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Who makes the holster I want?

Discussion in 'Handguns: Holsters and Accessories' started by ChristopherG, Mar 6, 2008.

  1. ChristopherG

    ChristopherG Well-Known Member

    The holster I want is for a 2.5" S&W 66--i.e., a k-frame .357.

    The holster I want is an OWB pancake holster that holds the gun close to the body. It has no retaining strap or device.

    The holster I want is comfortable, well-made, and not ugly.

    The holster I want MAY have some kind of easy-on, easy-off snaps on the belt loops. Dunno--comfort and concealment are more important.

    Does anyone have or know the location of this holster?
  2. rcmodel

    rcmodel Member in memoriam

  3. ArchAngelCD

    ArchAngelCD Well-Known Member

    I like the DeSantis Speed Scabbard for short barrel a K frame. I use one for my 2 3/4" Ruger Police Service-Six and it's very comfortable. Even though the price on the site is $62 I bought several for $43 locally.

    Don Hume makes a good product at a very fair price.

    Galco makes a high quality product too. They have a Speed Paddle Holster you might like, if not they have many other good choices.
  4. MrTuffPaws

    MrTuffPaws Well-Known Member

    Bianchi and a xacto knife will get you what you want ;)
  5. gggman

    gggman Well-Known Member

    You just described my holster. Fist #12. A very nice, comfortable, well made holster.
  6. Seven©

    Seven© Well-Known Member

  7. Karate

    Karate Well-Known Member

    +1 for the El Paso Street Combat
  8. 3pairs12

    3pairs12 Well-Known Member

    Well rcmodel,I don't know about ChristopherG but I just looked at the street combat and I am getting it. Thank you for the link.
  9. Caddo

    Caddo Member

  10. Bulldog

    Bulldog Well-Known Member

    Well Christopher, was wondering the same thing you are ('cept for a 3-inch GP100), but I couldn't find the answer. So I just made my own. :D


    Aside from rolling your own, I'll second the recommendation for the El Paso Saddlery Street Combat model.

    I haven't personally checked out a Simply Rugged holster, but I've been awefully tempted to try one out.

    Another model you might look at is the Don Hume 721OT.

    I personally don't like any of the other mass-produced wheelgun holsters because they tend to ride way too high, resulting in a top-heavy package that leads to holster flop.
  11. The Lone Haranguer

    The Lone Haranguer Well-Known Member

    Bulman Gunleather should have what you want, somewhere. His wait time is very long these days, however.

    Coincidentally, I had a FBS for the same gun as yours. Unfortunately I sold the gun and the holster got lost in one of several moves. :( It was beautiful work, absolutely top-notch.
  12. runninmike

    runninmike Well-Known Member

    I will recommend a Galco "sm112". Double stitched in the U.S.A.
    I have one for my 2-3/4" speed-six ruger 357 mag, and it has no straps, but it does cover the hammer. Another traditional leather I'd recommend is Bianchi's 5BHL with thumb strap-I have two of those and they carry and perform like a dream as does the Galco.

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