9276Re: [SCA-JML] Seperate questions about armour
- Mar 11, 2003"Donald J. Luby" wrote:
>For something phenomenally useful like this, $200 is peanuts!! I'd like to
> > I'm currently trying to find someone who can produce a punch that would
> > allow for the mass-production of kozane -- like the folks at Noble
> > Plastic
> > used to make their scales.
> > If I can do that, I think we could do a lot by having people actually
> > have
> > access to good, functional kozane.
> That would be excellent! Please keep us informed as to your success.
> We thought we might have something for a while (one of the knights in
> the area had a contact at an injection-molding place, and would do hire
> work), but I think it feel through because of the initial costs
> involved (I think making the dies involved ran in the $200 range).
> Maybe when I see him next week, I'll ask - it may still be a
> possibility, and economically feasible if we have enough interest.
get to where the kozane could have a per-unit cost of about 25 cents or
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