[Hellsgate] Fighter Loaner gear
colsith at gmail.com
Fri Mar 4 18:31:05 PST 2011
Actually, don't get the Zen Warrior ones. Talk to Don Pieter down in
Bjornsborg. He can get the Hanwei 37 in for about $100.
On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 7:45 PM, John Atkinson <johnmatkinson at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 7:11 PM, Ken Riley <grimthebald at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > We have one mask, one hood and 4 jackets (3 are on the small side). I'm
> > at getting a rapier gorget, rapier gloves, and a rapier with an epee
> blade. The
> > total will be about $235 plus shipping. Anything else that we may need
> will be
> > made by members of the group. The goal is to have one set of rapier gear
> > now.
> We need to get a proper heavy rapier. Epees aren't used in Ansteorra
> except in Youth Fighting, and cannot be used in practice against heavy
> rapiers. They are too lightweight and will bend in half if used to
> parry. The cheapest ones are the Zen Warrior ones, or I would
> cheerfully look for one at War, just give me a price limit. Zen
> Warrior rapiers with a 37" blade can be had for $120 plus shipping, to
> give you an idea of what I'm talking about.
> Also, to save money on gloves, go to a surplus store and buy those
> basic training black leather ones. They work just fine.
> "Thousands of Sarmatians, Thousands of Franks, we've slain them again
> and again. We're looking for thousands of Persians."
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