The Deputy is an ideal option for your everyday work belt needs...primarily designed for heavy-duty farm or construction site use, but will be right at home in many other fields. The Deputy isn't intended as a gun belt, per se, but is identical in weight and capability to the Original line, should you desire to use it in a CCDW application. You'll find this line consists of a single layer of 12-14oz. English bridle leather, dyed and clear-coated at the tannery for a consistent, bleed-proof finish. I've added a decorative pressed-in line around the edge for aesthetics. The edges are dyed and finished semi-rough, to be easier on your wallet. The twin-prong buckles are RIVETED on, meaning you will never have to worry about screws backing out, or failures of any kind. You won't find a more affordable, higher-quality, AMERICAN - made option anywhere! Pick up yours today, and never have to buy another work belt!