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  Topic: Wire required to make a hauberk
Androidtribble

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 10:53 pm   Subject: Wire required to make a hauberk
I read somewhere that for the average person a maille hauberk would use roughly a mile of wire and weigh 40 pounds is this correct?
  Topic: Hi new and so glad to find this site.
Androidtribble

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Oct 14, 2014 7:11 am   Subject: Hi new and so glad to find this site.
Greetings to the man from Earth! Glad to have you here and hope you enjoy the forum... oh yeah and http://www.mailleartisans.org/board/viewtopic.php?t=18870 has a guy who needs your expertise.

PS A ...
  Topic: Will I be able to move?
Androidtribble

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Sep 20, 2014 7:00 am   Subject: Will I be able to move?
Hrrmm... hot working capability is a maybe, I have lots of wood, I have researched period bloomeries, and I have refined charcoal before and worked with the furnaces (though I can't do it long... 1100 ...
  Topic: Will I be able to move?
Androidtribble

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 10:25 pm   Subject: Will I be able to move?
Unrelated... the local hardware store is trying to tell me that their 16 gauge galvy wire holds 6750 lbs... as a physics student I am not buying it. Thought you guys might find it humourous though
  Topic: Will I be able to move?
Androidtribble

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 10:10 pm   Subject: Will I be able to move?
Thanks everyone! I thought I might be overdoing it a little... lol. Anyway I intended on using real (blunted) swords (I am leader of the local group which hopes to be formed... sadly I have as much ex ...
  Topic: Alpha Project Update Request
Androidtribble

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PostForum: Group Projects   Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 3:32 am   Subject: Alpha Project Update Request
Hello Catherine, sorry that no one got back to you yet. I believe the alpha project is completed:

Third Contest - Alpha Project
http://www.mailleartisans.org/articles/images/538-mail_patcha.jpg
  Topic: So I'm starting a store...
Androidtribble

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 3:19 am   Subject: So I'm starting a store...
What kind of things will you be selling? I would love to find a supplier of punched rings and wrought iron wire (which is NOT what is created when you de-galvanize steel.)

Also, remember, maille is ...
  Topic: Will I be able to move?
Androidtribble

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 1:21 am   Subject: Will I be able to move?
I would appreciate help from any experienced LARPers. Anyway, I intend on making a hauberk and leg guards from riveted galvy (16 gauge), wearing a cote of plates, and a gambeson.

Hauberk estimates: ...
  Topic: Getting Wire
Androidtribble

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 12:49 am   Subject: Getting Wire
No, I read somewhere that pack carburization was standard for period maille.

Also, this is off topic but I was thinking about it for some reason... "Armour in England" is availa ...
  Topic: Getting Wire
Androidtribble

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 5:45 pm   Subject: Re: Authentic Wire
Well, that is all I needed to know. There is not enough interest in it for the expense, and I don't really care that much either lol. However, if I ever get good enough to make a museum quality piece ...
  Topic: New to the site and have a question about wire
Androidtribble

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Sep 09, 2014 7:36 pm   Subject: New to the site and have a question about wire
First, TRL sells anodized pre-made rings (I have not found a supplier of anodized wire yet, but I have personally found heating and then water cooling the aluminum (700 degree F difference roughly) wi ...
  Topic: Getting Wire
Androidtribble

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Sep 02, 2014 11:46 am   Subject: Authentic Links
I have not been able to find a supplier for wrought iron wire for links; so if I were to put the resources (this will take time... a lot of time) in to building a bloomery and learning the technique h ...
  Topic: Maillin' Music
Androidtribble

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PostForum: Chat   Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 2:56 pm   Subject: Maillin' Music
It depends on who the maille is for, if it is my own: Shostakovich Symphony 12
Brahms Symphony 4
Shostakovich Symphony 10
Rachmaninoff Sy ...
  Topic: Birthday Gift?
Androidtribble

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PostForum: Chat   Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 2:47 pm   Subject: Birthday Gift?
Wow, that is great. I wonder how they anodized it in that pattern.
  Topic: ***Brainstorming for the theme of contest 26***
Androidtribble

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PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 2:45 pm   Subject: ***Brainstorming for the theme of contest 26***
I second Time.
 
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