Multi use belt
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Backpack Jack
(jumpbackjack) - F - M

Locale: Armpit of California
Multi use belt on 09/11/2012 20:41:30 MDT Print View

Hello BPL members, I'm working on a multi use belt for hiking and wanted to get some feed back, and see if there was any interest for something like this before I try to sell them. Here are just a few uses.

1. Belt
2. Tourniquet
3. Emergency tarp tie out
4. Strap for backpack if one breaks/sturnum strap
5. Hang your pack in a tree or over an edge
6. Strap to lash things to outside of your pack
7. Attach it to a water bottle to retrieve water

I'm sure there are a lot more uses, but now I'll post some pics. Moderators if this is the wrong place to post please let me know. Thanks, Jack


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The belt is made from light weight 1" webbing with 2, 1 inch "D" rings on one end and a gromet on the other end. I put a gromet in so you can use it to stake out your tarp if a line breaks. The "D" rings are made from plastic, but seem to be holding up very well. I will get a weight on my belt tomorrow. I have a 32" waist and cut mine a little long, always better to be longer than to short.

Please fell free to comment, positive or negative is welcome.

If I start making these to sell, they will most likely be in the $8.00-$10.00 range this includes shipping anywhere in the CONUS

Thanks for looking, Jack

Edited by jumpbackjack on 09/11/2012 20:43:15 MDT.

John S.
(jshann) - F
Re: Multi use belt on 09/11/2012 21:45:09 MDT Print View

Should weigh under 2 oz.

Edited by jshann on 09/11/2012 21:45:45 MDT.

Backpack Jack
(jumpbackjack) - F - M

Locale: Armpit of California
RE Multi use belt on 09/14/2012 22:31:14 MDT Print View

Weighed the belt today and it comes in at 1 oz.

. Callahan
(AeroNautiCal)

Locale: Stoke Newington, London, UK.
Rigger's Belt? on 09/18/2012 14:41:33 MDT Print View

Your belt reminds me of the Rigger's Belt I saw a while back, though I don't think they were particularly lightweight.

The uses for your belt are limited only by imagination.