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  Topic: Lightest costume mail for kids?
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Dec 29, 2003 1:30 pm   Subject: Lightest costume mail for kids?
I'd like to know which combination of wire thickness and ring's inner diameter in Al yields the lightest butted mail that still is able to hold its own weigh without tearing itself open, because I'm p ...
  Topic: Chainmaille ballistics testing
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2000 5:00 am   Subject: Chainmaille ballistics testing
re: coloring kevlar; it certainly doesn't take dye but you can buy the kevlar cloth already colored.

Not VERY mail-related at all, but interesting bit of trivia Smile
  Topic: Corduroy/Gridlock vs Euro 4-1
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PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2000 5:00 am   Subject: Corduroy/Gridlock vs Euro 4-1

On 2003-01-16 22:33, lorenzo wrote:
Courderouy is actually more inflexible, it may have some extra stretch in the width direction but there is very little stretch in the length direction if any.
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  Topic: Corduroy/Gridlock vs Euro 4-1
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PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2000 5:00 am   Subject: Corduroy/Gridlock vs Euro 4-1
Thanks... something makes me wonder then why they choose that weave for a machine-made glove, since almost all machine-made stuff is 4-1.

Never having actually handled that weave, I at first thoug ...
  Topic: Corduroy/Gridlock vs Euro 4-1
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PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2000 5:00 am   Subject: Corduroy/Gridlock vs Euro 4-1
Could someone enlighten me about what are the diferent properties (flexibility, strength...) of Corduroy/Gridlock vs the very similar Euro 4-1?

I ask because I'm about to buy a butcher glove, I've ...
  Topic: Chainmaille ballistics testing
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2000 5:00 am   Subject: Chainmaille ballistics testing

On 2003-01-14 18:55, Thomas wrote:

On 2003-01-13 18:09, Dragorlad wrote:
if your weave was tight enough than there would be little chance of a shotgun pellet penetrating.


The problem with f ...
  Topic: Elfsheet weave how-to wanted
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PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2000 5:00 am   Subject: Elfsheet weave how-to wanted
You know... even if you can't manage to figure how to do expansions / contractions / 45 deegres seams with this weave sheet, there are some historical mails that didn't use any of these. I've just sub ...
  Topic: Temperature in "Hardening and Softening High Carbon Steel":
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PostForum: Articles Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2000 5:00 am   Subject: Temperature in "Hardening and Softening High Carbon Steel":
Thanx.

<joke>You know, I should have realized it was Farenheit since the Celsius-using world (that's roughly the world but the USA) Smile uses the two-letters Celsius notation, "?C&quo ...
  Topic: Elfsheet weave how-to wanted
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PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2000 5:00 am   Subject: Elfsheet weave how-to wanted

On 2002-12-25 20:17, cohort wrote:
Naddy, with your permission, I'd like to submit the post above as a tutorial article (rather than some forum post that will wither away into obscurity...).


T ...
  Topic: Elfsheet weave how-to wanted
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PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2000 5:00 am   Subject: Elfsheet weave how-to wanted
Thanks a lot for the info (if you mean the pic at http://www.chainmaille.prohosting.com/Gall/elf2.JPG ), but I fear I'm unable to follow the indications of the pic. Step 1seems to be two 1-1 chains, s ...
  Topic: Temperature in "Hardening and Softening High Carbon Steel":
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PostForum: Articles Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2000 5:00 am   Subject: Temperature in "Hardening and Softening High Carbon Steel":
I think the subject says it all Smile

when in the article "Hardening and Softening High Carbon Steel", by thexnihil, the author says "Set it at 500 degrees" (talking about tempering steel), does ...
  Topic: Elfsheet weave how-to wanted
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PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2000 5:00 am   Subject: Elfsheet weave how-to wanted
contact the author and ask him... well, I thought that's exactly what I was doing here, right? Wink

no, really... isn't him a member of this forum? I was under the impression he was. If not, wher ...
  Topic: Elfsheet weave how-to wanted
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PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2000 5:00 am   Subject: Elfsheet weave how-to wanted
Hello.
I've become quite a bit interested in Nadrendion's "Elfsheet" weave after seeing it in the weaves gallery, but I can't manage to decipher how to make it. Nor have I found anything about it i ...
 
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