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5.11 WEIGHTED VEST – HIGH-QUALITY PLATE CARRIER TESTED BY MILITARY AND PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES
Originally, the 5.11 TACTEC® plate carrier was developed for military purposes and various security services. But for a few years now, 5.11 has also been outfitting the CrossFit Games with vests. Because it is not only suitable as a ballistic plate carrier, but also excellent as a weight vest to build up strength and grow muscles. Tested by many of the world’s best athletes, the vest convinces with comfort, freedom of movement, and innovative design.
Whether box jumps, pull-ups, dips or just for running, the vest is versatile and there are no limits to your creativity. New training stimuli and the often accompanying muscle soreness are therefore pre-programmed!
Innovative and unique design
Made of durable, lightweight 500D nylon, the patented 5.11 Weight Vest features padded shoulder straps and perforated mesh. The front and back panels are also padded and have integrated ventilation channels. Heat accumulation, pressure, and chafing points are thus a thing of the past.
The 5.11 Weighted Vest features easily adjustable, elastic side straps that conform to your breathing and ensure the freedom of movement you need during the WOD . So you will never feel the tightness even if your pulse is already beating way above maximum. The sophisticated adjustment system allows you to fit all body sizes and fine-tune it to your personal needs.
In addition, the chest and back each provide a Velcro area for attaching individual patches, so the vest also offers you a certain degree of customization.
You can choose from 3 different weight levels. If you already have matching weight plates at home and just want to treat yourself to a new vest, please choose the “No Weight” option. For orders including weight, we’ll install the two plates for you before shipping, so you’ll be ready for your WOD right away.
Gray: approx. 2x 1.7 kg (2x 3.75 lb) = 3.4 kg (7.5 lb)
Red: approx. 2x 2.6 kg (2x 5.75 lb) = 5.2 kg (11.5 lb)
Green: approx. 2x 3.95 kg (2x 8.75 lb) = 7.9 kg (17.5 lb)
The weight plates slide into place on the bottom of the carrier and are secured by a bombproof premium hook-and-loop fastener, additional internal straps, and a second vertical hook-and-loop strip to hold them in place. So you don’t have to worry about the plates falling off while running or jumping, and you can fully concentrate on your WOD.
Exact weight for competitions
By combining the 5.11 TACTEC® plate carrier (1.13 kg/2.5 lb) with the PICSIL weight plates (5.75 lb and 8.75 lb), you can achieve the exact weight required for official CrossFit competitions.
Men choose the green plates, i.e. 2x 3.95 kg (2x 8.75 lb), in combination with the 5.11 vest this leads to a total weight of 9.1 kg (20 lb)
Women choose the red plates, i.e. 2x 2.6 kg (2x 5.75 lb), in combination with the 5.11 vest this leads to a total weight of 6.4 kg (14 lb)
Weight without plates: approx. 1.13 kg (2.5 lb)
Fabric: Durable 500D Nylon
Padded shoulder straps with breathable aerospace mesh material for ventilation
MOLLE Velcro area on the front and back for attaching patches
Front and back are padded inside with oversized airflow channels
Dirt and water repellent
Adjustable weight and tension straps
Note: The 5.11 Weighted Vest is intended as a fitness accessory only and should NEVER be used for protective purposes.
Washing: The 5.11 Weighted Vest is not suitable for washing in the washing machine. However, if it needs care, you can wash it carefully by hand with mild soap.
Drying: Hang your vest to dry in the fresh air after hand washing or after a hard workout.
TIP: For a pleasant smell we recommend regular care with our probioticfresh gear spray from Rhinoc. It neutralizes odors in a natural way, acts antibacterial and gives your grips a fresh, pleasant smell.
We ship on business days from Monday – Friday. We do not ship on weekends and public holidays. Orders received over the weekend or on a holiday will be processed the following business day.
If there is an increased order volume due to promotional days, processing after a weekend or holiday may take up to 3 business days.
ESTIMATED DELIVERY TIME*
DE 2-7 business days Europe 3-10 business days All other countries 5-18 business days
*The delivery times indicated here refer to the time until the shipment arrives in the destination country. The duration of customs clearance is not included in this period and may take some time depending on the destination country. Neither our shipping service providers nor we can influence how long your shipment will be in customs. Under certain circumstances, it can take up to several weeks until the package finally arrives at your home.
One or more items do not fit or you do not like it anymore? You ordered the wrong item by mistake and now you want to return it?
However, if something does not fit 100%, you can return the goods to us in their original condition within 14* days. We will either refund the money or exchange the goods.
Please note that we can NOT cover return shipping costs. In the event of an exchange, you will bear the return shipping costs, and we will pay for shipping of the exchange item(s).
*In the run-up to Christmas (01.12. – 31.12.) the return period is extended and is 30 days.
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