Podcast 199 All About Plate Carriers

By on August 10, 2017

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Today:  Plate Carriers for Law Enforcement and civilian self defense use is on the rise and within a reasonable price now that you could actually own one with plates. But which one should you get? And what should you fill it with?

What carrier should you get? Or what style at least to start with.  Then what plates and armor should you put into the armor carrier?

After you have your plates and armor, what to put on it.  Magazines, flashlight, first aid kit, what would be best?

Then once, it’s all set up, when should you use it and how should you stage it?



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Types of Carriers:


Types of Plates

Attachment Types

  • Only way to go is Molle
  • Differences
    • Velcro w Snaps
    • Snaps
    • Hooks
    • Specialized weave
    • Maybe Kangaroo Pouches


What to Put on your Carrier

  • First Aid Kit
  • Flex Cuffs
  • Extra Ammo
  • Extra Water
  • Extra Flashlight
  • Snacks
  • Gloves
  • MultiTool


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