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invest in a belt!!!

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Post by jb2012 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:49 am

For those of you on the fence about whether or not an actual gun belt is necessary... it is. I have dodged buying a gun belt for the entire time (2 years) I have been carrying. This weekend I found a nice thick leather gun belt, and pulled the trigger. I immediately swapped my holster and mag carrier over, to find that this belt made carrying exponentially more comfortable.I won't namedrop brands but, invest in a good holster and a good belt, I promise you won't regret it.


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Post by Tex1961 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:53 am

Does it have the metal band insert or is it just thick leather?
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Post by bigity » Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:33 am

I can't agree with this enough. I tried a normal leather belt for awhile, then spent around $100 (iirc) on a good reinforced leather gunbelt. Night and day difference.
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Post by WTR » Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:14 am

:iagree: Even Mexican carry at 6 O'clock is secure now.

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Post by oljames3 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:16 am

Kore Essentials

I had good success with my Walmart special, with suspenders. Wore that rig for 3 years. When I got my S&W M&P, I bought my first real gun belt. Carries my M&P Mod 2.0 9mm 5inch, two spare mags, comfortably all day. Not a super stiff belt. Wears well at work, church, or on the range. $60.

Liked it so much, I have two; black and brown.

Very popular. The black belts are sold out but you can pre-order, brown is available, the web belts are should be available by mid December. I'll order a web belt then.

https://www.koreessentials.com/collections/gun-belts
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Post by jb2012 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 1:34 pm

Tex1961 wrote:Does it have the metal band insert or is it just thick leather?
This one is just really thick, probably between 1/4 and 3/8 inch. But it doesn’t roll over like traditional belts.

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Post by carlson1 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:33 pm

http://texaschlforum.com/viewtopic.php? ... n#p1172905

Beltman is the only way to go for me.
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Post by treadlightly » Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:36 pm

WTR wrote::iagree: Even Mexican carry at 6 O'clock is secure now.
Cool - but please consider a holster. The buttocks you save could be your own! ;-)


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Post by WTR » Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:15 pm

treadlightly wrote:
WTR wrote::iagree: Even Mexican carry at 6 O'clock is secure now.
Cool - but please consider a holster. The buttocks you save could be your own! ;-)
I carry a 1911. My butt is just fine ( my wife even says it's cute). I second Beltman.

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Post by pbwalker » Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:23 pm

A good belt makes a world of difference. I'm a fan of Tucker Gun Leather.
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Post by Caliber » Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:35 pm

I use Kore Essentials also. The track system, instead of holes, is fantastic. I even have a couple of their "fashion" belts.


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Post by SigM4 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:36 pm

A good gun belt makes all the difference. I’ve become a big fan of Armour Belts, they put my Beltman belts to shame.
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Post by crazy2medic » Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:37 pm

I have had my belt since 95, wide enough it barely fits thru the belt loops on my jeans, but it easily supports my P14, mag pouch and a knife, the belt could double as a saddle cinch!
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Post by cmgee67 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:43 pm

I use a big foot gun belt with steel insert. The most stable strong belt I’ve ever used and it holds a gun and my pants up with zero struggle. And looks very nice and professional.
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Post by flowrie » Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:50 pm

Another vote for Beltman, I have two, one brown and one black.
The belt and the holster is a “system” , you need both, makes all the difference in the world.
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