A good western rig

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A good western rig

Postby cmgee67 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:00 pm

I'm needing suggestions for a good rig to carry my Ruger vaquero. I'd like the old western style with the bullet loops and for the holster to have a leather hammer thong to keep it in the holster when I'm on the four wheeler or tractor. This will be my ranch rig and huntin rig. I know a good fitting holster should have plenty of retention but I'd like the thong just in case. Anybody point me in the right direction?
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Re: A good western rig

Postby carlson1 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:02 pm

The only one I would use:
http://epsaddlery.com/

Be sure to post pictures after you have received the rig you buy.
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Re: A good western rig

Postby pbwalker » Sat Sep 16, 2017 12:03 am

carlson1 wrote:The only one I would use:
http://epsaddlery.com/

Be sure to post pictures after you have received the rig you buy.


This! :iagree: :iagree: :iagree:

Their work is incredible and fairly priced.
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Re: A good western rig

Postby cmgee67 » Sat Sep 16, 2017 7:09 am

Their stuff does look very good. It's a bit pricey I will say!
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Re: A good western rig

Postby Lynyrd » Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:02 am

pbwalker wrote:
carlson1 wrote:The only one I would use:
http://epsaddlery.com/

Be sure to post pictures after you have received the rig you buy.


This! :iagree: :iagree: :iagree:

Their work is incredible and fairly priced.


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Re: A good western rig

Postby flechero » Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:21 am

cmgee67 wrote:Their stuff does look very good. It's a bit pricey I will say!


I'm guessing you haven't shopped a lot of good western rigs... even the inexpensive ones, aren't!

Another great one:
http://www.mernickleholsters.com/bm_cowby.html

Just check the Western & Field Rigs prices here, and then you'll feel like all the others are cheap! :lol:
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Re: A good western rig

Postby Beardo » Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:15 am

flechero wrote:
cmgee67 wrote:Their stuff does look very good. It's a bit pricey I will say!


I'm guessing you haven't shopped a lot of good western rigs... even the inexpensive ones, aren't!

Another great one:
http://www.mernickleholsters.com/bm_cowby.html

Just check the Western & Field Rigs prices here, and then you'll feel like all the others are cheap! :lol:
http://www.andrewsleather.com/traditional.htm

Agreed. My grandfather used to shoot SASS cowboy action. Several of his rigs cost more than some of his guns.

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Re: A good western rig

Postby puma guy » Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:38 am

If you are not tryimg to break the bank and just want a utilitarian rig and can exercise a little patience try Ebay. Lots of Hunter Leather rigs in western style straight belt and buscadero style. You can often find other brands, ie George Lawrence and Eubanks (both vintage), El Paso, etc. Also, Here's a site for Triple K factory blems.
http://www.ecrater.com/p/27524077/triple-k-cheyenne-western-holster-factory?gps=1&id=81021690619
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Re: A good western rig

Postby cmgee67 » Sat Sep 16, 2017 1:09 pm

It's just gonna be a utilitarian rig. I may go with the diamond d's chest rig also. I'll spend 200 but that's max
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Re: A good western rig

Postby oohrah » Sat Sep 16, 2017 5:00 pm

I also highly recommend El Paso, I have their Doc Holliday shoulder holster. But also check out sites that cater to cowboy SASS costumes, like Wild West Mercantile, and Western Emporium.

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Re: A good western rig

Postby cmgee67 » Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:20 pm

I know it.... single action revolvers and western garb are my cup of tea. I like a good Single action over any modern handgun any day.
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Re: A good western rig

Postby cmgee67 » Sun Sep 17, 2017 2:58 pm

Went to a gun show and El Paso saddlery was there and I ended up walking out with a holster and belt. Y'all were right their stuff is nice! Got a good price because I bought both belt and holster. This forum makes me spend money...
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Re: A good western rig

Postby Take Down Sicko » Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:12 pm

Pictures to come?


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Re: A good western rig

Postby OlBill » Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:24 pm

carlson1 wrote:The only one I would use:
http://epsaddlery.com/

Be sure to post pictures after you have received the rig you buy.

Seconded.


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