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Old 02-08-2013, 06:05 AM   #456
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Originally Posted by scorpion View Post
I had a firsthand demo of a Badlands suit being crash tested right in front of me.
Rider had a high speed get off on the dirt and broke his clavicle.
I have been wary of the effectiveness of built in armor in jackets compared to pressure suits.

The jacket did its job and I was very impressed with the level of protection with such a violent get off.
Looking into the Badlands as my next all around jacket
Even his clavicle did its job protecting him, by breaking and short-circuiting all that energy absorbed on his arms and/or should and preventing that energy from reaching his neck/spinal column.

But it's good to know the Badlands will do its job.
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