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Old 09-23-2012, 02:16 PM   #12 (permalink)
Donutz
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Originally Posted by ARSENALFAN View Post
Hey Donutz: I am sure you probably researched the crap out of body armour before you pulled the trigger. What company did you go with? And by the way....55.....you just made my year!!
LOL, yeah I researched the crap out of things and then I bought what was available. the shops around here don't really stock much, and I think they only do an order at the beginning of the season. And when they're out, you're SOL.

Nevertheless, I think that even an "average" piece of armour will do 80% of the job, and the premium stuff moves up the final 20%. So anything's better than nothing.

Having said all that, I have Protec shin/knee pads that I really love because they have hardshell protection for both areas, a Protec spine protector that's flexy enough to move around in, and some Protec impact shorts that are crappy because they don't have a hardshell tailbone protector.
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