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Old 09-02-2013, 06:38 PM   #31
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it so happens I'm somewhat in the market for an open bottom OWB holster for my 1911. I have found a Chinese made one for 20 bucks. I would rather go with the American made Don Hume JIT slide for, I think, 35 bucks. Just putting that bug in your ear, so to speak.
It also just so happens that in the future I might be interested in a very minimalistic pocket holster for a small frame revolver (either S&W J frame or Ruger LCR). I really like the one you already made, actually. I just would want the trigger guard slightly more covered.
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Also, just curious, does that paddle holster pull the gun pretty tight to your body for you? Some are better about this than others.
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Lol I am working on getting some blue guns 1911 will definatly be my first I have a glock 19 and my airweight and naa and my ruger ssas but no way to do a 1911 holster right yet.
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Lol I am working on getting some blue guns 1911 will definatly be my first I have a glock 19 and my airweight and naa and my ruger ssas but no way to do a 1911 holster right yet.
One suggestion I have in that regard is make friends with people at your range. Tell them if they let you borrow your gun for a weekend you'll make them a free holster.

That helps you out because its getting your product out there for recognition. And you'll have a new design/plan for a different gun.
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Got my first order if ya wanna call it that lol. A guy I work with loved the little pocket holster. He wanted one for his dad and uncle for Christmas presents( they have the same gun). The white one was just me playing around. They all get a little more waxing and buffing but the finish dont last real long in a pocket. Ive carried mine in the prototype I made and its done great cant tell what I got in my pocket.
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Looks excellent to me for a self-made product. If it works right for you, then it's better than any store-bought product on the market. I wish I could do half as good.
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Well thank u thats the way I feel id much rather make something with my own hands than has some meaning to it than buy something that rolled out of a sweatshop.
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Most of the fine leather companies are run by experienced craftsman. The American holster industry is a great supporter of the shooting sports. I don't think referring to these companies as "Sweat Shops" is a fair comparison.
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Sorry I was referring to buying something made in china or somewhere like that .

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Your work is absolutely amazing. I think everything looks great. Keep it up. You've inspired me to try leatherworking. I'll be buying some stuff in the near future.
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