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Discussion in 'Cop Talk' started by Captain Caveman, May 6, 2011.


  1. Captain Caveman

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    Hey guys...

    I was issued a Protective Products Python vest. Do any of y'all have any experience using their products? Looked at their website, but as usual it just blows their own horn. And I can't find anything other than the USMC using the outer tactical vests now.

    Thanks and be safe!
     

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  2. Arvinator

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    Had one issued in 1994. It was a fair vest. Beats fruit of the looms only!
     

  3. Morris

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    As I recall, PP came out or evolved after the spin out of Second Chance after the Zylon Wars. One of several start-ups post war. Generally well received but a small niche as Safariland et al have the state bid around here.
     
  4. Bill Lumberg

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    Never heard of them, but you are fortunate nonetheless. Few security guards are issued vests. Of course, few need them.
     
  5. jnc36rcpd

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    Can anyone else weigh in on Protective Products? Comfort, coverage, customer service? They are offering a pretty decent price and we're pretty fed up with our current distributor. Thanks.
     
  6. buddah

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    PPE vest is a great vest. I bought one with personal funds, a python level 2 model. My agency issues First choice armor. My issued vest has had a mold issue and they refuse to replace it. I am very happy with the vest and it is comfortable. After a month one of carriers came apart and they promptly mailed me a replacement. A good friend of mine is one of their biggest dealers.
    He has you tube video of the PPE vest and speed plates being shot. Go to his webpage: www.ATT-Tactical.com and hit the you tube link.
    PPE vest is used by Amtrack Police, NYC Probation Dept., and a few other departments in NY, NJ, CT.
     
    #6 buddah, Oct 9, 2011
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