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  Topic: My Head Hurts!
Flowstone

Replies: 12
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Oct 05, 2005 4:41 am   Subject: My Head Hurts!
Can anyone comment on how easy titanium rings are to close?
Because copper is like butter, galvy is like bread, and stainless is well, a pain..
so is it worth the money for the lighter, just as stro ...
  Topic: Who would've thunk it.....
Flowstone

Replies: 33
Views: 4032

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Oct 05, 2005 4:35 am   Subject: Who would've thunk it.....
speaking of it...
SOIL DEPLETION!!??!
Ok, maybe if Africa, or the Down Under.... but look, if you live in the US and make chain mail, odds are, you have good soil.
And it's not like depleted soil ...
  Topic: Who would've thunk it.....
Flowstone

Replies: 33
Views: 4032

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Oct 05, 2005 4:25 am   Subject: Who would've thunk it.....
Mikal , I've seen you talk about dumper diving for compost things, and now, more compost preaching...
I have a compost bed, but it's no big deal... I throw stuff out there, let it rot, next year I us ...
  Topic: Bullet proof chainmaille and armor plates
Flowstone

Replies: 66
Views: 10825

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2005 7:36 am   Subject: Bullet proof chainmaille and armor plates
Macks, thanks for clearing it up for the kids...
I'm not saying I'm going to be running around at pre planned crime scenes in chain maile trying to take bullets from an Ak with Uzi backup!
oh no. BU ...
  Topic: Bullet proof chainmaille and armor plates
Flowstone

Replies: 66
Views: 10825

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2005 7:26 am   Subject: Bullet proof chainmaille and armor plates
ClymAngus

Your wisdom is welcome here always...
( and you're a general of words..)
So as a captain of this space on a wet and stormy night I say,
I'm not sure of your final conclusion that anyt ...
  Topic: Practical chainmail- riding a motor bike?
Flowstone

Replies: 23
Views: 7725

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2005 7:11 am   Subject: Practical chainmail- riding a motor bike?
Very interesting INDEED!
The way a mailer thinks... it's like you're born for it... and the people who are drawn to mail tend to think like the others.

I already have a helmet... and maile... now ...
  Topic: Bullet proof chainmaille and armor plates
Flowstone

Replies: 66
Views: 10825

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2005 5:37 am   Subject: Bullet proof chainmaille and armor plates
Thank you for your opinions
I heard in the 'wild wild west' outlaws and sherifs would wear thick steel plates under their clothes...
such practices were deemed 'un-honorable' by the 'code of war'
B ...
  Topic: Practical chainmail- riding a motor bike?
Flowstone

Replies: 23
Views: 7725

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Oct 02, 2005 2:44 pm   Subject: Practical chainmail- riding a motor bike?
I was just thinking how nice it would be to have a suit of mail on in a bike crash..

OR! would this be a bad idea because of the increased weight(meaning the momentum causes you to be thrown father ...
  Topic: Bullet proof chainmaille and armor plates
Flowstone

Replies: 66
Views: 10825

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Oct 02, 2005 2:39 pm   Subject: Bullet proof chainmaille and armor plates
What sort of weave and plate combo am I looking at to stop the standard 22 calibar pistol(weakest of pistols)... and how about the higher grade weapons..?
can metal weaves and plate stop bullets, lik ...
  Topic: Chain Maille Gloves
Flowstone

Replies: 6
Views: 7106

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Jun 10, 2005 7:57 pm   Subject: Chain Maille Gloves
Cool.

I went through the gallery last night and got a pretty good idea what size rings and materials i need to use.
I just need to grasp the basic concept of how to put the glove together, if you ...
  Topic: Chain Maille Gloves
Flowstone

Replies: 6
Views: 7106

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Jun 10, 2005 5:38 am   Subject: Chain Maille Gloves
I've completed two bracer projects. I've used copper and galvanized steel in three different sizes and several European styles. I know about 4 weaves. I'm ready to either take on a hauberk or a pair o ...
  Topic: Copper
Flowstone

Replies: 22
Views: 2746

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Jun 07, 2005 9:54 pm   Subject: Copper
Looks like you guys answered my questions.
I agree with you guys.. I .... LOVE.... working with copper. It's so easy to bend. I even made half a E4in1 3/8" bracer out of copper in just a couple hours ...
  Topic: Copper
Flowstone

Replies: 22
Views: 2746

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Jun 07, 2005 8:37 am   Subject: Copper
Can anyone tell me the ups and downs of copper?
I've kind of realized it is soft and I don't think I want to make a hauberk out of it, beause it would not hold up.
But I'm making a matching bracer o ...
  Topic: Shining up galvy?
Flowstone

Replies: 15
Views: 2269

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Jun 05, 2005 8:16 pm   Subject: Shining up galvy?
There is a 3 page thread over in TRL FAQ forum about this exact topic. I don't like to cross reference but it's on the first page. Check it out, great ideas there, and it covers everything.
  Topic: Things about maille we love!
Flowstone

Replies: 25
Views: 2587

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Jun 04, 2005 12:32 am   Subject: Things about maille we love!
I'm tired of all this hate, so just masturbate!
Stretch your wire straight, roll some rings late,
and tell us what you love, nothing irate Coif Smiley


Here's what I love about chainmail, during my ow ...
 
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