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Old March 4th, 2008, 12:29   #29
Join Date: Sep 2003
Originally Posted by BBS View Post
one's face will probably shatter but the glasses will remain un-broken and eyeballs remain unscathed. Theres really no point in wearing these unless they are impact absorbent.

at least you'd feel just a little safer when in contact point-blank with a loaded gun pointed to your eye.
Again - prime concern with those bad boys is keeping shrapnel out of your eyes, and the goggles will do that very well. There was even a recent article in the Maple Leaf about a soldier whose convoy was hit by an IED, very badly injuring his face and head, but fully recovered because the goggles prevented any lasting damage to his eyes/brain.

Ergo they are still very worth wearing.
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