[ANNOUNCE] London.pm technical meeting about "What is Moose and why is it the future?" on 19th Feb 2009

James Laver james.laver at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 11:29:06 GMT 2009

On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 11:10 AM, Dirk Koopman <djk at tobit.co.uk> wrote:
> Strangely, not kevlar. Actually the protection is provided by what is
> effectively a 1 cm duvet on the front of one's legs (and top of the left
> hand). The idea is that the fine fibre contained therein instantly snarls up
> the chain, stopping it dead.

But you'll be wearing Kevlar underneath that, right?

If the chain snaps, it's going to be moving at a fair pace. However
snarled up in cotton wool it's going to be, it's going to hit you
rather fast.

Intuition says 'take the kevlar'.


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