardinal Smith & Wesson Semi-Auto Pistols 8 11-05-2008 06:15 PM
686 SSR (not P) Who makes IDPA legal holsters? RichardC Smith & Wesson Competitive Shooting 4 10-28-2008 05:51 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
smith-wessonforum.com tested by Norton Internet Security smith-wessonforum.com tested by McAfee Internet Security

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:26 AM.


S-W Forum, LLC 2000-2015
Smith-WessonForum.com is not affiliated with Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: SWHC)