XL Plate Carrier




Regular Price: $149

Special Price $89.40


AR500 Armor® XL Plate Carrier - (Carrier made of NON-Ballistic materials)
The AR500 Armor® XL Plate Carrier is our largest plate carrier, designed for operators who are searching for an Extra Large complete body armor solution. The XL Plate Carrier is able to accommodate our Extra Large 11" x 14" Level III Advanced Shooters Cut plates, in addition to SPEAR and BALCS soft armor IIIA panels. The AR500 Armor® XL Plate Carrier offers the operator increased coverage by utilizing our larger 11" X 14" body armor, while providing more real-estate by way of MOLLE for additional gear and pouches.
The plate pocket is built-in, internally, and includes an adjustable retention strap allowing the operator to position the plate within the pocket. The SPEAR/BALCS sleeve includes a removable padded insert which can be used in place of IIIA panels for additional comfort with hard armor installed. The XL Plate Carrier also accepts our 10” x 12” ASC body armor plates.
The shoulder straps are fully adjustable for ride height and include removable padded shoulder straps with built-in hydration tube guides. The cummerbund is removable, fully adjustable for girth and features side plate pouches for soft armor inserts in 6” x 6” or 6” x 8” (It will not accept hard armor side panels without additional side plate pouches). The XL Plate Carrier is lined with padded mesh designed to improve air flow and comfort and features quick pull tabs on the front cummerbund flap.

XL Plate Carrier Specs:

Weight: 3lb (unloaded)
Size: Fully adjustable shoulder straps and girth, L – XXL (up to a 58” Chest)
Colors: Coyote, Olive Drab, and Multicam (Additional Price)
Armor Compatibility: Standard 10” x 12” and 11" x 14" Body Armor in both soft and hard variants

AR500 Armor® XL Plate Carrier Features:

  • Fully Adjustable from Large to XXL (up to a 58” chest)
  • Secondary sleeve accepts SPEAR or BALCS soft armor IIIA inserts
  • Accommodates 6" x 6" and 6' x 8" side plates
  • Internal Plate Retention Straps allow adjustable and proper position of armor plates
  • Quick release shoulder buckles for easy donning and doffing
  • Fully adjustable shoulder straps
  • Comfortable padded mesh inner lining
  • Quick pull tabs on cummerbund panel for easy access to cummerbund
  • Removable Shoulder Pads with Hydration Tube Guide
  • MOLLE based pouches allow for easy removal and reconfiguration
  • Emergency Drag Handle
  • Front and Rear Velcro panels for ID’s and Patches
  • 1000D Nylon Construction

The XL Plate Carrier is made by Condor Outdoor Products which manufactures products in both China and the United States. This particular product is from their facilities in China which we have fully vetted as to product quality, manufacturing processes, materials used, and their quality control and we stand 100% behind this product which allows us to keep products affordable while offering our customers the best solutions for their hard-earned dollars.


Manufacturer Condor
Rating filter N/A
Carrier Manufacturer Condor (China)
Plate Carrier Type XL
Cummerbund Cummerbund w/o side plate pockets
Carrier Construction Material Tactical Polyester Blend
Weight (LBS) 0.0000
Discontinued? No


Customer Reviews

Great carrier...but Review by Disappointed Cop
Best carrier I have ever worn but why is it not offered in black anymore? (Posted on 8/13/2018)
Great Carrier Review by Robert
This is a very well made carrier, and fits larger bodies. Plenty of room for molle attachments as well!! Quality construction is combined with versatility makes this a great value for anyone. (Posted on 10/20/2017)
Comfortable Full Coverage Review by Swift
This plate carrier is the most comfortable out of the 3 I have. It is probably the most durable as well. It is bigger than the others but is actually easier to conceal because it covers the body more evenly. Fits the 11 x 14 plates I already had. (Posted on 10/19/2017)
Awesome product!!! Review by gearhead0621
This is a top notch plate carrier! I am a larger individual, and this carrier fits me with extreme comfort. The support structure that the plates slide into are extremely robust and hold the plates perfectly. Very comfortable to wear and not too bulky. I use this with a 5.11 Rush 72 backpack and everything fits great. Nice job boys! (Posted on 3/17/2017)
Review from Dean Leger Review by Dean Leger
I'm 6'4", 250lbs and bought this carrier with the 11x14 front/back steel plates and 6x8 side plates. This carrier fits me perfectly, with plenty of room for adjustments. I'm pretty sure I could gain at least 50lbs and have no problems adjusting this to fit. High quality build, absolutely zero defects. Would definitely buy again! (Posted on 6/19/2016)
Review from kevon harris Review by kevon harris
I'm trying to get one (Posted on 4/27/2016)
Review from R.E.P.R. Review by R.E.P.R.
I received my XL carrier after 10 weeks, and am very happy with it! The carrier is well made and fits the 11x14 plates. I ordered a curved for the front and a flat for the back. I needed to contact AR500 on how to set it up initially, because all the Youtube videos focus on the other styles. But, it fits me great now that I set it up properly. I ended up getting the 6x6 hybrid soft armor for the side. I wish I had known that the 6x8 was the preferred size. So, I will put the 6x6 in the back side flaps of the cumberbund. And will order 6x8 for the front eventually. The only thing I could suggest as an improvement on the carrier, is that the side pockets could use some stitching to keep the side plates from shifting around. That small improvement would make this vest Perfect! I am still going to give it 5 stars because of how satisfied I am with the overall product. Thanks again AR500. I look forward to buying more of your products in the future. (Posted on 3/6/2016)
Review from Spaulsen Review by Spaulsen
I have placed several orders with AR500 and am very pleased with the Quality of the product and if I have had any questions I have emailed and called and had a prompt reply . This is a nice vest and fits Nice. I workout regular and XL fits nice with 11x14 plates and 6x8 side plates (Posted on 2/4/2016)
Review from Rfd277 Review by Rfd277
Great carrier, wish it had an emergency disconnect system (Posted on 1/8/2016)
Review from JDMHero47 Review by JDMHero47
Excellent build quality, but more importantly, excellent fit for a tall & lanky person such as myself. Yes, the carrier has to be adjusted to "hug" my frame properly, but I don't feel like it's flopping around on me like an XL T-shirt on a coat-hanger. Holds the 11x14 plates & 6x8 side plates comfortably, with a snug, no-flop fit. Overall I am very pleased with the system, and as a bench/table shooter, the weight doesn't bother me. Would be great for an 'advanced' workout as well. Total for the whole setup feels like its in the 25-30lbs range. Could be off though. I would buy again if I need a setup for family members. (Posted on 12/11/2015)
Review from Jeffrey Browning Review by Jeffrey Browning
Very nicely put together, no loose threads, nothing that shows anything less than absolute quality, would buy one again. (Posted on 12/3/2015)

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