Sheppard Body Armor Plate Carrier- Camo – Quick Release

(66 customer reviews)


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The Sheppard tactical vest is designed to be a light and high-quality plate carrier for all of our available bullet proof plates. It is crafted from a water-resistant Oxford fabric and INCLUDES removable magazine pouches, storage bags and shell holders. Our ballistic plates will fit securely and will not bounce around in the front and rear pouches. The back yolk shoulder pads are excellent for weight distribution and there is an extendable Grab Drag handle for emergency exfiltration.  This vest has adjustable shoulder straps and an adjustable elastic weight band for a comfortable universal fit from small to 2XL.

The Sheppard vest side plate pouches which fit 6″x6″ and 6″x8″ plates comfortably and securely!

*The Sheppard vest has extra thick shoulder padding. It feels stiff when new but will soften up and lot and be well worth it! To speed up the process you can take them off and twist them a few times.


Guard Dog Body Armor Plate Carrier, (Pair) Level 3+ Curved Plates, (Pair) Versa 3+ Pair, Pair) Level 4 Plates, Pair Ridgeback M4+ Plates

66 reviews for Sheppard Body Armor Plate Carrier- Camo – Quick Release

Based on 66 reviews
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  1. Bill H. (verified owner)

    Well made and fits me perfectly and I’m a big guy,excellent carrier!

  2. Brendon (verified owner)

    Great quality. Fits both plates lvl4 super durable. Will buy again

  3. Matt (verified owner)

    Fits great. Comfortable. Description was accurate.

  4. Stephen (verified owner)

    fits good, wears well. time will tell about its over all durability. Hopefully I will never have to test its bullet stopping abilities.

  5. Sean B. (verified owner)

    I just received these items a couple of weeks ago.. I haven’t been able to train with it yet but everything seems and looks very well made! Very happy so far!

  6. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Very happy with my purchase! The quality is definitely there and it was the best deal I could find for the capability, and has been Proven to me to work effectively, watching Classic Firearms vids where they tested it very thoroughly. Highly recommend!! Thanks Guard Dog!

  7. Adam (verified owner)

    Awesome product. Awesome price.

  8. Jonathan (verified owner)

    Solid investment, love the Sheppard Plate Carrier! All of the accessory pouches are included and fits great. Love the quick release and custom fit options with side plate carriers spots. After doing research I trust Guard Dog Body Armor!

  9. Robert H. (verified owner)

    Items were shipped quickly and the quality is great. Very fair price also.

  10. Guy (verified owner)

    Surprisingly good carrier and plates. Carrier comes with many of the pouches I would add and is sturdy. I’m 6’2” 240 lbs and the carrier adjusts to my size without any issues. Hard to rate the plates, I haven’t been shot at yet, so I’m going on faith they will do the trick if, God forbid, I even really do need them. I like the slightly lower weight than competing plates – every ounce matters! I would recommend this set up to anyone looking for a medium duty carrier and lvl. 4 plates.

  11. Patrick Quirk (verified owner)

    Seems very high quality, bit stiff, but it’s brand new. Loved that it came with the side plate carriers, pistol mag pouches and the two bags on the rear of the carrier.

  12. Dvaughan Le (verified owner)

    Very surprised at how fast this item was shipped out. Love the shoulder buckles and feel of them, nice and secure and does not feel cheaply made. The adjustability of this vest for different sizes of the wearer are immaculate. Fit me like a charm after I put plates in and she is lightweight. Would recommend anybody and everybody to Guard Dog.

  13. Luis Adorno (verified owner)

    Excellent equipment

  14. David D. (verified owner)

    Worth every penny…. Well constructed and durable. Has improved since first with metal buckles and removed the non reachable side mag holders, but they should’ve kept to 7 and not down to 5. I can always add which they make possible. Removed the rear bags on mine. Put small bag on battle belt and large bag to front of rig. This allowed me to attach a water bladder to the rear that matches. Now I can carry essentials easier on my rig and have access. Best part I got everything to match with the multi-cam. Thank you bulldog for making it easy and quick ship.

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  16. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Great vest worth it 100%

  17. Andre Kimvilakani (verified owner)

    I love the look and all the accessories that come with the carrier. Just need to put it all together. I would definitely recommend you guys to my friends. Time to be tacticool but most importantly, train. Thank you and hopefully one day I can be a model for you guys. 🙂

  18. Frank Schultz (verified owner)

    Awesome product! Came in super quick! Very comfortable and I feel like I can move, stoop, run, jump without feeling bogged down!! Great vest, I have and will continue to highly recommend this vest to others!! Great job guys! Keep up the good work!! God Bless!!

  19. Dane Rose (verified owner)

    Plate carrier is great, well stitched, good clips and heavy duty material. Straps are stiff as stated but seem to be wearing in fine.
    Customer service here is also 5 stars. USPS lost my carrier package and so I contacted GD. A few hours later, way after work hours, they emailed back, said they would have a new package to me in the mail next business day, which happened. Awesome response, awesome help. Thanks guys.

  20. Christian J. (verified owner)

    The carrier is sturdy has mag pouches and gear bags on the back that are ready to go. It’s surpassed my expectations and even my expectations for more expensive gear. Second time customer turned lifetime customer.

  21. Dane R. (verified owner)

    Well made, fully featured carrier that costs a 1/3rd of what other places cost. And for less stuff. A+

  22. Andrii S. (verified owner)

  23. Victor Hillard IV (verified owner)

    Everything was as advertised this plate carrier is comfortable and already decked out I will however be getting the lighter weight plates in the future due to a back injury since purchasing this awesome product

  24. Zack Blaine (verified owner)

    Got as a Christmas gift for my father. Quality exceeded expectations and was delivered promptly.

  25. Alvin (verified owner)

    Love the product. Great Quality, Great price and excellent service. 10/10 will recommend and saving for level 4 plates and armor face mask next. Thank you Guard Dog!

  26. Ben S. (verified owner)

    This product fits Is great many different size adjustments And customer service is 10/10

  27. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Great Quality. Shipped within a day

  28. Kevin S. (verified owner)

    Great prod. Many reviews show how durable this is. I had an issue with my order and they were quick and responsive to my issue. The same day I received it, and expressed my concern, is the same day they sent me a shipping label to return it to fix my issue.

  29. Eric (verified owner)

    Nice carrier and seems like good quality. Note: the rifle magazine holders are too small for 308/7.62 magazines.

  30. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Good quality, installation of plates could be explained with instructions or diagram better.

  31. Trent Swink (verified owner)

    Great just as described, could not ask for better in my opinion.

  32. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Best on the market

  33. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Outstanding products and support!!

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  36. William Hayes (verified owner)

    Very comfortable. Fits well, im 6 ft 240lb. Some may have to adjust the velcro for the mag pouches, small inconvenience. The two pouches are fine, i did remove due to the odd way it Interferes with the gun sling. I will replace with a full height backpack. And the two will go on my belt. They seem that they may work little better for that. The three pistol/tool pouch is also fine, i did remove it cause its position that it comes at interferes with facial hair (long beard). I will use it on the belt as well. Received the carrier after about four days. When ordered the M4+ ridgebacks were two week back order but they arrived after one week. Thanks guys great product

  37. Alexander H. (verified owner)

    This was my first buying experience with Guard Dog. Seems to be a solid product, especially for the price point. I’ve only got about 6 hours of use but product seems to be sturdy, comfortable and of good quality. Guard dog seems like they care about their product. Aside from the solid product at a solid price. I think the bigger stand out is the customer service. The folks at Guard dog are on their game. Quick, pleasant and professional. I emailed with them back and forth a number of times and the response time was usually within an hour. Will 100% be a repeat customer.

  38. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Very good quality, my order arrived quickly and everything is good quality for the price, can’t beat it. I looked around and guard dog seemed to be the best deal and I wasn’t disappointed. Very good customer service, quick to answer any questions u have. Highly recommend guard dog

  39. Cody J. (verified owner)

    I am happy with the setup

  40. James (verified owner)

    Arrived in a few days good quality

  41. Ronald (verified owner)

    Top of the line plate carriers that every person should have.

  42. Rich (verified owner)

    Quality of this carrier was great. I was very impressed with the build, the thought of placement and the expandability.

  43. Joseph P. (verified owner)

  44. David Nichols (verified owner)

    best carrier I could find on the market at that price point, extremely well made, in process of buying a second one

  45. Jeremy Shore (verified owner)

    Great fit,lots of extras for the price

  46. Juan (verified owner)

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  48. Verified Buyer (verified owner)

    Order arrived fast, and was very pleased to find a solid and nearly complete vest with velcro insert pockets that won’t tear loose.

  49. Richard A. (verified owner)

    Great customers support. Very timely email response

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  52. Brenden Knuth (verified owner)

    Awesome quality and shipping time was quick!

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Q & A

Sheppard Plate carrier. level 3+ Curved plates. Are these ceramic? I cant see options on drop down. Joe asked on April 12, 2022

The 3+ plates are AR500 steel unless you check the VERSA 3+ plates which are flexible ceramic.

admin answered on April 12, 2022 store manager
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When you select Level 3+ Curved as an option do those come with Anti Spall and trauma pad sleeves? Chris St John asked on April 4, 2022

Sorry it does not

admin answered on April 4, 2022 store manager
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What's the weight of the plate carrier? umr asked on April 1, 2022

4.75 pounds with all the accessories on it.

admin answered on April 1, 2022 store manager
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