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Old December 7, 2014, 07:47 PM   #1
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early christmas present

my wife decided to give me one of my christmas presents early this year, she had seen the trouble i had been having with my nylon pancake holsters trying to get them not to let the gun hang out. i'm using a ruger service six 4 inch barrel, she got me a desantis and it is just great. i have always thought i liked nylon better untill now, here is the holster.
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Old December 7, 2014, 08:16 PM   #2
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nice looking holster, im a huge fan of leather and pretty much nothing else
matter of fact i cant imagine making or buying anything holster or sheath related that aint made out of leather, yes im biased
Nice gift hope it works well for ya
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Old December 7, 2014, 08:23 PM   #3
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carried today and the difference between this and nylon is night and day. i love this one
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Old December 8, 2014, 07:29 AM   #4
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I have quite a few DeSantis holsters, mostly for CCW. Good quality leather holsters at a decent price.
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Old December 8, 2014, 07:57 AM   #5
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I'm a big fan of DeSantis Scabbard holsters. I agree leather compared to nylon is like night and day!
Below is a S&W .357 Magnum in the same holster but I did change the grips before I carried that revolver.

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Old December 8, 2014, 08:54 AM   #6
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I'm a big fan of DeSantis Scabbard holsters.
Yup. All of my guns (but for the LCP in a pocket holster) go in my Desantis Scabbard holsters, whether it's the Speed Scabbard, Thumbreak, or Mini-Sllde.

They are good quality, and while not up to the level of a Mitch Rosen I once had, they are rock solid, have never let me down, and are a very good value.
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Old December 9, 2014, 04:21 AM   #7
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Very nice.
Nylon's only redeaming quality is price, and with Kydex even that can be a wash.
Leather is the only thing I use anymore.
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Old December 9, 2014, 10:30 PM   #8
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I have a few DeSantis holsters that get regular use. The thumbreak min-slide is one of my favorites but the scabbards are good too. Leather is the way to go for sure. That's a nice holster you got there and I know you will enjoy using it. A world of difference compared to nylon.
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