Restored Post 63: One of a Kind -- Nichols Innovation, Inc.
When Bianchi Holster was sold by 1990 I left the Bianchi family to their well-deserved rest from my innovations and went to uni in my spare time and started up the first company to serve gunleather companies with innovation and strategy services. A la Porsche Design. The inspiration for same came from my research at Pepperdine University in pursuit of my Master's in Business, awarded magna cum laude.
I did this for all of the 1990s then shifted focus to working with an Australian company, met a girl, remarried and have been here ever since. Mine has been somewhat like Bond's life but without being shot at; although there are still some crazies in Yoakum Texas who remain unaccounted for :-).
Many designs I did in those years were in Kydex that otherwise would've qualified for the 2800 Club. First two are for Hellweg:
These two are for DeSantis and have their own patents in my name:
Have I ever mentioned my two years of pursuing a Police Science degree at Contra Costa Junior College? Member of the PPC shooting team? Two years' uniformed security guard for Detective Intelligence Oakland carrying my Smith M58? Served with DI during the Berkeley Riots?
Read more in my book titled "Holstory -- Gunleather of the Twentieth Century -- the Second Edition" that is available at www.holstory.com and printed for you/shipped to you in USA.