The latest in vacuum forming tech is now available here at DIY! Our Pro Drones harness laser scanning, CAD design and CNC manufacturing to produce a truly master template. Doing so allows us to account for material shrink in the casting process, add complex functional features and provide dead accurate CNC precision - all at an "old school" drone price.
Why "Moth" Drones? We figured using this grey tool at night is what many of our customers will do, so "Split" or "Butterfly" didn't set the right mood. "Bat", "Raptor" and "Rorschach" were considered, but we like "Moth" and we're sticking to it.
Moth Pro Drones are purpose built for vacuum forming fold-over/taco style holsters. They will work with any pressure, membrane or non-membrane former including our Pro Press tooling. All of the vertical surfaces are properly drafted to prevent die-lock and allow easy material removal after forming. We have placed very small dimples on the surface of the mold as drill guides. By drilling strait down through these points with a 1/16" or similar size drill the vent holes created will intersect with air evacuation channels on the underside of the mold. This allows you to completely evacuate the air under the material and mold without strings, mesh or other porous spacers. Just place the mold over a hole in your vacuum table surface and go.
Moth Pro Drones will work with any generation of Glock pistol.
All catch points have been filled and control and sight channels are built in. The spacing of the two halves is sized to create a sight channel that will accommodate any size sight, including suppressor sights. These drones are easily workable, so if you want to make custom alterations it is no problem. Feel free to saw, sand, cut, drill, carve, Bondo and glue alterations as you see fit. Other options include using a finished holster shell as a template to cut a Pro Drone into a router trimming fixture for the ultimate in streamlined production.
Our goal is to make it easier to find the perfect holster when you Do It Yourself!
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Posted by Jason Burnett on 21st Apr 2017
Just got my first moth drone yesterday, knocked out 10 G26 holsters today and I have to see, this is a great mold. Blocking is spot on, the only adjustment I made was to add blocking for attachments and adjustable retention. Will definitely be getting more of the moth drones to replace older splits and new products.
Posted by Daniel on 15th Apr 2017
Seriously ready for more models!!!! No complaints, all the blocking you need, and easily modified if you want to change something. Sight channel comes out perfect every time when folding. Retention is perfect right out of the box. I love the design of the muzzle end and the extension of the slide at the rear.
Posted by email@example.com on 27th Feb 2017
They work just as they're supposed to. Turn out an awesome holster. Wouldn't have it any other way I love them
Posted by Tex on 21st Feb 2017
These moth molds are easy to work with. You can pump out the holsters. Great job Patrick.
Posted by greg calhoon on 16th Nov 2016
Really impressed with the quality these molds put out and cant wait for more models to hit... thanks for the great products you put out!
Posted by Chris on 26th Oct 2016
The Moth mold is spot on, combined with the Moth Press...it's a winning combination. hopefully more weapon models will be offered soon
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