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by Skevmeister
Tue Jun 26, 2007 7:47 am
Forum: General History
Topic: making crosbows...........
Replies: 1
Views: 1050

Steve, Moved this to general History as the Help Section is for technical help relating to the site only

Alixx
by Skevmeister
Thu May 10, 2007 8:46 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: How to tell who is a Knight.
Replies: 333
Views: 29183

I have to say Wayland I am very suprised by your comment on your pauldrons I hadn't realised this was such a "sensitive"subject, but I really honestly can't take my helmet off when I wear them, I also didn't realise it was a problem as I see plenty of other people being helped off with he...
by Skevmeister
Wed May 09, 2007 4:01 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: How to tell who is a Knight.
Replies: 333
Views: 29183

I have to say Wayland I am very suprised by your comment on your pauldrons as they wouldn't be doing ther job if they restricy your movement, so badly, but what you could have is a mxiture of two items that stop this articualtion correctly as in your spaulders and pauldrons, may not work together an...
by Skevmeister
Wed Apr 18, 2007 4:22 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Big Plunge Off the Deep end!
Replies: 8
Views: 1808

Fillonius,

Wishing you good luck on your first outing

Alixx
by Skevmeister
Tue Mar 27, 2007 1:37 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: How to help a beginner
Replies: 53
Views: 6830

Stand next to scoooooooooootttttttiiiiiiissssssssh, poke somebody and duck behind him. Stay aware, stay focused, and stay with you oppos, as this will allow you to take part in teh thick of it and also be protected if its get to serious an dthey think that you may need a bit of back up; but more imp...
by Skevmeister
Wed Mar 14, 2007 6:14 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Surcote for a knigat
Replies: 11
Views: 2045

Nige,

I know 2d does, but you.......... well :D :shock: :twisted:
[Returning the thread back from CUBA right now]
by Skevmeister
Wed Mar 14, 2007 4:34 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Surcote for a knigat
Replies: 11
Views: 2045

Colin,

I reckon Pol will be in good hgands when he talks to Deb's

Alixx
by Skevmeister
Thu Feb 22, 2007 9:39 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Advice on Swords.
Replies: 30
Views: 15443

Well personally I would go for in this order Paul Binns Kovex Ars and then Lancaster Armouries Not that uncle Rogers are a third option, in fact I would say that with hsi expereience and teh longevity fo some of his swords they are some of the best ones I have come across, but mines down to weight, ...
by Skevmeister
Wed Feb 14, 2007 9:42 am
Forum: General History
Topic: How to help a beginner
Replies: 53
Views: 6830

Sara if you speak nicely to your freindly neighbour hood armourer, he might be able to put you together some nice thick steel mittens just your size? that can protect your hands if you insist on waving that pointy stick. But to iterate the EMA and MS have good guildines on kit standards for battles ...
by Skevmeister
Tue Feb 13, 2007 8:57 am
Forum: General History
Topic: How to help a beginner
Replies: 53
Views: 6830

Sara, moving this to general history for you. So that you can get the advice of teh more learned of our forum members

Skev
by Skevmeister
Tue Feb 06, 2007 2:59 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Authentic Colour?
Replies: 31
Views: 2907

Frances, why don't you pop along to the NHLF and see the lovely Sally with a swatch and you can then peruse her lovely soaps and Gareths lovely craftsman ship as well (oh and you can buy some of there books 'cos Gareths books on what to do with the squiggly bits of animals is good) (Undisguised Plug...
by Skevmeister
Tue Feb 06, 2007 12:04 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Authentic Colour?
Replies: 31
Views: 2907

Frances, I'd PM Gregory23B and Sally as they would have a much better idea
by Skevmeister
Tue Jan 16, 2007 12:47 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: stuck for the next authentic thing for your camp!
Replies: 23
Views: 5545

Stuck At The Top.

Skev
by Skevmeister
Mon Jan 08, 2007 5:34 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Exporting reindeer skins to the UK?
Replies: 4
Views: 1095

torsjug, you can also speak to GyrthofWiccewho posts on thsi forum I know that he imports reindeer skins already

Just PM him
by Skevmeister
Thu Nov 02, 2006 10:35 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Acid Etching
Replies: 19
Views: 2412

100L tank wow, that's some acid.

Tyhanks for your help in this

Skev
by Skevmeister
Wed Nov 01, 2006 2:37 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Acid Etching
Replies: 19
Views: 2412

FYI, Mapilns do ferric chloride crystals enough to one pint of teh stuff. One more question if I wanted to do the side of a helmet as an example of a strange shaped object I would assume that I would need to.... Clamp helmet securely so that what I want to etch is upright and build a dam around it a...
by Skevmeister
Wed Nov 01, 2006 2:16 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Acid Etching
Replies: 19
Views: 2412

I love you guys this has been amazingly helpful, it never ceases to amze me how much knowledge you can glean from this forum


Fantastic.....


Bleedin Amazin

Skev
by Skevmeister
Tue Oct 31, 2006 4:47 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Acid Etching
Replies: 19
Views: 2412

Acid Etching

OK I want to be able to do Acid etching on plates etc, for my armour but I am unable to find anywhere that does the kits. Or if there are those out there with a wider learning that could advise me on Acids, and teh such liek that would allow me to be able to do this safely and effectively

Alixx
by Skevmeister
Mon Oct 30, 2006 4:40 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Spiritual connection
Replies: 26
Views: 3830

And as long as you stick to the earlier clank period armour was so much more sexy and then just gets proper weird towards the later parts with long steel skirts on the tourney armour....... Wierdness abounds I tell you.

Skev
by Skevmeister
Mon Oct 30, 2006 3:20 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Spiritual connection
Replies: 26
Views: 3830

Cat LMFAO, taking on all of the TDOW and one of those cross dresses as well adn I would love too see somebody tell the TQO she had to stay back at camp and do teh washing up !! I did love Bosworth when you where left by your lot and I chased you for a bit, you with your long pointy stick and me wi j...
by Skevmeister
Mon Oct 30, 2006 3:13 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Arming Jack / Doublet
Replies: 13
Views: 1975

Can I just say that I have heard nothing but Praise for 2d's stuff and I have perused her stuff as well and it look spretty bleeding amazing to me, and her knowledge and advice regarding this on this forum has also been pretty bleeding profund.

Skev
by Skevmeister
Fri Oct 27, 2006 2:12 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: rust
Replies: 8
Views: 2497

tony go to the armourarchive.org they will have you anser there with loads of different ways of doing it

Skev
by Skevmeister
Fri Oct 27, 2006 2:11 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Bowed psaltery
Replies: 28
Views: 3933

I want to go back to learning the Bass guitar You don't want to buy one do you? I've still got one at Mum's house that she keeps telling me to get rid of.... Sal I would love to but :.......................... EXACTLY WHEN would I get time to practice :D :shock: :D, would that be in the closed seas...
by Skevmeister
Fri Oct 27, 2006 11:21 am
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Bowed psaltery
Replies: 28
Views: 3933

I want to go back to learning the Bass guitar, used to play a bit and really enjoyed it I am not really smart enough to remember complex stuff so a bass suited me, just to smart to be a drummer :D :shock: :evil:
by Skevmeister
Mon Oct 09, 2006 2:42 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: leg wraps for Saxon soliders
Replies: 9
Views: 1161

moved to costume for better exposure

Skev
by Skevmeister
Thu Sep 28, 2006 10:22 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Dragons breath
Replies: 26
Views: 4818

I want to see the cloud of debris pictures myself that would look awesome
by Skevmeister
Fri Sep 22, 2006 5:00 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Coats of Arms
Replies: 8
Views: 1392

We wont lose the thread dickie. Se how many other think that they want the thread stickying
by Skevmeister
Fri Sep 22, 2006 2:21 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Re-enactment groups in Warwick Uni Area
Replies: 14
Views: 3027

Nik moved to general history as this gets more visitors
by Skevmeister
Fri Sep 22, 2006 2:17 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Coats of Arms
Replies: 8
Views: 1392

moveing to general history and please people ignore the zomi coment I am aware and have already locked on post which looks to be spam. If I dont get aa response to my request on that on ethen I will edit his comments in this thread.

skev
by Skevmeister
Fri Sep 22, 2006 8:53 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Midlands groups
Replies: 6
Views: 1317

moved to general history

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