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Old February 14, 2000, 04:16 AM   #1
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Which leather type is better if both are the same price for a IWB holster? Thanks
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Old February 14, 2000, 07:53 AM   #2
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Horsehide.
It's thinner then cowhide and it doesnt wear out as fast. The longer you use it, the softer it gets. Plus, horse leather won't wear blue finishes.
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Old February 14, 2000, 09:34 PM   #3
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Horse hide, hands down, is the winner there. Breaks-in in seconds, last forever, and won't ruin finishes. Works great with the smooth side in better than cow hide, too.

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Old February 14, 2000, 11:15 PM   #4
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Bender;

Take a look at what Krammer offers. I have been using a Krammer IWB (horsehide) for about three years on and off and it works great.....

Best Regards....
"Train as You live and Live as You Train"
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Old February 15, 2000, 01:46 AM   #5
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Thanks for the quick responses. Its sounds like majority rules....Horsehide.
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Old February 18, 2000, 12:15 AM   #6
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The best explaination of the differences, and advantages/disadvantages I've ever read on this was at http://www.holsters-for-handguns.com/which.htm

I strongly recommend you check it out before making a decision...after reading it, I went with cowhide. This is from a leatherworker that has quite a few years of experience.
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