... Remember this part of the rules: iii. Steel blades will not be altered by grinding, cutting, heating, hammering, or other actions that could significantlyMessage 1 of 31 , Apr 9, 2007View SourceGerrard wrote:
> At practice two weeks ago one of my " Heavily used " 6 plus year old oval " Solengen " blade failed at the hilt nice and square. ( safely !! )Remember this part of the rules:
> Last week a Tripplette diamond broke at the tang . ( safely )
iii. Steel blades will not be altered by grinding, cutting, heating,
hammering, or other actions that could significantly alter their temper,
flexibility, or durability. Normal combat stresses and blade care do
not violate this rule. Exceptions are:
a. The tang of the weapon may be altered.
You can have the blade and tang welded back together.
I can for the time remaining that I am a student acquire--albeit sureptitiously any of the english manuals in pdf format. Aaron ... Aaron Miedema Lente autemMessage 31 of 31 , Apr 10, 2007View SourceI can for the time remaining that I am a student acquire--albeit sureptitiously any of the english manuals in pdf
> Another source but thelink evades my memory right now
> is William Wilsons stuff for Tattershall
> --- John Enzinas <jenzinas@...> wrote:
> > On 4/10/07, Kelly Wyatt <kgarlow@...>
> > wrote:
> > > The only thing that's clear is that I need to do
> > some reading on Silver and
> > > Saviolo...and then catch up with you again. Any
> > suggestions? Links? Here's
> > > what I've found on these two...I'd prefer to get
> > as pure copies as possible.
> > > I like to translate myself. I understand Silver's
> > manuals are already in
> > > English (well, antiquated but readable) however I
> > must ask if Saviolo's
> > > manuals were done in Italian or English? Are there
> > any other places you can
> > > suggest for me to look?
> > Saviolo was done in English. The transcriptions you
> > have found are the
> > most easily accessable but you can also find
> > reproductions of both.
> > contains Digrassi, Saviolo and Silver.
> > It's worth it if you want to read the originals.
> > Chivalry Bookshelf has an interpretation of Silver
> > done by Steven Hand
> > that includes a trascription. It's not bad, but read
> > the original
> > before you take Hand's word as gospel .
> > Likewise, a friend of mine is working on an
> > interpretation of Saviolo
> > for CB but I don't know when it is expected to be
> > finished. If you are
> > interested, I can put you in touch with him.
> > --j
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