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  1. 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.
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    So I picked up an isreali orlite helmet at a yard sale for 15 bucks I thought it was pretty cool as it was but boredom prevailed. And I began upgrading it first I painted it since I am a huge hater of Hemet covers. Then I removed the horrible leather l liner and put Velcro to hold some mich...
  3. 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...
  4. General Discussion
    Looking on information on how a current Army national guard infantry unit is outfitted with equipment and how thing are done. Not much luck searching the web and called the Oregon national guard headquarters for information and basically getting an attitude I gotta be a Taliban spy even after...
  5. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    http://www.copsplus.com/prodnum2134.php Anyone have any reviews on these gloves? Does the kevlar give you enough cut resistance? Thanks in advance :thumb:
  6. Non-Lethal Weapons & Self Defense
    How many of you have gone the route to purchase bullet proof vests and / or body armor ( flak jackets ) ? Last year we had the opportunity to get new custom made bullet proof vests made for both of us. I took the plunge and paid the money. I thought it might be worth it in the future...
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