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I'm looking for a stiff or reinforced 1 1/2" trouser belt. Specifically I will be wearing a Ky-Tac Sooperhooper with a Kimber custom and a PO P16-40 during IDPA competition. I've seen them advertised but can't remember the web site. Anyone have any reccomendations? Thanks in advance.

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Milt Sparks, Rafter S Gunleather and Waldon Holster Company all make good, strong gunbelts in the 1 1/2" width.
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All of the above-mentioned choices are good ones. You might also consider the Wilderness Instructor belt, which is available in a 1.5" width model. The 5-stitch models are plenty stiff for gunbelt use, but they also offer a reinforced "combat shooters" model too. www.thewilderness.com

The pro shop at Gunsite www.gunsite.com and Milt Sparks holsters normally stock these too.

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Dear FL, We have what you're looking for at Concealed Carry Clothiers ( www.concealedcarry.com ). The casual model is the one you'll want. Oh by the way...David Elderton, who made your holster, competes with this same model belt. Stay safe, Gary
 

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I appreciate the input gentlemen.
 

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If you are using it for competition only, then get an "Instructor Belt", "The Wilderness", from Tactical Products via the Dillon web site. It is available in 1 1/2 or 1 3/4 & the best I have every found. You can scour the belt racks at WalMart & often find a stiff enough bargin for $12-15 - bring your ruler to measure width.
 

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Originally posted by Chico:
If you are using it for competition only, then get an "Instructor Belt", "The Wilderness", from Tactical Products via the Dillon web site. It is available in 1 1/2 or 1 3/4 & the best I have every found.
I second that....I use mine in IDPA. You want a good stiff belt, that is the one. I use mine with a Bladetech and Uncle Mike's kydex holster.

Good shooting!
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I use a 5 stitch Wilderness Instructor belt with my Braveheart holster and a leather belt with my summer special.I personally don't think Kydex and leather look good together.On the other hand...My Instructor belt gets worn even as a regular belt when I don't carry.
 

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The Wilderness Instructor Belt is number one, hands down. I've been wearing the 1-3/4" 5-stitch model everyday for a year now. It works. Great for carrying your 1911, spare mags, multi-tool, and of course, a cell phone. I recently traveled out to Pheonix and was able to vitsit the Wilderness. Great shop manned by great people. Owner Ralph Holzaus is quite the gentleman, and literally a genius in nylon gear.

They also make the best sling for a carbine or shotgun I have used, the Giles sling. I own slings, belts, bags, and holsters from them. YOU CANNOT GO WRONG WITH WILDERNESS PRODUCTS!!!
 

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I got a cheap belt from Cabela's for IPSC. It was about $20 and I really like it. If I wasn't so cheap I would have bought one of the ones listed above, I better their better. Max


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