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    I want a belt!

    My favorite belt finally bit the big one after over 20 years of service. So I go out to Kohls to find a new belt...and they have lots of belts...but not a single freakin one with a removable buckle. Tried every other store that carries belts in the area, no luck. I finally had to go to Amazon to find a belt that I could put one of my many assorted buckles on. WTF? Are brick-and-mortar retailers trying to make themselves irrelevant and obsolete?
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Go to a western wear / tack / saddlery / boot store. You will find what you seek there.

    http://www.cavenders.com/western/acc...-western-belts
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    Get a pair of suspenders, old man. I've never heard of belts with removable buckles. Interesting.
    I've got your restraining order right here. [grabs crotch] Restrain this!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Go to a western wear / tack / saddlery / boot store. You will find what you seek there.

    http://www.cavenders.com/western/acc...-western-belts
    Nearest facsimile is like an hour's drive from here. You have no idea how backwards it is here back east. I sure do miss New Mexico.
    Last edited by chipcom; 10-12-12 at 09:26 AM.
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by MangoPumpkin View Post
    Get a pair of suspenders, old man. I've never heard of belts with removable buckles. Interesting.
    How do you think one puts a new buckle on a belt, blondie?

    You'll never be a rodeo queen with that kind of attitude, sister.
    Last edited by chipcom; 10-12-12 at 09:34 AM.
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    I bought a couple from Amazon. I was feeling a little frilly, so this was one of them

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...ls_o01_s00_i00
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by chipcom View Post
    Nearest facsimile is like an hour's drive from here. You have no idea how backwards it is here back east. I sure do miss New Mexico.
    No Farm Supply store, nothing like that? They should have basic leather belts.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    I feel like a belt.
    "Never send a monkey to do a man's job." ~ Captain Leo Davidson ~

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    No Farm Supply store, nothing like that? They should have basic leather belts.
    And block and tackle as well.







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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    No Farm Supply store, nothing like that? They should have basic leather belts.
    Farmer's exchange doesn't even sell belts...this is commie country.
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    And block and tackle as well.
    Now that is something this part of the country specializes in - football!
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by chipcom View Post
    Now that is something this part of the country specializes in - soccer!
    commie countried if for you, comrade chipcom
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    commie countried if for you, comrade chipcom
    This ain't Texico, soccer dad.
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by chipcom View Post
    Now that is something this part of the country specializes in - football!
    The 0-5 Browns a shining example of that?
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    Lose the belt. You're not getting enough sag anyway.

    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    The 0-5 Browns a shining example of that?
    if only they had more local talent, they'd be contenders!
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doohickie View Post
    Lose the belt. You're not getting enough sag anyway.
    what do my saggy moobs have to do with it?
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by chipcom View Post
    what do my saggy moobs have to do with it?
    Pics!
    I've got your restraining order right here. [grabs crotch] Restrain this!

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    Forget belts, go with cords.

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    I thought you'd know enough people in the custom leather goods feel to help keep your assless chaps up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chipcom View Post
    How do you think one puts a new buckle on a belt, blondie?

    You'll never be a rodeo queen with that kind of attitude, sister.
    I thought you just threw it away and bought another one, obviously.
    I've got your restraining order right here. [grabs crotch] Restrain this!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bikebuddha View Post
    Forget belts, go with cords.

    thanks, I'll remember that the next time I am unemployed and homeless!
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by no motor? View Post
    I thought you'd know enough people in the custom leather goods feel to help keep your assless chaps up.
    My chaps have plenty of ass. If you'd eat more, yours would too!
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by chipcom View Post
    if only they had more local talent, they'd be contenders!
    Draft more Buckeyes?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MangoPumpkin View Post
    I thought you just threw it away and bought another one, obviously.
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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