Last Activity:11-21-2015 10:20 AM
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Posted in thread: Still think ceramic armor is "better" than steel? on 11-21-2015 at 04:20 PM
Thank you, locutus. I appreciate that. I believe that informal testing is less trustworthy for
obvious reasons but can fill in gaps where there is no data available to us plebes.
Posted in thread: Still think ceramic armor is "better" than steel? on 11-20-2015 at 04:43 PM
Professional testing is far more relevant than anything I do. In lieu of professional testing,
amateur testing can help folks make a decision. This demonstration here does not produce a
great deal of ...
Posted in thread: Still think ceramic armor is "better" than steel? on 11-19-2015 at 04:19 PM
Doesn't matter what we think, or what some back yard "bubba" tests are on the internet.What
matters is what the military and LE think. They're the ones that use it and have the resources
to do meaning...
Posted in thread: Still think ceramic armor is "better" than steel? on 11-19-2015 at 04:15 PM
My choice would be the steel plates and especially with some of the new lighter weight and more
durable steel available today.But due to a test I took part in several years ago on the PD with
Posted in thread: Still think ceramic armor is "better" than steel? on 11-18-2015 at 05:30 PM
Is it ever really accurate to say that one thing is categorically "better" than another thing?
I mean, except beer. Beer is definitely better than not having beer. For
Posted in thread: Polycase Inceptor ARX .40 S&W gel and armor test on 11-16-2015 at 03:03 AM
test[/ame]https://youtu.be/n6EAulBm-r0Polycase Inceptor ARX 107 gr .40 S&W fired from 4.5"
Glock model 22 into calibrated 10% gelatin and a l...
Posted in thread: .270 vs level III AR500 on 11-13-2015 at 04:16 PM
There's a substantial difference between mild steel and hardened steel. Mild steel craters and
bits of steel and/or bullet can come directly back at the shooter, especially if the bullet
does not pass...
Posted in thread: .270 vs level III AR500 on 11-12-2015 at 05:23 PM
A lot of people have been asking for this one so here it is. This is a factory Winchester
Super-X 130 gr soft point fired from a Remington 700 against an AR500Armor.com level III plate
with the buildu...
Posted in thread: 10mm gel test: OATH 165 gr HALO on 11-11-2015 at 07:42 PM
Many people carry 10mm as a woods gun.
Posted in thread: 10mm gel test: OATH 165 gr HALO on 11-11-2015 at 04:48 PM
[ame]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbYifnBIuaA[/ame]Please note, this is a solid copper
projectile. Apparently the groove is just for looks.Velocity was 1,218 fps and the projectile
fully passed thr...