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Old March 30, 2013, 03:52 PM   #1
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5.11 gun belt?

Anybody use one? I know 5.11 is a good brand, but never heard anything about their belts. I would be using it for occasional carrying of my Sig during alternative methods deer. I would probably have a Safariland holster, Safarilandag pouch, and Ka-Bar kydex sheath. I want to know if it is trustworthy for climbing tree stands, and just general walking through the woods. Any other suggestions would be great too!
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Old March 30, 2013, 06:20 PM   #2
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I use the Trainer Belt a good bit with a variety of holsters and have been pretty happy with it. The quality seems good and the easy adjustment is great.
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Old March 30, 2013, 06:28 PM   #3
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^^^ what he says.

I use a Trainer and carry using it as my daily carry belt. Very stiff and infinately adjustable. That and a pair of 5-11 Khaki's and I am good to go. Excellent products.


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Old March 30, 2013, 10:46 PM   #4
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Hard use belts, gear...

5.11 is a decent brand. There are a few other synthetic models & styles.
Some like horsehide, steer, bull, rhino, elk, etc.
Mitch Rosen, Milt Sparks, Ken Null, Greg Kramer, Don Hume, Galco, TheBeltman.net, Bianchi-intl.com, Duluthtrading.com, HighNoon holsters, El Paso Saddlery, Tex Shoemaker, Mernickle, Blackhawk.com.

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Old March 31, 2013, 06:22 AM   #5
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I have 2 of the Operator belts from 5.11,I like them alot they are nice and stiff.The velcro has worn out kind of fast though with daily use.They are also 1.75'' wide btw
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Old March 31, 2013, 11:47 AM   #6
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I'm about to order a work belt from Amish Leather, a company I saw recommended on another forum. They are cut from 12-13 ounce cowhide, heavier than anything I've seen advertised in a long time. I'll let you know how it works as a carry belt.
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