If you are on a mission, hunting field, larping, MilSim, or on the shooting range, you need many things to carry. In this case, a tactical belt setup can be very handy.
Battle belt setup with plate carrier is the best option that let your essential gear within easy reach. It can wear it very easily and successfully carry heavy gear such as spare magazines, radios, holsters, IFAK, knife, multi-tool, etc. It’s a very lightweight build using mesh fabric to ensure maximum comfort with a heavy load.
Self-protection in the most important. Different type of plate is design to stop real ballistic rounds. It covers and protects the vital organs of the upper body. Some vests have inserted side and back plates, which might be extra weight for general uses. Generally, this type of plate has MOLLE and pockets to carry other military-style gear.
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Tactical Priority and the Key Point to Choose the Right Equipment:
Sizing and Fitting:
If you need someone else to help you definitely it will waste your valuable time. Right? If you know the tactical belt setup and choose the right sized plate carrier, it will be comfortable and gives you the ultimate protection. It will cover all of your vital organs and ensure that it has enough room to hold your armor.
Make a List of Necessary Items:
Remember which item you need to carry on a specific mission. Make sure there is no sag as soon as you start to fill pouches and other items.
If you carrying only water, ammo, and other important gear then you can go for without adding plates, just use a tactical belt setup or chest rig setup. There is no need to fill all available spaces.
Consider the Mission Environment:
Always consider the environment you will be working in. After the discussion of a particular mission, you must select items on a priority base
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Tactical Plate Carrier Setup:
Start with the front first. In general, this covers up to a maximum 180 degrees of your access space. Beyond that space, it’s hard to reach, so use that space very wisely.
It is wise to fill up font space with M4 style magazines. This reduces the chance for losing a mag to almost zero.
A utility pouch can be filled with a camera material like batteries and SD-cards. If you want to record your adventures. Also, you can replace it with something more necessary things.
Partial Thromboplastin Time (PTT):
You can set up PTT on your left side of your front panel. Because most of us are right-handed shooters. It helps you to aim and shoot quickly. Also on an emergency, we can able to use it.
Drinking keeps you in the game. Probably you don’t want to die from dehydration. So you should have a drinking tube, on the right side. Additionally, you can carry your training knives upfront through the MOLLE loops.
Extra Fast Mag Pouch:
You can carry another TT SGL mag pouch on our left side. This is the second pouch that allows for a quick fast mag capability.
You can carry a small universal radio TT tac pouch three on left. It is ideal for Midland G18 two-way radios.
The Comm System:
To maintain communication with each other just carry Assault Tactical Throat Mic and PTT on the left side. It allows sound devices up to 120 Decibels.
On the backside, it is just a compressible bag. It gives you the ability to carry more personal belongings like keys, ID, power banks and phone. Also, you can take extra mags, grenades, TT tac pouch 1, 1-liter bottle water and all kind of stuff as you need.
Tactical Belt Setup:
Battle belts carry all the essentials at hand level. It carries a sidearm, a rifle with spare magazines, IFAK, dump pouch, a flashlight, and a small blade knife.
You can customize according to your needs. Sometimes you only need a pistol or just a low profile rig for the range.
What your situation and needs are?
Where are you operating?
What you are comfortable with?
Find the answer and do tactical belt setup with the best-needed equipment.