> OT - St. Jude Quilt of Dreams WinnerCongratulations!
> Posted by: "Maddalena Alessandra"
> I found out this week that I actually won the category
> of 'Hancock employee-most original'.
> Insert wise cracks here ;PHey, art is art, medium is less important. Though I expect the quilt can
> Re: Katana Cut And Thrust?Actually an aluminum alloy, don't know if it makes a difference.
> Posted by: "kegage"
> I have done some on-line research and many iaito
> blades are made duralumin, a from a zinc-tin-lead alloy, or some
> similar make-up which I am not sure would be allowed anyway.
Certainly much lighter....
> Here are a couple of links for steel iaito katanasCool link, this would be interesting to visit.... When I was in
> I found. They are from about $230+ up:
Indonesia many years ago I went to a village that still had traditional
> Re: Katana Cut And Thrust?Happens with regular fencing blades as well.... your armor and other
> Posted by: "Jamie Ritter"
> It was being used in fencing.
requirements are good ideas to say the least.
Stolen from web...
Raoul Clery, Maitre d'Armes
translated by Mary Anne Stevens
This article, written by one of France's leading Fencing Masters, first
appeared in the Feb-March 1983 issue of Escrime magazine and was later
published in American Fencing magazine with whose gracious permission we
re-print it here.
Everyone still remembers how the Soviet champion Vladimir Smirnov met
his death last July , during the world championships in Rome....
Ouch! These are pros.