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9276Re: [SCA-JML] Seperate questions about armour

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  • Anthony J. Bryant
    Mar 11, 2003
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      "Donald J. Luby" wrote:

      > > 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.

      For something phenomenally useful like this, $200 is peanuts!! I'd like to
      get to where the kozane could have a per-unit cost of about 25 cents or

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