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Klein Tools natural leather belt - a great deal!

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by phototristan, Oct 1, 2011.

  1. phototristan

    phototristan Senior member

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    Here's some pics of my actual belt after putting in new holes. The belt comes stock with holes only every 2 inches. I think every 1 inch is better in terms of fit and being about to tighten/loosen it based on the type of pants you are wearing, etc.


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    Also, one of the nice things about getting a raw natural belt is that over the years, it darkens and wears. Buying a vintage belt is just not the same IMO because you didn't wear it down to that point yourself.
     
  2. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    ^^Looks good. Assume you just had you local shoe repair guy add the fe extra holes.

    I agree that it is fun to break in your own belt, just like your own jeans. But, I will still buy a great vintage belt when I see them. But that is rare.
     
  3. phototristan

    phototristan Senior member

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    Actually I had my Mom put in the holes. She used to do leather crafts and had the tool.
     
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    el es dee Senior member

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    Can these be dyed?
     
  5. phototristan

    phototristan Senior member

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    I'm not sure. I don't know enough about leather to answer but I assume since these are natural/raw and seem untreated they could be died.
     
  6. phototristan

    phototristan Senior member

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    I've been wearing this belt almost every day since I got it and it's starting to darken a bit a looking really nice. I love this belt!
     
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    phototristan Senior member

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    Here's my belt as of today, over a year later with about 3x a week wearings:


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  8. BuffaloWang

    BuffaloWang Senior member

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    Thanks for the update!
    Looks sweet, definitely a good buy for $20.

    Would probably start recommending this if people want a cheap belt.
    Just bought an Orion belt at the same price just to see how it would work out, otherwise would've probably gotten this.
     
  9. theh00d

    theh00d Senior member

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    Nvm didn't realize that was a old post from a thread that was bumped
     
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