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Looking for a lightweight edc belt

#1 Post by senorgrand » Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:03 pm

It's finally reached triple digits here and I am ready to shed some weight. Looking for a light EDC belt, preferably fabric. It doesn't need to hold up more than a phone, keys, pepper spray and maybe an lcr (pants are optional).

Any recommendations? I was looking at the Slide Belts.
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#2 Post by atxgunguy » Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:32 pm

As much as I don't like 5.11 as a rule, their belts are nice. I wear the TDU model when the going gets hot.
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#3 Post by shinzen » Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:03 pm

Please at least wear short with the belt. I'm fairly certain you'll have a run in with the police otherwise. I wear leather belts with my shorts as well, so no change from winter to summer for me on that. My RockyRiver Leather belt is just fine for all seasons.
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#4 Post by senorgrand » Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:09 pm

shinzen wrote:Please at least wear short with the belt. I'm fairly certain you'll have a run in with the police otherwise. I wear leather belts with my shorts as well, so no change from winter to summer for me on that. My RockyRiver Leather belt is just fine for all seasons.
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#5 Post by DwnRange » Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:11 pm

WOTG Covert belt from Frank Procter is the best, lightest product on the market.

Link to WOTG: http://www.wayofthegun.us/wotg-covert-belt/

or check his video on Youtube.

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#6 Post by Bacchus » Wed Jun 21, 2017 10:56 pm

I'm in market for a new belt, too. I was hoping for more traffic on this thread. ;)

Shinzen, how do you like your RRL belt? I've been looking at that one, but.... pricey.
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#7 Post by lurker » Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:37 pm

old folks will remember these from the 60s and 70s. all the latest features, infinitely adjustable, no unsightly holes to stretch and distort, gluten free.
milsurp from taiwan, not as well made as the originals, OD, black, or navy blue. $5.95.
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#8 Post by senorgrand » Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:43 pm

I actually got a nylon belt from amazon. It's 1.5" wide and black with dull silver buckle.

I added some pouches to the inside, where I can carry a pocket knife, cash, and my car fob.

It's like a undercover batman belt. Love it!
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#9 Post by Simmer down » Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:55 am

senorgrand wrote:I actually got a nylon belt from amazon. It's 1.5" wide and black with dull silver buckle.

I added some pouches to the inside, where I can carry a pocket knife, cash, and my car fob.

It's like a undercover batman belt. Love it!
I can't imagine this. Can you post it? With pants?
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#10 Post by Stiff » Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:22 am

Simmer down wrote:
senorgrand wrote:I actually got a nylon belt from amazon. It's 1.5" wide and black with dull silver buckle.

I added some pouches to the inside, where I can carry a pocket knife, cash, and my car fob.

It's like a undercover batman belt. Love it!
I can't imagine this. Can you post it? With pants?
Yeah, I'm not interested in him demonstrating it without pants either.

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#11 Post by senorgrand » Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:08 am

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#12 Post by senorgrand » Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:21 am

Belt, Front.

Belt, knife pocket.

Belt, money pouch and key fob pocket.

The money pouch will carry 10 bills easily. Going to put another one one the opposite hip. All items can be removed without taking off the belt, but you'll need to take it off to put stuff back in (pants are optional).

I used "invisible thread", which is a very thin monofilament to sew the 1.5" elastic pieces to the back. On my first try, I sewed the ends of the elastic to prevent fraying. Then I got smart and just used a lighter.

Whole thing cost about 30 bucks.
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#13 Post by lurker » Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:08 pm

senorgrand wrote: Belt, money pouch and key fob pocket.
Belt, knife pocket.
Belt, Front.
nice, thanks for sharing.
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#14 Post by senorgrand » Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:48 pm

No worries. I may have taken those photos without pants...
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#15 Post by lurker » Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:55 pm

we're all naked under our clothes. :yahoo:
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#16 Post by p0lyhuman » Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:13 pm

Volund Gearworks Atlas G-hook. Stiff and light. Not I've tactical, but not going to work with dress clothes.

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#17 Post by drachek » Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:59 pm

https://www.511tactical.com/arc-leather ... -wide.html I got about 6 of these years ago. As I lost weight, I drilled holes in them, and boy, let me tell you, these suckers are sturdy. They're somewhat crinkled from about 7 years of use but show know sign of giving up anytime soon.

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