Model of Concealable Vest Should I Get?
- see our Vest Selection Page
vests offer good SLASH knife protection, but are not as good at stopping
STABBING attacks. Stab-Resistant vests offer a much higher level
of protection from thrusting attacks.
technical information here...
does stiffen up a vest significantly, so we don't recommend it unless
you have a significant knife threat. A good comparison is to leather
- ballistic vests bend like soft leather, Stab-Resistant vests bend
like stiffer leather. The stiffness makes conceal-ability a little
tougher, and means you have to be sure to fit the vest correctly for
and shipped in 3 to 6 weeks.
full side coverage up to a 41" Belly
in a Size Large,
42" - 44" (112 cm.) Chest Size NOT Small !
of Ballistic Panel
the Vest to YOUR Body
The biggest difference in terms of how happy you are going to be with
your vest, is how well it fits YOUR body. Our ProMAX Concealable is a great
vest that we help you get fitted properly, so
it covers your vitals comfortably.
Not just big 4" increments
between sizes, but available in precise 2" Chest / Belly size increments,
and 1" length increments, (from X-Short to XXX-Long). Precise sizing means
you can get a great fit for your body. For example...
Do you want a gap on
the sides for ventilation, or a full wrap (almost no gap), or an overlap for
We will show you
exactly how your ProMAX Concealable will cover you before you buy.
How long is the vest?
There are too many "big-name"
vests out there that skimp on the length coverage. If you can't get a straight
answer on the front centerline measurement (bottom of neck scoop to bottom
of the vest), don't buy the vest!
We will show you exactly
how much vertical coverage you will see - to ensure proper coverage AND that
you don't get a vest that is too long (that will put pressure on your throat,
when you bend over).
- please be aware that we quote ACTUAL weights for a normal size Large
vest, ready to wear.
We do NOT play
the artificial "weight loss" games you may encounter elsewhere,
such as quoting the weight of an Small, Short, WITHOUT an outershell
We recommed buying
a vest based on weight
AND coverage area, not just weight.
| Sweat-Wicking Undershirts
The special moisture wicking fabric wicks sweat away three
times faster than cotton. So sweat evaporates faster, and you stay a little
cooler -and a lot drier - under your vest. Plus, you don't have to wash
your vest as often...
colors, V-neck, Long Sleeve, etc., etc. available Special Order.
$ 10 & up
Trauma Plates / Pads
A bullet stopped by the vest still hits like a sledgehammer
5" by 8" of extra ballistic protection for the middle of
Ballistic Soft Pack
Outershell Carriers Spares for the laundry, different
colors, or tough Nylon outershells for exterior wear.
to carry Level III or Level IV Rifle
Plates sold separately
Panels for Test
If you would like
to see how well armor works, nothing beats inspiring confidence like shooting
A ballistic panel
(half vest) that did not meet our strict standards for Police Surplus
vests. Not to be relied on for protection of life, but great for test
You would want to have
a suitable backstop for the vest. A concrete wall is too hard for a valid
test, and can make a good vest fail. Swinging free in the air can let a
bad vest pass. So a punching bag or other semi-soft backstop is ideal.
With Armor Order
PANELS NOT FOR PROTECTION OF LIFE OR PROPERTY