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#182932 - 08/28/17 10:04 AM Re: PACKING IRON [Re: 45MAN]
Whitworth
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I've got chest rigs that I really like, like this one from 7x Leather.

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#182936 - 08/28/17 12:18 PM Re: PACKING IRON [Re: Whitworth]
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TEST TEST TEST, HOPING I GOT 2 PHOTOS ON HERE OF A S&W 625-6 MOUNTAIN GUN IN A FANCY HUNTER HOLSTER. THIS FANCY HUNTER HOLSTER (FLORAL CARVED + LACING) MAY BE THE "FIND OF THE CENTURY" AS MOST HUNTER HOLSTERS ARE "PLAIN JANE". I FIGURE SOME GUY ON THE NIGHT SHIFT SNUCK THIS ONE INTO THE PRODUCTION LINE. THE BELT IS AN EL PASO ROUGHOUT MONEY BELT. THE 625 LAID DORMANT FOR YEARS AS I DID NOT CARE FOR THE ROUND BUTT BUT THEN I FOUND THESE ROUND BUTT TO SQUARE BUTT GRIPS ON EBAY AND THEY WORK GREAT, AND LOOK GOOD TOO. THIS GUN SHOOTS VERY WELL WITH MY OLD WEST LOADS @ AROUND 860 fps WITH THE OTBC 250 gr. FP BULLET. I CARRY THIS A LOT WHEN I AM MOSTLY DOING WORK AT THE RANCH OR A DEER LEASE. IF I AM LIKELY TO MAYBE WANT TO HUNT WITH A BELT GUN I WOULD OPT FOR SOMETHING WITH A LONGER BARREL, BUT FOR EVERYDAY USE THIS IS AN EXCELLENT OUTFIT.


Edited by Gary (08/28/17 12:56 PM)
Edit Reason: linked to the full size images not the thumbs
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#182937 - 08/28/17 12:28 PM Re: PACKING IRON [Re: 45MAN]
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GUYS: ON MY PC THE PICTURES ARE BLURRY, HOW ARE THEY ON YOURS? MAKING PROGRESS ON POSTING PICTURES BUT BLURRY WILL NOT DO. THE 2 PICTURES DID NOT GO IN BLURRY??????????????
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#182938 - 08/28/17 01:27 PM Re: PACKING IRON [Re: 45MAN]
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Some great looking leather. I carried a Single-Six in a fast draw rig for years before going to a pair of Smiths. I've been looking for a holster that will fit a K & L frame with a Vortex Venom sight (old eyes just won't work with irons) for nearly two years without success. Looks like I need to find a good holster builder. This thread is giving me some good ideas and I am starting to lean to a cross draw rig, keep them photos coming.
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#182939 - 08/28/17 01:52 PM Re: PACKING IRON [Re: Teep]
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excellent....your pics are fine here
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have the same S&W .45 Colt Mtn. Gun and grips but you have a nicer holster......
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#182940 - 08/28/17 01:53 PM Re: PACKING IRON [Re: 45MAN]
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There's a lot of beautiful leather in this thread.
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#182950 - 08/28/17 05:50 PM Re: PACKING IRON [Re: TN Lone Wolf]
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I'll add a couple from Mike Barranti, a Longhorn Companion on the left with a 5.5' Ruger Bisley, .45 Colt and a 'Hank' Sloan with a 4" 629'

http://www.handgunhunt.com/photopost/data/500/thumbs/holsters_001.JPG

And a couple from Rob Leahy, a carved 120 and a basket weave Sourdough Pancake.

http://www.handgunhunt.com/photopost/data/500/holsters_002.JPG


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#182952 - 08/28/17 07:49 PM Re: PACKING IRON [Re: Russell]
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I just don't get tired of looking at good leather. And there's plenty of it on this thread. Keep em coming.

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#182960 - 08/29/17 08:57 AM Re: PACKING IRON [Re: mart]
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I AM IN A VORTEX BETWEEN LEARNING HOW TO POST AND A NEW CELL PHONE THAT IS NOT ALL SET UP YET. I HAVE A REALLY NICE CUSTOM MADE BBQ RIG, FIT FOR A "SHERIFF FOR A DAY" OCCASSION, THAT I WILL BE POSTING PICTURES OF.
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#182963 - 08/29/17 10:28 AM Re: PACKING IRON [Re: 45MAN]
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Here are a couple more, a Barranti 'Threepersons' and a Simply Rugged 'crossdraw'.

http://www.handgunhunt.com/photopost/data/500/holsters_003.JPG
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