Equipped To Survive Equipped To Survive® Presents
The Survival Forum
Where do you want to go on ETS?

Topic Options
#301734 - 06/03/23 12:30 AM Utility bandolier
Bingley Offline

Registered: 02/27/08
Posts: 1573
Does anyone know a version of this that doesn't cost hundreds of dollars?


#301736 - 06/03/23 03:22 AM Re: Utility bandolier [Re: Bingley]
dougwalkabout Offline
Crazy Canuck
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 02/03/07
Posts: 3203
Loc: Alberta, Canada
Looks like a useful piece of urban gear.

But I agree, the price is ridiculous. They're trolling for suckers who want bragging rights.

#301739 - 06/03/23 12:39 PM Re: Utility bandolier [Re: Bingley]
quick_joey_small Offline

Registered: 01/13/09
Posts: 570
Loc: UK
Just buy some pouches and make your own. Be more versatile and can get military quality.

#301740 - 06/03/23 02:46 PM Re: Utility bandolier [Re: Bingley]
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 11/13/06
Posts: 2879
Loc: Nacogdoches, Texas
I can see why the Billie has a high price, it's really stylish. I myself used to be interested in fashion when I was younger.

Jeanette Isabelle
“Birds of a feather sure know how to clip each other’s wings, huh?” Lutz, Ascendance of a Bookworm: Part 2 Volume 4

#301741 - 06/03/23 03:10 PM Re: Utility bandolier [Re: Bingley]
pforeman Offline

Registered: 04/23/08
Posts: 236
Loc: Iowa
I get the "high" price for the fashion item but looking around it seems that a quality bag/belt will cost some serious coin.

There is the classic bag:
https://www.maxpedition.com/products/fatboy-versipack?variant=39445017041 but I'm sure that isn't what you really are looking for.

You may want to look for a "cross-body sling bag" and see what that turns up. The whole fashion thing for a bandolier as a phone pouch is new as the original bandolier was to carry ammo (think of the crossed belts of cartridges on a bandit). I agree that you may do much better by getting some pouches and making your own version. Maybe check some military surplus ideas using molle pouches?

#301742 - 06/03/23 03:23 PM Re: Utility bandolier [Re: Bingley]
Ren Offline

Registered: 11/05/07
Posts: 513
Loc: Wales, UK
Can't think of any.

Closest is a Hill People Gear Snubby? It's a hip/waist pack that can be worn cross body.


But out of stock

#301743 - 06/03/23 05:13 PM Re: Utility bandolier [Re: Bingley]
Herman30 Offline

Registered: 08/08/06
Posts: 479
Loc: Finland
My take on a woodsmans bandolier.
Contains Sissi-puukko, Silky saw (in a pop flare pouch) and a pouch for firelighting stuff.

Edited by Herman30 (06/03/23 05:17 PM)

#301744 - 06/04/23 06:35 AM Re: Utility bandolier [Re: Bingley]
Bingley Offline

Registered: 02/27/08
Posts: 1573
The Algorithm to the rescue:



Jeanette is right. The look makes a difference!

Edited by Bingley (06/04/23 06:36 AM)


Moderator:  Alan_Romania, Blast, chaosmagnet, cliff 
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Who's Online
1 registered (Phaedrus), 160 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
GallenR, Jeebo, NicholasMarshall, Yadav, BenFoakes
5367 Registered Users
Newest Posts
Seventeen Years
by Phaedrus
Today at 02:40 AM
What did you do today to prepare?
by Jeanette_Isabelle
Today at 02:12 AM
Sharpening knives in the field
by chaosmagnet
11/30/23 06:30 PM
Happy Thanksgiving!
by chaosmagnet
11/28/23 01:25 AM
Leatherman Arc: First Impressions
by chaosmagnet
11/26/23 10:13 AM
We’re back!
by chaosmagnet
11/22/23 09:27 PM
Newest Images
Tiny knife / wrench
Handmade knives
2"x2" Glass Signal Mirror, Retroreflective Mesh
Trade School Tool Kit
My Pocket Kit

WARNING & DISCLAIMER: SELECT AND USE OUTDOORS AND SURVIVAL EQUIPMENT, SUPPLIES AND TECHNIQUES AT YOUR OWN RISK. Information posted on this forum is not reviewed for accuracy and may not be reliable, use at your own risk. Please review the full WARNING & DISCLAIMER about information on this site.