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Re: [E_Rapier] Reduced Armour Experiment

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  • thltoymaker
    Yes I m aware of that.
    Message 1 of 15 , Mar 21, 2012
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      Yes I'm aware of that.

      At 11:54 AM 3/21/2012, you wrote:
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      >Gerrard...
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      > 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.
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      >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
      >bruises. :)
      >
      >--- In
      ><mailto:E_Rapier%40yahoogroups.com>E_Rapier@yahoogroups.com,
      >thltoymaker <thltoymaker@...> wrote:
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      > > 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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