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Discussion in 'Carry Issues' started by vmann, Dec 6, 2011.


  1. vmann

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    can anyone recommend me a good carry belt....i know about seths, and beltman, just looking for more ideas....
     

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  2. rudeboy3

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    I have a beltman and like it, next time I am gonna order one with a stiffiner in it though. Anyway people like the "tactical" belts alot (5.11, wilderness) and I also have a Blackhawk lizard looking belt which is really stiff.
     

  3. ChicagoZman

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    Mitch Rosen About $70 for their Express Line. I've had a couple for over ten years that I wear regularly and a newer one (two years old) that I use for dress.
     
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  4. Fordtough25

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    Thanks for posting this, I still use th esame old leather belt I have had for years but it's about done for. I am on the lookout for a good belt now as well.
     
  5. usmc2537gunny

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    Check with tuckergunleather.com excellent gear and customer service
     
  6. ronin.45

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    For a nice comfortable EDC belt I like the 5.11. For dressing up I Have a Kramer horsehide.
     
  7. Frank V

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    I think Bianchi makes a good carry belt.
    Simply Rugged does too I think. I really like their holsters.
    www.simplyrugged.com
    Frank
     
  8. Shadyscott69

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    For reasonable price, great quality and fantastic turn times, you can't beat Al at AG Gunleather.

    http://www.agcustomgunleather.com/
     
  9. barth

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    I have three reinforced belts.
    Far and away my Galco SB1 is the best.
    A bit pricey, but worth every penny.
     
  10. mingaa

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    These 1.5" velcro belts work for me for daily IWB carry. They do not have stiffener layers but they do fine with a light IWB carry and at these prices I can keep a nice one and a beater as well as replace them regularly. http://www.leonuniform.com/Bay-4021Belt.htm

    Leon has a lot of Tactical and LEO supplies - duty belts as well. Check out the site. They are great to have in the city and hem sleeves and cuffs while you wait on all purchases.
     
  11. Sonnytoo

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    I've never purchased an expensive belt. I look at belts @ WalMart, or wherever, and choose a belt of appropriate width (1 1/4" - 1 1/2") that is stiff enough that I cannot easily bend it (pinch it) between my fingers. I have not had trouble finding a good belt for a reasonable price.
    I don't knock good commercial stuff, as I have no problem paying $150 for a good holster.
     
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  12. Lazy1

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    There is a Wilderness original instructors belt for sale in the Glock Talk want ads
     
  13. emore

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    I've been wearing the Bianchi gun belts for many, many years. Never had a problem.
    fwiw...
     
  14. TangoCharlie145

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    For a dress / everyday belt that does not "scream" I AM CARRYING A HANDGUN, I have used an AKER belt, brown or black. They are also reinforced with a polymer lining that helps keep the holster positioned well and does not allow it to flop.

    I also use a 5.11 belt when carrying my kydex SWINK holster. It works very well as it is a little thinner belt but still holds the holster tight.
     
  15. duke77togo

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    I have a few crossbreed belts that are working well for me.
     
  16. poodleplumber

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    I quit looking after I bought my first BeltMan.
     
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  17. bilkay

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    Beltman or Comptac
     
  18. 40 S+W

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    The only way to carry all day long in comfort is with a good quality duty belt guys!!! I use a Bianchi 2.25in with 5 belt stays snapped to my under belt.. I got so use to it OTJ that I still do it as a civilian, you just gotta pick your over wear shirts out for the concealment part.. Flanel shirts in winter,, Jimmey Buffet shirts in the summer!!! With folks carrying 2 cel phones and God knows what else on their belts today a little printing here and there means nothing!! Your spare mag holders and lites all can be in the mix here also with duty belt carry..
     
  19. bigleaf

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    If you like a western style belt, Triple K makes some nice 1 1/2" belts -- plain, tooled or with a lazy stitch -- in a few colors that have worked very well for me. They last pretty well, too.
     
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    The Looper Law Enforcement stuff seem spoular, but I LOVE my Beltman.
     
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