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17 hours ago, Thunder Chief said:

Has anyone switched from using a W.V. Pro Gold to the Force 3 Ult. V.2. ?

Not yet, but I'm probably going to this year.

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8 hours ago, umpstu said:

I will be going from a Force 3 to a Force 3 v.2 next month.

What improvements have they made on the v.2?

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3 hours ago, Pops said:

What improvements have they made on the v.2?

I know they have inserted a piece of hard plastic in front of the kevlar.  They have also modified the harness so that it resembles a delta flex which is a great improvement in itself. And, according to pictures, it will also provide more padding in the shoulder areas.  I really like the way this chest protector looks, or doesn't look.  At times it looks as if you're not wearing a chest protector. 

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The ABUA store has an option to add the Force 3 CP to the price of the Force 3 shins for and additional $219 (in lieu of the individual price of $279.95).

Does anyone know if this adder will ship the V2 CP or was that price left over from the original CP?

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The ABUA store has an option to add the Force 3 CP to the price of the Force 3 shins for and additional $219 (in lieu of the individual price of $279.95).

Does anyone know if this adder will ship the V2 CP or was that price left over from the original CP?

It would be the new one.

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I have both chest protectors WVG with Team Wendy Retro and a Force 3... in most games I wear the WVG as a preference. Many reasons but I just seem to grab that WV first in my bigger games.

As a side note I won't go on the field without my Force 3 shin guards on. None better in my opinion.

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1 hour ago, Mr Ump said:

I have both chest protectors WVG with Team Wendy Retro and a Force 3... in most games I wear the WVG as a preference. Many reasons but I just seem to grab that WV first in my bigger games.

As a side note I won't go on the field without my Force 3 shin guards on. None better in my opinion.

Are you wearing an advanced college protector? lol.. How are you doing?

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On 2/21/2016 at 2:24 PM, umpstu said:

I know they have inserted a piece of hard plastic in front of the kevlar.  They have also modified the harness so that it resembles a delta flex which is a great improvement in itself. And, according to pictures, it will also provide more padding in the shoulder areas.  I really like the way this chest protector looks, or doesn't look.  At times it looks as if you're not wearing a chest protector. 

REALLY?!??!   I wonder why? :no:

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26 minutes ago, Thunderheads said:

REALLY?!??!   I wonder why? :no:

I don't think it was made due to a safety concern, it was made to satisfy the prospective/potential customers and give them what they wanted. IMO it was only a business decision

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10 minutes ago, gnhbua93 said:

I don't think it was made due to a safety concern, it was made to satisfy the prospective/potential customers and give them what they wanted. IMO it was only a business decision

How's Force3 stock coming along? LOL

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23 minutes ago, Thunderheads said:

How's Force3 stock coming along? LOL

NFC. But with this https://www.fanduel.com/insider/2016/02/22/exclusive-braves-catcher-first-to-wear-safer-new-mask-in-mlb/ and this http://www.11alive.com/story/sports/mlb/atlanta-braves/2016/02/23/tyler-flowers-man-behind-mask/80833674/#_=

I wouldn't mind having some stock if I have the resources. I will use your comments as inspiration to approach them and become an investor when I become more wealthy. :wave:

 

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4 hours ago, gnhbua93 said:

NFC. But with this https://www.fanduel.com/insider/2016/02/22/exclusive-braves-catcher-first-to-wear-safer-new-mask-in-mlb/ and this http://www.11alive.com/story/sports/mlb/atlanta-braves/2016/02/23/tyler-flowers-man-behind-mask/80833674/#_=

I wouldn't mind having some stock if I have the resources. I will use your comments as inspiration to approach them and become an investor when I become more wealthy. :wave:

 

I think Flowers might be wearing a red Force 3 chest protector.  If so this could be an incredible boom for Force 3.. And you can see the modifications on the mask.  I think it is a company that listened to their customer's suggestions.  I will definitely be getting their new products.  I love the ones I currently use.

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4 hours ago, umpstu said:

I think Flowers might be wearing a red Force 3 chest protector.  If so this could be an incredible boom for Force 3.. And you can see the modifications on the mask.  I think it is a company that listened to their customer's suggestions.  I will definitely be getting their new products.  I love the ones I currently use.

Flowers is wearing all Force 3 equipment including the wrist bands. Pretty cool.

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On February 24, 2016 at 10:29 PM, umpstu said:

Are you wearing an advanced college protector? lol.. How are you doing?

Lol....I hope so. I am doing good, Getting ready for the season once this snow goes away. First pitch March 18.

 

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On 2/24/2016 at 7:32 AM, gnhbua93 said:

I don't think it was made due to a safety concern, it was made to satisfy the prospective/potential customers and give them what they wanted. IMO it was only a business decision

I do.  I bought...I got bruised in the pectoral muscle through the heart of the Kevlar...I complained...They responded and asked me a bunch of questions...I sent them pics of the bruise...I sold mine the next week...and 8 months later they come out with a hard plastic insert.

I gotta give it to their customer service...but there are a bunch of ppl calling advanced baseball with a JV protector in the v.1.  They should offer a DEEP discount or trade in program to the V.1 beta testers who have inferior equipment.

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Does anyone here have opinion on the Wilson CPs? Gold or Platinum? I know there are references to gold and platinum but not sure if this is reference to WV or Wilson.

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24 minutes ago, taa71458 said:

Does anyone here have opinion on the Wilson CPs? Gold or Platinum? I know there are references to gold and platinum but not sure if this is reference to WV or Wilson.

Plenty of. Search and entertain yourself to a banquet, Both Wilson and WV are the same 99.99% of the times. Wilson is the manufacturer, WV is the model that includes 3 different chest protectors. Original West Vest, West Vest Gold and West Vest Platinum. 

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Plenty of. Search and entertain yourself to a banquet, Both Wilson and WV are the same 99.99% of the times. Wilson is the manufacturer, WV is the model that includes 3 different chest protectors. Original West Vest, West Vest Gold and West Vest Platinum. 

Remember that Douglas also made a West Vest

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Just now, Thunderheads said:

Remember that Douglas also made a West Vest

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True, but he only mentioned the Wilson part of the equation. And I was trying to beat you to the did you searched first part. :lol:

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I have had them all other than the Douglas and the new force 3. I use the platium retro fitted with the sternum pad removed. I love it. Glad I sold my force 3 version 1 when I did and got the platinum retrofitted since team Wendy supposedly stopped doing them. 

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