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  1. Mandochlorine's Avatar
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    Sep 20, 2006, 2:57 PM - Securing Armor to Vest? #1

    I'm sure this topic has come up before, but I want to know the BEST way to secure my armor Rivets? Velco? what?
    Never used Rivets? How to?
    Thanks
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    Sep 20, 2006, 3:00 PM - Re: Securing Armor to Vest? #2

    I'd start by using the search button... but I think most people use velcro (sewn to the vest, and sticky-back on the armor) or they use snaps (one half glued to the back of the armor)
  3. I helped at SDCC '08 Jimmy BufFETT's Avatar
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    Sep 20, 2006, 3:02 PM - Re: Securing Armor to Vest? #3

    I use sew-on velcro for the vest and industrial strength-velcro on the armor.
  4. I helped at SDCC '08 GCNgamer128's Avatar
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    Sep 20, 2006, 3:24 PM - Re: Securing Armor to Vest? #4

    I used to have industrial velcro, but the hook died on the vest, so I replaced it with snaps.






  5. I helped at SDCC '08 Jango 5204's Avatar
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    Sep 20, 2006, 10:29 PM - Re: Securing Armor to Vest? #5

    I just switched over to snaps.
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    Sep 20, 2006, 10:50 PM - Re: Securing Armor to Vest? #6

    Quote Jango newbie said: View Post
    I just switched over to snaps.
    Snaps rock... the armour is going absolutely nowhere.
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    Sep 21, 2006, 1:29 AM - Re: Securing Armor to Vest? #7

    I've tried just about every method out there over the years since I started my suit. Velcro, bolts through eyes in the vest, etc. I really like the snap method the best. Snap method as GNCgamer illustrated would be my advice
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