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Where does everyone buy their kydex?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by frbejarano, Jun 20, 2012.

  1. frbejarano

    frbejarano

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    My buddy bought holster making materials. I need to order some kydex. Where does everyone order from?
     
  2. Patchman

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    I'm not going to specify any specific brand. I just want to point out to you (if you don't already know) that not all "plastic" holsters are Kydex.

    Many advertisements for "plastic" holsters will also run the word Kydex in the copy, hoping to confuse the buyer.

    Kydex holsters generally run $60-$80. "Plastic" holsters run $25-$35. Based on my personal past experiences with both Kydex and "plastic," I will never buy a cheap "plastic" holster again.
     

  3. GlocK_W0rK

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    Wait, are you looking to purchase sheets of Kydex?
     
  5. TeeJay37

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    I ordered from knifekits(dot)com. They have different thicknesses and colors(?). They also have all the hardware for the different thicknesses. And premise paddles and loops. I made a iwb for my CZ-82 and a single mag pouch.

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  6. trip20

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    I purchased from knifekits as well. I use the .080 thickness for molding to the firearm and .125 thickness for belt loops on the OWB models.

    Glock 30 Crossbreed style leather/kydex combo:
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    OWB all kydex:
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  7. TeeJay37

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    How'd you get the rivets to work right? Mine kept bending weird(you can see it in my mag holder).
    Also, I used .090. It worked out well, I should really try other styles.
     
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    I use the hand setter tool & die sold on knifekits. It's definitely not as good as an arbor press but with patience, careful alignment and deliberate whacks with the hammer they can turn out decent.

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  9. frbejarano

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    Yes. Not looking for anything too big.
     
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    Looks good. I'll take a look.
     
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    Awesome job! Looks like knife kits is the place to go. Thanks.
     
  12. TeeJay37

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    Knifekits has, I think, 8x12, 12x12, and 12x24 sheets.
     
  13. TeeJay37

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    That's what I've got. Oh well, I'll get better with it.
     
  14. snichols28

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    I buy on eBay too. There is an eBay seller that has a lot of colors!