GUN Belt options for CHL?

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  1. Bigsnake

    Bigsnake OT Supporter

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    I am about 95% sure I'm going to order the Comp-Tac Pro Undercover for my chl holster.

    My question is what kind of belt does everyone have?

    I went to a local gun store today and all their Galco belts were priced at $89-$99... I just want a plain designed, brown belt to use.

    I'm not going to be getting the ugly Wilderness belt people on GT talk about...
     
  2. Platinum_Thunder

    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    I LOVE my wilderness
     
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    Do they have any that look like normal belts though?
     
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    I mean, this is fucking ugly... Everyone will know you're carrying if you are wearing something like that.
    [​IMG]
     
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    The wilderness belts look like something for a boyscout to me. Ymmv, but it doesn't fit my dress. I'd say get a 1.5" bullhide belt http://www.thebeltman.net/bullhide.htm Quite impressive belts at a very fair price.
     
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    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    Get black and people don't even pay attention
     
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    2L Bunny "It's only a Rabbit"

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    Wilderness belts really are nice, and they're cheap to boot. No one is going to connect that belt to you carrying a gun. But if that's not your thing there are lots of other great leather belts out there.

    I've got a Aker B21 I use regularly. They're about $40 last I checked. Also check out Gunner's Alley for other options too.
     
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    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    I need to order the Ti model so I don't set off the metal detectors :rofl:
     
  9. Bigsnake

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    I think I'll just be getting a nice leather.

    I'm pretty sure I'm also going to get the Comp-Tac Pro Undercover.
     
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    Will a 1.5" belt work with all jeans/shorts/pants? Or would it be better to go with a 1.25"?

    I know the 1.5" would give better support but I don't think my G26 is that big or heavy of a gun.
     
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    2L Bunny "It's only a Rabbit"

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    1.5" is pretty standard for most jeans and pants. Lots of jeans actually work with a 1.75 just fine, and some dress pants are 1.25". Seems 1.5" is pretty standard for holsters/belts.
     
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    You want 1.5. You'd be surprised how small 1.25 is. I ordered 1.25 loops on my FIST holster, and it fits one belt out of seven that I have :doh:. 1.5 is probably what you have in the closet already.
     
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    luvitlo94 Make a choice and don't look back.

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    1.5" double Bullhide from thebeltman.net :bowdown:



    ........and what happened to buying my CTAC? :squint:
     
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    Still thinking of the Ctac but this thread has me thinking of the Pro Undercover.
    http://www.glocktalk.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=542862

    They say the Pro-U is easier to remove and put back on compared to the CTAC. The one thing I like about the Ctac is you can get a variety of clips for it including those velcro ones. I even found a company that sells a belt just for those with velcro around the entire inside of the belt.

    Someone said the pants then end up supporting the weight of the gun more than the belt though. I'm wondering how much that statement is true though considering I think the pressure of the belt holds the gun to you more than the clips, and the clips just help keep the gun from sliding around and moving out of place. Of course, I'm not sure how tight everyone normally keeps their belt when they have their gun on.
     
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    luvitlo94 Make a choice and don't look back.

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    Mine doesn't take long to get on or off, maybe about 30 sec. (Standard clips)

    Thebeltman.net can put velcro on the inside of there belts.
     
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    2L Bunny "It's only a Rabbit"

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    I don't wear my belt overly tight with a gun IWB. This is with any of my guns, including a steel 1911 Gov't in a HBE Com2. I find with my Aker belt I can wear the belt looser and more comfortable without any movement of the gun. For me the holster attaching to the belt is a MUST have.
     
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    wilderness FTMFW. it does not look that odd, and you could probably get away with the wilderness ring belt if the instructors belt looks too boy-scout-ish.
     
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    2L Bunny "It's only a Rabbit"

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    Unless you're wearing it with Dockers it won't look out of place. Especially with a pair of Jeans, it just looks like a belt. Even my gf doesn't care that I wear it....it's a belt.
     
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    It was actually that webpage I saw the velcro strip on that they can add.

    I don't know... Wish I had money to just buy both setups.

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    ME: what would you think if you saw someone wearing this belt? http://thewilderness.com/Media/instructorbelt_175_bk_250.gif
    agirl: wtf is that? looks kinda like a seatbelt

    :mamoru:
     
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    2L Bunny "It's only a Rabbit"

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    Ok, here's some food for thought. If you're carrying concealed then your holster/gun is covered up. Won't your belt buckle be covered up too? NO ONE sees your belt unless you tuck your shirt in. My gf doesn't care about my Wilderness belt....she gives me shit about everything else tho....
     
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    What makes the wilderness so much better than some of these double-thick leather belts?
     
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    Not always, but my belt is also my everyday belt even when all I'm carrying is pepper spray and a cell phone.
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    get on AIM.
     
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    I have two Safariland carry belts that I bought for $7.99+shipping brand on on eBay :rofl:

    These belts are like $85 and the guy didn't put a reserve and I was the only bidder. CHA CHING.
     
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    2L Bunny "It's only a Rabbit"

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    I never said they were better than double thickness leather. If you look back I mention also having a Aker B21 belt. I like it as an option, and find myself wearing it when I'm not holstered up or just feel like it. When wearing a holstered gun I go back and forth, sometimes the Aker, sometimes the 5-stitch. My point was that a Wilderness doesn't scream gun to anyone but gun people.

    Speaking of which there was a girl at Bi Mart Checking with a Safariland, or Uncle Mikes or some type of instructors belt, I commented on it and she blushed like I blew her cover:) I just said nice belt.
     

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