This is a discussion on FYI for those ordering a Beltman within the Defensive Carry Holsters & Carry Options forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by MadMac I wear 36" waist pants, and found the 40" waist Beltman the MINIMUM size I needed to order by trying them ...
Just got mine today, and my IWB Side Guard Holster slipped in nicely buckled at hole 2 and didn't feel cramped at all. Hole 3 would have been perfect had I not gained some weight over the last month, so I think once I lose it I'll be back to normal (hole 3). Mountain biking season is right around the corner!
My belt is due any day now if the 30 days stated for delivery holds up.
I ended up calling him just to verify that I was measuring correctly. His suggestion was that since I did not have a holster yet, to wrap my gun in a thin magazine (or pamphlet) then stuff it in my waistline, adjusting the belt for comfortable carry. This method yielded a measurement three Quarters of an inch longer than the original correctly carried out measurement.
My waist is 34ish my order was for a 39, I wear a 36 belt normally.
The fit issue is tough to guestimate I suppose with so many variables; gun thickness, holster thickness, preference for how tight the belt is worn, breakfast size, flatulence, etc...
I figure that with 7 holes I will find a niche.
I ordered mine I added 2" and got the 7 hole version. Figured that way I can still fit it if I continue to gain a little weight, and should be ok whether I do or don't.
Hopefully it will be waiting on me when I get home from work in 3.5 weeks. And if I'm lucky my CB super tuck will be there also.