kd-holster-iconK.D. Holsters

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K & D Holsters


Kevin Manley

Contact Info:
PO Box 4192
Plant City, FL 33563
Website: www.kdholsters.com
What does K & D Holsters do?

At K&D Holsters, we primarily offer high quality custom leather holsters and related accessories. These products are geared for conceal carry. We also offer a myriad of other products, to include: rifle slings, knife sheaths, cowboy action shooting accessories, belts, wallets, purses, checkbook covers, notebooks, clocks, dog leads, dog collars, guitar straps, archery accessories and some motorcycle accessories.

How did you first get started in leather crafting and how long has your current business been in operation?

I got started in leather crafting approximately 20 years ago. I had received a leathercraft multi-project kit from Tandy Leather as a Christmas gift, and included in the purchase of that kit was six lessons at the local store. K&D Holsters has been in operation for approximately 8 years now.

What led you to the Tippmann Line for your leather crafting needs?

As I got started with K&D Holsters, I quickly recognized the need for a sewing machine. I found the Tippmann BOSS machine and purchased that from one of the retailers and used it for approximately a year. I subsequently purchased the Tippmann 7-ton and 15-ton clickers.

Which Tippmann items do you currently use in creating your leather work?

I currently only use the Tippmann 15-ton clicker in the manufacturing of our products. This includes a vast number of dies manufactured by Tippmann from our drawings and patterns. We use them on a daily basis.

What types of machinery were you using prior to using the Tippmann?

The Tippmann machines were the first machines we used.

Would you recommend Tippmann equipment?

Without a doubt I would recommend Tippmann equipment for the hobbyist to small manufacturing. Tippmann backs up their equipment like no other and is always available over the phone.



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