I’m a contractor who specializes in high end homes in the SF Bay Area, primarily Oakland and the surrounding neighborhoods; needless to say, I take precautions
My 5.11 Overwatch messenger bag goes everywhere with me and the Premier Body Armor insert fits perfectly in the main pocket, and leaves plenty of room for my 14” MacBook Pro when I’m carrying that. My everyday [computer] carry is an iPad Pro and that lives in the dedicated pocket on the back of the bag, which is a little too snug to stuff the body armor plate into as is; however, if someone wanted to they could cut the suspension straps at the bottom of that exterior pocket and it should fit the Premium insert. They also make smaller ones that could fit without any cutting necessary so keep that in mind if you have one of these bags
The insert is exactly what I was looking for, it’s lightweight and flexible, so I don’t know it’s there. Quality of construction and materials feels excellent and a hile I never intend to test its resilience, I have the peace of mind that there’s more than a simple nylon bag there to protect me
I’ll be ordering more for my adult kids ahead of the Holidays, talk about great stocking stuffers!
This without any doubt the best low profile, form fitting level III Close Protection Vest available. Watch the video and size down one you won’t regret it. Great Job Premier!!!
Feels great too have the protection while working off duty. Very comfortable.
I use this for my EDC. The secondary compartment holds most of my IFAK. It’s just a tight fit for all of it. The smallest compartment only has the zipper on the one side. I carry it on my left side slung over my right shoulder, so when I rotate the bag to my front to access that small pocket, everything dumps out because of gravity. Over all, it works great. Doesn’t look like a weapons bag as a lot of the other tactical bags do. Zippers pull smoothly.
Love this plate carrier. Very easy to conceal armor during critical situations that require a discreet form of body armor. Would give 6 stars if there were 6 lol! :)
Very comfortable and concealable. I had been looking for body armor that I could wear with my every day clothes and that was less bulky than normal body armor. I found it in this T-Shirt. I purchased both the black and white carriers. Excellent in my opinion.
Taking into account the purchase of the Everyday Armor T-Shirt was supposed to be for a trip up north for an exceedingly large event I was asked to assist with, the amount of movement and areas I was going to need to "blend in" required something a little more discreet than the average slick plate carrier. In came the EA-T... and it worked a lot better than expected! I was comfortable throughout the entire assignment, covering mileage and flexibility while wearing the armored T-Shirt, and experiencing very little discomfort that I'd have received if I were wearing full on armor and carrier. Yeah, I definitely still felt my body temp to up a few times from all the running around, but it was not something detrimental to the performance. No chafing, no pinching, not even a loss of flexibility would stop me from elating the overall endurance test the armor and shirts went through. I stood next to several of the municipalities throughout the event, and quite a few asked why I wasn't wearing armor... the EA-T-Shirt and accompanying plates were, as a complete package, a success! I was able to educate a few of the individuals on what exactly I had on and guided them to the PBA website where they too could purchase their own. The event was in an area of questionable activities and being able to blend in discreetly definitely had its perks!
Awesome shirt vest, very comfortable love that it doesn’t show I’m wearing it on and off duty. Doesn’t ride up to your neck like other vests do, especially when sitting. Very light to and breathable. Best investment for the job. Highly recommend. I’m 6’0 220 and large fits good and snug.
The selling point to me on this was the compression type shirt that the panels were installed. when I unpacked and put it together and tried it on I was very surprised how well it fit and how 'NOT Heavy' it felt to me to have it on. To me it felt like I had on a back brace, in essence ti gave me support while having it on. I am very satisfied with this purchase and highly recommend anyone to have one if you are considering some ballistic protection out there.
Comfortably hugs your torso underneath your everyday clothing. Great when traveling into questionable areas for work. This the 4th item I’ve purchased from PBA and very pleased w/the quality & value!
I think that is very practical to use every day because you can put it under a shirt
I originally purchased the small version of the Haley backpack insert. I liked it so much i immediately bought the bigger version and gave the smaller one to my kid. It’s built well and incredibly lightweight.
This is a great product. We bought it for our Daughter who is off at college. This fits in several different bags she owns. It give us a little piece of mind that she might have a chance if something bad happens.
First time buyer for level IIIA armor. Having the ability to carry essentially something that can save your life for this price, there’s no reason not to buy. I carry this 10x15 plate in a eagle industries all purpose pack and fits great! About an inch or two of space on top, but when you wear the backpack, the plate sits perfectly where it should be. The amount of space it takes in a typical backpack laptop sleeve is minimal. I’m able to fit a MacBook and still have some room for play. The same goes with the weight as advertised. Being a college student, I carry this pretty much everywhere I go on a daily basis and sometimes forget it’s even there!
Was a perfect fit inside the middle zip pouch of my Tumi laptop backpack. Covers the max amount of area possible, almost as if it was tailor-made for it. 10/10.