Originally Posted by rrr70
What is the difference between gun belt and just belt?
Stiffness. Gun belts are typically thicker (double layer leather) or use some type of reinforcement (polyethylene sheet) to stay flat and not fold over when carrying weight.
Anyone who tries to carry 4 pound of steel and lead using a $30 metro-sexual dress up belt from the Banana Republic will quickly learn why a stiff/supportive belt is important.