- does anyone use chainmail for battle? I am curious to see if there
is a need for it or if i am just wasting my time. Anywho let me
know. I am new to the group and I have been looking to join SCA for
a few months now but the meetings fall on work nites for me :( But
i will find a way to join hehe. Let me know what you all think
> does anyone use chainmail for battle? I am curiousOur marshal for the Shire of Rudivale and often
> to see if there
> is a need for it or if i am just wasting my time.
> Anywho let me
marshal at other events, Tashfin, fights in Chainmail
and I am currently making a shirt for my own armor.
It is a cheap way of getting body armor, especially if
you don't mind the time needed to make it. I got all
the supplies I needed to make it for under 30 dollars.
Of course using the cheapest metal, galvanized 14
gauge electric fence wire, nothing like aluminum or
If you have other body armor, and just want teh chain
mail for the joints, then you could probably go with
out, but their is still a risk of getting hit between
armor pieces. Or you could actually sew the mail onto
your gambason at strategic points and not have to
bother making an entire shirt, this lessens the
weight, especially if you have other body armor.
I'm fairly new so take my words with a grain of salt.
I think I am qouting my superiors, but I could have
misenterpreted or misunderstood and the like(you know
all about that grape vine thing). I hope I provided
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- There are a couple of people I know who fight in maille. I myself
have a catmail / aventail (SP? on both). It keeps me from having to
use a gorget down here.
--- In scanewcomers@y..., "maston_semper" <maston_semper@y...> wrote:
> does anyone use chainmail for battle? I am curious to see if
> is a need for it or if i am just wasting my time. Anywho let me
> know. I am new to the group and I have been looking to join SCA
> a few months now but the meetings fall on work nites for me :( But
> i will find a way to join hehe. Let me know what you all think
> Maston Semper
- If you are looking for chainmail armor let me know I can make a wide
variety of items from coifs to hauberks and also jewerly. All items
are custom made contact me to get further info.