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Re: Choosing an Impact vest ?

Postby iriejohn » Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:46 pm

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Re: Choosing an Impact vest ?

Postby Bushflyr » Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:39 pm

I've been looking for the Oneill Gooru kite, but they're impossible to find in the US. I even called Oneill and they said it was an EU only product. ... e_vest.htm

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Re: Choosing an Impact vest ?

Postby fluidity » Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:27 am

Thanks everyone who contributed, My personal picks are below:

NP Impact Vest Side Zip Best price and pretty good coverage. (my second pick) Best ergonomics, good styling too.
*FLYING OBJECTS IMPACT VEST Great price and awesome coverage (My first pick)
Dakine Surface vest Looks really safe except for gaps between the thick pads. Price medium.
PULLOVER KITE VEST - JET A bit thinner construction with pouch, good price, "Promotion wetsuits", worth a check.

The middle two look safest and the "Flying objects impact vest" seems to seriously blend in good side impact protection all around the ribs at a really good price so I think I'll go with that. It also has small gaps between panels which I like.
The top two vests cost about the same together as one expensive one but are probably just as good I believe.

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