Need New Gun Belts

Discussion in 'Carry Issues' started by 10-S, Jun 11, 2020.

  1. 10-S

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    My existing belts have officially shrunk. I haven’t bought one in years. What are the top gun belts these days?
     
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    Do you want leather, nylon, or something else?
     
  3. 10-S

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    Leather
     
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    Beltman belts of course .
     
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    Kramer horsehide double layer stitched.
     
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    For the past 4 or 5 years, been using A&G Gun Leather. Have 4 of them, all in horse hide, without stiffeners. I can see the only reason to replace one is due to the belt "shrinking"... at which point I might try a stiffener.
     
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    I have two from 2012, and just ordered two more a little larger (surprise, surprise)!
     
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    Hanks Belts.
     
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    RGB is very nice, and the adjustability is awesome.

    Esse quam videri
     
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    Bigfoot Gunbelts. Replaced an Aker that was poly reinforced with the steel Bigfoot, carry a large frame Glock all the time, no sag.
    Worth the money & I'm a Cheap SOB !

    uncle albert
     
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    I tried a few leather belts. Either just barely heavy enough or so heavy (thick) they were 1/2" thick after the buckle. I sometimes carry appendix and I couldn't get the buckle over far enough to clip the holster on after avoiding the front belt loop.

    Ended up with a pair of these..... https://www.koreessentials.com/collections/gun-belts

    Nice, stiff, and on the thin side. The 1/4" adjustments are very, very nice when adjusting for comfort. This is especially true when using the belt for both AIWB and OWB. One added plus is that the belt doesn't take any "shape" at the buckle unlike leather where you can see where the buckle has spent the most time.
     
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    Tucker Gunleather
     
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    I have a couple CrossBreed belts. The one I wear that most is well over a decade old and is holding up just fine.

    I'm sure a lot of the other companies listed have a fine product but my experience is with CrossBreed and I highly recommend then.
     
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    Today its Beltman as noted before but my belt is a long discontinued Jaypee 1.5" double layer cow hide that's 25 years old and still a fine belt . Problem is I lost enough weight over the last 7 years and had to punch several more holses and cut off about 5" of the tail . Wised I could buy a new one was the price was only 29 dollars back when others were still in the 40 to 50's !!
     
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    OP - I'll just throw this out there. Before I was even paying attention to belts for carrying guns, I bought a pair of 1.5" leather belts at Fleet Farm in Minnesota. One was black and one was brown. I never paid much attention to the brand; they just worked for my business attire. This was about 15-20 years ago.

    When I began CC-ing with them I learned they did everything a dedicated gun belt was supposed to do (hold the gun tight and hold it up, while also holding up my britches). Two years ago I went back to Fleet Farm and found a new black one, which I use for 'dress' occasions … which happen about twice a year since retirement, so I decided I needed another new one in brown.

    I went back to Fleet Farm and found the right belt but couldn't find my size. I've been checking back on a regular basis. Still no brown in my size.

    The brand is called Off Limits and the belt in question is quite basic: a single pin (?) with a single row of holes in the middle of the belt. There's kind of a roller around the part of the buckle to aid the belt I guess when adjusting.

    Last time I checked, they were about $18. If you have no Fleet Farm where you live, you might check their website to see what stores near you are carrying them. Good luck.
     
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    First started carrying in the 70ties. Bigfoot.
     
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