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Use Duty Holster on Narrower Gunbelt? Need Adapter/Clamp/Block or Something

Discussion in 'Carry Issues' started by BamaBud, Aug 12, 2012.

  1. BamaBud

    BamaBud NRA Life Member

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    I have several Safariland Duty holsters that I would like to use on a narrower (1.5 or 1.75 inch) gunbelt.

    I saw once (a long time ago) a pair of small clamps that fit the slots and allowed you to adjust them to make the slot fit the narrower belt.

    Anyone point me to something (anything!) that will let me do this?

    TIA :wavey:
     

  2. RussP

    RussP Moderator

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  3. ATW525

    ATW525

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    What model of Safariland holster? Many of the newer designs have three screws holding on the duty belt loop to the holster body. This can be removed and swapped for a belt loop backing designed to fit a normal belt. This doesn't apply for older holsters like the 070, however.
     
  4. BamaBud

    BamaBud NRA Life Member

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    Thanks. I got the Safariland replacement backer that has smaller belt loops. It changes the drop and cant of the holster. What I'm looking for would keep the drop as a low-ride, and straight/zero cant.

    Safariland says tough noogies.

    But I saw some small clamps made of brass once that would block the slots at any width I wanted. I just haven't seen the clamps again (and I can't remember where I saw them).
     
  5. collim1

    collim1 Shower Time!

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    I was bored and gave it the best of my searchfu and came up with nothing.

    I think we would have better luck if we knew what it was called.
     
    Last edited: Aug 13, 2012
  6. BamaBud

    BamaBud NRA Life Member

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    Yeah, I've tried search six ways from Sunday, to no avail.

    It would make it easier if they were named something.