Blunts at Gulf Wars (fwd)
ritchie at fn5.freenet.tlh.fl.us
Fri Jan 31 22:51:37 PST 1997
- Thought you guys should see this:
> > > It looks like Baldar Blunts are legal for Gulf War. (To wit: from
> > the Gulf Wars web site under fighting conventions: under "Allowed: -
> > ...All SCA approved combat arrows". From the Marshal of the
> Society's Archery Deputy in an e-mail dated 2/3/97:
> > Date: Mon, 3 Feb 1997 05:53:20 -0800 (PST)
> > From: John Edgerton <sirjon at netcom.com>
> > To: Michael Ely <mely at freenet.columbus.oh.us
> > Subject: Re: marshals handbook
> > The Baldars blunts are safe for use.
> > Based on the results of the testing that has been sent to me, and the
> > opinions of the testers, they pass our testing.
> > I just got the test results from Atlantia yesterday.
> > I would prefer to say that they pass our tests rather than we reconmend
> > them. I do not think we should be reconmending any product, just saying
> > that it is safe or not.
> > Howerver, on a personal, non-offical, opinion I would recondmend them.
> >snip on golf tubes/Atenveldt<
> > Jon
> > > On Mon, 3 Feb 1997, Michael Ely wrote:
> > >
> > > Jon,
> > >I need a definate answer on the new combat points. You seem to be saying
> > >they are okay for use, but I want to be sure.
> > > Comar
> For those of you who don't keep up with the Rialto, these are
> a new type of manufactured combat arrow head being sold out of
> Trimaris. From my research on the net, these look to be Very Nifty.
> Thy are supposed to have the range of 3/4" blunts but are 1.5" in
> diamater and aerodynamic. They are not as expensive as Thistle
> Missiles but still run about two bucks apiece. I'm going to stock up
> on some as "sniper rounds" for special shots, like white belts. They
> are supposed to last much longer than home-builts, so I'll use them
> for practice and therefore train my aim for the more uniform shots.
> The address is asgard at fdt.net, but he says that the web page is
> coming next week.
> I'll keep you posted on this, Cyrus Major
BTW - I've seen all this as well, and have 75 of 'em on their
way to me & my lady.
(the guy who had those little black egg-shaped bolt heads last Gulf War)
(ritchie at freenet.tlh.fl.us)
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