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Post by xringdave Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:06 pm

Anybody have any info on Snick holsters. It's dated 12-80

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Post by Wobbley Sun Mar 10, 2019 5:35 pm

The first successful Kydex holster was the Snick, designed and manufactured by Michael Horne in Bakersfield, California, starting in the middle 1970s. It was hot-folded by hand from a simple shape cut from thick sheet stock, included a built-in belt loop, and enabled what was probably the fastest draw stroke possible from a reasonably secure, outside-the-pants-waistband (OWB) holster. But the Snick disappeared from the marketplace because its design over-stressed the Kydex, which would then unpredictably fail along its lines of flexion.

From. http://guntoters.com/blog/2016/09/25/holsters/

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