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FAQ 2017-07-25T14:32:11+00:00

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the difference between Shooter’s Cut & SAPI/ESAPI cut? 2016-05-16T19:16:00+00:00

Shooter’s cut (also known as Swimmer’s cut) is designed for an active shooter because it allows the wearer to shoulder their rifle for improved comfort and positioning without vital coverage loss. The SAPI/ESAPI cut is the more traditional body armor shape, often found in military armor systems. For comparison on a 8″x10″ plate, the area of the Shooter’s cut is about 2.22″ x 4.45″ and the area of the SAPI/ESAPI cut is 1.81″ x 2.61.”

Can I purchase your body armor? 2016-05-16T19:06:27+00:00

We will sell body armor to civilians, Law Enforcement Officers, and Military Personnel in the United States who meet the following criteria:
1. Are 18 years of age or older;
2. Are not a felon;
3. Are legally allowed to possess and use the item(s) in your state (If you are a Connecticut resident, you must be active Law Enforcement or Military Personnel and provide necessary credentials.);
4. Are purchasing this product for only lawful purposes;
5. Are purchasing this product on your own behalf;
6. Comply with all other Terms & Conditions listed here.

How is steel armor different than ceramic armor? 2017-07-25T14:34:50+00:00

By design,  Level III ceramic plates are thick and can be difficult to move around in.  They also tend to expensive.  In comparison, steel armor plates provide the same level of protection or better at a fraction of the cost.  At Premier Body Armor, we take it one step further and use a premium armored steel that is much harder than the steel other manufacturers use.   Because it is so strong, it can also be thinner.  Our ballistic steel core is only 5mm (0.196″) thick, the lightest in the industry. At just over 6 lbs our Fortis 2.0 is also the lightest 10″x12″ Level III steel plate in production today!

What are Premier Body Armor plates made of? 2016-06-01T14:46:29+00:00

Our plates are made of high quality, ultra strong steel. Our proprietary manufacturing process enables us to mold the steel into a revolutionary multi-curve shape for ultimate comfort and protection.

Do your products come with a warranty? 2016-12-13T05:08:45+00:00

All body armor plates have a 10-year warranty, and each carrier has a 2-year warranty.

What is the status of my order? 2016-05-16T16:17:26+00:00

To inquire about the status of an order, or for other questions related to our products, please contact us by phone at (704) 750-3118 or by email at info@premierbodyarmor.com. Please include your name, order number, and shipping address to expedite locating order information.

How is my product shipped? 2016-05-16T16:17:44+00:00

Body armor packages weigh approximately 15 lbs., and all orders are shipped through UPS Ground Shipping with order tracking information available. Shipping information will be provided by email as soon as the order leaves our facility. Actual transit time of shipping varies based on location, but orders usually arrive within 2-5 business days once shipped.

What is your return policy? 2016-05-16T16:18:02+00:00

All body armor plates have a 5-year warranty, and each carrier has a 2-year warranty. ALL SALES ARE FINAL, NO RETURNS ARE ACCEPTED, AND NO REFUNDS ARE GIVEN FOR ANY PRODUCT once an order has been placed. Payment is processed at the time of the order, so if you have questions or concerns about individual products, please contact us before placing your order so that we may work to find a product that suits your individual needs.

What is the product lead time? 2016-06-01T14:50:57+00:00

Lead time varies based on the product. We have most products in-stock for same-day shipping. However, out of stock products may take up to 4 weeks. If an order is expected to take longer than the lead time listed on our website, we will provide an updated estimate of when you may expect your order.

Have another question or still need help? 2016-05-14T21:46:34+00:00

For all other questions, please contact us by phone at (704) 750-3118 or by email at info@premierbodyarmor.com. For questions related to specific orders, please include a name, order number, or shipping address to expedite locating order information. If you are dissatisfied with your purchase for any reason please let us know. Above all else, our goal is customer satisfaction.