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    Steel Core Belt - 1.5"

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    Sizing Instructions

    SIZING GUIDE

    Buy 2 Sizes Larger than waist if:

    • You are using your belt for CCW use.
    • You are using your belt for work and carrying tools or other gear on your belt.

      EX: 36 Waist Buy a 40 Belt - In between sizes round up.


    Buy 1 Size Larger than waist for everyday wear.

    EX: 36 Waist Buy a 38 Belt - In between sizes round up. 


    We do have free size exchanges if needed. For belt measurements click on the sizing tab on the page.
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    Sizing Instructions

    SIZING GUIDE

    Buy 2 Sizes Larger than waist if:

    • You are using your belt for CCW use.
    • You are using your belt for work and carrying tools or other gear on your belt.

      EX: 36 Waist Buy a 40 Belt - In between sizes round up.


    Buy 1 Size Larger than waist for everyday wear.

    EX: 36 Waist Buy a 38 Belt - In between sizes round up. 


    We do have free size exchanges if needed. For belt measurements click on the sizing tab on the page.

     

    • IMPORTANT! READ BEFORE ORDERING THIS STEEL CORE BELT.

      Also available in 1 1/4" Width Here

      This is an extreme belt. It is .37" thick and very stiff. It is 20 oz. weight and has an internal steel core insert resulting in the strongest belt you will ever strap around your waist.

      This steel core belt does require some break-in when buckling due to the thickness. When new it will require some effort to buckle and place through the keeper. This will break in after a few weeks and not be an issue.

      If you want a super sturdy belt that is super strong and durable but doesn't require a break-in period (and you don't mind if the inner layer isn't steel), we recommend that you take a look at our Extreme Belt. It is .23 to .26" thick and extremely durable. You can see it here: HANKS EXTREME BELT

      So, if you feel you are still in need for the ultimate steel core belt read on:


       
      Hanks CCW Steel Core Gun belt is like nothing else on the market. If you're the type of person who simply likes to buy the best and never have to look back this is the belt for you.

      A tri-layer belt made of two layers of USA steer hide harness leather with a steel core sandwiched in the middle this belt will hold more than you could ever carry. At 20 oz. we believe this is the thickest and strongest belt on the market today. As a test, we actually parked a Jeep on it and it did not give way.

      Made here in the USA by Master Amish belt makers this is a complicated belt to make but once done it is a true work of art. We start with two pieces of 10 oz. full grain vegetable tanned harness leather from USA steer hides. We then build in a spring steel core between the two layers which results in a belt that will probably last longer than you.

      The heavy-duty roller buckle is practically indestructible. This buckle makes cinching your belt down a breeze and reduces wear on the belt where it is used most. Holding this all together are two Chicago screws so you can easily swap our buckle out to a buckle of your choosing. Unlike snaps which can become weak and unreliable over time, Chicago screws are dependable and long-lasting.

      The Steel Core Belt is made from harness leather that is some of the toughest and strongest you will find. Other companies use a lighter duty leather which is easier to work with but results in a belt that can start to wrinkle in areas of stress. Each layer in our belt would stand on its own, but combine them and you could use it to tow a truck. 

      • 2 layers of full grain harness leather with a steel core center
      • 20 oz. weight
      • .37" thick
      • Heavy-duty roller buckle
      • Chicago screw construction
      • 6 holes spaced 1" on center
      • USA Made
      • USA steer hide
      • Sizes 32"-60" available
      • TriLayer Belt Leather + Steel + Leather
      • 100-year warranty

       

    • Style Number ACH104

      Width:

       1 1/2"

      Thickness: 

      ~.37"

      Leather Weight

      ~20oz

      Leather Ply

      Tri-Layer: Leather + Steel + Leather

      Country Of Manufacture

      USA

      Leather Type

      USA Tanned North American Steer Hide 

      Hardware

      Heavy Duty Roller Buckle - USA or Imported

      Interchangeable Buckle

      Yes - Chicago Screw Construction
      3/8" Screws

      Number Of Holes and Spacing

      6 Holes Spaced 1" on Center

      Warranty

      100 Years*

    • If using your belt for concealed carry, or as a work belt to carry items on, we recommend buying 2 sizes larger than your pant size.
      EX: 36 pants, buy a 40 belt.

      For use without carrying items on the belt, buy one size larger than pant size.
      EX: 36 pants buy a 38 belt. 


      Belt Measurements

      For reference here are the measurement specifications if you wish to compare to a current belt you already own:

      IMPORTANT: Do not include buckle length in measurement. Measurements are from where the leather folds over the buckle.

      Belt Measurement Where to measure from

      Steel Core Belt Has 6 Holes Spaced 1" On Center
      *All measurements are approximate and can vary slightly due to the handcrafted nature of this belt.

      BELT SIZE Measurement to 3rd Hole Measurement To End Of Belt
      32 32" 38"
      34 34" 40"
      36 36" 42"
      38 38" 44"
      40 40" 46"
      42 42" 48"
      44 44" 50"
      46 46" 52"
      48 48" 54"
      50 50" 56"
      52 52" 58"
      54 54" 60"
      56 56" 62"
      58 58" 64"
      60 60" 66"

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    PF
    09/22/2021
    Pat F.
    United States United States
    Gun Belt

    I purchased a belt from Hanks a bit back, I had thought I got the steel core, but ended up with the Kydex. That belt was fantastic, but I lost it. So, without hesitation, I purchased another steel core belt. What I thought was fantastic about the kydex was doubled by the Steel core. The weight distribution of my 45 is incredible. I am 50 years old, and at some point I lost my “butt”. So pants slide down easier. With the belt, my .45 and pants stay in place.

    WC
    09/12/2021
    Walter C.
    United States United States
    Awesome Quality

    Love it! No signs of “give” like many other Gun Belts out there.

    JR
    08/17/2021
    John R.
    United States United States
    Top notch carry belt!

    This is a great carry belt, very well constructed and very good at distributing the weight of a large firearm. I carry a full size Colt 1911 and this is by far the best belt I’ve ever owned. The belt holds the weapon in place, eliminated any/all sagging on the strong side and is very comfortable even after hours of concealed carry!  I highly recommend Hanks to all looking for a CCW belt! If it’ll carry a 1911 all day comfortably, imagine how well it will perform with the lighter new fangled polymer style pistols!  Stay tuned, I will be purchasing more belts from Hanks!

    DK
    08/15/2021
    Danny K.
    United States United States
    Best purchase i ever made

    This belt is awesome. Perfect fit. I should have bought a size larger but, it works well as it is. Carries all my tools with no sag. Keeps everything where it needs to be If i put on more weight , i will definitely purchase another Hanks belt

    GR
    08/07/2021
    Gregory R.
    United States United States
    Steel core belt

    I love the belt. I am a part-time deputy and I’m using it as my gun belt. It works really well Greg from KS