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Re: [sig] Re: body armour response

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  • Tim Nalley
    Greetings Honorable Turk Jalid, A friend actually has a digital camera so I will! I ll also be at Pennsic, wearing the bakherets and carrying a combat
    Message 1 of 5 , Jul 14, 2001
      Greetings Honorable Turk Jalid,
      A friend actually has a digital camera so I will!
      I'll also be at Pennsic, wearing the bakherets and
      carrying a combat crossbow.
      'dak

      --- jalid <frostdruid@...> wrote:
      > Tim,
      > I am an Ottoman Turk and am interested in seeing
      > how
      > the bakherets came out. please take and send a few
      > pics,
      > i would appreciate it greatly. i have thought of
      > the idea of
      > plate & mail armour for a while but have never seen
      > it
      > done. and of course, after taking a few hits in it,
      > tell
      > me, how does it do against the kind of impact hits
      > we play
      > with here at the SCA, as compared to say regular
      > lamellar, or
      > something banded like roman lorica segmentata. what
      > guage
      > of plates did you use. my thought has been to get a
      > full
      > length (just above knees, mid arm sleeves) coat of
      > mail and
      > use extra links to attatch the plates, overlapping a
      > bit and
      > if i didn't like the plate arrangement i would have
      > the
      > option of re-arranging, scrapping, resizing, etc.
      > let me
      > know what your thoughts are.
      > thanks
      > Jalid
      > > As for the bakherets, I finished the article
      > long
      > > before I finished making and connecting the 1100
      > 3/4"
      > > X 4" plates togethor with chainmail links. Very
      > cool
      > > looking with the suppleness of chainmail, but
      > horribly
      > > time consuming!
      >
      >
      >


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