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Chest Rigs

Postby Sniper » Thu Oct 13, 2016 9:35 am

I just built a couple of chest rigs one for a buddy of mine that wanted it to use in Alaska when he is fishing up there and the other for my self to put my new STI in, I built mine to be a universal rig so it would take most semi auto pistols the are used for hunting like the Glock mod 40 I also built both rigs to allow for a holographic sight if it added to the gun

On mine I used black Latigo leather because it is resistant to getting wet from sweat or rain on the back of the rig these were first attempt to build a chest rig so what do you guys think
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Re: Chest Rigs

Postby jeepinocala1111 » Thu Oct 13, 2016 10:00 am

They look very professionally designed and made. Do you do this type of work as a hobby or?

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Re: Chest Rigs

Postby Sniper » Thu Oct 13, 2016 10:19 am

Well it started out as a hobby but its starting to turn in to a little business, I love doing leather work and
there is so few people doing leather work in the South, so I keep getting request to do all kinds of things in leather
so I like a challenge to see what I can build these were my firs attempt at a chest holster, I have been doing some work for Diamondback making Key fobs and leather coozies with their company logo on them
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Re: Chest Rigs

Postby jeepinocala1111 » Thu Oct 13, 2016 11:30 am

The reason I asked is I have a gator hide I am thinking of making some stuff out of maybe a few wallets holster who knows pm some prices if you are interested.

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Re: Chest Rigs

Postby Cowley » Wed Jan 11, 2017 6:51 pm

Sniper, sent you a PM.
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Re: Chest Rigs

Postby Gary S » Thu Jan 12, 2017 7:12 am

Nice work.

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Chest Rigs

Postby Gone2theWoods » Fri Mar 03, 2017 7:38 pm

I like it, can you do one for a Colt Match Target, and how much would it cost?
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Re: Chest Rigs

Postby Cowley » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:02 pm

I purchased one of these rigs from Sniper. After using the holster for a couple of months, I can say everything is top notch in design and function. Thanks for a great product!
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Re: Chest Rigs

Postby Sniper » Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:23 am

Glad to hear your happy with it and its doing what you wanted, i try real hard to put a lot of thought and quality into what I make
but input from the end user really helps me to know how its working so thanks for that
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Re: Chest Rigs

Postby Jarvel » Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:22 am

I really like the Eagle Industries chest rig, Universal/ SKD Version also and am very happy with it. Considering the price point it is a well made rig.

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Re: Chest Rigs

Postby GeeLeDouche » Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:46 am

How do you sew through such thick material? just a badass sewing machine?
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Re: Chest Rigs

Postby Sniper » Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:26 pm

I have a Addler 205 sewing machine it will sew threw up to one inch of material like you said its Bad ass
here are a few more things I have made
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Re: Chest Rigs

Postby Mossy Cypress » Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:36 pm

Wow! Top quality work, very nice.

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Re: Chest Rigs

Postby GeeLeDouche » Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:01 pm

That is very cool! Talent + proper equipment = Profit! :)
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Re: Chest Rigs

Postby Ginleo » Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:24 am

I prefer the Crye JPC or BlueForce Gear's LMAC for a plate/load carrier and the 03Design chest rig that is basically just for four rifle mags sold by Brvo Company. Unfortunately, allow these exceed your budget requirements.

There are a few other good companies, but all are pricey. It's important to have a solid set up, so this is an area I wouldn't skimp. I'd save up a title longer and buy quality. It sounds like you could get by with the BCM mag carrier if you're willing to carry an extra rifle mag and a couple pistol mags on your belt.

Are you sure you'll need to carry that many mags on you? I'd think three or four rifle mags would be max for just about any course of fire. I can tell a difference in my performance when I'm carrying more thanks needed.

EDIT - I'm not familiar with anything outside of what I've used as I just went for the most comfortable one that fit my needs... The me M4finny posted sunds like it will fit your needs and is considerably less expensive than I thought they'd sell for. I'd start there or search for something like the BCM rig on the used market on M4carbine, ar15.com or similar site.
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Re: Chest Rigs

Postby Capt steve » Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:45 am

Very nice work!!!
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