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by Sean Karp
Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Makers of one handed feder swords.
Replies: 1
Views: 230

Re: Makers of one handed feder swords.

Talk to Darkwood Armory, Alchem Fencing, Lutel, and Castille Armory.
by Sean Karp
Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Misc. HEMA Topics
Topic: Pluderhosen Resources (DIY or Where To Buy)
Replies: 2
Views: 707

Re: Pluderhosen Resources (DIY or Where To Buy)

Linen Garb sells some pants that may work for you.
by Sean Karp
Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Sparring equipment for hot weather
Replies: 1
Views: 408

Re: Sparring equipment for hot weather

I would contact Forge: Martial fitness. They are located at 3F CFB Bldg., Phase 3, Aguirre Avenue, BF Homes Paranaque Parañaque. Their phone number is +63 998 984 1901 Contact Jericho Viejo and see what he uses. You can also make a gambeson out of a few layers of pure flax linen and stuffed with hor...
by Sean Karp
Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: Research & Techniques
Topic: Training an Unsupported Style
Replies: 1
Views: 386

Re: Training an Unsupported Style

Have you contacted the local SCA community and seen if anyone is doing Cut & Thrust with that style?
by Sean Karp
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Misc. HEMA Topics
Topic: Armor and Gunpowder
Replies: 5
Views: 2285

Re: Armor and Gunpowder

Good stuff. Thank you.

Of note, in my profile pic I'm wearing modern armor for use on a modern "horse".
by Sean Karp
Thu Oct 06, 2016 8:22 am
Forum: Misc. HEMA Topics
Topic: Concussions, informed consent, and CTE
Replies: 0
Views: 268

Concussions, informed consent, and CTE

Diglach Mac Cein just left this message on the Armor Archive, we should all read it- "Well, two weeks ago my fighting career was ended due to the effects of concussions. Now, to be clear - I played a LOT of impact sports beyond SCA. So it isn't just SCA that caused it. But is was a factor. My d...
by Sean Karp
Sun Sep 11, 2016 3:34 pm
Forum: Misc. HEMA Topics
Topic: Ideal federschwert length for a tall beginner?
Replies: 1
Views: 244

Re: Ideal federschwert length for a tall beginner?

50-55 inches should do you fine. Remember that you will have the advantage few do what is long for some will be fine for you. The handle would be my main worry as I assume your hands are a bit large yes? A comfy handle will be most important. If you do more Italian stuff a shorter relative grip migh...
by Sean Karp
Sun Sep 11, 2016 3:12 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Getting starter: Spanish rapier style
Replies: 1
Views: 316

Re: Getting starter: Spanish rapier style

I would go onto Facebook if you can and ask Puck Curtis or Kevin Murakoshi about that as they are both teachers in the style you're looking into and would know well what to get.
by Sean Karp
Sun Sep 11, 2016 3:00 pm
Forum: Misc. HEMA Topics
Topic: Logic, Argument and HEMA
Replies: 3
Views: 2179

Re: Logic, Argument and HEMA

Good article. How would you deal with someone that says I'm wrong about martial thing X, so I asked if he would be willing to spar to put his assertion to the test, and he said yes. His claim was shown to not only be wrong but very wrong. He then claimed that I was still wrong becasue "In a rea...
by Sean Karp
Sun Sep 11, 2016 2:46 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: New histfenc/SPES jacket: The Hussar
Replies: 4
Views: 1037

Re: New histfenc/SPES jacket: The Hussar

Dulmit wrote:The cost is high.


It was originally listed for 350 Polish Zloty, now it is showing Euro's to be the currency. Which is correct?

Because 1 PLN = 0.26 USD but 1 EUR = 1.12 USD because that's a difference of 301 US Dollars all told.

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