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IS IT LEGAL TO BUY BODY ARMOR ? 

In general , yes for “ law abiding citizens”. A felony conviction makes a possession of body armor illegal under federal and in many states. We have had civilians clients with many different needs for use of our Body Armor so we understand the needs example law enforcements or military. We cannot ship to Connecticut, or even accept credit cards billed there...for civilians.

Our policy is to only sell to law-abiding adults who have a lawful purpose ( A parent or guardian may buy for a minor with a legitimate need. ) Residents of Connecticut are prohibited from buying Body Armor unless the sale is FACE to FACE ( or unless the buyer is a police officer , law enforcements or military ) 

FLYING WITH READY TO WEAR BODY ARMOR ?

 

 

At the US Transportation Security Administration, Body Armor is NOT on the list of prohibited items. However:

The prohibited and permitted items list is not intended to be all-inclusive ans is updated as necessary.

To ensure everyone's security the screener may determine that an item not on this chart is prohibited.

 

OR 

 

The best thing before checking in is detach the modular ballistic panel protection and place it in your carry on bag, and avoid hassles then put it back in and insert the panel after your clearance.

 

WHERE IS OUR BODY ARMOR MANUFACTURED ?

 

Our product line is manufacture and made in NEW YORK , USA

 

HOW DO WE I KNOW THE GARMENT WILL FIT ME ?

 

For general information please visit the Sizing and Fitting Information pages on our site. Once you browse the collection and submit a pre-order form, we will contact you to go over sizing details. 

HOW CAN I PURCHASE Doo Aquino"s READY TO WEAR PROTECTIVE GARMENTS?

 

Simply browse through our online catalog select any garment that you wish to buy, and click " pre-order." You will ask details including background check that we need to be able to satisfy the order. After, you fill out the form , " SUBMIT”.

 

WHAT ARE THE NIJT STANDARDS FOR BODY ARMOR ?

 

There are always a trade off between more protection and wear-ability or cocealabilty as the level of protection chosen is a personal choice. Better to get a higher protection level that you will wear consistently, that you can wear.  

 

The best VEST for you is the one you are actually wearing when shot! and the biggest difference between LEVELS is the amount of BLUNT TRAUMA impact protection.

 

BALLISTIC DETAILS FOR BALLISTIC PROTECTION LEVELS AS FOLLOWS:

- LEVEL II A-generally 1/4 "de grosor o 0.635 cm, might be the best choice if thinness , comfort and conceal-ability are the most  important factors, e.g., if wearing for long periods, or with a lot of movement.

 

- LEVEL II - generally 1/2" thick or 12.7000 mm,, is often worn by police officers. A great balance between blunt trauma protection , versus  cost and thickness / conceal-ability/comfort. What we recommend most often...

 

- LEVEL III A - , generally 3/4" thick or 19.0500 mm, is little thicker. stiffer, heavier and more expensive, but will stop more of the uncommon pistols threats, for example it is tested for 9 mm submachine gun and 44 Magnums. Plus it gives you more blunt trauma impact protection.

 

 

BULLETPROOF vs BULLET RESISTANT ?

 

Being shot carries risks, trauma and severe bruising, serious, internal injury or even death could occur. Furthermore ballistic panels cannot protect what they cannot cover. The garment does not provide any ballistic protection without the ballistic panels.

 

By using Spectra, Kevlar, Dyneema , Twaron etc., or in combinations in conjunction with a thermoplastic film system, its possible to design and integrate lightweight ballistic panels into an article of clothing. These ballistic panels find extensive use in not only use by military and law enforcement agencies around the world, but by private citizens as well.

 

By using the latest state of the art technologies available today, our mission is to offer the highest quality bullet resistant products at a competitive prices, responding to customer's needs on a timely basis. 

 

As an example Spectra material having each multiple series of individual layers consisting of four plies unidirectional , crossplied  at 0"/90"/0"/90 and sandwich in thermoplastic film which is lighter in weight, provided an excellent comfort and flexibility for prolonged wear, less blunt trauma, reduces thickness and greatly increases ballistic stopping capability while affording NIJ -06 performance and can stop against higher energy bullets (i.e. 44 SJHP magnum with a1555 V50 (fps) and 357 JSP magnum with a 1645 (fts) or 9mm FMJ with a 1705 (fts) @ 0.76 (fps).

 

By buying Doo Aquino's Body Armor, you assume ALL risks of use or misuse and agree not to hold us liable in any way. In addition, YOU are responsible to ensure that your ballistic panels are position inside the carrier WITHIN, if applicable ( check the inside vest panel )

 

Payment

Doo Aquino LLC accepts the following methods of payment:

Visa, American Express, MasterCard, Discover , Paypal

 

Purchases and shipping are charged in the nominated currency of the shipping destination. 

 

For your security, the billing name and address must match the credit card or other method used for payment. Any All pay account used must be in the name shown on your government issued identification document. Doo Aquino LLC reserves the right to cancel any order that does not comply with this or with our other security criteria.

 

Your card or other method of payment will not be charged until your order is accepted and shipped. However, it may show a pre-authorization of the funds immediately upon order. Doo Aquino LLC will be charged at the time you submit your order. Runway Fashion Shows Made to Order items will be charged within 14 days of placing the order.

 

State and local sales tax may be added to merchandise delivered to the following states: AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, MI, MO, MN, NC, NV, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TN, TX, VA, WA, Puerto Rico, Washington D.C. and any other US states that may have enacted laws imposing sales tax on internet sales. Some states also assess sales tax on shipping and handling charges. Your sales tax will be automatically calculated and added to your order during checkout.

 

Please note: All orders are placed with Doo Aquino LLC, which is a US entity, therefore your card issuer or payment method provider may apply other international bank charges. In addition, if your credit/debit card or other method of payment is not denominated in the currency of your purchase, the final price will be charged in the currency of your card. This will be calculated and charged by your card issuer. Aquino LLC has no control over these charges and cannot predict the amount. Please contact your issuing bank for further information before placing your order.

 

 

RUNWAY FASHION SHOWS MADE TO ORDER

 

Runway Made to Order items will be charged ( see terms and condition ) for placing the order.

 

SHIPPING POLICY & DELIVERY

 

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. YOUR USE CONFIRMS YOUR UNCONDITIONAL ACCEPTANCE OF THIS  POLICY. YOU SHOULD CHECK THIS SHIPPING POLICY REGULARLY TO SEE IF ANY CHANGES HAVE OCCURRED

 

SHIPPING & DELIVERY POLICY ?

 

To be fair Automated Shipping calculators work on averages, but not exact shipping cost on our website. Different package weights, sizes and shipping distances make it difficult for the shipping calculator to be exact. We will calculate and add the exact shipping cost to your order with no hidden markup so you can be assured that customers are being charged correctly for shipping. 

 

If you have a dispute with shipping charges we will provide you with package size and weight and you can call UPS or the freight carrier directly to confirm you are not being overcharged. Please call us if you have any problems: 1-212-300-7285.

SHIPPING/HANDLING POLICY:

 

We ship primarily via UPS ground for domestic orders but can also ship UPS Air, Parcel Post, FedEx, Courier, Air freight, or any other means per the buyer's instructions. All items, shipped from our manufacturing site will be insured for the total purchase value in case the item becomes lost or damaged in transit. There are no minimum quantity requirements and we shall quote S&H on bulk orders if so requested. S&H and Insurance charges are for the buyer's account. We can only ship certain products worldwide to individuals or organizations providing there is no US embargo in force; please contact us via e-mail before you place an order for export so we can verify that we will export the items in question.

 

Foreign buyers pay all shipping, insurance and customs fees, and assume responsibility for any lost shipments to countries that don't allow us to insure shipments within their borders. We will adjust any additional Shipping & Handling charges and apply to your credit card after shipping, if more than stated on our website. Please contact us for shipping cost if paying by another method. Buyer is responsible for any import permits, customs duties, import restrictions, and tariffs associated with their order.

United Parcel Service, United States Postal Service and FedEx Post are all available for your convenience.

 

Returns / Exchange Policy

We recommend that you return your garments shipping prepaid via an insured and traceable carrier service as Doo Aquino LLC., is not responsible for lost packages in transit. Original shipping and return shipping costs are non-refundable. Please call or email us to receive an Exchange Authorization Number. Goods that are returned will be inspected for any sign of use, damage, misuse or neglect. If there is any doubt we reserve the right not to exchange. All returns shall be made to the company's factory and must include (s):

 

1-Garment,

2-Proof of Purchase,

3-Documentation Specifying Claim,

4-Exchange Authorization Number,

5-Any type of exchange must be made in all the original boxes.

 

For Returns, please send request for return info in writing to:
Doo Aquino LLC.
345 West 86 Street
New York, NY 10024

Phone: 011-1-212-300-7285
Email: readytowearbodyarmor.@gmail.com

 

International Customers: Please note International orders are not returnable for refund, so please be sure of garment sizing chart when ordering.

RETURN & EXCHANGE POLICY

A) The protective ballistic panels are guaranteed to be free of defects in material or workmanship from date of issue and its effectiveness measure to last five (5) years from date of issue.

 

B) The outer shell garment is guaranteed to be free of defects in material or workmanship for three (3) months from date of issue.

 

C) The carrier shell vest garment is guaranteed to be free of defects in material or workmanship for three (3) months from date of issue.

The warranty can only be extended to the original user-purchaser. Failure to closely follow warnings and instructions automatically voids our warranty. Upon receipt of your pre-order contact form, we will provide complete warranty information stating qualifications, limitations, and ballistic performance.

 

A 35% processing fee cost on Exchange merchandise sent within the US territory without the Exchange Merchandise Authorization form may not be credited. No merchandise will be accepted for exchange without first obtaining authorization from Doo Aquino LLC. Your request to exchange the goods must be received within 72 hours of your receiving them and must be shipped back at buyer’s expense within 72 hours of receiving written or email response approval from Doo Aquino LLC.

 

No return or exchange on International orders include duties, taxes and tariffs 

Warranty 

Our Reädy to Wear Body Armor we stand behind our products. We want you to know that our garments are made in New York USA and with accordance to strict quality control assurance guidelines and designed, comfort , style and safety is always in mind. In addition to our Guarantee of Satisfaction, we also provide the following warranty:

RTW-Body Armor - Warranty 

 

A) The modular ballistic panels are guaranteed to be free of defects in material or workmanship 

B)  The carrier shell is guaranteed to be free of defects in material or workmanship 

C) The garment outer shell is guaranteed to be free of defects in material or workmanship 

The warranty can only be extended to the original user-purchaser. Failure to closely follow warnings and instructions automatically voids our warranty. Upon receipt of your pre-order contact form, we will provide complete warranty information provided by Honeywell stating qualifications, limitations, and ballistic performance.

U.S. Laws we  do run a  background checks , If you knowingly buy body armor  or buy it for someone with a convicted felony, you could end up in jail for your actions.

© 2019  Doo Aquino LLC. It is the SOLE responsibility of the purchaser to ensure that all transactions conform to U.S. and Federal, State