Reader Tim wrote in asking for help choosing a new tool belt for work. He is an electrician and currently wears a Klein 9-pocket tool pouch on his right side, and a 3-pocket utility pouch in his left side.
Usually when I think of tool belt, I think of the large one-size-fits-everything jobs that are designed to carry one or more framing hammers, dozens of nails, screws or other fasteners, and an assortment of tools.
Most of the tool belts I would ordinarily recommend don’t seem to be well suited for electricians’ needs. Off the top of my head I know that Dewalt makes an Electrician’s Combo Tool Belt (~$70 via Amazon) and that Milwaukee has a few general purpose offerings.
Even if you’re not an electrician, your tool belt recommendations would be most appreciated.
Thanks, Tim, for the great question!