Comp-Tac Kydex Reinforced Contour Belts

We’ve all heard, ‘buy once, cry once’, and that rings true with the top of the line carry belts. The Comp-Tac leather belt is pricey, but once you get it, you’ll wipe away the price tag tears. The Comp-tac ties craftsmanship, quality parts, and innovative options to provide an extremely durable belt that will last a lifetime. This belt has kydex reinforcement — a strip of kydex that is sandwiched between the two layers of leather and sewed in place, preventing unnecessary wear down the road. The belt also comes with a mild curve. This author believes the kydex is molded to ensure the shape is maintained for lasting durability. Comp-tac offers an interesting velcro interior lining to use...

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Gould & Goodrich Gold Line Shooter’s Belt

The Gold Line Shooter’s belt by Gould and Goodrich may very well take the cake for best leather concealed carry belt under $80. With its vegetable tanned leather and being created in the USA,  along with the technical attributes, it’ll be hard pressed to be beat. The Gold Line Shooter’s belt weighs in with a hefty 3/16″ – 1/4″ thickness and has a removable 1.5″ buckle (so you can proudly display that cowboy buckle). It’s a great place to hang your holster, whether large or small and has a clean, classy look in either saddle brown or black. At $60, you’re teetering in the range of a cheap, faux leather belt. Don’t let the price of this belt mistake...

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Maxpedition Liger Carry Belt

Maxpedition Liger Casual Belt The Liger is a unique composite 1.5” wide belt designed for concealed carry. Engineered by EDGYGEAR INC, “Ligerthane” claims to be a resin with a fabric core that has 2,000 lbs of strength. Maxpedition claims this vegan friendly belt to be abrasion resistant (a nice perk for those who have scuffed nice leather), impervious to liquids, bendable yet stiff enough for a carry belt, contains a gripping interior side, and a fake leather exterior side. Maxpedition also states the Liger belt is made entirely of American materials and created in America. The belt does appear to be of good quality; however I am partial to leather products. Friends and colleagues have given the belt glowing...

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Aker B21 Carry Belt

Aker B21 Carry Belt This concealed carry belt has a polymer insert (with rounded edges to prevent fraying) to provide  additional support for your weapon. This plastic is sandwiched between two layers of nicely stitched leather. The Aker also has metal snaps securing the buckle, thus making the buckle interchangeable so you can wear your big rodeo trophy. Upon analysis and wearing, the Aker B21 is a great belt without having to compromise price for quality (or vice versa). It is durable, inexpensive, and stiff. Because you should expect at least three years of great service from this belt, at $50 it is an Editor’s Choice. The Aker B21 is 1.5″ wide(standard belt width), and comes in either tan or black. Purchase the Aker B21 Carry Belt...

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