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Olympus 05-23-2012 05:31 PM

Official Leather Holster Thread
 
We need more stickies!

I love a good quality leather holster, especially with some exotic skins. Let's see some photos of your leather, custom or not!

Custom holster from JR Custom Leather in ring lizard and crocodile.
http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/a...9/P8080058.jpg

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/a...9/P8080056.jpg


Custom holster from Adams Leather Works trimmed in toad skin. I also have a matching belt but don't have a photo of it.

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/a...9/e5ea0f4c.jpg

GLOCKMASTER 05-23-2012 09:25 PM

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Here's my Custom Leather Holster my buddy made me for my G23 & G27

Olympus 05-27-2012 02:03 PM

I also ordered a new C-Flex from Kelley Gunleather too. It should be here in about 5 more weeks.

Olympus 06-26-2012 11:47 PM

Looks like we're not getting any love in here. I guess I will post a preliminary picture of my new Kelley C-Flex for my Sig P238 that I just received from Mr. Kelley. Keep in mind that the holster has not been formed or boned yet. This photo was sent to me just so I would get an idea of who the holster was coming together and what it looked like. Black cowhide, ostrich leg accent and belt loops, with white stitching.

http://i787.photobucket.com/albums/y...ps/Holster.jpg

porkchops 06-27-2012 12:54 AM

Olympus, you were serious when you said you love good leather! You have some nice stuff! If my love for animals wasn't so great I would love to have an exotic holster with gator and what not.

But for now, for your viewing enjoyment I present my Kimber Crimson ultra with Kimber IWB branded leather.
http://i1142.photobucket.com/albums/...DSCI0008-1.jpg
http://i1142.photobucket.com/albums/...DSCI0009-1.jpg

Rick1967 06-27-2012 03:10 AM

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Being left handed I often have difficulty finding holsters. So I started making my own. Everything is the pic is homemade. I made a bunch of really ugly ones before these. My favorite for looks alone is the 1911 holster. I have 3 holsters that I made for that gun. But that is my nicest to look at. If I open carried that would definately be the rig I would use.

Olympus 06-27-2012 01:24 PM

I tried my hand at leathercraft and holster making it was much more difficult than it looked. I can appreciate anyone who can make a holster.

I have a huge love for animals too. I love to eat them and wear them!

LongBaller71 06-27-2012 08:43 PM

I'll chime in with a few! Couldn't bring myself to drop $150+ for a holster I wanted, so I decided to make some. There's definitely a learning curve to making these and especially getting the detail work just right. Being a few holsters in, I'm getting better with each one.

Here's the last couple I worked up:

Black cowhide with full quill ostrich trim - 1911FS and mag holster -
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e1...0/52058794.jpg

Burgundy brown cowhide -
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e1...0/f5ff57a6.jpg

Brown cowhide with tanned trim -
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e1...0/2a210af1.jpg

Rick1967 06-27-2012 11:04 PM

Nice work Longballer71

LongBaller71 07-02-2012 01:40 PM

Thanks Rick! I'm getting a little better each time I think. Definitely learning as I go.

Here's the last couple I just finished. The Wingman IWB.

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e1...0/3a78a55a.jpg
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e1...0/42c0320e.jpg


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