Because getting shot in the bare face would suck:
Redneck Science (my favorite) – Testing the mask:
Check out the full process over at The Poct Apoc blog.
Actually the force behind most of the rounds would likely severely injure or kill you anyway. That said, if I was on a deadly (presumably Japanese) gameshow or something and someone had to shoot me in the face, i’d take my chances with the mask.
I love how the base of the ballistic mask is an ebay purchased vintage street hockey Jason style mask. haha
I’ve never heard what the author said about Aluminum doing a good job of slowing bullets down. It’s an awfully soft metal… could be true though, what do I know?
LOL the end of the article where he goes to the grocery store at the end to weigh the mask and buy a watermelon. Priceless…
Hat tip: Matt S.