No. 3 dangler allows your knife to hang lower from the waist. This gives you freer movement and more comfort when sitting down. The knife detaches easily from the leather loop, which is useful when you are entering a more built-up area and need to stash your knife in your pack, for example.
The belt loop is made of sturdy 3mm thick vegetable tanned cowhide and accepts belts with a width up to 5cm. The Dangler’s D-ring will take knife sheaths with a belt loop up to 34mm wide, and you can use it for lots of different purposes, for example, to hang up equipment, pull an animal, or anchor a dog leash to your waist.