[Ansteorra] Helm question

James Crouchet jtc at io.com
Sun Nov 4 19:22:01 PST 2001

Doré asked:

> > I've seen period examples of helms with a circle of holes drilled over
> > the ears to make it easier to hear inside the helm.
> >
> > So is it legal to do that to a helm for armored fighting? Obviously if
> > you drilled so many holes that it weakened the helm, that would be a
> > problem but is it ok otherwise?

Carl replied:
> It is legal so long as the holes do not allow a 1" dowel rod.

[chuckle] I'm thinking of holes about 1/16 inch in diameter. Not much
problem, I guess.


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