3084Re: A good set of gloves
- Sep 8, 2008--- In Ayreton@yahoogroups.com, "arngrimbjornson" <arngrimbjornson@...>
> Hey guys, I have a question. What would be a decent set of
> gloves to order for rapier?I never use anything but elk skin, nothing else holds up to beign
soaked with sweat. Where you get them depends on how handy you are. I
get elk work gloves from Cabelas and sew on the cuffs. Of course I have
been doing this for 30 years - nobody made gauntlets back in the day.
The cuffs don't have to match or even be made of leather. For my
practice gloves I use elkskin TIG welding gloves (do a google search).
The cuffs are suede cow, but who really cares for practice.
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