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Old 13 June 2015, 22:27
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I like that rig.
My only issue is my shoulders are so broad I can barely reach past 3 O'clock.

Conceals really well.
You can slide it around a bit. I have the same issue, reaching back. My Brokos belt has 2 rifle pouches and I really have to reach back to get to the second pouch.

The other great feature is it does not put the pistol mags in the way of your rifle when shooting transition drills.

Litepath, +1 on the short mag screws. I will try them out and report back. The shorter rivet makes it hug the belt better. I may put them on my pancake. Are there any in the bag-O-parts you sent?

I originally asked LP to make this for range work, just to have something to throw on for rifle and pistol. When I saw how comfortable it was and how well it concealed, I thought for sure you young bucks in the PSD industry may want to give it a try.
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Old 13 June 2015, 22:41
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TFG, I think I did include extra rivets of the shorter variety and I know I included the longer ones. Look and compare sizes if you will. If not, easy to send the correct length ones.

I'm still amazed at this piece. I made me one before I made yours and still cannot believe how simple and like you said,
comfortable & concealable the rig is.
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Old 13 June 2015, 22:58
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It would really tuck up nice with only a 20 rd magazine.
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Old 19 July 2015, 18:47
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Laser Cut Graphics. .

I'd been wanting to do these for awhile. Other things kept popping up.
Anyway, I had no idea if this would even work. Most places won't even consider cutting this stuff due to PVC content, etc.
A fellow Socnetter asked about the hand cut graphic I did of the BRO, and wanted a custom piece. I knew I couldn't actually render the fine details he wanted. . . So the quest began.
here are the results.











I like these. Simple to attach. Use either an epoxy, or leave room and use rivets. Made from Kydex so they'll mold over any holster surface practically.
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Old 21 July 2015, 13:15
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Looks great!US Marshal badge looks very detailed as does the Huey.

The BRO holster is my favorite though,SOW was jealous.

The lighter looks good.
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Old 21 July 2015, 16:34
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I recieved a Holster for my G19 and a double mag pouch. I have been using them for about a week and they are great. The holster holds the G19 well, but not to the point of being hard to draw. Both are very comfortable to wear. The double mag pouch is excellent and I love the thumb screws. It took a little playing with but once I found the sweet spot for me, it was perfect. As TFG said the construction is very good with no scratches or melted spots on it.

Overall highly recommend 2AHolster!
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Old 21 July 2015, 19:19
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Looks great!US Marshal badge looks very detailed as does the Huey.

The BRO holster is my favorite though,SOW was jealous.

The lighter looks good.
The details that Laser Printer can render will astonish. I had him do two more images, but I sent them too small. enlarged they were crazy detailed.
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Old 21 July 2015, 19:23
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I recieved a Holster for my G19 and a double mag pouch. I have been using them for about a week and they are great. The holster holds the G19 well, but not to the point of being hard to draw. Both are very comfortable to wear. The double mag pouch is excellent and I love the thumb screws. It took a little playing with but once I found the sweet spot for me, it was perfect. As TFG said the construction is very good with no scratches or melted spots on it.

Overall highly recommend 2AHolster!
Thanks Chimo!

Those thumbscrews are cool aren't they?!
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Old 24 July 2015, 15:45
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Ok, you guys and a conversation with Litepath just sold me. Just dropped my order for a pancake for my G21. Can't wait!
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Old 24 July 2015, 16:34
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Ok, you guys and a conversation with Litepath just sold me. Just dropped my order for a pancake for my G21. Can't wait!
Now if we can get TFG to tell us how that Leather is working for the Sweat-guard, I'll know whether or not to recommend it to you. . . .TFG?

Oh, and thanks a million Medic4070!

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Old 24 July 2015, 21:42
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I hadn't thought about it til now, but as I suspected, it is peeling off.

On the left, 50 hrs of wear and twice that on the right (I don't get out much)

But to qualify, I sweat like SOTB on the bus with the fat girl softball team.

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Old 24 July 2015, 22:24
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I hadn't thought about it til now, but as I suspected, it is peeling off.

On the left, 50 hrs of wear and twice that on the right (I don't get out much)

But to qualify, I sweat like SOTB on the bus with the fat girl softball team.
No worries. You had asked (if it would stay) when I'd offered. Most times I can get Leather to stick quite well. But I did use this on an IWB for me a few weeks ago and it came right the fuck off.
So I wondered. Is it the Leather? Is it the adhesive? Still don't really know. And yet I do know some of the other leathers I've used have worked quite well. I have a feeling it's the adhesive.

Even though that is the textured side of the kydex, I wonder how scratching it up a bit, then using an epoxy might work?

At any rate, I will send you out a piece of Black velvet to cut/stick on as desired. Or do you want to try some other remedy?

Thanks for reporting on that TFG! I know I have to remedy this before offering it free or not :)
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Old 25 July 2015, 11:42
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I was thinking Gorilla Glue? I will get some and try it out on my worst offender.
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Old 25 July 2015, 14:12
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Sounds good. I just bought some Loc-tite epoxy to try. I have other epoxies, but recently I'd tried the Loc-tite - 'like' hard as nails for some other projects and it was so very much stronger, figured I'd give that a shot.
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Can you create a texture on the Kydex, to increase the surface area for the leather to bond to? (I know NOTHING about working with Kydex...) For example, when I laid tile in my bathroom, the Ditra decoupling membrane had a waffle pattern to help the mortar adhere. (The waffles on Ditra are actually tapered towards the top, so the mortar locks in, but that's probably too fine detail for Kydex.)
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Can you create a texture on the Kydex, to increase the surface area for the leather to bond to? (I know NOTHING about working with Kydex...) For example, when I laid tile in my bathroom, the Ditra decoupling membrane had a waffle pattern to help the mortar adhere. (The waffles on Ditra are actually tapered towards the top, so the mortar locks in, but that's probably too fine detail for Kydex.)

I went back a took a good look at the leather (today) that I was speaking about above. All of the adhesive was stuck to the kydex. The leather looked like it just came from the tannery; shiny, slick, beautiful and not a speck of adhesive anywhere on it.

I went ahead and tried the adhesive I bought today. I did it as is without roughing it up. We'll see how that works out, and I'll go from there. TFG's was rough side to kydex and his didn't stay stuck even though I shaved the edges and used gum tragacanth on it.

Tile. . .perish the thought! I laid a crap ton of that stuff while I was in college 15 years ago.
It's a wonder I don't have anxiety dreams about concrete and tile.
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Old 26 July 2015, 05:24
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I just ordered a IWB for my glock 17 based on the reviews here. I can't wait to get my hands on it.
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Old 27 July 2015, 09:24
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The New adhesive I bought and tried on the finished Leather worked so very much better than what I WAS using.

And then I realized I'd forgotten a method I used to use. Heat.

I was making a Stick-Up! Yesterday with a lining in it. I always put the liner on before it goes into the Kydex oven/heater.

My Sweat Guards used to be separate. And when they were I'd always cut and place the leather or liner on them then heat them up for forming. That heat combined with the adhesive is what sealed the deal so to speak.
So essentially I inadvertently changed methods of placing the liners on the sweat guards when I went to the one piece design. The Black Velvet I use probably is fine without heat, but the leather needs it.

Sorry about that TFG.

Summary; Adhesive+heat=GTG
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Old 27 July 2015, 09:39
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The Kryptek really holds up well and the pattern is spot on.

I sent LP a pic maybe he can post it?
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