24 September 2021

New Leather

Got an aircrewman's M3 holster for the Model 15.

It's a known method of carry for a SEAL in Vietnam, so (of course) I'd have to snag one.  You could flip a coin over it being brown or black.  The Navy had brown in inventory and Army had black.  A SEAL would have grabbed it from whatever supply chain was handy, perhaps even trading an Army aviator for it.

World War Supply has a very nice, affordable, repop.

It is very tight on a 15 because it's meant for a Model 10 with a different hammer and sights.  Being leather, it'll stretch.

5 comments:

  1. Mongo want.

    For the Victory model sitting around, naked.
    Would prefer VMA-214-approved brown, but beggars can't be choosers.

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    1. World War sells it in brown and left handed.

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    2. !
      They didn't show it on the Amazon page; thanks for the heads-up.
      Problem solved, toys inbound.

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  2. Wonder how well my Webley Mk VI would fit...

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    1. The cartridge loops are definitely too small for .455.

      The holster itself is intended for the S&W Victory model, so any K-Frame with the same barrel length will also fit (within reason).

      If your Webley fits where a K-frame will... Prolly good to go.

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