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

Registered: 02/27/08
Posts: 1572
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
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Registered: 02/03/07
Posts: 3201
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
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Registered: 11/13/06
Posts: 2865
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: 235
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: 509
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: 476
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: 1572
The Algorithm to the rescue:



Jeanette is right. The look makes a difference!

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


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