This is a discussion on Belt for CCW within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; In my last thread here, a lot of folks told me a good belt is key to successful concealed carry. My belt is old, and ...
In my last thread here, a lot of folks told me a good belt is key to successful concealed carry. My belt is old, and I've had to repair it a few times just from normal wear. I'm guessing not a good belt...
So, what constitutes a "good" belt? Just something sturdy? Is this something I'm going to find in a gunshop or a JC Penny? What do you folks use?
+1 for The Beltman
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-- Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story, 1840
I have a belt from crossbreed. I think it's great.
- Wilderness Tactical Products, LLC
You're correct about a good belt making the carry much more comfortable. I've found these to be good for casual wear. I use the CSM Instructor belt which is the stiffest model and looks tactical, but it works with my profession. The 5-stitch is not quite so stiff but is recommended by most.
Good quality and nice price.
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I like my kramerleather.com horsehide belt. The way it is going, it will last my whole life. Beltman appears to be excellent and a good value.
+1 on the Crossbreed, though I haven't tried any others.
Cabelas Double Duty Belt on Sale $24.99 I would also suggest going 1 size larger.
Cabela's Double Duty Belt
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I have one from The Beltman and a Wilderness Tactical 5-stitch. Like them both. I also have one from Looper with a kydex insert that works well.
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I have others but 1.5" is a must.
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+1 for the Beltman. Have 3. All are well made and wear well.
The best gun belts are double-layered. This provides much more strength and durability because it works like plywood. One thick layer will quickly soften and stretch.
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i just got a belt from crossbreed. it is double layered and has the velcro strip sewn in for the velcro clips on my holster. works great.