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black belt with hidden velcro pocket and d-ring cobra buckle
Rigger's Cache Belt™
Rigger's Cache Belt™
Rigger's Cache Belt™
black belt with hidden velcro pocket and d-ring cobra buckle
Rigger's Cache Belt™
Rigger's Cache Belt™
Rigger's Cache Belt™

Rigger's Cache Belt™

7 reviews Regular price $110.00
13 in stock

#MyWazoo

rigger: (noun) /'riger/ a person who rigs or attends to the rigging of a sailing ship, aircraft, or parachute. 

rigor: (noun) /'riger/ a condition that makes life difficult, challenging, or uncomfortable.

Either definition will work to describe the purpose of this belt!

The original design is rumored to have been made and worn by bored parachute riggers, the ones who repair and pack the chutes, for freefall skydivers and military paratroopers. Out of the sewing lofts of drop zones, rigger-style belts have been adopted by general military personnel and first responders, as well as intrepid adventures in need of a belt that can come in handy in extreme environments.

For a little more history on rigger's belts, see this great article by ITS Tactical.

Typical rigger's belts incorporate a high-strength rated buckle. Some even incorporate a V- or D-ring as an attachment point. Our Rigger's Cache Belt™ incorporates the patented all-in-one AustriAlpin D-Ring COBRA® ProStyle 18kN, sewn in with 5 industrial bartacks.

Like our standard Cache Belt™ it features the same patented top-loading hook and loop enclosure that allows direct access to items like our Adventure Kit. Unlike our standard Cache Belt™, this riggers version has been sewn fixed into the female buckle side with burly bartacks. Many folks have called our standard Cache Belt™ a real life Batman Belt, if that's true, this is our James Bond adaptation.

This is the version we take when we go far offgrid, like slot canyoneering in Utah. If you do not understand the value of the Rigger's version, no offense, but it's probably not the belt for ya.

  • AustriAlpin buckle rated 18kN (approximately 4,047 Pounds force)
  • Nature of buckle means you have to put it on differently than some suspect, Nick made a great video on how to put it on
  • [UPDATE] In fact, not satisfied with the 5, 28-stitch bartacks of our original manufacturer, we had a second manufacturer go back over it with 4 more 42-stitch bartacks! Yeah, we went a bit overkill. This may show as loose threads on the backside, but is just the result of tons of stitches punching through 4 pieces of military-spec webbing. Instead of completely cutting and melting all loose threads, and possibly compromising the bartacks and/or leaving a melted rough mess, we left some of them to be trimmed and melted as the end-wearer sees fit.
  • [LIABILITY CLAUSE] Not intended for climbing, rappelling, or any other load-bearing secret agent stuff.

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BF
07/28/2021
Bruno F.
United States
Super belt

Finish of the belt is spot on. High quality. One slight issue is with the length. I’m between 41” and 43” around the waist so I got the large. That leaves me with 11 1/2" of tag end when I cinch it up. I can deal with it but I probably should have gotten the medium. That would have been flattering.

SW
07/27/2021
Shawn W.
United States United States
Riggers belt

Awesome worth the wait and I can’t wait for them to open up the forest so I can go out and review it!

A
10/06/2020
Anonymous
United States United States
super sweet yall!

this thing is badass it looks very nice ,high quality craftsmanship and i also suggest getting the componet packs ***** has to offer ,they save alot of space

WAZOO Rigger's Cache Belt™ Review
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04/22/2020
Brandon
Kick ***

I wear this everyday whether I’m out hiking, teaching and conducting search and rescue, hitting fat raps down steep cliff faces (oh yeah, this things cool enough to rap with) or just chilling and relaxing with a cold beer. Super versatile. I threw a little kydex in mine to stiffen it, I just like the feel of a sturdy belt. What’s great is if I don’t feel like having a stiff belt, a little rip in the velcro and voila- no more kydex. Might get a little freaky with it and see some PALS on it to secure some gear on it. Great job ***** team. Your gear is unmatched

BB
07/11/2019
Bryan B.
Cache belt d ring cobra

Really happy with my cobra belt fits really good and looks great. The design and construction is top notch and lives up to the hype. I'm looking forward to wearing the belt whilst I travel abroad as it gives me a concealed option for carrying my visa and cash as well as emergency items. The belt is low key and maybe another option would be to have the buckle black as to not stand out ( I may spray mine black) All in all very, very happy with this belt, its got to be one of the best ways to conceal carry numerous items and look low key. Thanks from Australia and keep up the great work *****

CC
05/14/2019
Curtiss C.
During cobra buckle cache belt

This is a serious belt. It's taking meva little to get used to the cobra buckle. I weigh 278 pounds currently. I slung the belt over a tree branch and hung from it. It didn't stretch, tear or make any noises of being stressed. I did a bit. Haha! I bought the original cache belt too. That will be my EDC belt and this one will be my field and forest belt.

KV
12/26/2018
Ken V.
Kiss of the cobra

Yes it's a 100% bad *** legit cobra buckle. Even better, its attached to a bad *** legit ***** cache belt. Together it's a dream team capable of helping you save your *****. The sizing is perfect. The construction and materials, as always with *****, is top shelf. Not a stitch out of place. I own both the mirror version buckle with bottle opener and now the cobra. You sacrifice the mirror and opener of course but different belts for different purposes. You wouldn't want just one knife in the wild if you had a choice. The cobra buckle system and Wazoos cachebelt come together perfectly. I have seen a ton of belts with cobra buckle but only one comes with a cachebelt. Nuff said