steelhawk

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About steelhawk

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    http://www.bearriverholsters.com

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    Male
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    Utah
  • Interests
    Writing my first novel, fishing, shooting, archery, ham radio, hunting, photography, grandpa-ing

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  • Leatherwork Specialty
    Holsters and accessories
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    Holster Making, Belts
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  1. Is the design burned on, like with a hot stamp? However he is doing it, they are outstanding. I wish I was that artistically gifted.
  2. I've been considering getting some drum dyed leather instead of using vinegaroon. I use 7/8 oz and don't see that weight offered. Can someone point me to a source for drum dyed leather in the weight I use? Thanks.
  3. A customer has asked me to make him an in-the-waistband small of the back holster. Two things come to mind. 1. He might be confused about what he wants. 2. I don't think there is such a thing, but I need more info before I contact him again. Has anyone here ever heard of something like this?
  4. I hand stitched a belt once. I also drilled all 560 holes with a dremel tool and a 1/16 drill bit. I won't do it again. Fortunately, with the Cobra 4 I don't have to. But, if you don't have a machine and want a belt, you do what's needed.
  5. It does look nice. It should serve you well.
  6. It isn't vacuum hose, but I could use that. JLS, what are your thoughts of using it at all?
  7. I received a holster to duplicate from a customer. The original maker is no longer in business due to illness. It has a fairly firm rubber disc inside. It looks like it came round, but he drilled a hole in it. I have two questions for you guys here. First, does anyone know where I might get the rubber? Second, what are your thoughts on this kind of holster construction? Sorry, I forgot to attach photos. It isn't vacuum hose.
  8. That's what I do as well. I only have one blue mag. I couldn't find the real one anywhere, local or online.
  9. Some weird mottling happened to one of mine. I thought it was ruined and made another one for the customer. Later I showed it to my wife. She thought it looked cool so I finished it and put it on the web page for sale. Two days later a guy bought it for his wife. She thought it looked cool. I haven't found a way to duplicate it, though. I used elephant once. It darkened way more than regular leather when I oiled it. I won't oil the elephant part of my next elephant holster.
  10. Nice looking mag holder. Your dad should be very happy with it, and the holster.
  11. I did the paint stick thing as well for a railed Champion a couple of years ago. The buyer sent me multiple pictures with a ruler along side the firearm. He said it fit just fine.
  12. I like it. Great job on the versatility.
  13. That's quite a rig. I pity the terrorist who gets in your way.
  14. I have this IWB holster finished to the point where I would apply neatsfoot oil. I want to tooling to stand out more and have some antique finish that should do that. I've used it on a couple of things last year, but I can't remember if I oil first, or oil after I use the antique finish. I'm not planning on any resist being used.
  15. I need to ask him what he does with it. Maybe he oils it. The holster I made six years ago, and use regularly, is still stiff and functional, probably good for another six years.