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Offline randyt

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holster for a stevens tip up
« on: April 09, 2017, 06:57:02 PM »
I recently made a holster for my stevens. Used some leather from tandy, artificial sinew, and brown dye. Seemed to have turned out black though. Used a brass stud for holding the flap down. here's a few pics, thanks for looking






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Re: holster for a stevens tip up
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2017, 07:15:00 PM »
That looks pretty danged good to me, randy.   I like that style, too....nice work! :thumbsup:
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Re: holster for a stevens tip up
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2017, 08:35:17 PM »
I like how it looks dyed.  Has an old look in the photo and the tip up fits really well.  Nice job.
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Re: holster for a stevens tip up
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2017, 04:21:11 AM »
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Re: holster for a stevens tip up
« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2017, 08:08:59 PM »
didn't know they made a tip-up pistol.
very cool.
nice work on the holster, too.

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Re: holster for a stevens tip up
« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2017, 08:21:22 PM »
thanks for the comments.... The stevens tip up pistol is probably my favorite handgun. this one is a pre-1898 and in in 22 lr. It's my trapline gun.  I'm really digging holster making, have a few oddballs that require a custom holster. now onto one for my british bulldog.

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Re: holster for a stevens tip up
« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2017, 08:36:00 PM »
Very cool gun, and nice job on the holster.  It really matches gun to me...great job!!

My experience with the dyes is the Fiebings solvent based dyes will look almost black like you said, even if you use a light brown, but the water based dyes from Tandy (maybe now in the "Eco" line) will stay more brown than turn dark.  Just FYI

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Re: holster for a stevens tip up
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2017, 06:35:01 AM »
thanks for the comments........... .The holster color is all good but was hoping for a light brown but I'm learning.

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Re: holster for a stevens tip up
« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2017, 10:22:59 AM »
Nice job. Cool stuff Randy