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Hi everyone, what do you use or do about a squeaky leather holster? I've tried a little wax on the areas I think are rubbing, but it didn't help much. It's a Country Boy Georgia Snap. I sound like the tin man the morning after a thunder storm!
 
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My GS2 doesn't squeak all that much. Perhaps because I'm not wearing a leather belt?



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Not sure, mine isn't leather either.
 
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I have several GS2 in HH that seem to be squeaky, I have rubbed a little talcum powder in the areas i thought were squeaking and it help. I also have a HH belt which probably doesnt help.
 
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Thanks, I'll give that a try. I have three of these, they all seem to squeak on me. Normally I wouldn't care, but I need to be in several meetings this week and don't want anyone to notice.

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I have several GS2 in HH that seem to be squeaky, I have rubbed a little talcum powder in the areas i thought were squeaking and it help. I also have a HH belt which probably doesnt help.
 
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I have applied powder to the area and it helps with the squeaks. You will need to reapply after a while as it will wear off.
 
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QUALITY Neats Foot Oil - sparingly but may need several applications. Use too much and you get that white haze on the leather - which you CAN buff out but it's work.
 
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Won't the neatsfoot oil soften the leather?
 
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Originally posted by Bigbuck5:
Isound like the tin man the morning after a thunder storm!


Okay, this description made me chuckle, but let’s re-cast the scene: think of it as Marshal Dillon exiting the Longbranch Saloon, heading into the dusty street to face a ne’er-do-well, his proverbial “Big Iron” in its holster and gunbelt. There, that makes it better, right? Wink

My apologies, I’m not helping and especially not if you might be too young to have witnessed the TV phenomenon, “Gunsmoke” haha…

I honestly can see how this could be an issue. I wear leather belts and gear almost exclusively, and was sitting in a Sunday School class one time next to a guy who was a local Reserve Deputy. I’m all concealed, of course, as I took my seat, and he leans over and grins and asks, “New holster?”

We laughed about it and he admitted he “loved” the sound of gunleather-creak haha.



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Originally posted by Bigbuck5:
Isound like the tin man the morning after a thunder storm!


Okay, this description made me chuckle, but let’s re-cast the scene: think of it as Marshal Dillon exiting the Longbranch Saloon, heading into the dusty street to face a ne’er-do-well, his proverbial “Big Iron” in its holster and gunbelt. There, that makes it better, right? Wink

My apologies, I’m not helping and especially not if you might be too young to have witnessed the TV phenomenon, “Gunsmoke” haha…

I honestly can see how this could be an issue. I wear leather belts and gear almost exclusively, and was sitting in a Sunday School class one time next to a guy who was a local Reserve Deputy. I’m all concealed, of course, as I took my seat, and he leans over and grins and asks, “New holster?”

We laughed about it and he admitted he “loved” the sound of gunleather-creak haha.


I used to love Gunsmoke! I still like to watch the re-runs when I have the chance.
 
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We laughed about it and he admitted he “loved” the sound of gunleather-creak haha.
I like it, too.

I have a GS2 and I can't say as I've ever noticed any squeaking or creaking.

OP, you might try Mitch Rosen's Leather Lightning. I know it sure does wonders for making the draw instantly easier with new leather.

TBH: I suspect the only people who'd recognize what such squeaks might be are fellow gun folk that have also worn new leather, and they aren't likely to care.



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Had a GS2 for a g26 that squeaked. Have one for a p228 that doesn't. Confused




 
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Call Ryan Grizzle and ask him what he suggests.
 
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Is the belt squeezing on the holster ?
Or is the gun squeezing in the leather holster?
Or
Both ?





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Call Ryan Grizzle and ask him what he suggests.


I'll probably do that when I get back in the States.
 
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Is the belt squeezing on the holster ?
Or is the gun squeezing in the leather holster?
Or
Both ?


Pretty sure it's the belt-holster interface. The belt is a Kore Essentials nylon.
 
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