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hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

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    hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    so I am thinking about changing up my custom mando a little with a new side arm and I am going to go with an airsoft pistol modded a little. What I am trying to find is a particular holster. it is a tactical holster and the side arm just kinda locks in place indoesnt slide into a traditional holster. If any body knows WHAT I am talking about and knows where I can find one just let me know....

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    Ive sen some speed holsters for shooting competitions that only cover the tip of the barrell and lock in somewhere. Have no idea who makes them. What type of airsoft pistol are you going to use? Fobus makes an all black plastic holster, no straps or snaps. It just locks in. It's made of plastic, you could probably mod it a little.


    Here's one of my off duty holsters made for the compact Glock 23 /40 cal.




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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    Are you possibly thinking of Blackhawk's SERPA holsters? It sounds like either the SERPA or the style of holster that Craig has shown. It may be rather difficult to find an appropriate holster as well depending on your modifications.

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    TxFett said: View Post
    Are you possibly thinking of Blackhawk's SERPA holsters? It sounds like either the SERPA or the style of holster that Craig has shown. It may be rather difficult to find an appropriate holster as well depending on your modifications.
    I had to look that up, I've never heard of those. Then I saw it. Our detectives and admin are issued those for our H&K UPS 45. One drawback, they have to take the tac-light off. I'd bet those Fobus are cheaper. I think I paid $20 for that from Galls.

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    Its weird I tells ya!

    Before I go on, all respect to Jango 5204 & others, and this isn't a complaint or gripe or anything.....

    Just weird to see guns, holsters & such stuff, and talk of purchasing these items.
    None of that here in Australia.

    No real guns or even replicas here in Australia unless you have a license. To get a license you'll need to be a Cop, Farmer, Security or Gun Club Member (weapons stay at the club).

    So from a prop point of view this totally blows, no Real or Prop Webley for me.

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    CaptJono said: View Post
    Its weird I tells ya!

    Before I go on, all respect to Jango 5204 & others, and this isn't a complaint or gripe or anything.....

    Just weird to see guns, holsters & such stuff, and talk of purchasing these items.
    None of that here in Australia.

    No real guns or even replicas here in Australia unless you have a license. To get a license you'll need to be a Cop, Farmer, Security or Gun Club Member (weapons stay at the club).

    So from a prop point of view this totally blows, no Real or Prop Webley for me.
    What do you do with your Jango costume? or what does the Terror Australis Garrison do about trooping?

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    Morph, if it's a form fitted holster then it may not take a mod well unless it's a very small mod.

    Here is Blackhawk's holsters: Blackhawk Tactical Holsters

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    GCNgamer128 said: View Post
    What do you do with your Jango costume? or what does the Terror Australis Garrison do about trooping?
    Jango blasters are far enough from a real gun to just make it in the post, sometimes. I have heard many stories of Blaster props being stopped at customs.
    You can find old casts of Webleys in Australia, but I'm yet to see a real good one up close.

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    actually what Jango mentioned (speed holster) is exactly what I was talking about but I did not realize how expensive they are.... So that may have to be a big no and Iwil have to go with a regular tactical holster LOL.

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    I have a TON of styrene. If you want to try to scratchbuild something, I can supply some plastic

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    I guess I could try that huh would be my first scratch build with any type of plastic...

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    morpheus1977 said: View Post
    I guess I could try that huh would be my first scratch build with any type of plastic...
    If you can give me the dimensions of the gun, I could design a holster for you and mail you templates to use to cut If you don't feel comfortable building it yourself, I can do it for ya

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    well I was thinking about using this
    http://www.hobbytron.com/AirsoftPist...M39305901.html
    but without the extra junk on it.
    or this
    http://www.hobbytron.com/Electricrob...unBC2027B.html

    I am kinda leaning towards the first one...
    Last edited by morpheus1977; Aug 7, 2007 at 10:23 PM.

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    Wow, that is weird. I was looking at those for my custum too.
    Good luck with the holsters Morph!

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    Laan great minds think alike

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    You will definitely have to make a custom holster if you plan on using either of those as your sidearm. Unless you look into a few of the soft shell holsters.

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    So I was thinking about this the frame could incompass the fire arm kinda like what robo cop has (the part the slides out) but then I can install some rare earth magnets in the side arm and holster. What do you think?

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    You could magnet the sucker onto the side of your rifle

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    GCNgamer128 said: View Post
    You could magnet the sucker onto the side of your rifle
    that IS an option LOL

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    I would say just watch how much of it you have exposed and how easily accessible it is. It's not uncommon for someone to try to rip things off your costume at a con, especially if they see they can get away with it.

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    Some things can't be avoided, but if it's going to be a sidearm, it should be safe. I would recommend a strap that locks it in though.

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    GCNgamer128 said: View Post
    Some things can't be avoided, but if it's going to be a sidearm, it should be safe. I would recommend a strap that locks it in though.
    something that locks around the trigger guard perhaps

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    I would put a strap around the slide that attaches below the trigger through the trigger guard. That way if someone tries to swipe it, you have a chance that the strap will get caught around the trigger.

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    No one will try to swipe your weapons. If they do, you will feel it.

    I've been trooping for 2 years, 5 major Conventions, no public mishaps that couldn't be avoided.

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    Re: hey every body long time no see. Trying to find a holster

    I know that it HAS happened to some people. I believe someone tried to swip Othar's rocket from her JP a couple times at a con (Correct me if I'm wrong Othar, I thought I saw you post about that on HV&M). Now, It's never happened to me, but if you going to keep a prop in a very exposed setting then it's wise to err on the side of caution.

    I've been to 2 majors and one minor con and it's never happened to me either, but I also take steps to ensure it won't happen. It can get crowded very easily, people are all around you, you get bumped into alot. Just don't wanna see someones work get trashed by some ******* punk at a con.

    Not disrespecting your opinion at all Andy, just saying if your exposing props then atleast make sure that they are safe.

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