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    New Kydex AW/AICS Magazine Holsters

    Hey All,

    Just started making some kydex holsters for AW and AICS 10round mags. I'm planning on doing AR-15 GI and PMags. As well as DPMS LR-308 and 308 PMags. I will probably end up doing a few assorted pistols mags and 300WM AICS mags. Basically, anything that I have here.

    Here's a few photos of what the AW magazine holsters look like. It is hard to see from the photos but the edges are all beveled to follow your body. The lips around the top are flared to allow the mags to be seated easier. Tension allows them to pulled without struggling, but the mag will not drop free when fully loaded and shook upside down.






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    Re: New Kydex AW/AICS Magazine Holsters

    Looks good man
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    Re: New Kydex AW/AICS Magazine Holsters

    They look great!

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    Look good. What kind of ways do they attach (belts, molle, etc)?
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    Right now they would attach to belts via Tek Loks.
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    Re: New Kydex AW/AICS Magazine Holsters

    I would by two if they fit TRG-22 mags

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    I'm in for the Aics version, I'd like molle attachment though
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    Re: New Kydex AW/AICS Magazine Holsters

    Finbox - Send me a mag and I will make them.

    LawnMM - You would have to tell me what sort of attachment you would want, Molle-Lok Gen II?
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    Re: New Kydex AW/AICS Magazine Holsters

    will they fit the alpha mags?

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    OW- Honestly not sure. They are fine mags, but I've always run factory. If someone wants to send me one I'll check and post results.
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    Re: New Kydex AW/AICS Magazine Holsters

    This is too much fun!

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    Lighting outside was a little too bright but you get the idear. [img]<>/wink.gif[/img]
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    Re: New Kydex AW/AICS Magazine Holsters

    Nice!

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    Re: New Kydex AW/AICS Magazine Holsters

    I googled Tek Loks. This slips over a belt and snaps shut? Maybe a pic of the backside would help me understand. But if is a snap over the belt setup, I'd be very interested.

    You have any AR-10 mags laying around for a pattern?

    Thanks.

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    Re: New Kydex AW/AICS Magazine Holsters

    Sled - Yep you are right on the money. I'll get to the DPMS LR308 & 308 PMAG pattern mags later this week. If you specifically need AR-10 Mags you would have to send those in.
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    Re: New Kydex AW/AICS Magazine Holsters

    Originally Posted By: sled
    I googled Tek Loks. This slips over a belt and snaps shut? Maybe a pic of the backside would help me understand. But if is a snap over the belt setup, I'd be very interested.

    You have any AR-10 mags laying around for a pattern?

    Thanks.


    The Tek Loks system is much like a clam shell design with adjustments for different thicknesses of belts (simple and rugged). Combined with BDS kydex design, it's sure to be a pretty sweet piece of kit.

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    48$ for a kydex mag holder?... ouch..... i paid 55 for my mags...
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    Very well done!
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    Re: New Kydex AW/AICS Magazine Holsters

    Looks interesting. Would water drain out if it it were to get wet?

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    Re: New Kydex AW/AICS Magazine Holsters

    Originally Posted By: Tevis
    Looks interesting. Would water drain out it it were to get wet?


    It will when he adds holes to the bottom for sand,dirt, and water drainage... A really smart guy told him to add that [img]<>/wink.gif[/img]
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    Re: New Kydex AW/AICS Magazine Holsters

    Originally Posted By: Ring
    48$ for a kydex mag holder?... ouch..... i paid 55 for my mags...


    Tally up several sheets of multicam kydex, a $10 teklok, bag of rivets, a rivet flaring press and dies, kydex press with neoprene pads, grinder to shape the kydex and a toaster oven for heating kydex...then sink at least 30 minutes in each mag pouch, and if you can beat that price then start making! Good luck.

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    Re: New Kydex AW/AICS Magazine Holsters

    Here's a few more...








    Putting a small drain hole in the bottom of the mag holster isn't a problem. When we add these to the site we will put that as an option.
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    Re: New Kydex AW/AICS Magazine Holsters

    BDS,
    You need an alpha mag for a pattern? Let me know.
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    Re: New Kydex AW/AICS Magazine Holsters

    I do love options... And excuses to spend money on good study holder to secure my expensive, valuable mags.

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    Re: New Kydex AW/AICS Magazine Holsters

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    48$ for a kydex mag holder?... ouch..... i paid 55 for my mags...


    Tally up several sheets of multicam kydex, a $10 teklok, bag of rivets, a rivet flaring press and dies, kydex press with neoprene pads, grinder to shape the kydex and a toaster oven for heating kydex...then sink at least 30 minutes in each mag pouch, and if you can beat that price then start making! Good luck.

    Nice stuff, Big Dog.


    thats great, if your making 1... not bulk.. blade-tek makes the same thing for AR for 25 to 30$... just because these fit overpriced AI mags dont make them worth any more...
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    Re: New Kydex AW/AICS Magazine Holsters

    Ring, you are right. Let me just go out to my giant Chinese kydex factory. Where I do everything in bulk with my giant kydex machining press, and I do 1k of the same part with one operator everyday so I can justify a low return per part, but do a high volume.

    Oh wait, I forgot I don't have that. These are hand made, one at a time, right here in the US and not in some Chinese factory.

    No one is getting rich on handmade kydex holsters, I assure you. Furthermore, I didn't ask for your opinion. I suggest you find the door.

    BTW - The comparable blade-techs are $45 + $14 shipping and a 5 week lead time according to their website. It looks like mine are a bargain.

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    Re: New Kydex AW/AICS Magazine Holsters

    Originally Posted By: Ring
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    48$ for a kydex mag holder?... ouch..... i paid 55 for my mags...


    Tally up several sheets of multicam kydex, a $10 teklok, bag of rivets, a rivet flaring press and dies, kydex press with neoprene pads, grinder to shape the kydex and a toaster oven for heating kydex...then sink at least 30 minutes in each mag pouch, and if you can beat that price then start making! Good luck.

    Nice stuff, Big Dog.


    thats great, if your making 1... not bulk.. blade-tek makes the same thing for AR for 25 to 30$... just because these fit overpriced AI mags dont make them worth any more...


    Who the hell are you to come shit in his thread? If you don't like the pricing or product then don't purchase them. But if you continue to shit in the thread your going to be gone.

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    Great looking stuff Ryan, the quality represents everything you tackle bro!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by osuarchitect View Post
    This is too much fun!

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    Lighting outside was a little too bright but you get the idear. [img]<>/wink.gif[/img]
    I am going to get some couple of these fellers soon. They look great!

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    Sorry Osu, been busy. Hadn't heard of molle lock before but it looks like it would fit the bill. Order them through your site or?

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    Rich - Once the Commemorative Hitch Covers are all wrapped up... I will put a few of these up. I've got some extras done right now. They look great, but I wasn't happy with the hardware, mainly the tek lok screws being too long. I ordered some custom screws that should work better . They should be in about 2 weeks. They are the same thread, but shorter and black oxide coated stainless steel.
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    someone say DTA mag pouch?

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    Ryan,

    I would take one of AICS 10 rounders in Multicam.

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    Any word on if they'll fit Alpha mags? I sorta unintentionally ended up with an alpha mag for my AICS. Works just fine, is smaller and potentially more square so it may not fit in these...

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    These things look awesome. I'll need to get one once I get some AI Mags in.
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    Can you take a pic of the back of them? I am interested in how the Tek-loc is attached.

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    Those look bad ass!
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    Nice I've been working with kydex for about a year now and still working on getting them to look like your end products. Its coming together though. Awsome work though.

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    I should check in the equipment section more often, these look great. I'll be giving you a call for a couple of the AW mag holsters, those are awesome.
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    Quote Originally Posted by UIUCPPQ View Post
    Any word on if they'll fit Alpha mags? I sorta unintentionally ended up with an alpha mag for my AICS. Works just fine, is smaller and potentially more square so it may not fit in these...
    If you are willing to send one in I can check it for you. My guess is that it will work.
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    When will these be ready to ship?

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    We are currently shipping mag holders. I know, I know...they are not on the website. I don't want to put them up on the site until I can build enough stock to make sure I can stay ahead of it. It could be a little while. You can still order what you need by PM'ing me. Once I know what you want I will forward payment instructions. It's pretty painless and I'm shipping most orders within the week.
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    Nice stuff. PM sent.
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