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Bounce vests.... Your opinions??

Kevin Winter

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I almost always wear one. I play often enough that, if I didn't, I'd almost always be covered in bruises. Plus, if you've ever taken four or five balls to the shoulders in a mugging.... ;)
 

Care_Bears

Bluey .. ... ...Teams :- Care Bears UK
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Man up and wear one ?? only a fool doesn`t !! I`ve found over the years of the different types that Empire make the best one ( short sleeves ) and now also the Planet Eclipse similar , all the soft types that Dye and others do, seem to make you feel the hits more, It`s not so much for you Not feeling the hits but hopefully to have the Balls bounce off you, The best bit of kit I would recommend is the Elbow Pads, now this you will see over time ? a huge amount of balls bouncing off you to keep you in the game.
 
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scott_peters

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i personally cant stand them ! with the quality of paint now its going to break regardless and i would much rather feel comfortable playing over getting a 1 in 1000 bounces :)

Not only that jerseys nowadays are so padded anyway there is no point
 

emisnug

"I am Become Death, squeegier of Worlds"
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I've owned a couple - couldn't get along with them. I'd say only invest in one if you already have everything else.

In my opinion, knee pads are far more useful than a bounce vest.
 
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Ricki_diego

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use elbow pads and knee pads. bounce vest...never got along with them. I just wear a T shirt underneath. it's all down to personal choice ..try one out see if you like it :).
 
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Buck_lad

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I think elbow pads could be a better option for me, my main concern was that a bounce vest would restrict me a little, so yeah.... Elbow pads It will be!! (For now!) cheers for the input guys