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  1. Polls and Surveys
    Politicians know body armor does not come under the 2A. Lots of talk about banning it or regulating it. How are you set? Do you have body armor? Note: You can change your vote if you vote wrong.
  2. Urban Survival
    Check it out if it is of interest. Got an email saying they are discussing it, along with the new gun laws.
  3. Urban Survival
    Anyone make or buy a bullet resistant backpack?
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hello all, I am hoping to gain some insight into people's thoughts about some body armor/bullet proof vests (I know, that's a misnomer) as a prep for any SHTF situation. Is this worthwhile? To be clear, I already have firearms, a reasonable stock of food and water, etc. So, this would be an...
  5. Looking For - Want To Buy From Vendors
    Hey everyone, I need a full head armor cover that will protect my face at the most .308. I need really good bullet proof full helmets. I know they sell some, I just forgot where I can buy them. They're are no locations near by with them, but I was hoping you could refer me to a site.
  6. DIY - Do It Yourself
    After conducting a decent amount of research and experimentation, I have decided to put out some information that I have learned about DIY Homemade Body Armor and material penetration capability of bullets in general. I put together a video about the topic. As a disclaimer do not use this as a...
  7. Firearms General Discussion
    I know that you can buy body armor like AR500 armor on their website, but I am wondering if anybody knows of good brick and mortar stores that have plates in stock so that you can try them on and get a good fit. Do gun shows usually have body armor for sale?
  8. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    I am looking to buy a plate carrier and armor. For price I would like to spend no more than 300 dollars on the carrier alone. The carrier may be used in actual combat situations and I would like to have a product that is more comfortable than what is issued. For plates I would like to see what...
  9. Non-Lethal Weapons & Self Defense
    FYI http://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/kevlar-inventor-stephanie-kwolek-dies-90-n137036 Someone who definitely made their mark on the world and saved a lot of lives in the process. A sad day indeed.
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    So I have been thinking about getting a set of steel plates to be an extra set. I already have a dragon skin vest, another carrier with 10x12 of Dragon skin and a set of sapi plates. But I thought leaving any of those in my truck to accompany my go back is a bad idea. So I managed to get a...
  11. Vendor Deals
    NEW BODY ARMOR http://foxtrotgear.com/body-armor-c-3487.html AR500 Armor - Body Armor http://foxtrotgear.com/body-armor-c-3487.html AR500 Armor - Body Armor All AR500 Armor Body Armor is manufactured from certified ballistic plate and treated to our specifications. We use a special grade...
  12. Vendor Deals
    NEW BODY ARMOR http://foxtrotgear.com/body-armor-c-3487.html AR500 Armor - Body Armor http://foxtrotgear.com/body-armor-c-3487.html AR500 Armor - Body Armor All AR500 Armor Body Armor is manufactured from certified ballistic plate and treated to our specifications. We use a special grade...
  13. Firearms General Discussion
    Hey, so I'm excited I ordered some more body armor. Figured I'd post here some of what my general survival load out, and home defense gear. So the plates/ carrier I ordered is this "Operator II Plate Carrier w/ Armor & Pouches - Olive Drab" I ordered it from AR500 Armor and it has 6x8 side...
  14. DIY - Do It Yourself
    Ok, So I have seen many many posts on this site and other about making things "bullet proof". The thing that as gotten my blood up, is that so many people post things like "only and idiot would do that." or "Future Darwin Award". It makes me mad. First because it assumes that a factory can make...
  15. Ladies Section
    Any ladies here have suggestions or personal experience? Plate carriers aren't so awesome if you aren't flat chested. I've been thinking about picking up a level II or III vest but most of the female rigs out there seem really cheap, or offer very little coverage. Any personal experiences or...
  16. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230600640601&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT These plates are awesome- they are 10x12- they only weigh 5 pounds- they are multi hit rated- they are level 3+ stand alone- level 4 in conjunction with soft armor- This is an awesome sale that will only...
  17. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I'm looking into getting a vest, and wanted some suggestions. At first I was looking into plates, because I was worried about the "shelf life" of a vest, but then again I dont know anything in this area. What do you suggest between the two, practically speaking? Do you have a particular...
  18. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Who's got it, what systems, Pro's Con's?
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