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1224Re: [E_Rapier] Re: linen

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  • Kathleen Gormanshaw
    Jul 5, 2009
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      Is that the stuff you were supposed to bring yesterday for testing?  :-P

      I've used Judy Linen, which is a brand name, and a lot of Fabricland's "standard" shirt weight.  I haven't seen a weave or threadcount on it.  Perhaps we should review use of the drop tester?

      Eyrny



      ----- Original Message ----
      > From: Yvonne Rogers <tamlin_01@...>
      > To: E_Rapier@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Thursday, July 2, 2009 4:58:24 PM
      > Subject: [E_Rapier] Re: linen
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      > I've tried punching a 100% linen, 4 layer swatch and had it fail...what Weave?
      > Thread count? are you all using?
      > Jocelyn
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      > --- In E_Rapier@yahoogroups.com, Kathleen Gormanshaw wrote:
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      > > > Not to disagree but I would find that in most cases, 4 layers is a bit
      > > > excessive. Take your proposed armor fabric, wash it and then have it punch
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      > > I know 3 layers will usually pass, but I want mine to pass in 2 years as well,
      > and still get washed regularly, so we usually go with 4.  A balance of
      > priorities  :-)
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      > > Eyrny
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