Cheap body armor

Hmmm interesting video

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I wish he would have hit it with a 223/5.56. Would have been interesting to see.

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I haven’t watched, what did he hit it with?

I ask because you can get factory, NIJ compliant armor that will stop handguns and shotgun buckshot, for around $100 per plate.

I paid $99 for these, they are up to $109…stops all the way up to .44 mag and would certainly stop buckshot too

Weighs LESS THAN one pound and is quite thin too. Hard plate

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That’s pretty cool! I’d be interested to see what double that would stop. I think it’s a pretty awesome concept, and I’ve definitely seen worse designs that were more expensive for homemade armor.

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.22LR
.380
9mm
40 (I think)
10mm
44 mag
Bird Shot
Buck Shot

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This is just me but I’d absolutely take an NIJ proven manufacturers $109 plate rated to stop all that, weighing 0.88 lbs and like 1/4 inch thick, with 0 consideration for trying to homemade something that is hopefully about equal

Plates don’t start to get expensive until you are into stopping rifle rounds without spall

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44 Magnum was the only round that penetrated it.

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I see you, Marty

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Looks like what Clint wore in “A Few Dollars More” when he was facing down the bad guy.

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Your list is good except for the .40 S & W. He hit it with .45 ACP instead. The .44 Magnum penetrated but then again, that 'Mare’s Leg" had a 16 inch barrel. Might make a difference in energy. I would have like to have seen it fired from, say, a Ruger Blackhawk pistol w/7 1/2 incher.

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Yeah that’s what all the girls say too

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LOL!!!

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