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Forum topic by therealSteveN posted 12-13-2019 05:44 AM 250 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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therealSteveN

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12-13-2019 05:44 AM

I knew you could do a lot of things with a tree, just never knew you could make a bullet proof vest from it.

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/stronger-than-steel-able-to-stop-a-speeding-bullet-it-s-super-wood?utm_source=pocket-newtab

In case you want to try the bullet proof vest thing, reread this part.

“The material does not protect quite as well as a Kevlar sheet of the same thickness—but it only costs about 5 percent as much, he notes.”

-- Think safe, be safe


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#1 posted 12-13-2019 02:18 PM

In case you want to try the bullet proof vest thing,” no thanks I will pass, but thanks for posting this artical it is very interesting & I did not know.

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#2 posted 12-13-2019 02:40 PM

I can see it now “Craigslist sale of recycled body armor. Only used once by original owner.”

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#3 posted 12-13-2019 06:06 PM

Guys, I’m with you. First order of business is to stay uprange of any flying lead.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#4 posted 12-13-2019 09:42 PM

This is going to be the next thing made from pallet wood?

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