[Ansteorra] Ansteorra Digest, Vol 59, Issue 28
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Tue Mar 29 22:15:17 PDT 2011
Where perchance is this place you know of, where people are 'selling' their lifeblood?
While I have given gallons,(most of it mine) it has always been 'donations'.
In these times I could use the money.
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are allowed to remain children all our lives. (Albert Einstein)
> Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2011 13:50:50 -0500
> From: colsith at gmail.com
> To: ansteorra at lists.ansteorra.org
> Subject: Re: [Ansteorra] Ansteorra Digest, Vol 59, Issue 28
> One problem with what you are proposing, Good Sir. That helmet is not
> legal, as is. You still need to add the perf plate or somthing to the eye
> slot. Now, that is not expensive and most people have someone around that
> can help weld it in place or attach it somehow...
> But as is, that is not a legal helmet.
> Don Avery
> Kingdom ER Rapier Marshal
> > Message: 15
> > Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2011 13:46:38 -0500
> > From: Casey Weed <seoseaweed at gmail.com>
> > To: "Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <ansteorra at lists.ansteorra.org>
> > Subject: Re: [Ansteorra] painting fencing masks
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> > Purist here. To me the painted fencing mask is the rapier combat
> > equivalent
> > of the pink stuffed animal crest on a spun-dome, bar-grill starter helmet
> > (attached with the prerequisite bunjee cord).
> > Entry costs of fencing helmets that approximate renaissance face protection
> > has dropped to an all time low (thank you, India). There's really no
> > reason
> > not to spend the extra $60.
> > http://edmonton.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-sell-sports-bikes-Black-Fencing-Mask-FIE-400-Newtons-W0QQAdIdZ250517787for
> > $65 plus another $25 in material for the hood bits
> > or this...
> > http://therionarms.com/reenact/therionarms_c1250.html $150
> > That's three twenty dollar bills and you don't have to sew anything; even
> > if
> > you're as broke as a church mouse you could give plasma twice and you can
> > have some left over. How much is your time worth? And Therion is local to
> > Austin.
> > Sir D.
> > On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 1:21 PM, Stefan li Rous
> > <StefanliRous at austin.rr.com>wrote:
> > > Greetings,
> > >
> > > The subject of painting modern fencing masks used for SCA rapier combat
> > has
> > > come up recently on the Trimaris list. The idea is apparently to paint a
> > > "face, an animal, of a helm" on the grill of the mask. One of the strong
> > > points of SCA vs. the LARP groups has been the ability to look for period
> > > examples and "see what they did", but I don't know that there are any
> > > equivalents.
> > >
> > > I would be interested in hearing if this is done in your area and any
> > > opinions or ideas, pro or con, on this subject.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Stefan
> > >
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