[Ansteorra-rapier] Longsword trainer helmet

Chris Zakes dontivar at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 18:19:18 PDT 2011

At 08:09 PM 8/23/2011, you wrote:

>Ive been out of the sca for a little over 2 years now, due to my 
>mundane job. Now im about to return to ansteorra and rebuild my 
>rapier gear. Concerning a mask/helmet... The longsword trainer 
>helmet on darkwood armory, does anyone have expierience with it? 
>what are your opinions? If anyone has one, then what are the measurments?
>My idea was to buy one, wear a gorget under it, and to hang welded 
>chainmail around the lower rim as if it were aventail (to compensate 
>for the lack of neck coverage given by normal fencing masks). The 
>chainmail would be from the ringmesh.com website, because it has 
>already been proven to pass the punch test.
>Would this be acceptable to the rules? Would it pass inspection?

It *sounds* like it would work, but it's hard to say for sure without 
looking at the actual helm, gorget and mail aventail on your head.

         -Tivar Moondragon 

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