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Old July 10, 2012, 06:10 PM   #1
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good belt for carry

any recommendations for a pretty good belt for carry.. esp. ccw.... i know they are more expensive but would like find a good for the best price.. thanks
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Old July 10, 2012, 06:20 PM   #2
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I'm fond of Wilderness "5-stitch" Instructor belts myself. They also do a polymer lined belt if you want it super stiff.

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Old July 10, 2012, 07:21 PM   #3
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I actually got a Faded Glory belt from Wal Mart that works fairly well. I used to use the same type when I was a security guard carrying a radio, handcuffs, and other items.
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Old July 10, 2012, 07:24 PM   #4
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Galco has a whole line of them that are nice. They are kinda pricey I guess compared to a target or walmart special but they are high quality and if you are a buttless wonder like me who has to wrench down the belt they are worth it because it will outlast 2 or 3 cheaper ones. Optics planet is where I get mine. They have all kinds of fun stuff and good prices. Website is not the most user friendly but its not the worst.
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Old July 10, 2012, 07:42 PM   #5
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Do yourself a favor, order one from While his aren't the cheapest around, they will last much longer than several cheap belts.
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Old July 11, 2012, 07:51 AM   #6
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Old July 11, 2012, 09:10 AM   #7
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i went with a black, double stitched with a nickel buckle from ubgholsters
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Old July 11, 2012, 12:35 PM   #8
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My $ .02

I own two belts from Beltman and they are excellent!! I am required to teeter between a suit and business casual for work and these products fit the bill nicely.

For play I use a 1 1/2" Wilderness Instructor's belt. Not much on fashion, but it works!!
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Old July 11, 2012, 12:59 PM   #9
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Good grief theres got to be a million and one CCW belt mfg's nowadays.

For a tactical or casual belt the Wilderness Instructor.

For a dress belt, this guy he's a member on here. Rayban username.

Those are my recommendations.

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Old July 11, 2012, 01:28 PM   #10
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High Noon Holsters makes the Rock Steady - I use one every day.
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Old July 12, 2012, 08:47 AM   #11
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A & G Gunleather is top notch as well.
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Old July 14, 2012, 01:29 PM   #12
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Wife just got me a Beltman for my birthday, don't have it yet ... we went with that company based on tons of recommendations ... I normally pocket carry or use paddle holsters; this will be my first time for leather on a belt ... can't wait ....
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Old July 14, 2012, 07:02 PM   #13
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For quality and reasonable price, do yourself a favor and check this out...
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Old July 16, 2012, 03:13 PM   #14
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If you want a good gun belt but don't want to pay extra for it being a "gun" belt, go to your local Police & Fireman clothing outlet. They have good belts and better pricing.
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Old July 17, 2012, 12:56 PM   #15
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Simply Rugged Holsters makes a fine belt. Different widths available. Very good buckles on them. PS .... They got real good pancake holsters also!
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