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Re: [SCA Newcomers] Armour strapping?

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  • Cælin of Chepstow
    ... strapping ... rivet ... least the ... to go to an ... not; my ... cutting straps ... them. ... o.k. thanks Brangwayna. I ll have a look for both.
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 10, 2004
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      --- In scanewcomers@yahoogroups.com, bronwynmgn@a... wrote:
      > In a message dated 12/10/2004 7:12:01 PM Eastern Standard Time,
      > renratgael@y... writes:
      >
      > <<Does anyone know of a place I can get the leather strapping with
      > buckles, needed for armour? Just got my armour in, some has
      strapping
      > but most does not. Ideally if I could find the normal half inch
      > straps with buckles and holes already made and I'd just have to
      rivet
      > to the armour. >>
      >
      > Most mundane shops which carry leatherwork supplies should have at
      least the
      > buckles, although if you want period styles you will probably need
      to go to an
      > SCA merchant. I can give you some links if that's what you want.
      > As far as the strapping itself, I don't know if they'd carry it or
      not; my
      > husband has a "stripping tool", I think it's called, that makes
      cutting straps
      > very easy, then uses a hole punch to put the holes where he needs
      them.
      >
      >
      > Brangwayna Morgan

      o.k. thanks Brangwayna. I'll have a look for both.
      >

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