Re: [sig] Re: body armour response
- 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.
--- jalid <frostdruid@...> wrote:
> I am an Ottoman Turk and am interested in seeing
> the bakherets came out. please take and send a few
> i would appreciate it greatly. i have thought of
> the idea of
> plate & mail armour for a while but have never seen
> done. and of course, after taking a few hits in it,
> 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
> of plates did you use. my thought has been to get a
> 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
> option of re-arranging, scrapping, resizing, etc.
> let me
> know what your thoughts are.
> > As for the bakherets, I finished the article
> > before I finished making and connecting the 1100
> > X 4" plates togethor with chainmail links. Very
> > looking with the suppleness of chainmail, but
> > time consuming!
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