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Posted: 9/30/2004 6:23:01 PM EST
Looking for a holster for my brand new Charles daly full size. I would like to get two holsters, one for carry underneath button up shirt/ jacket, and a hoster for hunting/ being out on the farm ect. I'm a bigger guy 52" chest 260lb. Concealment won't be difficult on my frame. For the hunting farm I would like to get a shoulder or drop leg, something that could be worn outside some winter clothing. And the last requirement, I don't want to spend more than about $40 a piece.

Please post links

thanks
Polytech
Link Posted: 10/1/2004 6:49:21 AM EST
anyone? Is $40 not enough for a decent holster?

Polytech
Link Posted: 10/1/2004 7:40:24 AM EST
Link Posted: 10/1/2004 8:39:05 AM EST
I can't think of a good one for that price. You might find something in Kydex, but I'm not a Kydex fan. Avoid Fobus.
Link Posted: 10/1/2004 8:42:11 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/1/2004 8:43:06 AM EST by AJohnston]
For $23 more you can have this...

Sparks Summer Special


... but as others have stated you probably won't get much quality for only $40.
Link Posted: 10/1/2004 8:46:05 AM EST
You might find something in the EE.

Link Posted: 10/1/2004 8:49:02 AM EST
check out www.galcoholsters.com - good place to start as any.

Link Posted: 10/1/2004 8:55:11 AM EST

Originally Posted By Gunfury:
check out www.galcoholsters.com - good place to start as any.




Actually, it's www.usgalco.com
Link Posted: 10/1/2004 9:07:05 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/1/2004 9:13:49 AM EST by SGB]
Link Posted: 10/1/2004 9:08:57 AM EST

Originally Posted By SGB:

www.andrewsleather.com/



Great product from a GREAT guy.
Link Posted: 10/1/2004 9:16:00 AM EST
Link Posted: 10/1/2004 10:18:28 AM EST
thank god someone posted andrews link! i'm wearing one right now and couldn't remember who made it. GREAT holsters.

i know they're a little over $40, but after you buy the triple k crap you'll know why it's cheap.
Link Posted: 10/1/2004 11:33:41 AM EST
Link Posted: 10/1/2004 11:50:51 AM EST
Check out www.donhume.com/ Don Hume holsters are made in the USA out of quality leather and most retail under $40. I have a double 9 cocked and locked 1911 unlined holster from them. I paid about $30 for it.

Link Posted: 10/1/2004 1:07:42 PM EST
Poly, I have a friend that builds good quality belts and holsters under contract for Wilson Combat. His shop is in Peace Valley Mo. I have sevral of his rigs, they are awsome. You can look him up on the web under Rafter S Gunleather, His name is Steve Schafer.
Link Posted: 10/1/2004 1:16:40 PM EST

Originally Posted By AJohnston:
For $23 more you can have this...

Sparks Summer Special
www.miltsparks.com/images/Photos/SSpecial_large.jpg

... but as others have stated you probably won't get much quality for only $40.



Yup...The best of the inexpensive IWB's
Link Posted: 10/1/2004 1:55:08 PM EST
www.lightningarms.com/

They have the best customer service of anyone I have ever delt with in holsters.
They are very well respected on the 1911forum.com
Link Posted: 10/1/2004 5:43:26 PM EST
I use the Milt Sparks Summer Special II. It has a high side tab against the body. Tony Kanally suggested the II instead of the original. However, YOU CANNOT GO WRONG WITH ANYTHING FROM MILT SPARKS!
I am about the same build size as you and they work great. Galco is another great supplier as well. ElPaso Saddlery has some great products for your shoulder holster. Check them out!!!
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