Generally speaking the finish on a gun is more likely to wear in a loose fitting holster than it is in a snugger fitting molded rig
Rigid molding keeps holster open for one-handed reholstering.
All of our belts and holsters are sewn with Nylon thread that is much stronger, rot resistant, and will last longer.
Thin, light, but amazingly stiff and durable, a horsehide holster will probably outlast the user
Massad Ayoob introduced me to Greg Kramer, of Kramer Handgun Leather at the 1993 Shot Show. We hadn't visited very long before I knew that I was in the presence of a pretty savvy holster man.
— SHERIFF JIM WILSON, PETERSEN'S HANDGUNS
I can think of many times in the near future when I will have need of your most excellent holster.
— '91 | NORMAN SCHWARZKOPF, GENERAL, U.S. ARMY
The only way he's managed to amass such a diverse clientele is by one satisfied professional telling another.
— DUANE THOMAS, PETERSEN'S HANDGUNS