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Old 03-15-2010, 10:19 AM   #11
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update: I ordered a schiek belt, just waiting on the delivery so when it comes in i'll let you guys know how it fits and how it does after a while of use.
I purchased a Schiek belt and used it over the weekend. It provided support for both the Snatch and C&J without being too rigid. Very pleased with this. Also, customer service was excellent.
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Old 03-15-2010, 10:30 AM   #12
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I completely forgot about this thread.

Yea I ordered a schiek and it came in within a couple weeks but the sizing was way off but customer service was excellent and they switched it out for a another one really quickly. I've been using it for a while now, pretty much with each of the big lifts except the bench and the olympic lifts. It has provided a lot of support for my lower back and has definitely helped me improve posture with heavier loads as I don't lean over that far forward anymore in the squat. It's a comfortable belt, but it does not have a quick release prong like leather belts would have so you can't take it off immediately after a heavy set, after the velcro straps together, there is another strap that loops through a small d-ring which further tightens the belt.

It is very good quality though and comes with I think a two or three year no questions asked warranty so they stand by their product I think. I like it.
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Old 03-15-2010, 07:05 PM   #13
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I'm glad it's not just me who had sizing issues with the Schiek belts!
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Old 03-26-2010, 12:31 PM   #14
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Want maximum support? Prepared to deal with maximum pain? Get an Inzer, preferably in pink because if you use one of these long enough you'll be so strong no one will make fun of you and no one steals a pink belt.
The Inzer belts look good, but the size seems to be an awfully small range of 4 inches from smallest to largest (eg 36-39, 40-43). If that's the case, I'd have to buy two belts to cover me depending on what size I am at the moment. Are those size measurements accurate, or is that just the average size in the middle holes?
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Old 03-26-2010, 12:47 PM   #15
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I'm still a big fan of the Spud belt. Gives a level or support that is about 80% of a leather belt but is way flexible and transportable.
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Old 03-26-2010, 02:01 PM   #16
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I use a Schiek and I am thinking of trying the Spud out... I used to use the Inzer lever when I was doing strongman until somebody jacked it from me at the gym a few years back.... prick
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Old 03-28-2010, 05:48 AM   #17
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Jay, a friend of mine had the same problem with his Inzer belt getting nicked so he came up with a novel solution.

1. Buy Inzer belt in pink or light purple

2. Write "Princess" across the back

3. Problem solved

Wayne, I'll have to check my belt tomorrow but I recall mine as having quite a wide range of adjustment.
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Old 03-28-2010, 10:58 AM   #18
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Don, that will work but I am not too sure about doing that haha
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Old 03-30-2010, 12:36 PM   #19
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Wayne, I'll have to check my belt tomorrow but I recall mine as having quite a wide range of adjustment.
I'd be much obliged if you would Don, Thanks!
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Old 03-31-2010, 01:48 AM   #20
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Ok I measured up my Inzer belt.

I believe I have the Large size and with my 38" waist the lever sits almost right in the middle of the adjustment range.

The adjustment range spans 11" so I guess the Inzer sizing basically aims to put you in the middle of the belts range and then you are covered for years to come whether you become a twink or a bear.

I've got photos which i'll upload tomorrow
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