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AR Battle Belt Setup

Our corporate anniversary is when we announce our new products, and one of this year's releases is our new AR Battle Belt. This video features Mason showing the components of our belt system and how they work together to create a rugged platform ...

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How to Measure For Armor Sizing

One of the questions we often get is how to measure yourself to get the right size plate. The natural inclination is to get the largest size you can for the extra protection they offer. Protection, weight/mobility, or price. Choose two. All armor ...

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How to Run 11"x14" Plates

If you purchased 11"x14" sized plates and are having a little difficulty fitting it into a Testudo Gen2 plate carrier, this video is for you. Here, Mason covers how to get the larger plate to fit into the Testudo, explaining that it needs to go ...

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AR500 Armor: The Future

As we celebrate our 8th Anniversary this August, we sat down with the founder of The Armored Republic® and AR500Armor®, Tyler O’Neal, to chat about where we came from, where we are, and where we’re headed. Here, Tyler talks ...

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Basic Loadout for Beginners

If you're new to owning body armor or tactical gear, this video is for you. Here, Mason discusses some of the items that you might find useful for a basic load out for your plate carrier or armor ...

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AR500 Armor: The Present

As we celebrate our 8th Anniversary this August, we sat down with the founder of The Armored Republic® and AR500Armor®, Tyler O’Neal, to chat about where we came from, where we are, and where we’re headed. Here, Tyler talks ...

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How To Store Armor In A Car

Unless you're working in an occupation where wearing armor all the time is part of the job, it's probably unlikely you'll have your plate carrier on while running around town in your car. Here, Mason discusses a couple options on how to store your ...

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AR500 Armor: The Past

As we celebrate our 8th Anniversary this August, we sat down with the founder of The Armored Republic® and AR500Armor®, Tyler O’Neal, to chat about where we came from, where we are, and where we’re headed. Here, Tyler talks ...

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You CAN Fight City Hall

Over the past several weeks, we’ve covered how states, counties and cities, and individuals have pushed back against unjust laws. States and counties/cities seem to have the most success, with individuals standing up for their beliefs at ...

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