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Old February 27, 2012, 04:18 PM   #1
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Body Armor

This stuff looks impressive for the price. What all does everyone else have?

its made by this company.

with all the stories recently, i'd be wearing one hunting, target shooting, mowing the lawn, or sleeping. its a crazy world, only going to get crazier!
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Old February 29, 2012, 02:06 AM   #2
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Ok... I'll be the first one to humour this thread with a response. Because I have a question.

Yes, that plate looks like it would stop most rounds quite well. I'd think it would be a good buy. But I feel like I've heard that Steel plates are not only heavier, but they will also direct the splash of the impacting bullet in a 360 degree spread which includes right up into your face??? Is that correct?

You could always do like the myth busters and either make a suit or line your vehicle with phone books!
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Old March 1, 2012, 09:02 AM   #3
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Good question, I think just metal does this on its own and there are videos out there to substantiate that, as I have seen this on other blogs. However this does not take into account all factors, such as bullet trajectory or a plate inside of a vest. Dependent on many factors I would assume anything is plausible.

I don't know if you have seen field testing on Dragon Skin, but it is amazing, however there is a weak spot in that if the impact is from a low enough angle, its useless.

At any rate, if I were looking for something inexpensive and had the ability to guard my heart, lungs, and all other vitals in the torso, I think I'm going with something similar.

just my humble opinion.
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