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Posted: 1/30/2006 7:30:52 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/30/2006 7:32:32 PM EST by dpixel8]
I know to use the term lightly, as you cant put a price on your life.... But as a civilian, and probably never ever having to rely on a vest, what are some options? I just thought it might be a wise thing to have in a B.O.B.

Or maybe not. How about your input?
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 8:47:21 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/30/2006 8:49:47 PM EST by SinistralRifleman]
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 3:34:00 AM EST
I am thinking concealable. Just bascially for what you said: bumps in the night, if the SHTF, and for just having at the range for a little more of a feeling of protection, when I am around people who I dont necessarily "trust"
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 4:51:40 AM EST

Are paltes and armor available to civilians? I though most companies sell only to LE and military...or is this another one of those myths.
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 4:54:15 AM EST
Most of the finer vests are sold at the local Police Supply, and yes here in Texas, (houston in particular) they sell to civies.

Link Posted: 1/31/2006 5:04:32 AM EST
Anyone can legally buy armor as long as you have legal intentions for it. Many (most) companies seem to have a policy to only sell to Mil/LEO in order to legally cover their butts.

Check in the EE. There's almost always some for sale in there.
Link Posted: 2/1/2006 6:07:55 AM EST
Just be careful about buying used vests. They deteriorate over time and have an "expiration date".
Link Posted: 2/1/2006 7:42:17 AM EST
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