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#301734 - 06/03/23 12:30 AM Utility bandolier
Bingley Offline
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Registered: 02/27/08
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Does anyone know a version of this that doesn't cost hundreds of dollars?

https://www.bandolierstyle.com/collectio...r-greige-silver

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#301736 - 06/03/23 03:22 AM Re: Utility bandolier [Re: Bingley]
dougwalkabout Online   confused
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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.

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#301739 - 06/03/23 12:39 PM Re: Utility bandolier [Re: Bingley]
quick_joey_small Offline
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Just buy some pouches and make your own. Be more versatile and can get military quality.
qjs

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#301740 - 06/03/23 02:46 PM Re: Utility bandolier [Re: Bingley]
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline
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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
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#301741 - 06/03/23 03:10 PM Re: Utility bandolier [Re: Bingley]
pforeman Offline
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Registered: 04/23/08
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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?

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#301742 - 06/03/23 03:23 PM Re: Utility bandolier [Re: Bingley]
Ren Offline
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Registered: 11/05/07
Posts: 532
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.

https://hillpeoplegear.com/Products/CategoryID/1/ProductID/129

But out of stock

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#301743 - 06/03/23 05:13 PM Re: Utility bandolier [Re: Bingley]
Herman30 Offline
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Registered: 08/08/06
Posts: 504
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)

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#301744 - 06/04/23 06:35 AM Re: Utility bandolier [Re: Bingley]
Bingley Offline
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Registered: 02/27/08
Posts: 1578
The Algorithm to the rescue:

https://www.grainger.com/product/481A95

https://www.aliexpress.us/item/3256804791670355.html

Jeanette is right. The look makes a difference!


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

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