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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 04-02-2009, 09:41 PM Thread Starter
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Upgrade your armor

A good find by one of my fellow Feejers:
http://tinyurl.com/djndef

Makes a good replacement for those with single or duel density pads in their jackets, and at a good price. (Many makers offer armor upgrades, but charge quite a bit for it)

I have a couple of mesh jackets these would be good in...........


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Looks good KM. I need to get a good mc riding jacket to use these in.

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I don't get it. The title says triple density but the description says dual density. Seems kinda hinky to me.

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I don't get it. The title says triple density but the description says dual density. Seems kinda hinky to me.
I noticed that too. Something funny there for sure!


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I don't get it. The title says triple density but the description says dual density. Seems kinda hinky to me.
I think they just used text they had on had for the discription as they sell other armor types. Looks like they use the same discription in those too, not to mention the same wording iin some of the other stuff they sell, like their pants ("check out the front pockets") appears in every discription of their pants.
A menber of the FJR forum did recieve the above armor and did say he was fairly impressed with it.

I did shoot him a PM and asked how one can tell if it is in fact X3 foam as opposed to duel density. Will get back to you with his reply..........


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The armor is triple density, if you look at it on edge you can see 3 layers. The "duel density" was just a typo as I figured........................................... ............which is all moot , as I just bought the last set of these.

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Bumping this back into the world again as this company is now selling the armor this post originally was talking about:

http://tinyurl.com/yb3eles

Still a good price.


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whats the diff between triple double or quadruple? Isnt the end result the same?

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whats the diff between triple double or quadruple? Isnt the end result the same?
I find it easier to just check if the armor is CE rated. A CE rating takes some of the guess work out of researching the material, performance, etc (at least for me). Odd that the picture in the link provided shows the CE stamp, but the description does not. Is it due to the wrong product picture, bad description or is just the one piece is CE rated? I would ask/verify that all pieces are CE rated before buying.


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I find it easier to just check if the armor is CE rated. A CE rating takes some of the guess work out of researching the material, performance, etc (at least for me). Odd that the picture in the link provided shows the CE stamp, but the description does not. Is it due to the wrong product picture, bad description or is just the one piece is CE rated? I would ask/verify that all pieces are CE rated before buying.
Again, if you read the other posts, the armor is Triple density CE approved armor.
The text in the ad was just lifted off the other armor they usualy sell. I did buy this and it is all CE armor , 3 layer, just like the photo.

To answer the question -
"whats the diff between triple double or quadruple? Isnt the end result the same? "

The end result is not the same. All CE armor will protect you, but the level of protection is what is at play here. The 3 layer armor provides a more gradual progression of compression that 2 layer armor. This means if your elbow hits the ground with x amount of G's , part of that energy will be transmited to the elbow..but how fast it is transmited has solely to do with not specificly the thickness of the armor (although it is a tad thicker) , but its compression rate. ... simular in action to how your suspension works.


Any time your body is moving real fast and suddenly has to stop...the more gradual the transision the better.

This of course is a very subtle difference, and we are talking about things that are happening in micro seconds. But simply if you have a choice in armor that transmits .025 of G less to a body part durring an impact than another type of armor, I'd pick it.

CE approval just means it passes as specfic criteria...the concept here is hopefully instead of just passing a threshold, you are surpassing it.


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