20932RE: [SCA-JML] Re: Saddle source?
- Mar 28, 2006I have handled a few traditional japanese saddles. They are nothing like a
McClellan. I do agree that McClellans are da#ned uncomfortable.
If you are looking to purchase try here: http://www.kinokuniya.tv/
They are antiques and not cheap, but they are traditional.
>From: "wodeford" <wodeford@...>_________________________________________________________________
>Subject: [SCA-JML] Re: Saddle source?
>Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 01:41:45 -0000
>--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Jason" <jasdel@...> wrote:
> > Does anyone know where I might be able to find a traditional Japanese
> > saddle and stirrups?
>They come up on eBay from time to time at excruciatingly expensive
>prices. A more modest alternative might be a McClellan style cavalry
>saddle. While not identical, the shape is somewhat similar. However, I
>can tell you from experience that the McClellan was not built for
>We were discussing this a couple of weeks ago over on the Tousando board.
>Saionji no Hanae
>Province of the Mists
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