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stiff belts

Postby glock27 » Fri Jul 07, 2017 4:38 pm

I have a comptac belt "minotaur" with the kydex insert, I think I paid $109 about 7 or so years ago. it is still in great shape, however I am not. I'm on the last hole.

I have been curious as if there is any comparable stiffness in belts similar to the wilderness tactical style. I like the infinite adjustment so you don't have to settle for a hole that is too tight or the next one that is too loose. they don't seem to be near as stiff as the comptac tho from the reviews ive seen. the comptac I can hold the buckle end in my hand and point the other end out it will not "roll"

any input? or don't fix what aint broke, and go with another comptac in a larger size
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Re: stiff belts

Postby jkurtz » Fri Jul 07, 2017 5:11 pm

For stiff gun belts I use either the Ares Gear Aegis Belt (http://www.aresgear.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=99&zenid=5f30c04d3378ed45437b2e98e8af2729) or the RDR Buckle-less Belt (https://www.rdrholsters.com/store/customize/?category_slug=rdr-1-5-buckle-less-belt). Both belts provide infinite adjustment so there is no awkward sizing with being either too loose or too tight.

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Re: stiff belts

Postby parabelum » Fri Jul 07, 2017 6:00 pm

Is this a bad time to recommend simple diet :mrgreen: ?

Your belt is fixed then, along with your health. :thumbs2:

I got to be bit fat few years ago. Had similar situation and I just chiseled another notch into my belt, after that I decided to just diet. Got tired of being pudgy. :biggrinjester:
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Re: stiff belts

Postby WTR » Fri Jul 07, 2017 6:15 pm

parabelum wrote:Is this a bad time to recommend simple diet :mrgreen: ?

Your belt is fixed then, along with your health. :thumbs2:

I got to be bit fat few years ago. Had similar situation and I just chiseled another notch into my belt, after that I decided to just diet. Got tired of being pudgy. :biggrinjester:


:iagree: I have gone from the 1st notch on my Beltman to the 5th. Thanks to the Keto diet. One notch left.

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Re: stiff belts

Postby Pawpaw » Fri Jul 07, 2017 6:28 pm

The Wilderness Tactical type belts will not be as stiff as your Comptac, but they are plenty stiff when you wear them.

The MidwayUSA Instructor Belt is as good as the Wilderness or 5.11 belts for a lot less money.

The MidwayUSA Instructor's Belt is made with durable polyester webbing and reinforced with a 1mm thick polymer sheet. This combination ensures that the holster is rigid enough not to roll over or sag with even the heaviest holster and gun. The MidwayUSA Instructor's Belt works equally well with inside the waistband or belt holsters. It is rigid enough to support other accessories you carry on your belt, such as magazine carries or cell phone pouches. Also, this belt works well for security work where duty holsters and numerous other items may be attached to the belt. The V-Ring buckle is made of A6 steel and finished in a durable black electrophoresis coating to provide years of service while still looking good. The polyester webbing is smoother than traditional nylon so the belt will slide in and out of your belt loops with ease. A hook-&-Loop system keeps the tail of the belt close to the body to reduce snagging and eliminate any chance of the belt working itself loose. Standard pant belt loops allow the extra material to be run back under, after belt closure, and avoids covering exposed belt loops.


You can have it in any color you want, as long as it's black. ;-)
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Re: stiff belts

Postby WTR » Fri Jul 07, 2017 6:47 pm

I vote for thebeltman.net I've had it for a year and could not be happier.

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Re: stiff belts

Postby The Annoyed Man » Fri Jul 07, 2017 6:56 pm

I like a stiff belt myself once in a while. I'm partial to single malt scotch.

Oooohhhhh...... you were talking about GUN belts! :mrgreen:
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Re: stiff belts

Postby mloamiller » Sat Jul 08, 2017 8:40 am

I bought my belt at Wal-Mart a few years ago - combination Cordura (I think) and leather. I believe the inner core is a stiff leather wrapped in Cordura with a leather band visible on the outside. Not sure of the brand, but it was less than $20. It's been a great belt; stiff enough to hold my pistol and mag carrier without sagging, but still comfortable. It even came in a great collection of colors, as long as you wanted either black or brown.
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Re: stiff belts

Postby aaangel » Sat Jul 08, 2017 8:56 am



check this one out! no more holes for me!
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Re: stiff belts

Postby maverick2076 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:06 am

You can get the wilderness Tactical belt with an insert as well. Personally, I've found the 5 stitch to be sufficient, even when carrying a steel frame 1911 and 2 spare mags.


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Re: stiff belts

Postby glock27 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:16 am

WTR wrote:
parabelum wrote:Is this a bad time to recommend simple diet :mrgreen: ?

Your belt is fixed then, along with your health. :thumbs2:

I got to be bit fat few years ago. Had similar situation and I just chiseled another notch into my belt, after that I decided to just diet. Got tired of being pudgy. :biggrinjester:


:iagree: I have gone from the 1st notch on my Beltman to the 5th. Thanks to the Keto diet. One notch left.



Haha i knew this was coming. When i started carrying i was always considered skinny. I weighed about 150 at 6ft tall. Now im at a shy 200 with a dad bod.
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Re: stiff belts

Postby lh1 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:20 am

I have a gun belt from Tucker and Bird. They are in Porter but I saw them at a gun show. It's thick leather and pretty stiff.
http://www.tuckerandbyrd.com/

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Re: stiff belts

Postby RogueUSMC » Sat Jul 08, 2017 12:06 pm

I saw the thread title and thought, "Johnny Walker and coke...hold the coke..."...lol
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Re: stiff belts

Postby glock27 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 12:50 pm

i have never heard the word belt to be used in relation to alcohol, i had to look that one up.

a true example of no pun intended for the thread subject lol

is there just such a belt out there that is reinforced with the infinite adjustment factor?
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Re: stiff belts

Postby Pawpaw » Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:20 pm

glock27 wrote:is there just such a belt out there that is reinforced with the infinite adjustment factor?

Yes. The belt I posted above is one.
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