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« Reply #3550 on: September 26, 2009, 04:45:22 am »

Howdy Kid,

Your Holster rigs are beautiful! Great design's coupled with excellent workmanship. A genuine pleasure to look at. Many thanks for sharing this with us.
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« Reply #3551 on: September 26, 2009, 08:18:01 am »



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« Reply #3552 on: September 26, 2009, 08:20:34 am »

The knife and sheath were made by the MAN. Chuck B. For me. KT


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« Reply #3553 on: September 26, 2009, 08:23:10 am »



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« Reply #3554 on: September 26, 2009, 09:04:58 am »

Howdy Kid Terico

        Well Kid I'm never disappointed when you post new pieces, beautiful work Pard, you have a good sense of design, and are very creative to say the least, some of the things you have posted , look to be in the footsteps of Chuck Burrows, and you can never go wrong there, I owe a lot to Chuck for all I've learned just from him. Well done Pard, keep them coming, and thanks for sharing your work with us. Roll Eyes Cheesy

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« Reply #3555 on: September 26, 2009, 09:08:56 am »

TW  Some ideas are Chucks and a lot of Packin Iron. I look at a lot of old picts to get ideas. If anyone  wants a Chuck B rig all I can say is to buy one of his. No one can copy his work. His dying, leather ageing and lay out is in a world by it self. He is the BEST. All the rest of us can do is try and have fun. KT With luck some day I hope to meet him.
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« Reply #3556 on: September 26, 2009, 09:17:47 am »

Some ideas are Chucks and a lot of Packinf Iron.

         Kid you can't go wrong with either one, two great sources of information and history, my Granddad had a money belt just like one of the belts in Packing Iron, that book brings back memories for me.


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« Reply #3557 on: September 26, 2009, 09:32:17 am »

TW  what a excuse, I,ll have to try that the next time the wife wants me to take the garbage out. Grin  KT
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« Reply #3558 on: September 26, 2009, 11:57:20 am »



Okay, now THOSE conchos on the top strap of the holsters are what I've been looking for. (Your first post today, top picture.)  My source out here vanished and I need to know where to get more.

Thanks.
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« Reply #3559 on: September 26, 2009, 12:08:58 pm »

More niced work, Kid. I really like the rig in the pic with the very cool knife & sheath. It looks really good.
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« Reply #3560 on: September 26, 2009, 12:27:15 pm »

Forty Rod , are you asking about the slotted conchos?  KT
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« Reply #3561 on: September 26, 2009, 05:40:10 pm »

KT, I got your email.  Thanks.  Just what I was looking for.
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« Reply #3562 on: September 26, 2009, 06:14:05 pm »

Another one Chuck made for me. And sort of a neat rig I put together.


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« Reply #3563 on: September 26, 2009, 08:55:44 pm »

Grips are sort of nice.


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« Reply #3564 on: September 26, 2009, 08:58:56 pm »

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« Reply #3565 on: September 26, 2009, 09:05:06 pm »



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« Reply #3566 on: September 26, 2009, 11:53:16 pm »

Hey Kid, thanks for sharing more great rigs with us. Is that tan color coming from the leather, or is it dyed? ? Either way it looks great. Where do you get your leather? Thanks, JD 
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« Reply #3567 on: September 27, 2009, 12:26:10 am »

JD just coats of oil. Get standard from Wickett@ Craig. Its the bestl they sell.base   I only buy russet and at times I will ad oil  base dyes to do blk or darker browns. I never use straight dyes. Mostly oil with a tint of dye. I use 4-5 oz for linning and when doing inlaid. &-8 oz on outside and10-12 oz on unlined rigs. Useing oil works well. The more u rub it the darker it gets and u can shade it nicely. Takes a lot of time and is hard on the fingers, but at my age what else do I have to do.    Tongue KT PS all my leather is skirting. , You can probley guess I will run out of ideas before I run out of leather. Now the hardest thing is trying to make rigs that dont look alike. Often when i get done I get rid of it for next to nothing because it looks to much like one I have.
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« Reply #3568 on: September 27, 2009, 07:49:08 am »

Thanks for that answer KT. I have a Tandy store locally, and Oregon Leather, which stocks Herman Oak. I know Chuck B recommends Wickett and Craig, so I guess I'm going to have to give that a try.

I don't know a whole lot about leather, but I thought skirting had something to do with the weight of the leather. I just looked at the Wickett & Craig web site, but I'm still not clear if Russet is dyed leather or not.

Can you tell me why you use skirting instead of their tooling/holster leather? Do you know what the difference is? 

So, to build holsters and gun belts, you use the Russet skirting in 8-10oz ? Where do you get the lighter weight for lining? It looks like they will split it for you, is that what you do?

Thanks KT, like so many others on this forum, you've been a big help to a new guy, JD. PS, I'm not far behind you at 60!
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« Reply #3569 on: September 27, 2009, 09:56:33 am »

Hi JD They will split it for you . I use 7-8 oz only when lining it with 4-5 oz.otherwise I use a heaver grade for non lined rigs. Give them a call and they will send u a stack of samples in different colors, skirting,belting,harness, bridle and diffferent weights so u can see what your buying.I like working with skirting. Try it , so will u. KT     1 800 826 6379  ext 222  Glen
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« Reply #3570 on: September 27, 2009, 04:54:56 pm »

Thanks KT, I'll give them a call. JD
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« Reply #3571 on: September 27, 2009, 06:18:27 pm »

  Couple fancy rigs


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« Reply #3572 on: September 27, 2009, 10:22:05 pm »

More cool stuff, Kid. I find that braided rosette very nice. Thanks.
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« Reply #3573 on: September 28, 2009, 03:54:02 pm »

my elk skins


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« Reply #3574 on: September 28, 2009, 03:56:01 pm »



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