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Style# 59405

1.75" Operator Belt

Average rating of 93%

(126 Reviews)

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Purpose Built

Crafted from ultra-strong nylon mesh and a solid stainless steel belt buckle with a 6,000 lb. rating, the 1.75” Operator Belt provides more than enough support and durability to carry your holster and accessories comfortably and securely. With heavy reinforced stitching, the 5.11 Tactical® Operator Belt can be quickly converted into a secure tie down, secondary carry strap, or emergency harness.



  • Strong, durable, and functional
  • Converts to a tie down, carry strap, or emergency harness
  • Stainless steel, 6,000 lb. buckle
  • Fade and rip resistant



  • Ultra-strong nylon mesh
  • Heavy stich reinforcements
  • Buckle finished in black matte
  • Sizes run small; we recommend that you order 1 size up


Product Reviews

Ratings and Reviews


(based on 126 reviews)

93 %


Bought A Second One

By Michael


I've had this belt for about three weeks. I love it so much, I just ordered a second one. The high quality construction makes this the ideal belt for me with all the activities I do. It's also the perfect belt for concealed and open carry.

When I return home, I will give away all but two of my leather belts to used for more business/formal wear. Otherwise, I'll use my two operator belts, exclusively. Well done 5.11.


Every Day Tactical Dad

By MaNgOfArMeR42


Awesome belt! Simple and tough. Wearing it everyday.


substandard velcro

By mitchell


great belt, other than the velco. specifically the hook side of it. velcro closure is worn out after about 8-9 months of use. fix this issue and i'd rate it 5*


Pulls cars!

By Chase


Believe it or not this belt is so strong ive pulled car out of the snow! ive been in a few situations where i had no D-ring shackle or anything to hook my strap to on a car. so i improvised and used my belt to hook the strap to the car! Was skeptical at first but each situation it was snowing sideways and had no other choice. Awesome gun and survival belt.



By Kate


I love this belt I bought it 6 months ago and it's everything i was hoping it would be. It fits snug which is great for carrying radios on. I work in EMS and I definitely recommend it for any first responders.


A gun belt that doesn't wimp out

By Jim

from Cape Coral Fl.

Every belt I've own in the past 5 years has stretched out and become loose, worn and useless for carrying a holstered handgun. This one stays in place and doesn't deform or stretch out of shape.


Needs better paint on buckle

By Jon

from Scottsboro, AL

Great belt. Needs better paint on buckle. Several EMS at my service have this belt and black paint comes off pretty fast.


Very useful product

By Jbell

from Wisconsin

I love this product. Not only have I used it as a belt, but it also finds use in other situations. For example, I have used the belt as an improvised tourniquet during a mock amputation.

It feels like it is constructed solidly, and will last me a long time.


Good Belt

By Virginia Volunteer

from Virginia

I have worn this belt for several years in outdoor, wilderness, environments. Belt has held up extremely well. The Velcro not so much. Only reason I did not give it 5 stars.


Belt is great. Velcro is substandard.

By 'Doc in Ohio

from Cincinnati, OH

Overall, the belt is well made. It's durable and is great for carrying holsters. However, the velcro, specifically the hook side, is wearing out. It hardly stays attached even during normal wear. The belt was purchased in 11/13.

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