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    The Premier - 1.5"

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    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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    • The Premier Double Leather Gun Belt - 18 oz. - 1.5"

      A leather gun belt that is in a class of its own. When you are ready to step up to a belt that stands apart from the rest take Hanks 1.5" wide Premier Double Leather English Bridle Belt into consideration.

      No other belt comes close to the quality of this belt, in this class, at this price. Comparable belts can cost upwards of $185.00 and still won't measure up to the quality, feel, durability, and construction of this USA handmade belt.

      We start with the best genuine USA made vegetable-tanned bridle leather on the market. Vegetable-tanned leather is more expensive than traditional chemically tanned leather primarily because of the skill required to tan the hides. It's a 200-year-old process handed down through generations of skilled craftsmen. This same skill, though, results in hides of much higher quality. Plus:  

      • Vegetable-tanned leather
      • When all-natural tannins are used it results in each finished piece having its own unique look. No two hides are exactly the same so they each have their own characteristics.
      • A vegetable-tanned leather gun belt gets richer and warmer looking with age. Like a fine wine, their desirability increases over time developing a rich warm patina that simply can't be duplicated any other way.
      • The colors from vegetable-tanned leather are warm, natural, and rich-looking.

      Once we had the leather we wanted we didn't skimp on the hardware. Rugged solid stainless steel roller buckles give a refined, classy, but masculine look. The roller buckle makes fastening and unfastening your belt a breeze.

      Want to change the buckle to one of your choosing? No problem. We use rugged, yet handsome, Chicago screws to hold the belt together so you can easily swap buckles. The screwed together construction ensures your belt stays fastened, unlike snaps.

      Once we had everything laid out we decided to make this belt the most dependable, durable belt on the market. So we doubled up and sewed two pieces of this quality leather together making the original Hanks Double English Leather Bridle Belt complete. The result is a leather gun belt that looks good enough to wear with a sports coat and slacks and rugged enough to function as the premier CCW belt. 

      The perfect addition to any discerning man's wardrobe or the perfect gift for the man that appreciates the quality of fine handcrafted USA made leather products.
       

      • 1 1/2" wide for the most versatile fit in most all pants or jeans
      • 6 Holes with 1" on center spacing
      • 100% USA Made 
      • Double leather construction for a solid feel and no rollover
      • Genuine vegetable-tanned bridle leather
      • Rugged yet refined and masculine roller buckle
      • Screwed together construction with Chicago screws
      • Removable buckle
      • Perfect for dressier CCW use
      • Double-needle stitching for durability and refined look
      • 100-year warranty

       USA Made of USA tanned premium hand-burnished leather

    • Style Number T266

      Width:

       1 1/2"

      Thickness: 

      ~.27" - .28"

      Leather Weight

      ~18 oz.

      Leather Ply

      Dual-Layer Double Belt

      Country Of Manufacture

      USA

      Leather Type

      USA Wickett & Craig Premium English Bridle Leather

      Hardware

      Stainless Steel 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

      Premium Double Belt 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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    CT
    09/21/2020
    Candace T.
    United States United States
    Excellent quality and service

    Great! Good quality, quality is obvious, fits like it should.

    AM
    09/02/2020
    Andrew M.
    United States United States
    Absolutely the best

    The loop after the buckle is a little tight but I believe that it will naturally loosen to a perfect fit after some use. The rest of the whole experience is the best just as great as Hanks describe. Last time I had a belt close to this , it was hand made in a small shop in Cape May N.J. This is the best belt!

    SR
    09/02/2020
    Stephen R.
    United States United States
    Excellent Quality

    Excellent quality. Love USA made. I grew up in Buffalo so I like that too. I have not used it yet. I gave it to a friend who is going to stamp/tool it for me.

    TP
    09/02/2020
    Troy P.
    United States United States
    Timeless Quality

    Exception belt that I’ve found to be both rugged, timeless, and of the utmost quality...

    BH
    09/01/2020
    Brandon H.
    United States United States
    Excellent quality - even better service

    I ordered my first belt and it arrived right away. I was impressed with the quality and the hardware. Beautifully made and it looked great but it was the double thickness and, for me, it was just a bit too heavy. Hank’s emailed me and asked for feedback so I shared that with them and within a day they offered to send a different belt. I selected a different one from the site and they processed a refund that same day for the difference. I got the new belt in the mail a few days later with a return label to send the original back in the same packaging. I love my new belt. Beautifully made and it looks great. But I really appreciate a company who cares about their products and customer experience and has the right processes in place to make that as good as possible. I will be back for another belt and will recommend Hank’s to anyone.