leather + kydex

Discussion in '1911 Gear' started by rockittsled, Sep 16, 2020.

  1. rockittsled

    rockittsled Well-Known Member

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    Apr 8, 2020
    Is there a method to attaching leather and kydex together for a holster? I played with leather wallets, sheaths, and belts as a Cub Scout a looong time ago
     
  2. Dallas Knight

    Dallas Knight Max Otto von Stierlitz

    Jun 22, 2015
    8EF257FF-10F5-499E-9DD7-1C2AE9AC79FF.jpeg Google: Chicago Post fasteners.
    Or tandyleather.com (above photo)
     
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  3. Capthobo

    Capthobo NRA Endowment member Supporting Addict

    Nov 9, 2016
    Depends. Are you looking to line the kydex or attach loops or other external accessories?
    For the external attachments you can use Chicago Screws or T-nuts as previously illustrated.
    To line the Kydex I would use contact cement. Preferably Barge brand. Barge is superior to other brands when it comes to leather adhesive.
     
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  4. jcc7x7

    jcc7x7 Well-Known Member

    Nov 2, 2019
    Might give a call to Garrett Holsters they've been doing it for a while.
    May or may not give you some info, if they don't think it's propitiatory?!?!?!?
     
  5. rockittsled

    rockittsled Well-Known Member

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    Apr 8, 2020

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