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Some New Lasers/Lights for Holsters

New Lasers/Lights for Aug 2015..We now make holster for the following lasers and lights.

 

Crimson Trace LC-443 crimson trace

Crimson Trace LG-435

Crimson Trace LG-437

Crimson Trace LG-491

Crimson Trace LTG-736

Crimson Trace LG-433

Crimson Trace LG-430

Crimson Trace LG-412

Crimson Trace LG-431

Crimson Trace LG-454/454G

Crimson Trace LG-489

Crimson Trace LG-489G

Crimson Trace LG-493

Crimson Trace LG-407

Streamlight TLR-2streamlight

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If you do not see your laser or light than please contact us to see if we can.

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New Weapons for Aug 2015…Take a Peek

New weapons for Holsters Aug 2015..See if your Gun is Listed…

 

Here is an up to date on some new weapons that we are offering to fit our holsters.

H&K P30SK Compact

Redhawk all barrel lengths

Steylr L9A1

CZ75B Compact

Colt Detective Special

Sig 320 Carry

Sig 320 Custom Compact

CZ75 97BD

H7K VP40

Beretta Cougar 8045

FNP 45 Tactical

M&P Core 4.25” and 5”

Bear Cat (old model)

Brigadier Tactical

Taurus Model 608 4”

SP101-4.2”

Ruger GP 100 4”

S&W M&P R8 5”

FNH/FNX 9/40 Compact

S&W 329PD 4”

FN 5.7 Gen II

 

If you do not see your weapon than please call or email to see if we can get that weapon to make a mold for a holster for you.

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New Shoulder Rig for 2015

New Shoulder Rig for 2015 from MTR Custom Leather, LLC

 

(C-6) Punisher Rig

MTR Custom Leather presents, “The Punisher Rig”. The Punisher rig is a double weapon shoulder rig. The Punisher rig allows for easy draw of the weapon, allowing one to bring their weapon on target in one motion.  The weapons sit horizontal below the armpit. Each holster on the Punisher Rig has a metal thumb break tab to give a extra security of your weapon in the Punisher rig. The Punisher is equipped with heavy duty nylon stitching and stainless steel hardware, which allows you to adjust the ride height of your weapon that is suitable to you. MTR Custom Leather designed each connection to swivel for comfort and continuous wear. The Punisher rig is all high quality bull hide leather, no plastic (kydex) or nylon. MTR Custom Leather gives you the option to add double stitching to your Punisher rig (around the holsters only), this option will add stiffness and durability to the holsters (see picture for example). Also, adding an enclosed barrel is another great option for your Punisher rig, this enables dust and debris from entering your barrel. The Punisher rig is a great choice of shoulder rig to aid in emergency situations where you may need to shoot with your non-dominate hand. This punisher rig gives you the option to draw with either or right or left hand.

 

MTR Custom Leather Punisher Rig includes:

2 Leather Holsters molded specifically to your weapon

1 Leather adjustable Harness

2 Leather tie downs (1 per holster)

The Punisher Rig is custom made to be fully adjustable to fit most anyone.

The Punisher Rig is custom made for right or left handed shooters. Extra training may be exercised for shooting with this rig.

 

There will be a comment box at the end of checkout and you can let us know the gun type of your second weapon, if you are wanting 2 different weapons for the one rig.

On large DA (double action) weapons the thumb break is placed decocked. Smaler SA/DA (single action/double action) weapons the thumb break is placed cocked and locked. If you would like your thumb break placed differently, then please add that in the comment section and call 336-879-2166 or email sales@mtrcustomleather.com. There is additional $15.00 charge for change in pattern of holster. No refunds or exchanges on custom items (like this holster).

 

 

NOTE:  If you need more info, or would like something done differently please call or e-mail us with your custom request.

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New Duty Gear for 2015..Check it out!!

New Duty Gear for 2015 from MTR Custom Leather, LLC

 

(C-8) Light and Mag Carrier (Quick-Snap Version)IMG_4831

MTR Custom Leather brings to you our Light and Mag Carrier (quick-snap version) combo. Our light and mag carrier is designed for comfort, preparedness, accessible and convenient. You have you light and magazine in one place that is easy to access without seconds loss in time of emergency. The dimension of the light is 1” in diameter (standard). The magazine is available for a variety of different calibers. You have the option for right or left hand carrying. This means that if you are right handed than the light and mag carrier is worn on the left side of the body with the magazine in front of the light. On the flip side, if you are left handed, than the light and mag carrier is worn on the right side with the magazine in front of the light. MTR Custom Leather custom makes the magazine to where you can carry it ambidextrous. The pouch is designed to allow you to carry your ammo with the bullets facing forward or back. The quick-snap version has on leather strap with one directional snap on each side. This helps to bring in the pouch closer to the body for concealing. By doing this you are printing less. By the wideness of the light and magazine carrier you are helping to distribute the weight of the pouch.

The belt slots can fit up to 1-1/2 gunbelt(2 layer) or 1-3/4 regular belt (1 layer).

 

(C-9) Light and Mag Carrier (Paddle Version)IMG_4840

MTR Custom Leather brings to you our Light and Mag Carrier (quick-snap version) combo. Our light and mag carrier is designed for comfort, preparedness, accessible and convenient. You have you light and magazine in one place that is easy to access without second loss in time of emergency. The dimension of the light is 1” in diameter (standard). The magazine is available for a variety of different calibers. You have the option for right or left hand carrying. This means that if you are right handed than the light and mag carrier is worn on the left side of the body with the magazine in front of the light. On the flip side, if you are left handed, than the light and mag carrier is worn on the right side with the magazine in front of the light. MTR Custom Leather custom makes the magazine to where you can carry it ambidextrous. The pouch is designed to allow you to carry your ammo with the bullets facing forward or back. The paddle version you can adjust the ride height and you can cant the pouch forward or reverse about 15 degree. MTR Custom Leather added 2 retention screws in the center of the pouch between the light and magazine to allow for maximum retention and comfort. The light and magazine paddle grips inside the waistband, no belt needed; however, the bottom of the belt will help enable easy on and off without removing the belt. You can no longer be in that percentage of people shooting in low light anymore. Because now you have a light and magazine paddle pouch to secure each in case of an emergency.

 

 

Check out our FAQ page on more information about directional snaps and how to use them.

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New Product Alert!!! Must See!!

New Update with MTR Custom Leather, LLC.

New Holsters for 2015:

(C-10) Big Jim Western Holsterpg_01

Big Jim Western Holster named after Jim Courtright an outstanding sheriff in Ft Worth Texas in the 1800’s. Also known as “Big Jim” his high reputation as a “gunman” helped reduce Ft. Worth’s murder rates by more than half. MTR Custom Leather is dedicating this hand crafted western rig after him. Big Jim Western Holster has many great features about it:

-Hand Tooled Boarder Design

-Lined Holster and Belt

-Leather Lace Leg Tie Down

-Heavy Nylon Stitching

-20 Individual Sewn Bullet Loops

-Hand-Dyed to brown

-High Polish Buckle

-Grade A Premium Bull Hide Leather

-Hand Crafted in NC

-Materials Manufactured in USA

-Very Comfortable

-High Quality

And much more….

 

Big Jim Western Holster is design to be worn below the hip, so when measuring for your belt please measure below the hip where you would like to wear the Big Jim rig. There will be extra holes to adjust.

 

(C-5) Addan Drop Leg HolsterIMG_4768

MTR Custom Leather presents, “Addan Drop Leg Holster”. The name Addan comes from a Greek word meaning “STRONG”. As the name states the Addan drop leg holster is custom made in the USA with maximum security and strength. The Addan drop leg holster is easy accessible with a quick release to allow a smooth draw when needed, ensuring no wasted time during an encounter. MTR Custom Leather adds some quality features to the Addan holster like: leather molded holster, heavy duty nylon thread, and metal shank to help sustain the position, adjustable vertical ride height and adjustable nylon thigh strap. The Addan leg holster has a wide nylon strap to aid in comfort and stability. The nylon strap helps make the Addan lightweight and comfortable to wear. MTR Custom Leather adds a metal thumb break to the Addan leg holster to help secure the weapon in place at all times. The Addan leg holster attaches to the upper part of the thigh by a nylon strap and is held in placed by securing the Addan to a heavy duty gun belt (width 1-1/2 to 1-3/4). The Addan leg holster functions well with small or large frame weapons. However, the weight and size of the weapon is an important aspect, when considering this kind of carry. The Addan leg holster is great for women wearing skirts, military and professional users, as well as the public. This leg holster is great for long walks.

 The Addan leg holster functions with confidence.

 

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8 Things Most Gun Owners Do Wrong

Eight Things that Most Gun Owners Do Wrong?

  1. Proper Holster Entire…(check out mtrcustomleather.com)

Concealment holsters, gunbelts and mag carriers

  1. Sighting in your weapon

Must zero in your weapon

  1. Proper Ammo

Need to carry defense ammo when carrying

  1. Knowing the Law

Find out your current state laws for carrying and shooting

Check out “Deadly Force Understanding Your Right to Self Defense” by Massad Ayoob

  1. Proper training at the range

Don’t just shoot off rounds like they are free

Judgment training scenarios

Distance shooting

  1. Proper Trainer

Trained Tactical instructor with experience

  1. Use a timer

You can’t manage what you don’t measure

  1. They don’t carry

 

 

Reference

American Handgun Magazine

What Makes our Product better than anybody else?

Great question!

MTR Custom Leather offers many great variations that can be added to each product. You can design the perfect product to meet your needs. Some of the great variations that we offer are:

  1. Heavy Duty Nylon Stitching
  2. Solid Brass Hardware
  3. Grade A Leather
  4. Quality Control
  5. Re-enforced mouth
  6. Pigs skin liner
  7. Sweat Shield
  8. Exotic Leather
  9. Gun Specific                                                                                         a-8c_00
  10. Custom Hand Made in USA
  11. USA Materials
  12. Hand Boning Technique
  13. Directional Military Snaps
  14. Double Stitching
  15. Enclosed Bottom
  16. Thumb Breaks
  17. Wide Variety of Weapons
  18. Color Options
  19. Up to date with the gun world
  20. New Styles
  21. New Designs
  22. Colored Stitching
  23. Lights and Lasers
  24. After Market attachments
  25. Right and Left handed
  26. Stiffeners
  27. Great Customer Service
  28. Monthly Giveaways
  29. Meet and Greet Monthly
  30. Coupons Monthly
  31. Social Media
  32. Exposure

And Much, Much More!!

 

All of these items are easy to add by the click of a button or a simple phone call!!

 

Is your current holster, belt, mag carrier, etc have these features?

 

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A hold on concealed carry permits in Washington D.C.???

Washington Times: A federal judge on Monday put on hold Washington D.C.’s requirement that gun owners demonstrate a “good reason” in order to receive a concealed carry permit — saying the licensing scheme deprives citizens of their Second Amendment rights.

The judge wrote that the District’s “good reason” requirement goes far beyond reasonable concealed carry restrictions.
WASHINGTONTIMES.COM|BY ANDREA NOBLE
What do you think about this?

Factors that must be considered when concealing?

 

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Factors that must be considered when concealing?

When you are concealing your weapon you need to first think where you are going: vacation, gym, store, mall, post office, restaurant, picking up kids from school and etc. This is VERY IMPORTANT, there are different rules and regulations that are enforced that those places. If you are traveling out of state, you need to do your research on their carry rules.

Secondly, once you figure out where you are going than you need to figure out what you are going to wear to help conceal your weapon. Body shape and size may be factor in considering what to wear to best conceal your weapon.

Thirdly, after you have picked out your attire, than you need to consider where it would be best to conceal your weapon: ankle, IWB, OWB, appendix, SOB or shoulder. Positioning your weapon can be important factor depending on any activities that you may do where you are going.

As, talked about in another post, a good grain leather gun belt can assist in concealing your weapon. Check out that post for more information. (Can a good gun belt assist with concealing?)

Lastly, and most important is holster selection. Once you have figured out where you are going and what you are wearing and how you want to wear, than next is picking out the right holster. There are many different holsters that offer different concealment. Picking out that perfect holster for you may come by trying out different types until you find the right one for you. It’s a personal preference.

 

How do you consider when concealing?

Different Types of Leather

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Types of Leather

The major difference between all types of the leather is there density, thickness and texture.

Cow Hide-least dense, less scaring (full grain leather products will likely show some minor markings)

Bull Hide- increased density (when dye compares to horse hide)

Why does bull hide have more density than cow hide?

Good question. Bull hide also known as steer hide (old cow) that has been compressed between high pressure chrome or stainless rollers to compress and increase density. The back of the bull hide is pasted to retain the density as well.

The process as which it takes to receive the density of the bull hide is similar to that of the horse hide.

Horse hide is slightly denser than the bull hide. A horse hide may be more repellant to moisture than that of the bull hide and cow hide. When comparing a horse hide belt to a bull hide belt the horse hide may be slightly thinner (1-4oz). However, horse hide may be shiner when dyed compared to the bull hide due to horse is more oiler.

Exotic leather like elephant, caiman, sting ray and shark are great durable leathers. There texture is much more define than the others leathers. Exotic leather is a dense material is also helps with the resistance of moisture. Seasonal changes, fashion trends and price of meat (by product) can affect the production of exotic leather.

All the different leathers can be assembled to be part of a high quality gun belt.

How to choose which leather is best?

The major factor in choosing which leather is your own personal preference.

Check out our Color Chart

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