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I currently wear an AWP electricians pouch with an AWP bag that only has two easily accessible pouches. I have used them for years, but I think it's time to try these guys out. Any opinions on them, or reviews on any good pouches for interior carpenters? Thanks in advance!
 

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They are what I wear, I like the heck out of them.
 

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I currently wear an AWP electricians pouch with an AWP bag that only has two easily accessible pouches. I have used them for years, but I think it's time to try these guys out. Any opinions on them, or reviews on any good pouches for interior carpenters? Thanks in advance!

Occidental Leather:thumbsup:

DO IT! I love my pouch...:thumbup:

 

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I've never heard anyone disappointed in there Occidental bags. I'm sure someone will be along any minute to be my first.
 

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That's what I've got as well.

I think they're great. Not perfect. But pretty damn good compared to what else is out there.

A little on the heavy side, but that's quality materials. Tool holders are great once you get used to the layout, which doesn't take long to do. Same thing with the tape holder. Once it stretches out, it's pretty handy.

If you wear suspenders, I ordered a set of the suspender rings off amazon and wear an AWP three point suspender setup, if you don't want to spring for the Occi suspenders.

I can snap pics tomorrow on my snow day if you'd like.
 

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That's what I've got as well.

I think they're great. Not perfect. But pretty damn good compared to what else is out there.

A little on the heavy side, but that's quality materials. Tool holders are great once you get used to the layout, which doesn't take long to do. Same thing with the tape holder. Once it stretches out, it's pretty handy.

If you wear suspenders, I ordered a set of the suspender rings off amazon and wear an AWP three point suspender setup, if you don't want to spring for the Occi suspenders.

I can snap pics tomorrow on my snow day if you'd like.
If you don't mind I'll do the same so you guys can see what I currently have
 

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i love my occis too. i think the only complaint i know of is from those who bought the leather bags and work in a rainy environment.. the dye ran when they got wet.
 

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i love my occis too. i think the only complaint i know of is from those who bought the leather bags and work in a rainy environment.. the dye ran when they got wet.
That happened to me when it was wicked hot out. I had a red steak around my hips.
 

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super heavy. go with the nylon 7 bag framers or adjust-to-fits. or gatorbacks or boulder bags.

I think if you currently use an electrician bag for your tool bag this set would be perfect. http://www.toolpouchstore.com/carpenters.php

made for carpenters but the tool bag resembles an electrician bag with more slots. also light, cheap, and made in USA.
 

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I got the a just to fit pro framer. The leather one. I'm extremely happy with them. I'm about 3months into them. I cleaned them up and soaked them with conditioner this weekend. Didn't work out to good for tan pants on Monday. Go for the leather it's not heavy
 

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super heavy. go with the nylon 7 bag framers or adjust-to-fits. or gatorbacks or boulder bags.

I think if you currently use an electrician bag for your tool bag this set would be perfect. http://www.toolpouchstore.com/carpenters.php

made for carpenters but the tool bag resembles an electrician bag with more slots. also light, cheap, and made in USA.
I'm not into nylon at all, I'm a leather belt guy. I appreciate the suggestion though
 

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I got the a just to fit pro framer. The leather one. I'm extremely happy with them. I'm about 3months into them. I cleaned them up and soaked them with conditioner this weekend. Didn't work out to good for tan pants on Monday. Go for the leather it's not heavy
I'm leaning more towards this bag now. I'm thinking the 7 bag is going to be too big for commercial interiors/ exterior. And I think the 7 bag would be entirely to much for drywall, trim, casework. I'm a little apprehensive about making the switch as my bags are still good bags, and I'm so used to them, but I think I want to treat myself a little. How's the comfort? Break in period? Has anyone tried the fat lip? Also I'm not a suspender or belt less guy either
 

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I posted the same thread three years ago, bought the 7 bags with the all leather Oxy suspenders and rings. I have zero complaints, they are great. I do llan to buy the Strongholds, but havent gotten around to it yet.
 
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