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Crossdraw holster for Walker?
« on: March 23, 2017, 09:56:36 AM »
Hi, I wonder if a crossdraw holster for a Walker would make any sense? The Walker is a heavy revolver and I wonder if a crossdraw holster would work for the Walker.

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Re: Crossdraw holster for Walker?
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2017, 10:41:08 AM »
Crossdraw is absolutely the best way to go.   Long barrels are almost always easier to draw and holster from a crossdraw.  The added weight of the Walker is even more reason to go crossdraw.

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Re: Crossdraw holster for Walker?
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2017, 12:44:33 PM »
Didn't RIP Fordhave a pair of Walkers in a cross draw? Seen a picture I think this one

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Salmon_Ford
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Re: Crossdraw holster for Walker?
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2017, 02:06:25 PM »
Yep, that picture of Rip Ford comes up whenever "Texas Ranger" or "Walker holster" is Googled.  One of my favorite photos of a frontiersman.

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Re: Crossdraw holster for Walker?
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2017, 04:00:07 AM »
Crossdraw is absolutely the best way to go.   Long barrels are almost always easier to draw and holster from a crossdraw.  The added weight of the Walker is even more reason to go crossdraw.

Hi Mike, thanks for the reply. PM sent.

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Re: Crossdraw holster for Walker?
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2017, 06:20:25 PM »
Ford commanded confederate troops at the last battle of the war. He also commanded them at the first battle where confederate troops drew blood

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Re: Crossdraw holster for Walker?
« Reply #7 on: June 04, 2017, 03:29:27 PM »
I have mine where they are in sockets.  The 2 holsters can be on right or left side etc, via placing them in either socket.  Cross draw/direct draw.  Works good.    I made all of them this way (Holster,belt and pocket models). They can be inside/outside the belt, on left/right side, the pistol can be in the socket alone, or in the holster, and the holster in the socket.