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Offline crashdive123

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New Holster
« on: September 16, 2017, 03:02:37 PM »
I was inspired by Mannlicher's thread Here Piggy Piggy and decided to make a holster for my Glock G 41 with TLR-1 HL attached.  Well, I messed up and had the stitching too close.  I could not stretch the leather enough to make it fit.  Rather than trash some perfectly good leather, I grabbed a smaller firearm and put in a little extra stitching.  Here is the result.






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Re: New Holster
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2017, 03:08:34 PM »
Looks good.  Can you bring it to Kicco so I can trace just the outline?
huh?

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Re: New Holster
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2017, 04:28:26 PM »
Nice recovery Crash.

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Re: New Holster
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2017, 06:31:53 PM »
That worked out well.    :)
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Re: New Holster
« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2017, 06:58:15 PM »
Nice job...I like it...and....yeah... they get tricky........
Wet formed?
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Re: New Holster
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2017, 05:02:21 AM »
Looks good.  Can you bring it to Kicco so I can trace just the outline?
I will.

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Re: New Holster
« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2017, 05:03:27 AM »
Nice job...I like it...and....yeah... they get tricky........
Wet formed?
  Yes.  A large vacuum chamber would be nice, but.......... gotta use what you have.

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Re: New Holster
« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2017, 05:29:38 PM »
Still wanting (needing?) a holster for the original plan, I finished this one today.









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Re: New Holster
« Reply #8 on: September 17, 2017, 05:57:11 PM »
Very nice work! :hail:    Retention looks like it would be really good, too. :thumbsup:
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Re: New Holster
« Reply #9 on: September 17, 2017, 06:49:00 PM »
Nice work, Crash. I still want to try a holster.

I guess the more stitches per inch, the less the leather will stretch?
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Re: New Holster
« Reply #10 on: September 23, 2017, 12:54:49 AM »
Nicely done mate.
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