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Holster for a 5" N frame?

Discussion in 'Handguns: Holsters and Accessories' started by ndh87, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. ndh87

    ndh87 Well-Known Member

    Im looking for a leather thumb break crossdraw holster for my 629 5 inch. So far I've only been able to find 4 inch and 6 inch holsters. Does anyone have any idea where i can find what Im looking for?

    Or if you happen to have one your looking to sell....:cool:
  2. Kind of Blued

    Kind of Blued Well-Known Member

    I've been reading lots of good things about Simply Rugged holsters. They seem semi-custom, so I'm sure you could have it made how you want it.
  3. krs

    krs Well-Known Member

    I use a 6" holster for mine. Gun don't care and it won't go in too deep because the blocking is where it fits. Trigger guard and cylinder, not the barrel.
  4. David E

    David E Well-Known Member

    Get the 6" version and sew the muzzle shut to keep debris out.
  5. earplug

    earplug Well-Known Member

    open muzzle

    I wonder why one would recommend a closed end on a holster?
    If its open carry or rough dirty conditions, what falls in stays in with a closed holster.
    Even the old Army 1911 holsters were open ended to allow stuff to fall free.
    With a closed holster you have to stand on your head to get the stuff out.
  6. Oro

    Oro Well-Known Member

    They used to make many more 5" guns than today. You may want to check Ebay for old ones (though finding a cross draw will be really hard). You can also try El Paso Saddlery if Simply rugged doesn't have the style you want.

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