super material for bullet armor

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by hunter29180, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. hunter29180

    hunter29180 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2011
    Messages:
    3,807
    Location:
    Kingsport TN
  2. wv hillbilly

    wv hillbilly Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 20, 2012
    Messages:
    2,910
    Location:
    mountains of wv.

  3. hunter29180

    hunter29180 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2011
    Messages:
    3,807
    Location:
    Kingsport TN
  4. 2000ShadowACE

    2000ShadowACE Member

    Joined:
    Mar 22, 2012
    Messages:
    185
    Location:
    Eastern Iowa
    The name of that stuff would be great in a spelling bee. :eek:
     
  5. aa1911

    aa1911 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 12, 2010
    Messages:
    3,189
    Location:
    Pacific Northwest
    I won't miss the 40lbs of body armor, can't wait for lighter stuff. looks like they are leaning towards windshields and other glass applications with this stuff though, the name is mind boggling :eek:

    poly deca moly hedral.... what?.....
     
  6. GunnyGene

    GunnyGene New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2012
    Messages:
    1,954
    Anything with a handle like that has to be expensive. I wouldn't look for it at your local sporting goods store anytime soon. :eek:

    The test they did was using a 9mm. Wonder how it would hold up against Ma Deuce?
     
    Last edited: Nov 16, 2012
  7. time2shoot

    time2shoot Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2012
    Messages:
    3,071
    Location:
    Volin SD
    Nobody argues with Ma Deuce. ;)
     
  8. aa1911

    aa1911 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 12, 2010
    Messages:
    3,189
    Location:
    Pacific Northwest
    I was wondering if they had tested 7.62 against the stuff yet, that's what's getting shot at us! PKM and AK's, I don't mind having plates at all but sure would like some lighter stuff. probably by the time I retire...

    And the price has to be tremendous, just the plates alone I have now are over $1000, ouch, not to mention the flak inserts underneath and side plates.
     
  9. aa1911

    aa1911 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 12, 2010
    Messages:
    3,189
    Location:
    Pacific Northwest
    and if I get hit with old Ma, something is seriously wrong! I've always been on the giving side of the old M2, that's the place to be for sure. Don't get in front of her, she'll ruin your whole day...