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Reply #15 - May 7th, 2019 at 4:06pm
 
Thanks guys!
However, it may be that the terminator is hard to beat with the sling  Smiley
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Reply #16 - May 26th, 2019 at 4:21pm
 
I wonder how polycarbonate lexan plating would protect against sling stones?

A few mm thick thermoformed lexan breastplate would definitely be arrow and knife-proof.
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Reply #17 - May 27th, 2019 at 9:55pm
 
I think it would work well.† Just a couple things.† It would work best if it had a curve, which would allow it to better deflect energy rather than only absorbing it.† And because a sling projectile is essentially working as a blunt force weapon, you would also want to have padding of some kind under the breastplate.† But with that I think it would be quite effective.
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Reply #18 - May 27th, 2019 at 10:58pm
 
Very impressive Timpa! I really like the look of the weave too. Iím also impressed that you found an official test method to use for comparison against other cut protection devices.
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Reply #19 - Jun 6th, 2019 at 1:30pm
 
Thanks!
(Although, the test exceeded the power of man.)
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