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navyrifleman 03-21-2021 07:24 AM

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Originally Posted by Mtz1598 (Post 2027056)
Thanks for the advice. It was definitely somewhat dry
But not to horrible. The stitching is in good shape and
There seems to be no major tears in the leather. That said
I have been treating it with mink oil and it has actually softened up
nicely. I would definitely not use it as a carry all the time
Kinda holster but if I do receive a WWI or II 1911 I would use it
to hold that pistol. Thanks again for the information and advice.

You should certainly display the holster with your pistol, but don't store the pistol in it. Leather will absorb any oil on the pistol and might cause it to rust.


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