Force3 V3 Ultimate Umpire Chest Protector
I like the low profile of this product and the lightweight design. It's very well built. The only reason I sent it back was that it didn't have arm straps and left my shoulders and biceps open for getting hit. I'm of smaller size and when I got into position to make a call, the shoulders and arms were left open, more so the upper arms than the shoulders. But all around seemed to be a great built product.
This is the best umpire chest protector I've ever used!!! Lightweight and low-profile. The addition of the blast shield has made a tremendous difference in the protection offered. Wore this chest protector doing D3 college scrimmage and during varsity high school. I took a few shots and didn't feel a thing!!! I would highly recommend this chest protector to umpires at all levels. It needs to be formed to the body a little as it's a little stiff initially...but most chest protectors have that issue. Fantastic product by Force3!!!
Since my first review, I've taken 2 very hard shots. The first one shattered my pen to pieces at a JUCO game. Just the pen got its feelings hurt. The same game, took a good one to the non-pocket side. I knew I got hit but, 0 pain. I sewed the straps so they would not come loose. I wear it very tight and it feels great!
Questions About This Product
|Q:||I am 5'6" and about 175 lbs with a 42" chest. Will this fit me ok? I prefer short protectors.|
– David Crooks
This Force3 Umpire Chest Protector allows for multiple adjustments making it a one size fits most. You are able to remove the abdomen protection, shortening the chest protector to 12" in length. Remember with FREE Returns, there is no risk of purchasing to see if this will work for you.– Josh Mann
Marketing Assistant, Pro School Umpire Graduate
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WARNING: Participants in any sports activity assume risk of injury. This equipment may be used to help aid in preventing or reducing the extent of injury. No equipment can guarantee umpire or player safety from injury during participation, and use of this equipment carries no such guarantee. Do not use any umpire equipment that is damaged in any way.