MOAR NYLON! HSGI Battle Belt Bridge

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For when your “War Belt” doesn’t have enough “War” in it, in steps the tactical nylon guru’s of High Speed Gear, Incorporated. Seeing the gap over a belt buckle as an unacceptable waste of space, they have invented and are now selling the Battle Belt Bridge. As the name implies, The Battle Belt Bridge bridges the gap from PALS / MOLLE webbing from one side of a belt, across the buckle, and securely mounting on the other side.

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All sarcasm aside, the idea is tactically sound. War belts are typically known to have gaps across the front of the operator, which is critical real estate when one considers the typical load-out. Typically, one carries not just ammunition but practical tools, medical supplies, batteries, etc. This is before any specialized mission which may require night vision, grenades, smoke, etc.Capture2

The six rows of webbing the bridge carries could mean 6 AR mags (assuming double-stack), 3 grenades/smoke, multiple pistol mags, or an incredible amount of SMG magazines.

To my amusement and with some serious irony, the mounting for the Battle Belt Bridge still loses some usable space to belt buckles, albeit smaller ones.

Check out additional details from High Speed Gear, Inc. They have videos aplenty. Battle Belt Bridges are available now. Pricing is set at $35 for various colors including black, coyote, olive drab, wolf grey, and Multicam.

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Nathan S.

One of TFB’s resident Jarheads, Nathan now works within the firearms industry. A consecutive Marine rifle and pistol expert, he enjoys local 3-gun, NFA, gunsmithing, MSR’s, & high-speed gear. Nathan has traveled to over 30 countries working with US DoD & foreign MoDs.

Nathan can be reached at Nathan.S@TheFirearmBlog.com

The above post is my opinion and does not reflect the views of any company or organization.


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  • Edeco

    The Cumberbund of Mars.

  • Roy G Bunting

    One of the reasons behind a “war belt” is that you can easily go prone and with a covering garment you are fairly low profile. This negates both.

    Pistol, mags, first aid kit, comms, dump pouch, knife or light. If you need rifle magazines and shotgun shells and a dozen other things, there are other, better, solutions.

  • savaze

    Tactical fanny pack

  • Porty1119

    I feel like a full-on “MOLLE Man” Halloween costume is becoming a definite probability…

  • Spencerhut

    We have a bunch of HSG stuff. All US made and very high quality. I love my battle belt, drop leg holster and their mag pouches are the best. Great plate carriers too.

    • JumpIf NotZero

      All true except for drop leg, those are almost always jokes. HSGI is excellent.

      • Spencerhut

        Sometimes a drop leg is the only thing that will fit in your loadout.

      • M-dasher

        Let me tell you how I know you’ve never worn body armor before……

  • 11b

    Going prone would really suck with anything substantial in that area would suck. Probably great for competition or police though.

  • Ευστάθιος Παλαιολόγος

    If you absolutely have to have pouches and gear rubbing against your belly button and your groin you could just rotate the belt some degrees to the right or left and have the buckle off-centered.
    Unless all the other real-estate on that full-MOLLE belt isn’t enough to mount all your gear
    flanker7

  • .45

    Little known fact (at least in Hollywood): Armor plates back in 14th-15th century frequently ended at or just below the ribs, perhaps with another articulating plate below, and usually with mail covering the lower areas. This was so the knight or man-at-arms could bend over, as despite popular culture’s claims otherwise, there was a big emphasis on mobility. Sticking gear there might be great for a competition, as I suspect this is being marketed for, but not so much on a battlefield. Then again, soldiers are just pack animals, to be loaded with whatever command says they need…

    • Bill

      One of the rules of fighting: don’t pass up a chance to sit down when circumstances permit.

  • Toxie

    Gimmic for a Gimmic-y belt?
    Check.

  • ORCON

    Where are the rails? It can’t be tacticool without rails!

  • rob in katy

    That would give my naked butt something to hang ammo on when I go check the back yard in the middle of the night…then again, I think a short naked ugly man may distract the sneaks…and if the worse happens the popo have something to laugh at. Would like a bandolier to keep the nips warm and give me a place to shove that extra mag so that it doesn’t keep slipping out.

  • Rot

    tactical fanny pack

  • Do they make a Deadpool-branded version that comes with a 12 o’clock holster for a Desert Eagle or S&W .500?

    This mostly makes me think of the way only scrub-ass rookies wear anything solid at the 5-7 o’clock positions on a duty belt, because if you’re wearing a duty belt in the first place you are probably in a line of work where “getting knocked flat on your back” is a likely job hazard, and a radio/magazine/pistol/knife/handcuff holster will not be kind to your spine and/or kidneys when you fall on them. If you need a duty belt full of stuff, you’re quite likely to find yourself either knocked face down or going hard prone on purpose, and that extra ammo or whatever probably ain’t gonna feel real good gettin’ jammed into your jimmies.

  • John

    The Battle Belt Bridge.

    When you’re faced with the excruciating mental challenge of crime scene analysis and forensic laboratory work to establish a serial killer’s motive and list of victims… you need a tactical doohicky to remind the world you’re a badass cop.