NK - greeves
big_daddy_baulsac at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 2 10:51:22 PDT 2000
just fyi there edmund ill be at fighter this coming
wednesday and possibly on satuday.yes be afraid be
--- Shohn Rodgers <shohnr at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Just FYI, Baulsac, my helm is a sugarloaf, although
> it's swept back a little
> more than the classic shape. Maybe someday you'll
> be at fighter practice
> and can get a better look at it.
> >From: Hugh & Belinda Niewoehner
> <the_burg at busprod.com>
> >Reply-To: Northkeep at ansteorra.org
> >To: Northkeep at ansteorra.org
> >Subject: Re: NK - greeves
> >Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2000 21:56:03 -0500
> >Frederick Addington wrote:
> > >
> > > arent spangleheims those hemets that have a
> point at
> > > the top of them no way those are like not kool.
> >Spangenhelms are typically norse, saxon, or Norman.
> They can be pointed
> >or rounded across the top. Thorgrim's is a rounded
> spangen. Angus
> >wears a classic spangen, and I wear a Norman
> "Bullet". And, sorry, but
> >they are _very_ cool. That little bit of slope is
> great for turning
> >what would be marginal shots into completely
> glancing blows.
> > > my
> > > helm is going to look like wiggens or viggens or
> > > whatever. not pointy like edmunds.
> >Viggens helm is a bascinet or barbutte. Depending
> on pattern, it could
> >be extremely early period (Greek) or fairly late
> >(Italian/French). If you are going to get a
> Barbutte. The best way to
> >pad it for your head is to put webbing straps
> across the inside of the
> >helm. Alot like army helmets. Just ask Gest.
> He's got one of the
> >finest I've ever seen. heh heh heh. Or heard for
> that matter.
> > Damon
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