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Until recently, I've always wrestled with my tool belt. For example, I never found a good place for my tape measure. It either ended up in the nail pouch, cluttering access to the nails, or if I used the separate little tape pouch, my tape jumped out whenever I bent over. And I would inevitably spill the contents of the other pouches whenever I lifted my leg higher than my waist. This usually happened at the most inopportune times, such as when I was climbing onto a ridge. The weight of the belt always put a strain on my lower back. And worst of all, a loaded belt tends to push my pants down. Suspenders have helped to distribute the