GUN Am I being careful enough?

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  1. Mac Man

    Mac Man New Member

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    [FONT=Verdana, Arial]hello friends,Last year I made the decision to trust
    my life on the street to Second Chance body
    armor. I got the level IIa because it stops
    the most rounds. plus I got the Trauma Plate
    for the front.

    What scares me is that, although I can fit an extra trauma plate in the front, I cannot fit a second one in back. As of late I have taken to duct-taping a second trauma plate to the area of my back where the heart and vital organs are located. Then I put my vest on.
    Here is the questions. The ducttape "solution, although tactically sound, is hot and painful to remove. I would like to go
    to the single-plate solution in back. What I am worried about is repeated hits to that area with .308 ammunition. I have a high-risk security job and I fear that I would be the target for repeated long-distance shots to my back.

    Are any of you aware of a thicker plate that could stop, say, .338 Lapua or something like that? Is there a better way to do the second plate?
    BTW, I am, of course, usually carrying a pair of ceramic plates in my briefcase so that I can shield my head. My SO (we work as a team when necessary) has a similar accessory containing a breakdown NEF single-shot 300 WinMag with an 18" bbl. The plan is that I shield us with my body and "catch the rounds" while she assembles the NEF. I lay down covering fire with my 23 (Bar-Sto .357 Sig barrel) and she makes the long shots. I will then throw smoke grenades to obscure the area while continuing to lay covering fire. The problem, of course, is when I have to turn my back to run, and then the problem crops up.
    Thanks!
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    you're reposting enough
     
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    where is that from?
     
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    I had no idea...:rolleyes:
     
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    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    new to me :run:
     
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    so he's a security guard at the Mall of America and can ride his motorized shopping cart to take out threats at camp snoopy ? :bowrofl:
     
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    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    :rofl: that cracks me up
     
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    this guy is so fucking paranoid :bowrofl:
     
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    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    :rofl: climb walls :bowrofl:
     
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    "I am not permitted to carry Glocks on duty; however, when my wife picks me up from work I strap on the "Deadly Duo" of a 27 and 23, each with Bar-Sto .357 bbl."

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    sounds like it was written by a 14 year old :rofl:
     
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    Brb guys, my wife is driving me out to the airsoft tournament.
     
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    i know, we got :Owned:

    I just haven't changed it since the beginning of the season :o
     

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