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#6623388 - 01/08/17 11:35 PM who carries a 686?
Arrowslinger82 Offline
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Registered: 07/10/14
Posts: 370
couldn't resist my urges... bought a s&w 686 6" revolver today.... what leather holster are y'all using? don't want it to look cheap and ill thought out I'm thinking something strong side and cross draw... thoughts?

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#6623423 - 01/09/17 04:36 AM Re: who carries a 686? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
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Registered: 05/25/06
Posts: 25516
Loc: Howard County
686 is a fine pistol, I've had the 6 inch, and currently have the 3 inch TALO and a 4 inch. Anything over 4 I carry in a cross draw, keeps it out of the way when hunting and getting in and out of the vehicle.
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#6623451 - 01/09/17 05:59 AM Re: who carries a 686? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
RiverRider Offline
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Registered: 11/11/07
Posts: 6443
Loc: Wise Co.
When I want leather, I look to El Paso Saddlery first. They don't always have exactly what I want, but the selection is good and quality is first class.
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#6624605 - 01/09/17 06:24 PM Re: who carries a 686? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
Slow Drifter Offline


Registered: 04/09/09
Posts: 4277
Loc: Central Texas
Ive carried a 6" 686 in Safariland "Hunter" for about 30 years. Solid holster. I think they make Bianchi, or may have it backwards. Congrats on a fine pitol!
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#6624756 - 01/09/17 07:46 PM Re: who carries a 686? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
Buzzsaw Offline
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Registered: 06/29/11
Posts: 6028
Loc: Frisco, Texas
great gun....look at tucker gunleather
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#6630231 - 01/12/17 11:34 PM Re: who carries a 686? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
KC Offline
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Registered: 09/29/08
Posts: 16338
Loc: Hunt County
You can get some phenomenal deals on duty holsters if you check ebay. A lot are new old stock from some real quality leather workers, but the 4" is more common. I have the 686-4, the 7 shot version. IMHO the finest revolver ever made.
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#6630284 - 01/13/17 05:33 AM Re: who carries a 686? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
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Registered: 08/17/07
Posts: 2502
Loc: Fort Worth
Love 686. Take a look at this galco holster. The leather strap goes on your belt and the holster slides down in it. I really like mine. Madrid good strong leather

http://www.buyholsters.com/galco-wheelgunner-belt-holster
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#6630684 - 01/13/17 10:29 AM Re: who carries a 686? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
Tff caribou Offline
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Registered: 08/27/12
Posts: 3165
Loc: Watauga, TX
DM Bullard makes beautiful holsters. My boss has several that I drool over on a regular basis.
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#6630932 - 01/13/17 01:16 PM Re: who carries a 686? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
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Registered: 11/13/04
Posts: 4410
Loc: Texoma
I carried one for years in a Safariland Border Patrol holster. Then they made us transition to Glocks. mad
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#6630952 - 01/13/17 01:29 PM Re: who carries a 686? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
cabosandinh Offline
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Registered: 08/12/13
Posts: 1248
Loc: Dallas, TX
I use Galco with thumb break for mine

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#6635826 - 01/16/17 08:44 PM Re: who carries a 686? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
Arrowslinger82 Offline
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Registered: 07/10/14
Posts: 370
I'm planning on carrying at the ranch, and maybe once in a blue moon openly. So I'm thinking the shoulder holster is the most concealable. But if I could find a cheap or reasonable duty holster rig, that might make more sense.

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#6637533 - 01/17/17 10:03 PM Re: who carries a 686? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
Texasbdog Offline
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Registered: 11/07/08
Posts: 968
Loc: Central Texas
I just ordered a custom made paddle holster and avenger style holster. These are hand made by B&B Holsters. Look them up on Facebook. $65.00 each. Very nice
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#6638998 - 01/18/17 09:31 PM Re: who carries a 686? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
FRA Offline
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Registered: 10/31/10
Posts: 70
I don't have a picture of my 686 in its holster, but here is a Model 18 in the same model Field Holster from J.W. O'Rourke.


Edited by FRA (01/18/17 09:32 PM)

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