CC Dress Belt

Discussion in 'Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection' started by 1911love, Nov 18, 2013.

  1. 1911love

    1911love New Member

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    I'm looking for a CC dress belt. I carry a Glock 19 in a Serpa holster with the double mag carrier also by Blackhawk!. It needs to be black leather, silver buckle that is a thin profile and low key looks wise, 1 1/4 inches wide, and 40 inches in total length.

    So far the only one that I've found that kind of met my criteria was a Galco. Does anyone have any EXP to share or suggestions?
     
  2. danolator

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    Try bullhidebelts.com. They are high quality, and high priced. I have two of their belts and it will be many years before I need more.
     

  3. hardluk1

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  4. batjka

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    Try Daltech Force. Reasonably-priced belts of high quality. Their BioBelt gets very good reviews. It's supposed to be pretty thin and rigid.

    I have a Galco MB1 belt coming to me in the mail, but they have discontinued this line years ago. It's very similar to the BioBelt. I'll report on how it wears.
     
  5. 304inc

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    Amish belts,, high quality, good price. Plenty stiff. I don't have one yet but gotta buddy who does, really nice. Hell I got a dickies heavy duty belt from wallymart for less than 20, I've had it over 2 years. When this one wears I'll get a couple of the Amish belts.
     
  6. hardluk1

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    Oh there is a major difference between a dickies belts and amish belts and most any double layer holster belt
     
  7. DrFootball

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    There are a few good belts in the QUARTERMASTER catalog, But I just ordered the Duluth "everyday" Work Belt,..it's 1-3/8th" wide,..
     
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  9. John_Deer

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    You are going to have a hard time finding a belt that is just a single piece of leather. Every belt I have seen recently was made of split leather. Before I would pay $60 for a belt in a gun shop or western store I would go to a saddle shop to have a belt made to fit me. You will get a better belt at a saddle shop.
     
  10. 1911love

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    Thanks for all the info so far guys. Right now my front runners are the Galco SB1 and the Safariland L820. Anyone know about these?

    I really like the Beltmans too, I just can't wait that long to get it.
     
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  12. DrFootball

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    I have a few, including the Safariland, and also have a Safariland Duty rig for the Ranger Stuff. My friend the local PD Sgt. Who is our HOA pres. Has the L820, he's also in a group of P.O.'s who ride, and he says his 820 goes out with him whenever he Rides,..

    The wife ordered my Bulldog "Sneaky Pete" knockoff and a nice leather shoulder rig, both for my LC9 today, and with "holiday rush" shipping, it will be here Wed., perfect because Thanksgiving is also the first night of "Chanukka" (jk, sp)...,
    What she don't know is her new concealment purse is at the western shop waiting for me to pick it up.....
     
  13. CardiacColt68

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    Check out thebeltman.net. He's a local guy here that makes top notch belts. His number is on his site, and he will make you a belt like the ones on his site, but either you or him can change out the buckles to make the belt look more formal if needed.
     
  14. CardiacColt68

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    Sorry, big face palm. Didn't see that you were already on to the beltman.
     
  15. John_Deer

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    These are nice belts but a local saddle shop will be less expensive. If you are near charleston WV the saddle shop at the racetrack/casino is one of the best leather toolers bar none. They cut belts out of scrap leather. They can get pricey if you want a lot of tooling. But just a plain black belt will be very reasonable. Places like galco are amateurs compared to the saddle shop at CT. You do have to walk in to get anything from CT.

    http://www.epsaddlery.com/c-28-belts.aspx
     
  16. 1911love

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    I ordered a Galco SB1 today from Amazon. It was $66 with free shipping. I also got a 6378 ALS, the QLS adapters, and a double mag carrier to go with it. I'll let you guys know how the belt works.

    When I have the funds, I'd like to try out Beltman. His stuff looks really nice, I just couldn't swing it because I needed a new holster and mag carrier too.

    Thanks everyone for your input.
     
  17. JW357

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    Hope it lives up to your expectations. I'm sure it will.
     
  18. 1911love

    1911love New Member

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    Thanks JW.
     
  19. DrFootball

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    Don't know anything about the Galco belts but if it's as good as their holsters....you did good. Also saw u got the Safariland holster, which I can't say enough good about them. Have one of their old shoulder rigs for my commander...
     
  20. AR10

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    I am told Galco is well.made. let us know.

    I do not need a dress belt, so my belt of choice is an instructors belt. The wilderness. Awesome product. Double layer of nylon sewn over a tuff plastic core. I have a 20,000 pound tow strap for vehicle recovery that is less stiff.

    When it comes to CC, your belt is as or more important than your holster. If you can adapt to the concept, the right suspenders will also make a night and day change in your carry comfort.