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Style# 59492

1.5" Apex Gunner's Belt

Average rating of 78%
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Purpose Built

Designed for maximum holster and accessory support in any environment, the 1.5” Apex™ Gunner's Belt provides 1,500 lbs. of tensile strength, making it one of the sturdiest law enforcement duty belts in the 5.11® arsenal.

Features and Benefits

  • Maximum load bearing capacity
  • Classy and professional look
  • Ergonomic curve for comfortable wear


  • B10 web material with TPU coating
  • 1,500 lbs. of tensile strength
  • Type 3 cast aluminum anodized buckle
  • Dual retention prongs
  • Sizes runs small; we recommend that you order 1 size up
  • Imported
Product Reviews

Ratings and Reviews

 3.9 average rating

(based on 27 reviews)

78 %


 Rated 2.0 stars

From Michael


I also ordered a size up based on reviews , the belt is way too big, will be returning it, don't see where any value with this belt for price

Great belt

 Rated 4.0 stars

From Chris


I like this belt good quality

Very disappointed

 Rated 2.0 stars

From Nathan


They suggest to order one size up, I completely disagree I'm using the very last holes now because I listened to the advice. Also the belt seems stiff but won't even hold its own weight when buckled and held out it flops over. Let alone when you carry a iwb holster it's tight at the beginning of the day and as the day goes in the belt stretches out and doesn't conceal your firearm well at all. For a 50 dollar belt there are way better options out there.

Only belt you will need

 Rated 5.0 stars

From Trumane


Great Belt i use everyday, even when not in uniform.

Goes great with Dress, casual, or Duty,

Amazing EDC belt!

 Rated 5.0 stars

From Alex


I am normally the guy who never writes reviews on anything I buy even if I really like it. But this belt has far exceeded my expectations for a gun belt. I have owned this belt for about 3-4 months and worn it everyday with either my owb or iwb holsters. This belt is extremely comfortable, and there is no sign of stretching around the holes where the two hooks latch into. It is a bit of a challenge initially working with the hook system, but it isn't as hard as I was led to believe by other reviewers. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a long lasting gun belt.

Unquestionable Quality

 Rated 4.0 stars

From Anders B-V.


I've had this belt for a few months now. It's a great belt. All the materials are very durable and the belt will most likely last a long time. While the two hook system took me a while to get used to I have no problem with it now. The belt looks professional as well and isn't too flashy. Though I do think that the white 5.11 logo is very out of place especially compared to the rest of the completely blacked out belt. Overall a professional, durable and very reliable belt. I do recommend.

needs bukle options

 Rated 5.0 stars


from Wauna Wa

i like this belt one of the best ive ownd it just needs a traditional buckle . i dont like that it tucks under its self makes it hard to tighten to suport the wieght of a full size pistol

Just Buy It, It's Good

 Rated 5.0 stars

From Rustedbucket

from Illinois

As a teacher and CCL holder, I needed to find a belt that worked for professional dress but also met the needs for EDC when I wasn't on school property. I came across the Apex online and it looked like it fit the bill. Most of the comments talk about how the belt grips to itself; it does, but it's not nearly as difficult as people make it out to be. To be honest, I almost LIKE that it's difficult as it allows me to really focus on its security and fit when using my horsehide IWB.

If you're debating about buying this belt, do yourself a favor and just do it. The only REAL issue I have with it is that they do not make it in Black with a Silver buckle. I'll be purchasing the Brown/Silver soon, and would pounce on a Black/Silver the second it became available.

Thanks, 5.11!

Stylish carry belt

 Rated 5.0 stars

From DrRobert

from Richmond, VA

This belt & or the Apex T- Rail need to be offered in a Navy and True olive green color.

Great belt for casual and dress.

 Rated 5.0 stars

From Nobody


Have owned and used this belt pretty much daily for the past two years and it's still holding up very well. Looks equally at home on both cargo pants and dress slacks.

Very rigid (it can even carry a drop-leg holster and/or subload without rolling) but still comfortable enough for day-to-day use. While the "grippiness" of the rubberized coating can make it a bit difficult to put on or take off quickly, it also helps keep things worn on the belt (e.g. holster, cuffs, etc.) from sliding around.

Over-all a great belt for both professional and casual wear. My one complaint is, I'd really like to be able to mix and match the belt and buckle color choices (e.g. black/black, black/silver, brown/black, brown/silver).


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