2408Re: [E_Rapier] Reduced Armour Experiment
- Mar 21, 2012Yes I'm aware of that.
At 11:54 AM 3/21/2012, you wrote:
> From what I read, with the Light Armour Experiment, there is only rigid
>protection and abrasion resistant protection. There wouldn't be a need to
>use a drop-tester any more as there would no longer be a puncture-resistant
>protection layer. Also, there would only be a pass/fail for rigid parts.
>The way I see it, with the LAE, any additional armour is of the
>individual's desire and how willing they are to walk away with more
>thltoymaker <thltoymaker@...> wrote:
> > From Gerrard:
> > I would be interested in testing some fabrics at
> > 1/2 and 3/4 the drop distance. Just to get a feel of what passes.
> > Plus often I have seen quite a variance in what
> > abrasion-resistant fabric is. Some is almost see through ! Others Not !!
> > Currently 2 layers of thick tightly woven
> > butchers grade canvas ( what I use ) passes the
> > drop test. One layer would be fascinating !!
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