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Old 03-03-2018, 08:53 PM   #1
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Default CCW belt recommendations

I wondering what CCW belts you guys are using and how do you like them?
Iíve been carrying more and more while I work. I go into a lot of accounts everyday and a good portion of them are in a rough area.
I use a cheaper 5.11 riggers belt but when Iím bending over and moving. I feel like Iím always reaching to pull my pants up.
Iíve been looking at the Crossbreed and Ares belts but having a hard time dropping $100 on one.
I did a search and didnít see much info on this topic.
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Old 03-03-2018, 09:14 PM   #2
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Here's the last belt I bought and it's a good quality top grain leather belt. If you can wear a medium, the brown is like $24 now. Even the larger sizes are under $50.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...e?ie=UTF8&th=1

ETA: I just saw that the large dark brown is $23
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Old 03-03-2018, 09:33 PM   #3
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Here's the last belt I bought and it's a good quality top grain leather belt. If you can wear a medium, the brown is like $24 now. Even the larger sizes are under $50.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...e?ie=UTF8&th=1

ETA: I just saw that the large dark brown is $23
Thanks for the information. I will check it out. How long have you been using the belt?
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Old 03-03-2018, 11:16 PM   #4
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I wear a 1 & 3/4 inch wide Wilderness 5 stich Instructors Belt from www.the wilderness.com . They are the only belts I wear .
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Old 03-03-2018, 11:19 PM   #5
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Thanks for the information. I will check it out. How long have you been using the belt?
I've had it for about 6 months, but I don't wear it daily. Yet, I can tell it will wear extremely well and last. Heavy leather, solid hardware and thick stitching. It's the belt other's would sell for $100...
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Old 03-04-2018, 09:01 AM   #6
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Old 03-04-2018, 01:13 PM   #7
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Heavy leather electricians belt.
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Old 03-05-2018, 09:26 PM   #8
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I picked up an Amish leather belt off Amazon. Pretty reasonable and lifetime warranty. I'm happy so far. Order big and add holes as needed so you can grow a little and still use it.
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Old 03-05-2018, 09:45 PM   #9
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I use either a Tactical Tailor nylon rigger’s belt or a Comp-Tac kydex-lined leather belt.
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Old 03-05-2018, 11:00 PM   #10
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The 5-stitch Wilderness Frequent Flyer is fantastic.
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Old 03-05-2018, 11:09 PM   #11
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The Magpul Tejas belts are worth a look.... I've been using an El Original for about a year and a half. Excellent stiffness, excellent durability. And if you shop around you can find them well below retail.
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Old 03-05-2018, 11:40 PM   #12
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Hanks belts! Kydexor steel lined also with a bunch of different weights. A few styles to choose from as well.
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Old 03-05-2018, 11:48 PM   #13
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RG Leather

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Old 03-06-2018, 02:53 AM   #14
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5.11 makes nice dress/casual leather gun belts that work fine and aren’t retarded tactical expensive. Been using one for a few years without issue.
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I use the Magpul Tejas and the Vedder Cobra Quick Release Belt. Both are amazing for keeping the drawers up and heater secure in its holster.
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Big foot gun belts and Galco I like
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Thanks for all the recommendations! I have it narrowed down between the Magpul Tejas, 5.11 apex belt and the Vedder cobra buckle.
Thanks again.
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