Tag Archives: Armor

Taking the Hit: Is Body Armor Really Worth the Weight and Expense for Civilians?

Many people find themselves mulling over the idea of purchasing body armor and I’d like to discuss some information that… View Article

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Life Sucks, Get a Helmet: Perfectly Good Reasons You Should Have A Helmet

Denis Leary once said “life sucks, get a helmet” and he wasn’t wrong. Protective headgear has many merits, first and… View Article

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Survival Armor’s Fully Structured Concealable Body Armor for Women

At the 2014 SHOT Show we had the opportunity to meet with some of the staff at Survival Armor to… View Article

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Slick to Full Loadout: Building a Scalable and Modular Armor System

When I attended SOFIC in 2011, I was impressed with the ECLiPSE line of armor carriers by BAE Systems. Going to… View Article

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Back the Tough Hook on Kickstarter to Hang and Transport your Body Armor

I’ve personally been a huge fan of Kickstarter for some time now and have backed a handful of projects to… View Article

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Shellback Tactical BANSHEE Plate Carrier & Team Wendy Training Plates

In the past few years I’ve noticed a big surge in the popularity of hard plate carriers. Not only for… View Article

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Mayflower R&C Low-Profile Armor Package

When we first saw photos of Mayflower Research & Consulting’s Low-Profile Armor Carrier, we were in awe… when we discovered… View Article

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