How do you offset the weight of the sidearm & holster?

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    How do you offset the weight of the sidearm & holster?

    Hey guys,

    I have a FP holster and an MLC sidearm. They are quite heavy and weigh down the belt significantly. How do others deal with this issue?

    Yvette

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    Re: How do you offset the weight of the sidearm & holster?

    Use a seperate belt for them, one which can't be seen.... your journey man protector and ammo belt will cover it.... simples

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    Re: How do you offset the weight of the sidearm & holster?

    I velcro the holster to my flightsuit - it takes the weight off the belt and has the added advantage of stopping the blasted thing from swinging about as I walk. I have also strengthened the belt at the attachment point with a piece of rigid plasticard - this stops the belt from collapsing at that point. The plasticard is velcoed to the belt and holster loop, and holds the holster loop slightly proud of the belt so that the weight is taken by the velcro, not by the belt.

    Does that make sense?

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    Re: How do you offset the weight of the sidearm & holster?

    Great ideas! Thanks!

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