GUN I hate breaking in new holsters

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  1. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    Got a leather OWB Galco for my P220...been stretching the bastard out like dpixel8's wife's turd cutter in "Stop My Ass is on Fire 13" and it's still tight as hell...
     
  2. People say to put your gun in a plastic bag, then put it in the holster, then put the whole thing in the oven at 350º for 2 hours.
     
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    when i got my OWB galco i just kept using it :dunno: its great, now
     
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    i did that for a leather kramer holster (except the oven part) and it loosened it up nicely
     
  5. The oven really helps. If you are short on time, 1 hour at 450º works.
     
  6. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    What's the point of the bag?
     
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    DUDE! I just got a galco today and breaking it in too! Miami Classic II, just for kicks.
     
  8. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    I got a Fletch
     
  9. :hsugh:
     
  10. I think it helps stretch the leather an extra few thousandths. Actually, I made the oven thing up, so don't do that, but the bag thing is real.
     
  11. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    THT The easy way is always mined

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    Yeah, I figured that :squint:
     
  13. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    So how long do I leave the bagged gun in the holster?
     
  14. I really don't know. Off the top of my head I remember a day or two. Just try it every once in a while. If nothing else, the unholstering and reholstering will help break it in faster.
     
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    My holster is ruined! Fuuuuuuuuuu! :mad:
     
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    what does the bag do?
     
  17. As I've heard it, it helps to stretch out the holster an extra few thousandths.
     
  18. If you search google with the term "break in holster plastic bag" without the quotes you get a bunch of results.
     
  19. Wobistdu

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    i used a plastic bag on my galco. seemed to help. left it in for a few days
     
  20. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    shit...I don't want to wait a few days :squint:
     
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    Then quit yer bitchin and wear it!
    Leather breaks in best when you wear it anyway :naughty:
     
  22. We're not talking about chaps, Jason.





    Oh, you're bringing them next weekend, right?
     
  23. Wobistdu

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    ]i couldnt wear it before it was broke in. i'd go to draw and the gun wouldnt come out
     
  24. wickedgun

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    i break my holsters in by puttin em to use. you know, getting into a box and doing a few draw strokes..... lol
     

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