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by Pringle
Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Anniversary Dinner
Replies: 1
Views: 3614

Re: Anniversary Dinner

From Facebook... Melissa Hainsworth, just now Deli Fuego is booked now for the Thursday the 26th of September for our anniversary party. table booked for 8.30pm under Melissa. I've booked it for roughly 20 people, but it would be good if people could RSVP below so that we can let them know if it en...
by Pringle
Mon Sep 02, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Academy Resources
Topic: Vest Instructions
Replies: 1
Views: 3560

Vest Instructions

From Melissa, 3 November 2018

Here are some basic instructions for the padded vest. It's more like instruction overview as its not very detailed, but if you have any questions about it don't hesitate to ask.
by Pringle
Mon Sep 02, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Academy Resources
Topic: Fiore's Longsword Wards
Replies: 0
Views: 2257

Fiore's Longsword Wards

Fiore's wards for longsword in two hands.
by Pringle
Mon Sep 02, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Academy Resources
Topic: Overview of the Ranks (plus exam details)
Replies: 0
Views: 2255

Overview of the Ranks (plus exam details)

It is important to note that taking exams is entirely optional and exists primarily as a way to measure your own progression. Overview of the Ranks Jordan Mock, Monday 10th June 2019 Below is an excerpt from the Academy Handbook and includes most of the ranks within the Academy of Steel. There are a...
by Pringle
Mon Sep 02, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Anniversary Dinner
Replies: 1
Views: 3614

Anniversary Dinner

From Facebook, slightly paraphrased... Jordan Mock, 30 August at 10:46 Hey folks. At some point in September (it is looking like the end of September), the Academy of Steel will be celebrating it's one year anniversary at Deli Fuego. Preferably, we would head there on a Thursday rather than after c...
by Pringle
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Regenyei Swords
Replies: 0
Views: 3473

Regenyei Swords

I'm going to slightly paraphrase a post from the old forums... A few people have asked about the feder, arming sword and rondel that I ordered so... I ordered them from Regenyei (http://regenyei.com/en_index.php) there aren't necessarily the "best" but they are excellent work horse swords and genera...
by Pringle
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Gambesons, fencing jackets
Replies: 2
Views: 3345

Re: Gambesons, fencing jackets

Originally posted by Allan, Jun 20, 2019 @ 17:06 Officers Jacket -Spes 350N Sexy looking and I don’t just mean on me :) Light and manoverable as hell. Add a chest protector, arm guards and a throat guard and it’s basically a 800N. As with any fully enclosed jacket hydration is still important. I’m ...
by Pringle
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Gambesons, fencing jackets
Replies: 2
Views: 3345

Re: Gambesons, fencing jackets

Originally posted by Ben, Jun 11, 2019 @ 21:22 I'm not sure exactly which jacket Jordan has but it looks like THOKK have acquired at least some of the Gajardoni designs (the "Challenge" and the "Diamond") based on this post at the end of May... https://www.facebook.com/thokkhistoricalfencing/posts/...
by Pringle
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Gambesons, fencing jackets
Replies: 2
Views: 3345

Gambesons, fencing jackets

Originally posted by Melissa, Jun 7, 2019 @ 13:39 A few people have now purchased gambesons from various companies, so I thought it would be a good thing for people to post reviews of them here for anyone interested in getting one for themselves. I intend to start similar threads for other types of...
by Pringle
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Fencing Masks
Replies: 1
Views: 2767

Re: Fencing Masks

Originally posted by Ben, Jun 11, 2019 @ 21:14 So I went for the level 2 Red Dragon because I hadn't had much chance to try other masks and I knew I was happy with the RD sizing (I went for XL to accommodate glasses). It feels like it's quite a lot better made than the level 1, the surround over wh...