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Bounce vests.... Your opinions??

Discussion in 'Tactics and Technique' started by Buck_lad, Aug 28, 2013.

  1. nikko_300bhp Member

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    Used a Proto vest a few times...Didn't notice an increase in bounce rate and made me feel less comfortable. Sure shots hurt less, but I do tolerate pain, and a good jersey's padding will do for me.

    I guess it's down to personal opinion.
     
  2. Georgeydores New Member

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    Personally I don't wear one, find I get far too warm, and keeping cool is important to me, shots don't bother me to be honest but again that's just me
     
  3. Hayden B New Member

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    Yeah always go for the bounce vest when i'm playing, sometimes it's ok to play without though. Just depends on the individual.
     
  4. Carbon Member

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    would recommend bounce vest but iv hardly ever worn a bounce vest but i mainly play in a full tactical vest when playing woodland. you still pick up one or two buses on your arms but other than that the vest dose a good job.
     
  5. Reptile Smile Active Member

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    I've never worn any pads. I would wear knee pads and elbow pads - just haven't really got round to it. I can't really see me wearing a bounce vest unless everyone else told me that all the cool people were doing because I'm very susceptible to peer pressure (not being facetious - I actually am...). Just too much fuss/too hot/too restrictive for not enough benefit.

    I certainly have never had any worries about sliding into bunkers or diving due to lack of pads, even in all-day training, though everyone seems to know someone who opened up their kneecap doing it.
     
  6. Dave284 Reading Entity

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    All the cool kids are wearing bounce vests...

    Trust me.
     
  7. Reptile Smile Active Member

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    Right, I'm in...
     
  8. Michael_Peat Member

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    Waste of money, plus you could get too hot and uncomfortable wearing it. Move fast and don't get hit!
     
  9. Michael_Peat Member

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    Just seen another post about knee pads. For me these are a must. They help reduce impact injury and allowed me to hit the floor quick when needed. Plus it does not feel as uncomfortable when you shoot kneeling.
     
  10. AdamWaters New Member

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    no need for em..
     

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