[Ansteorra] Re: siloflex problem

Robert Stewart skerritheviking at yahoo.com
Mon May 12 16:25:25 PDT 2003

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This thing of the siloflex flying off the rattan sounds like the person making the siloflex encased sword is not doing it properly.skerri

James Crouchet <jtc at io.com> wrote:The siloflex swords I have seen don't have siloflex on the grip, just the
blade. Thus the solution to this problem is simple; when you swing the
sword be sure to hold it by the rattan grip, not the siloflex blade.

Dore (ducking and running for cover)

>We have encountered a problem with siloflex tubes. It seems that under
> the right conditions the rattan can launch out of the tube like a
> missile. Be warned: this is incredibly hazardous!I have sent all
> pertinent information to the Earl Marshall and await his decision on the
> matter.There will be a temporary ban on all siloflex swords on any
> official combat field in Seawinds until the Earl Marshal can resolve
> this safety issue.

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