I was hesitant to order another belt on Amazon, but I posted my concerns on this website and the replies I got made me feel comfortable in giving it one more shot.
I usually go through 2-3 belts a year, I try to do as heavy duty as you can get for work belts at big box stores and still don’t last long. Very dissatisfied and disappointed. GunsToCarry is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. It quickly became apparent as to which belts were not up to the task and after eliminating those we ended up with six belts that made the final cut. Amazon was very good about replacing any damaged items but I chose not to return my belt since it showed virtually no damage. You can find tons of gun belt reviews online but in my opinion they are not giving you the full story. We then narrowed those six gun belts down to the final three based on price, comfort, warranties, weight, range of options such as color, replaceable buckles and appearance. *UPDATED* belt eventually bends after a week or two*, Reviewed in the United States on January 5, 2017.
They usually start off doing the job, but slowly over varying times they start to sag, pinch or stretch till I have to replace.
Take, for example, Hanks Extreme Leather Gun Belt for CCW.
So that's why I always go with a steel insert now. My in-laws bought the first one as a gift. We also read discussions on reddit and in the forums on other sites, along with Amazon and accessory vendors websites on the 15 contenders we had selected. Holds the holster so well, and close to my body, I have zero printing issues. It's definitely much thicker than the leather belt I replaced it with, but really not stiff at all. For those that want a belt without an insert then this is the one to get. They make belts this awesome for this price?!?! Heavy duty belt for tough jobs. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question.
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Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Fits great, size was spot on, plenty of room to move with the holes, which is nice since I have kidney failure and my weight changes daily. I was skeptical at first at the cost of the belt with only pictures to go by.
Gun belts mostly come in widths of 1¼ - 1¾ inch widths. I am amending my review of the Hanks Belt from 1 to 5 stars. So consider this, if You want to buy this belt, because it's always possible to shorten it, cut it to down to your own appreciated length... And cutting some off doesn't take anything away form the functionality of the belt.
It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Top quality and highly recommended. The fact you get a 100 year warranty with this belt should tell you it's not your average belt. Been looking for quality belts that last with no luck.
For an earlier version of this guide, we conducted a survey of GunsToCarry readers asking what they wanted from a gun belt. Hi, This is Brian from Hanks Belts here and if you have any questions on our belts just let me know and I would be glad to answer them for you. $69 from Relentless Tactical My honest opinion...well, here it is. Relentless Tactical’s Ultimate Concealed Carry CCW Gun Belt. Thick and sturdy. Completely ruining it the outside finish of the belt. Reviewed in the United States on August 3, 2017. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. My belts would get years of wear and generally I'd only replace them when I wanted a new one or some disaster befell the belt. Reviewed in the United States on September 9, 2016. They had already packaged up another belt and shipped it to me before even talking to me. As soon as I opened the package I knew this belt was different.
I enjoy helping people to learn how to use firearms safely and writing articles on that subject has now become part of my life. Another thing to consider is that the thickness of the belt may require new clips on some but not all IWB holsters. Look at the handgun, belt and holster as part of a system, the weakest link will break the chain.