Holster Maker Spreadsheet
Posted 21 March 2012 - 04:43 PM
This is our time! I can feel it.
Some time ago I started thinking I wanted a very functional, comfortable and durable holster to carry when they (the legislature) finally get their heads out of their arm pits. A friend recommended getting a Milt Sparks VM2. The $115 isn't a problem for me but Milt died in 1995 and the company has continued in his name. Their products are first class. But they open the website for orders for a short period and if you miss that window, you will wait 6 to 8 months to place an order.
I decided to use my computer skills to find what I wanted. So I thought, I can't be the first person to think of this and set out to find a compiled list. What I found were several lists that overlapped many times. I decided to cull through them and delete the duplicates, add the ones I had found on my own along with some unique products. I put it all into a spreadsheet and included hyper links to jump to the site quickly. I also added photos of the flagship products so a user could hover over the link and see a quick image of their work. Unfortunately, Google docs does not import the images, only the links.
I'd like to thank Mauserme for his assistance guiding me through the process of creating the Google spreadsheet. I probably could have done it after a while but you sure made it painless and helped me avoid the struggle of trial and error. Thank you sir for your kindness.
It took me several months to complete the list. Please scroll through the makers, visit the ones that are of interest and if there is some value to the information consider it a small contribution to the cause. Listed are 258 sites that cover mostly leather holsters to CC clothing (pants) to women's handbags to bed holsters to car holsters even some pistol sling rigs. It is NOT an extensive or complete list by any stretch of the imagination. It is however a fairly good start to some of the better leather holster makers in the US and some unique CC products you may not be aware of.
Posted 21 March 2012 - 05:48 PM
~"An invasion of mainland America is unwise. Behind every blade of grass a rifle would await us"
I predicted that Chicago/Cook county will be sold out in order to get "shall issue".
Based on the restrictions on carry in Chicago/Cook County, I was right.
...doing just enough to keep them out of Federal Court...
Posted 21 March 2012 - 06:30 PM
Posted 21 March 2012 - 06:59 PM
Nicely done, thanks.
Posted 21 March 2012 - 07:26 PM
Seriously good job.
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf. - George Orwell
A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll probably never need one again.
Posted 21 March 2012 - 07:58 PM
One star, two star, three star.
Thanks to your list, I know what I'm doing this weekend.
Posted 21 March 2012 - 08:33 PM
Posted 21 March 2012 - 08:51 PM
Posted 21 March 2012 - 10:08 PM
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Posted 21 March 2012 - 11:09 PM
Posted 21 March 2012 - 11:43 PM
Link to ILGA House Audio/Video..........Link to ILGA Senate Audio/Video ..........Link to Livestream Blueroom Events Page
Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience. - C.S. Lewis
Posted 22 March 2012 - 05:40 AM
A link to the googledoc would be cool, then I could add it to my favorites.
Let's try this.
Link to Holster Data Spreadsheet
Posted 25 March 2012 - 11:44 AM
Posted 19 November 2012 - 07:38 PM
Nevermind,I'm a dumba$$
Edited by TTIN, 19 November 2012 - 07:46 PM.
"God made men,but Colt made them equals"
"Guns don't kill people..husbands who come home early do" -Larry The Cable Guy
"Illinois: Will the Defendant Please Rise?"
"si vis pacem, para bellum"
Posted 22 June 2013 - 07:18 PM
Edited by redbuell1203, 22 June 2013 - 07:18 PM.
Posted 22 June 2013 - 08:33 PM
Tommy makes a real nice holsters, mag carriers and belts..Great prices to.
I just received mine for my new Shield.
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"That rifle on the wall of the laborer's cottage or working class flat is the symbol of democracy. It is our job to see that it stays there."
-- George Orwell
Posted 26 June 2013 - 09:04 AM
North-central Illinois Custom Kydex. I'm out of Peoria, IL Custom Holsters from right here in ILLINOIS!
Posted 03 August 2013 - 09:59 AM
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Posted 01 September 2013 - 10:57 AM
Anyone making custom holsters in the Quad Cities area (IA/IL)? I've got a few pistols to which I've had rails added to the dustcovers.
I got your PM and I think I can help you out.
Posted 02 October 2013 - 10:10 AM
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Posted 11 February 2014 - 06:20 PM
High quality, well made and quick to ship. 30 day trial period, so you try it and if you don't like it you can return it for a full refund less shipping. Lifetime Warranty.
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My Smith&Wesson can be there in seconds...
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