What caliber could a frequent suit of armor cease?

by admin on December 13, 2009

Query by Hank: What caliber could a common fit of armor end?
Is there any contemporary caliber rounds that a piece of chain mail with a frequent fit of knights armor could stop/defend you from?

Best solution:

Answer by magiccharm
22 quick/gallery or a 25 perhaps, anything at all else you are hurting badly

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Becky December 13, 2009 at 11:32 am

probably 22 rimfire. You can’t shoot one through a quarter.

Maybe 25 caliber but that would be close. Depends on where you hit it.

Bear December 13, 2009 at 12:11 pm

Welded Chain Mail could stop 22LR, the plate armor did not stop the earliest rounds smooth bore rounds. The solution was to make the breast plate thicker and drop the arms and legs and helmet so the soldier would not get as tired wearing it.

jeeper_peeper321 December 13, 2009 at 12:12 pm

Probally a .22 cal short

If the angle was right, maybe even a .22 cal long

But that’s about it.

Mr Puma December 13, 2009 at 1:11 pm

Using just chain mail and at a distance of not more than ten feet, chain mail will most likely shatter from impact of a bullet making it into shrapnel. However, it is useful in defense of knife attack.

Brandon December 13, 2009 at 1:55 pm

it depends on the range of the weapon being fired and the gun it is being fired out of. But most likely 22. caliber rimshot bullets…

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