Armor just isn't fitting rightSubscribe
  1. Member Since
    Sep 2013
    Oct 13, 2013, 6:55 PM - Armor just isn't fitting right #1

    So I'm to the point that I'm attaching my armor to my "flak vest", which is just an old t-shirt as of right now. I put it all on and it just didn't look right. The curves seemed off, even though they seem fine when i just put the armor against me. Any thoughts on this? How curved actually is the armor? What about the spacing between each pieces of armor?

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  3. Mullreel's Avatar
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    Jan 2010
    Oct 13, 2013, 8:57 PM - Re: Armor just isn't fitting right #2

    If you are attaching it to an old T-shirt it will never look right. The flak vest is thick quilted and can hold up the armor. A t-shirt will droop and sag and it would be impossible to tell what is going on with it.
  4. Member Since
    Oct 2012
    Oct 13, 2013, 11:52 PM - Re: Armor just isn't fitting right #3

    Depending on what the armor is made out of, you may be able to re-curve it so it contours to your body better. I used a heat gun/paint stripper to curve my shoulder bells into shape, and I might be doing the same with my back armour pretty soon too.

    And Mulreel is 100% correct about the quilted flak vest being absolutely necessary for good armor fitment.

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