[Ansteorra] Armor Clarifications
drwise at houston.rr.com
Tue Mar 20 11:54:34 PDT 2007
So for a bit more clarification on #3, the leather tabs are no longer
sufficient to supplement the camail for the top of the neck? Also, I
would assume that a properly padded arming coat can incorporate the
required padding? Thanks in advance.
Jean Paul de Sens wrote:
>I'll be adding this to next Months Black Star Report (May) but I wanted to
>get these clarifications from problems at war out into the populace.
>Regarding Gorgets and neck protection:
>#1) If it's metal, it does not have to be padded.
>#2) If it's an aventail or camail, and it doesn't touch your larynx or spine
>(C7 vertebrae or above) while hanging down, it does not have to be padded.
>#3) If it's an aventail or camail, and it *does* touch your larynx or spine
>(C7 vertebrae or above) while hanging down, it does have to have 1/4" of
>padding on those areas.
>#4) Leather gorgets require 1/4" of padding.
>#1) They do no have to be padded.
>Those seemed to be the major issues, and I'll post if any other ones crop
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