Beware of companies selling used and refurbished Body Armor as new. Make sure that the vest you buy comes with a 5 year manufacturer warranty. When you see a vest listed with no warranty or a short 1-2 year warranty, the ballistic panel is used.
|No Factory Warranty
||5 Year Factory Warranty
|No Insurance Policy
||Packaged With Life Insurance
|Reduced Stopping Strength
(Used vests usually do not have the same stopping strength as when they were new. This is caused by moisture and humidity breaking or loosening the ballistic fiber.)
|New American Made Ballistic Material is tested to perform at NIJ standards
|They usually smell from being worn everyday.