I recently fell into a good deal in a 4" Python that is now at Colt for refurbishment. I have a few months to shop for a holster good enough to put it in.
I'm looking for a top quality OWB straight drop with belt slots. It's not so much a concealment holster I'm looking for as a a straightforward holster that would simply be for holding the Python while outdoors, at a plate shoot, or at a barbecue.
The trouble is that as I look at the web sites for the top holster makers it seems that they are very oriented towards concealment and semi-auto holsters.
I thought of the Cowboy Action oriented holster outfits and looked for San Pedro Saddlery who made me a great custom holster for a Ruger Blackhawk some years ago, but I can't find a website for them and am wondering if they're still in business.
Anyway, any thoughts or suggestions?
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July 7, 2010, 01:56 AM
Have you tried El Paso Saddlery, as they make nice holsters. You can also use a holster made for the S&W "L" frame - model 686.
Friendly, Don't Fire!
July 7, 2010, 02:51 AM
Try C5 Leather, BigJim in Kansas City, Kansas. He is an excellent craftsman! I got an IWB holster, two magazine carriers and a heavy belt and the quality cannot be beat!
His prices are reasonable, too!
He may be busy, so expect to possibly wait a few weeks!
I had a little problem (the way my body is) and he worked on the job special just to accomodate me!
July 7, 2010, 09:40 AM
Try Simply Rugged.
July 7, 2010, 01:26 PM
+1 Simply Rugged
The Lone Haranguer
July 7, 2010, 07:43 PM
Milt Sparks HSR (http://miltsparks.com/HSR.htm)
Alfonso's of Hollywood (http://alfonsosgunleather.com)
Kirkpatrick Leather (http://kirkpatrickleather.com)
Holsters from any of these makers, as well as previously mentioned El Paso Saddlery, can be made as plain or fancy as you want. :)
August 15, 2010, 04:01 PM
Go with a Bianchi X15 shoulder holster for your Python great holster & you will look like Hutch ala Starskey & Hutch its a great holster check it out on OPTIPLANET it sells ther for about $102.00 & it's free delivery. good luck with your new gun .