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Author Topic: Puffy Jackets Save Lives  (Read 1239 times)


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Puffy Jackets Save Lives
« on: January 16, 2011, 09:23:12 AM »

Hock always stresses that what a person is wearing can have direct bearing on how effective an edged (or pointed) weapon attack is. See the link for proof:
"You can twist perceptions, Reality won't budge" - Neil Peart (RUSH)


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Re: Puffy Jackets Save Lives
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2011, 05:52:40 PM »

Lucky Guy,

You are right that what Hock has said about clothing can have a positive impact on survivability. A friend of mine received multiple stabs in the chest and stomach, however everytime the knife hit at an angle his t-shirt/sweatshirt combo gathered up the point and difflected the stab. It was only the straight 90 degree hits that punctured. Needless to say his continued fighting saved his life to make these observations later.


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Re: Puffy Jackets Save Lives
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2011, 07:11:01 PM »

Yes it..."may"...byt these people were very lucky