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Need a belt - don't want to wait 12-18 weeks

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Does anyone know of any distributors/dealers that stock quality leather gun belts? Or a gun belt manufacturer that doesn't have a 12-18 week wait?

I've talked to several, including Milt Sparks, Lou Alessi, Lightning Arms, etc.

I want a quality belt, 1.5", black, pre-curved.

Thanks.
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Trade_Sniper said:
Does anyone know of any distributors/dealers that stock quality leather gun belts? Or a gun belt manufacturer that doesn't have a 12-18 week wait?

I've talked to several, including Milt Sparks, Lou Alessi, Lightning Arms, etc.

I want a quality belt, 1.5", black, pre-curved.

Thanks.

www.thebeltman.net

Quality leather gun belts, 2-3 week lead time.
 

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www.thebeltman.net

Quality leather gun belts, 2-3 week lead time.
Are his belts pre-curved? I've been on that site before but saw no mention of it. Seems like I sent an email asking, but didn't get a response.
 

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Thanks for the recommendation, gentlemen.

TradeSniper,

My belts are cut on a straight line, rather than the contour like you are looking for.

Good luck in your search. :smilez:
 

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Try Bluepress.com The instructor wilderness belts are strong and durable. merlin45kout
IIRC, Dillon (Blue Press) has outsourced it's gun leather and holster accessories. At least that's what I've heard.
 

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I want a leather belt, so the wilderness is out. I need something I can wear when dressing up, or just in jeans and a black leather belt will fit the bill nicely.

I don't know if I'm locked into the pre-curved, I have been researching and from what I have read, those are supposed to be the way to go...at least thats what I understand. I think it makes for virtually no break-in. If you've ever had a 'well worn' belt, it eventually develops that curved shape. I've got a thin, leather, dress belt, and it took a long time to develop that shape, I can imagine what a double-layer, 1.5" gun belt would take to break in...
 

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The wait for custom leather can be a long one. The sooner you get on a waiting list the sooner you will get a belt.

I am locked into a pre-curved belt. But I have never had a straight cut gun belt to compare to my curved belt. I would recommend taking a look at Brommelands Combat Dress Belt. I am very happy with mine. There will be the wait but you will get exactly what you are looking for.

If you are in a hurry think about a Wilderness belt to hold you over until you can get the leather belt you want. The Wilderness is very functional and comfortable and looks OK.

Good luck.
 
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