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  Topic: Armour to protect against Sword & Gun simultaneously?
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PostForum: Articles Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 12, 2010 2:39 pm   Subject: Armour to protect against Sword & Gun simultaneously?
Unfortunately, I no longer have the pictures. =( Hard drive they were on got fried. I can, however tell you the logical conclusion I came to, about why it works. The tightness of the weave, and keepin ...
  Topic: Miss me? =)
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PostForum: Chat   Posted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:25 am   Subject: Miss me? =)
I'm wondering how many around here still acknowledge my existence here.
I think it's probably been about three years or so. Either way, I'm back!
Feel free to draw upon my knowledge as needed. I'll ...
  Topic: Armour to protect against Sword & Gun simultaneously?
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PostForum: Articles Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:17 am   Subject: Armour to protect against Sword & Gun simultaneously?
It's been a while, but I finally managed to figure it out. Never thought it'd be this simple. *-.-

Titanium. Any weave, but tight fitting. Doesn't even need to be welded. Butted works fine. Had mu ...
  Topic: I scared myself quite well.... have you?
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2008 7:28 pm   Subject: I scared myself quite well.... have you?
Let me tell you all a story, of how I gave myself a good scare....

So, I got home from being out of town for a week... I took a greyhound bus home. When I got home, I removed the contents of my poc ...
  Topic: Armour to protect against Sword & Gun simultaneously?
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PostForum: Articles Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2008 8:12 am   Subject: Armour to protect against Sword & Gun simultaneously?
I still dream of damascus scales, connected with welded/punched titanium rings. But for now, I guess dragonskin is the best thing out there.

What about.... A layer of dragonskin, with a layer of d ...
  Topic: Chainmaille Human Sculpture.
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PostForum: Group Projects   Posted: Wed May 07, 2008 8:47 pm   Subject: Chainmaille Human Sculpture.
Sadly enough, I suffered severe burnout just before I was about to get this going... I'm still recovering, and fully intend to get this done. (Soon, I hope...)
  Topic: Article on Making Black Rings to come soon
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat May 03, 2008 8:44 pm   Subject: Article on Making Black Rings to come soon
Cyanide is commonly used as an electrolyte in the galvanization process, and can be released when either "turning to dust" (saw cutting) or burning galvy. It is not technically part of the c ...
  Topic: Article on Making Black Rings to come soon
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri May 02, 2008 10:07 pm   Subject: Article on Making Black Rings to come soon
You've got to be very careful burning galvy... remember, it produces cyanide fumes when heated. Saw cutting is also bad.
  Topic: have you ever
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 4:04 pm   Subject: have you ever
When I find myself in a place without rings and am trying to explain to someone what maille is and/or how it is made....

Pen+paperclips=rings...

It can be done by hand... office maille. lol.
  Topic: Wanted to buy: BLACK Pull tabs
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PostForum: Trading Room   Posted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 4:40 pm   Subject: Wanted to buy: BLACK Pull tabs
I've contacted manufacturers before to find out if they can sell just the tabs... thing is, they only sell can TOPS.... the whole metal "lid" that has the tab on it... and they sell them by ...
  Topic: MAIL and X-Ray Lead Blankets
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 4:34 pm   Subject: MAIL and X-Ray Lead Blankets
I'd probably do and enjoy this, as sometimes I toss on a ridiculous quantity of blankets and suffer the warmth for the weight. With a chainmaille blanket over the other blanket, it'd be all the weight ...
  Topic: Powerisers!
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PostForum: Chat   Posted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 4:26 pm   Subject: Powerisers!

Have you modded your 'risers at all? I've only taped up my springs for extra protection; I still need to put on some tire socks. I also saw a sweet-looking spring-protection mod made from a mountain ...
  Topic: bending a penny for scale
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 2:01 am   Subject: bending a penny for scale
If you have a nearby machine shop, you may be able to pursuade them to let you use their sheet metal break.... line a bunch of pennies up on it, and fold them all at once... Could be free, fast, and p ...
  Topic: Powerisers!
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PostForum: Chat   Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2008 11:06 pm   Subject: Powerisers!
I have no idea what you're talking about Confused

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1O1YaD-Gpw

Check it out! =)
  Topic: bending a penny for scale
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2008 11:02 pm   Subject: bending a penny for scale

this is a good idea if he is only making a small amount of them, my idea being the best for moderate to large quantities (in my opinion, and being the most cost effective)


[sarcasm]Yeah, becau ...
 
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