Pimped up lined Mare’s Leg Holster, HACS Show

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Beaver News #68 – March 12, 2018

We here at Beaver Mountain Works are getting ready for the 2-Day HACS Show next weekend – will you come visit us at our booth?

Click here to see a short video from last year’s show. 

But before we pack up our goods and set up our tables at the show we wanted to share this awesome custom hand-made Mare’s Leg Holster with you. 

Our client wanted some signature 3D cartridge loops on the front of the holster as well as a Star Concho and Keeper. In addition, he wanted us to dye the holster two-tone, black and brown. Did it not turn out very classy?

You Dream It – We Make It. 

We sure loved to make this clients dream come true. 

Check out this weeks video of the two-tone, lined Mare’s Leg Holster with signature 3D cartridge loops and Concho/Keeper. 

Doc Holliday Style Shoulder Rig

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Beaver News #67 – February 19, 2018

A client wanted to have a shoulder rig similar to the one that Doc Holliday made famous.

In Cowboy Action it’s not uncommon that we take on a persona, dress like that historic person and want to have the accessories that person had and made famous.

Who was Doc Holliday?
A dentist by trade, John Henry “Doc” Holliday (1851-1887) was a gunman and gambler and became a folk hero of the American West as the close friend of fellow gunslinger Wyatt Earp. Together they were the famous faces at the legendary battle of the West, the gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

As you know, our motto is 

You Dream it – We Make it!

If you have a hero in history or a hero from a movie (like this one we did last fall), let us know, we love making your dreams come true.

So check out this weeks video of the Doc Holliday Style Shoulder Rig that Mark made for this client.

How to Measure for and Install Your Butt Sleeve (butt wrap)

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Beaver News #64 – December 4, 2017

You can now order a butt sleeve (butt wrap) from us, even if you are not able to bring your firearm to the shop.

When you order your butt sleeve you’ll provide us with three measurements. This is all we need to produce your butt sleeve and we will ship it to you. Once you receive the butt sleeve you can install it on your favorite firearm yourself.

As Mark says: if you can hunt and shoot a gun, I’m sure you can do it.

We created two videos, the first video explains how you get the three measurements that you need to send along with your order. To watch the video, click on the image below:

 

The second video explains how you install the butt sleeve once you receive it from us:

 

Should you have any troubles to install the sleeve, don’t hesitate to contact us.

How to adjust the Mare’s Leg Shoulder Rig

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Beaver News #63 – November 20, 2017

In this short video, we explain how to adjust the Mare’s Leg Shoulder Rig. Even if you have not ordered one from us, this video will still give you an insight into how we make our products fully adjustable to your liking.

Find our first video about the Mare’s Leg Shoulder Rig here

Whether you are tall or short, heavy or skinny, left-handed or right-handed, our products adjust to your body and to your liking. Mark shows you where and how you can make your adjustments to position it on your body. 

He also talks about the quick disconnect on the belt connector and why he built it the way he did.

Once you feel you found the perfect fit you need to secure the Chicago screws with some Loctite and then periodically check them to make sure they are not backing off (which is common to happen). 

To watch the video, click on the image below.

A Rig Inspired by a Movie

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Beaver News #61 – October 16, 2017

As you know, our Motto is: You dream it – We make it! so when a client came to us, asking for a rig similar like one he saw in a movie – well we accepted the Challenge 🙂 

The movie he was talking about is Two Mules for Sister Sara and he had his eye on the rig that Hogan, aka Clint Eastwood, is wearing. 

It’s a gun belt with a holster and the first thing you’ll notice is that part of it is rough-side out – meaning the rough side of the leather is out and not the smooth side. 

The belt is lined and stitched with a decorative stitch, we added our signature 3D cartridge loops to it and of course, the buckle can be easily exchanged with our chicago screw system. 

The holster is lined as well, molded and fitted to the gun, and the keeper is a buckle-keeper just like the one on the show. 

If you have an idea of something you want to have manufactured, or you’ve seen a photograph or movie of something that you are interested in, come talk to us. 

To watch the video, click on the image below.

Custom Gun Belt & Holster on drop-loop

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Beaver News #60 – September 25, 2017

Today we are talking again about a custom item: this is a gun belt with a holster that we just manufactured for one of our customers.

He wanted a 1-3/4″ belt and he wanted to have a drop-loop on it to put on the holster for his revolver. As a prospector, he goes into the woods a lot and he has a license to carry. He wanted something that is versatile and that fits his .357 magnum

Also, because he carries different equipment on his belt he found that if the belt buckle is on the left side, where it normally is on a man’s belt, it has gotten in the way of his equipment. So we manufactured the belt to his desire and put the buckle on the right side. Watch the video to see the other features on this custom rig.

To watch the video, click on the image below.

Mare’s Leg Shoulder Rig

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Beaver News #56 – July 3, 2017


You dreamed it ….. we made it. You’ve asked for it, and we deliver:

We’ve taken our normal Mare’s Leg Holster and implemented it into a shoulder rig. It comes with

  • a plain ammo plate or an ammo plate of 6 or 12 cartridge loops
  • left- or right-handed which means you can have this as a cross-draw as well.

You can adjust the harness in a way that the holster is all the way up or further down. No matter if you are a tall or a short person, you can customize the fit of your shoulder rig and holster to your liking.

This also takes the weight off the hips and puts it more on the shoulders which equalizes it out if you wear a belt with a knife on it, for example, or you are moving around a lot, you never have the gun sitting down so far.

You can have this Shoulder Rig with any of our Mare’s Leg holsters:

And last but not least, we also added (by demand) that you can switch the hammer tab from the outside to the inside, there are instructions in the video below on how to do that.

Click on the image below to watch our latest video.

Custom Project: Mare’s Leg Holster “Bear looking around a tree”

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Beaver News #55 – June 19, 2017


A quick video to show you a custom Mare’s Leg Holster we just finished.

This one goes to show so nicely our motto: You dream it – we make it.

We’ve taken our basic Mare’s Leg Holster and we specialized it to our clients’ wishes and needs and look at the result, don’t you love it?

It features:

  • a Graham Howard embossing called “Bear looking around a tree”
  • a two-tone black and brown holster
  • with fancy fringe on the side
  • a cheeky tassel  hanging down
  • 3D cartridge loops
  • Leg Strap with buckle in lieu of the leg tie

 

Click on the image below to watch the short video.

Leg Strap with Buckle for your Mare’s Leg Holster

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Beaver News #54 – June 5, 2017


We are very excited to introduce you to a new product.

Our Mare’s Leg Holster comes standard with a leg tie, and now we offer that you could order it with a Leg strap and buckle in lieu of the leg tie. 

If you already have your Mare’s Leg Holster and you would like to switch from the tie to the strap, we offer a Leg strap kit that you can install yourself. 

This product is soon available in the Online Shop, If you wanted to order it already, just send us an email and we will get your details and ship you the strap and buckle kit.

In this Video Mark explains how you can exchange your leg tie with this leg strap. Click on the video below to check it out:

Custom Buscadero Rig

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Beaver News #43 – December 5, 2016

In this week’s Video, Mark talks about our custom handmade Buscadero Rigs. He actually shows off the rig that he is using when he does Cowboy Action or other fun shoots.

All our Buscadero rigs are made of high-quality leather, they are hand cut, bevelled and edged and come with

  • Buscadero Belt lined smooth or with suede
  • Ranger Style Buckle with quick screws for easy exchange of buckle
  • Re-inforced slotted panels on both sides
  • custom fitted and moulded holsters (You can check out this video to find out how we are making these).
  • quick release hammer tabs
  • leather buckle straps or lace tie-downs
  • Signature style 3D cartridge loops, standard is 12 loops, in one row or split 6 and 6
  • your choice of Conchos at extra cost

Check out the video below:

You can customize your rig at extra cost with:

  • border tooling
  • basket weave
  • carved floral or oak
  • custom carving

Contact us for a quote.

Firearm Covers

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Beaver News #36 – May 16, 2016

In this little episode Mark talks about covers for your firearms.

We manufacture a broad variety of different cases, socks, and covers for your precious rifles and shotguns.As you will see in the video, we can use

  • Hudson Bay Blankets
  • Deerskin
  • Canvas
  • Witney Blankets
  • Civil War Blankets

We can also make it out of cowhide leather and we make wooden cases lined in and/or covered in leather although we don’t show any of these in this video.

Watch the video by clicking here or on the image below.