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#5859094 - 08/01/15 09:17 PM Would you buy this
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Mod's I am not trying to sell anything. This model is NOT FOR SALE

Just want some feedback.

I recently had a customer ask for a holster but he could not make up his mind if he wanted it with or without his light. I told him one day I was going to make a holster that had interchangeable lowers. I told my buddy my idea and thought it was ahead of its time, but he crushed my dreams by telling me gcode had already built it. Frustrated and butt hurt I realized they don't offer it on anything but their RTI mounts. So I decided to give it a go

And here it is. Weapon mount that you can change from light to no light. I was going to make it use snaps but they stick out to far. So I'll have to find something to interchange them quickly but 6 screws for now











So basically 6 screws and you can change from light to no light in about 1 min with six screws. (To much)
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#5859100 - 08/01/15 09:22 PM Re: Would you buy this [Re: East]
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yep
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#5859102 - 08/01/15 09:23 PM Re: Would you buy this [Re: East]
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I guess would depend on economics/cost savings.

Still would be easier to just have two holsters.
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#5859105 - 08/01/15 09:24 PM Re: Would you buy this [Re: East]
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That is awesome Matt, I never even dreamed of making something like that. I would probably buy one, what the cost you thinking on these?
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#5859111 - 08/01/15 09:32 PM Re: Would you buy this [Re: East]
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A light equipped holster is around 70-85. A regular holster is 55-70. That all matters on the mounting hardware.

So I was thinking in the range to make it save the individual 20-30 bucks over buying two separate holsters


Edited by East (08/01/15 09:33 PM)
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#5859116 - 08/01/15 09:35 PM Re: Would you buy this [Re: East]
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Do the screws hit the slide?

Is there more rubbing than a normal holster?

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#5859120 - 08/01/15 09:38 PM Re: Would you buy this [Re: East]
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Originally Posted By: East
A light equipped holster is around 70-85. A regular holster is 55-70. That all matters on the mounting hardware.

So I was thinking in the range to make it save the individual 20-30 bucks over buying two separate holsters


That's a pretty significant savings. I think it would go over well.
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#5859122 - 08/01/15 09:41 PM Re: Would you buy this [Re: Cleric]
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Originally Posted By: Cleric
Do the screws hit the slide?

Is there more rubbing than a normal holster?


No I made spacers so it won't
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#5859125 - 08/01/15 09:42 PM Re: Would you buy this [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
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Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
Originally Posted By: East
A light equipped holster is around 70-85. A regular holster is 55-70. That all matters on the mounting hardware.

So I was thinking in the range to make it save the individual 20-30 bucks over buying two separate holsters


That's a pretty significant savings. I think it would go over well.


Agreed. But they are a PITA to make. Got to see if it's worth my time
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#5859130 - 08/01/15 09:47 PM Re: Would you buy this [Re: East]
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Your holsters have become so much nicer looking and form fitting than the first one I got from you, but it's still working perfectly.

I think it's a good idea, and I can see the benefits.

What about taking this a step further and letting the customer pick their mounting style, say paddle holster, and make the scabbard part interchangeable. Buy one paddle, then certain scabbards, say 1 for the Glock, 1 for the Sig, and 1 for the 1911, and they can change between but only need one paddle.
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#5859154 - 08/01/15 10:10 PM Re: Would you buy this [Re: BigPig]
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Originally Posted By: BigPig
Your holsters have become so much nicer looking and form fitting than the first one I got from you, but it's still working perfectly.

I think it's a good idea, and I can see the benefits.

What about taking this a step further and letting the customer pick their mounting style, say paddle holster, and make the scabbard part interchangeable. Buy one paddle, then certain scabbards, say 1 for the Glock, 1 for the Sig, and 1 for the 1911, and they can change between but only need one paddle.


Dang that sounds like a great idea!
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#5859210 - 08/01/15 11:02 PM Re: Would you buy this [Re: BigPig]
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Originally Posted By: BigPig
Your holsters have become so much nicer looking and form fitting than the first one I got from you, but it's still working perfectly.

I think it's a good idea, and I can see the benefits.

What about taking this a step further and letting the customer pick their mounting style, say paddle holster, and make the scabbard part interchangeable. Buy one paddle, then certain scabbards, say 1 for the Glock, 1 for the Sig, and 1 for the 1911, and they can change between but only need one paddle.


PM me I don't follow
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#5859213 - 08/01/15 11:05 PM Re: Would you buy this [Re: East]
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Like button.
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#5859271 - 08/02/15 01:48 AM Re: Would you buy this [Re: East]
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Good stuff, brother. up
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#5859288 - 08/02/15 04:16 AM Re: Would you buy this [Re: East]
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I'm digging it, East. slinger
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