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Saturday mornin’, doin’ what we love. Gibson 1911 Floral Carved in Natural for Commander…

This one will be finished today, or tomorrow.  Shipping on Tuesday, if it finds a home.  Floral carved outside the waistband, belt slide, pancake, etc. for the 4″ or 4.25″ Commander-length 1911.  This one rides high, super-concealable, 15-degree rake, designed to ride on a dual-layer 1.5″ gun belt.  Right-hand.

Any questions, holler at me by email to BruceGibson@aol.com.

Also, check out the awesome hammer by Jeremiah Watt–he’s got several, and I can’t recommend them highly enough.  Amazing tools.  You can check ’em out at www.JeremiahWatt.com .

If you want the holster, here’s the Buy Now button–it’s $159.00, shipped via US Postal Service Priority Mail with tracking/delivery confirmation.  This includes Alaska and Hawaii.

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Gibson 1911 natural belt slide or pancake. Right-hand, 15-degree rake. Regular $125.00–Now $99.00 each until they’re gone. **FREE SHIPPING!**

Only three (3) two (2) of these in-stock, and ready to ship!  Regular $125.00–these three are $99.00 each plus $9.95 Priority Mail  FREE shipping until they’re gone.  In the event that more than three are sold, these will go in a first-paid order.  Any paid orders after three (in the event we’re unable to remove the Buy Now feature after 3 are gone) will be immediately refunded.  I am not currently accepting advance orders, but only offering what I have on-hand for immediate shipment.

1911 LEATHER HOLSTER RIGHT HAND 15 DEGREE RAKE PREMIUM HERMANN OAK GIBSON BRUCE GIBSON DESIGN

Gibson Gunleather and Bruce Gibson Design right-hand belt slide pancake holster for the 1911 fits 4, 4.25 or 5-inch barrels. With a 5-inch barrel, you’ll have about ¾” of muzzle exposed. Commander-length (4″ or 4.25″ barrels) will cover the entire muzzle/front sight.

The sight track is molded in, and the stitching is flared to eliminate “sticking” or hanging up on the draw.

Retention is excellent. Suitable for open or concealed carry.

Full trigger guard coverage, and cutaway for a comfortable, full-firing grip while holstered.

This one is designed to fit gun belts 1.5″ wide, and 1/4″ thick. This is a high-ride open or concealed holster with a 15-degree muzzle rear rake or cant.

Natural oil finish that will darken somewhat over time with exposure to sunlight. A lot of folks describe this as “patina,” and it’s a cool natural occurrence with veg-tan leather.

Premium American Hermann Oak vegetable tanned leather. All proudly made in the USA.

Heavy white nylon machine stitching.

Hand-fitted and hand-detailed. Holster edges are hand-beveled, waxed, finished, and burnished.

These holsters are in-stock, and ship via US Postal Service Priority Mail with delivery confirmation within 2 to 3 business days.

Satisfaction is guaranteed.

Replica gun is not included.

Questions are always welcome!  Message through the website, or send me an email to BruceGibson@aol.com .  And again, satisfaction is guaranteed.

Thank you for looking!

To purchase, use the Buy Now button below.  This will take you to PayPal for checkout.  You will be charged $99.00.  *FREE SHIPPING via USPS Priority Mail.*

***FLORIDA RESIDENTS I WILL HAVE TO SEND YOU A SEPARATE INVOICE FOR 6% SALES TAX–APOLOGIES IN ADVANCE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE***

 

 

 

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Gibson Gunleather 1911 Natural. Commander or 4″ – 4.25″ barrel. No Maker Stamp. Ready to go…$89.00 shipped. #G-10

GIBSON GUNLEATHER 1911 NATURAL RH KIMBER, COLT, SPRINGFIELD, COMMANDER LEATHER HOLSTER

One more for today.

This one DOES NOT HAVE A MAKER STAMP.  It is one of mine, but that step got missed.

The color is Natural, hand-made from premium Hermann Oak leather with slots for a 1-1/2″ dual-layer gunbelt.  Ride is high, right-hand, 15-degree muzzle-rear rake.  Full combat grip.  Stitching is heavy white nylon.  Molded-in site track.  Edges are beveled, finished, waxed and burnished.  Belt slots are also beveled, finished, waxed and burnished.  Molded and detailed back and front for aesthetics and excellent retention.  Great holster for either open or concealed carry.

I only have one on-hand for immediate shipment.  If you want it, it’s $89.00 (shipping included).  Anywhere in the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii via US Postal Service Priority mail with tracking, insurance and delivery confirmation.  Due to the holiday tomorrow (Monday), the earliest this one can ship will be Tuesday.

Think about it, buy it with the handy PayPal “Buy Now” button below, and it will be in your hands by the end of the week.  (Confidence in the Postal Service, and Alaska/Hawaii may take a little longer).

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to shoot me an email to BruceGibson@aol.com .

*Holster only.  Kimber Pro Raptor II and Wilson Combat 47-D magazines not included.

GIBSON GUNLEATHER 1911 NATURAL RH KIMBER, COLT, SPRINGFIELD, COMMANDER LEATHER HOLSTER

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Gibson 1911 Holster, Natural Right-Hand for 4″ or 4.25″ Commander–In Stock! $120.00–SHIPPED! #G-12

As you know, if you’ve been here before, I’ve been going through my in-stock or “on-hand” holsters and belts and listing them for sale.  I’ll be adding to this list in the form of short blog posts as time permits.  We’re also working on the website, slow but sure!

Today, I have the holster in the photo above.  The color is Natural, hand-made from premium Hermann Oak leather with slots for a 1-1/2″ dual-layer gunbelt.  Ride is high, right-hand, 15-degree muzzle-rear rake.  Stitching is heavy white nylon.  Molded site track.  Edges are beveled, finished, waxed and burnished.  Belt slots are also beveled, finished, waxed and burnished.  Molded and detailed back and front for aesthetics and excellent retention.  Great holster for either open or concealed carry.  It’s pretty–there, I said it.

I only have one of this design on-hand for immediate shipment.  If you want it, it’s $120.00 (shipping included).  Anywhere in the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii via US Postal Service Priority mail with tracking, insurance and delivery confirmation.  Buy it today and it’s outta here tomorrow TUESDAY!.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to shoot me an email to BruceGibson@aol.com .

*Holster only.  Kimber Pro Raptor II and Wilson Combat 47-D magazines not included.

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1911. NO SITE TRACK! $75.00 shipped. (G5)

Here’s another from the “in-stock” collection.  This is a post-prototype that has no molded, or sewn-in site track.  It’s pictured with a 5-inch Kimber Raptor 1911.  The design is for a Commander 4.25″ or a 4″ 1911.  I just like the look.

Retention is excellent.  It’s handmade from premium American Hermann Oak leather.  Ride is high, and it has a full-firing grip–you can reach for it, and there’s no grip interference.  This is a sweet holster, it just lacks a site track.

Everything about this one is top-notch quality.  Materials, stitching, fit, molding.  All the normal insane attention to detail is here.  The Kimber has full-size sites.  But, because it doesn’t have a molded/sewn site track built in, we’re letting this one go for $75.00 bucks, shipped.  And, your satisfaction is still guaranteed.  If you get it, and don’t like it–send it back.  You’ll get a 100% refund if you do it within 14-days or so.  That’s how we operate.

The backside is molded, detailed and Maker stamped.

15-degree (FBI) muzzle-rear rake.  Questions?  Holler at me by email to BruceGibson@aol.com

$75.00 shipped to any of the 50 states.  If you’re in Florida, we’ll send you an additional invoice for $4.50 for the sales tax.  Everywhere else, –it’s $75 bucks.  Period.

We ship USPS Priority Mail with Delivery Confirmation and Insurance.

Here ya go.  Buy it–safely through PayPal.  You’ll be happy you did.  If not, we’ll make it right.

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***SOLD!*** One-off. Star Basket for 1911 Commander

***SOLD!***

This is a slightly new design we’ve been kicking around lately.  Belt slide or “pancake” holster for the 4″ or 4.25″ Commander-length 1911.  This one is pictured with a Kimber Pro Raptor II with a 4-inch barrel.  The rake is 15-degrees muzzle-rear, with belt slots for a 1-1/2″ wide dual-layer gun belt.  This holster is unlined, natural Hermann Oak American-tanned leather with heavy white nylon stitching.  The face is hand-stamped with a Barry King star basket stamp, and Barry King flower border.  Retention and concealment are excellent, and the ride is high.  This is an excellent holster for open carry if one is so inclined.  Detail molded on the backside for retention, and the site track is molded in.

This one is available for immediate shipment.  $150.00, shipped USPS Priority Mail, Insured with Tracking/Delivery Confirmation.  If you want it, or have questions, send me an e-mail to BruceGibson@aol.com

***SOLD***

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Pancakes/Belt Slides, Glocks & 1911’s.

GIBSON GLOCK NATURAL--MAY 19 2016

Not a heck of a lot to write about today–or this week.  Staying busy in the shop enjoying the stifling heat and humidity of a Northwest Florida Spring.

I’ve found that if I’m short on topics, I can always slap up a picture.  So, here ya go.

This is one I’ve been building for several years.  Simple belt-slide holster in Natural veg-tan, American-Tanned, premium Hermann Oak leather.  The initial “base” finish is 100% pure Neatsfoot oil, followed by some hours in the Florida sunshine for the honey-gold color.  Vegetable-tanned leather actually does tan…much like the bikini-clad Spring Break nymphs we got rid of a month or so back.  Truth be told, most of those went home hungover and sunburned, but I like my story better.

The holster in the photo above is for the Glock 19, 23, or 32.  It’s bonded and stitched with heavy white nylon thread, the edges are hand-beveled, dyed, and wax burnished.  The belt slots are set to accommodate a 1-1/2″ wide, dual-layer (1/4″ thick) gun belt.  This one’s right-handed with a rake angle set at 15-degrees muzzle rearward.  It also rides high, and provides for a full firing grip.

KIMBER PRO RAPTOR 2 STAINLESS WITH DOMAIN--JAN 12 2016

This second photo is pretty much the same holster as the first, except for the 1911, and a molded site track.  There’s one of my gunbelts in there, too.  And don’t forget those sweet, Wilson Combat 47-D magazines.

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Sheriff Jim Wilson and some history on the Yaqui Slide. From October, 2011.

Interesting history from Sheriff Jim Wilson on the Yaqui Slide.  This is linked to his website and blog from back in October of 2011.  To read the full article, click here “The Yaqui Slide.

The Yaqui Slide

 

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Prototype. I got a million of ’em.

One of the coolest parts of my job is the designing of new patterns, and the subsequent “wearing around,” using, testing, cussing, and starting over again.  The holster in the photo below is a “prototype.”  It’s not much different than most of the other belt-slide, or “pancake” holsters out there.  This one’s a natural oil finish with heavy white nylon stitching.  The ride is high, the rake is 15-degrees muzzle-rear.  It’s unlined, and has moderate “boning” or detailing.  It’s also left-handed, as am I.

This one’s been worn for months–every day.  It’s been drawn from, reholstered, beaten, abused.  Worn with t-shirts, flannel, denim and cotton shirts, light and heavy jackets, etc.

It’s nothing new.  It won’t turn the gunleather industry on its ear.  It’s comfortable, and functional.  When it’s all said and done, that’s what we’re shootin’ for.

The belt’s a dual-layer (lined) simple black gun belt we made about ten years ago.  It’s been through hell, but it’ll go another ten with no problem.

All made in the good ol’ USA.

GIBSON GUNLEATHER 1911 PROTOTYPE LEFT--JAN 12 2016

Full Definition of prototype

  1. 1:  an original model on which something is patterned :  archetype

  2. 2:  an individual that exhibits the essential features of a later type

  3. 3:  a standard or typical example

  4. 4:  a first full-scale and usually functional form of a new type or design of a construction (as an airplane)