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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 07:01 PM
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Posted By fernando
Oh, the European Armory would never dream to even...

Oh, the European Armory would never dream to even touch such Scholar essay in Ethno utensiles :o ;) :cool:.

The maximum one would dare add is that:
... la caracterÝstica muesca en la parte...
Forum: European Armoury 10th July 2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By fernando
Jarllo, I have sent you two PM's and you didn't...

Jarllo,

I have sent you two PM's and you didn't yet clarify what is the purpose of your repeated posts.
Have you acquired a helmet you want to post here for discussion ?
Have you tried to post...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 7th July 2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 177
Posted By fernando
Two warriors ...

Would the purpose be making these two resemble warriors from somewhere or would it be just a fantasy ?

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Forum: European Armoury 6th July 2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 336
Posted By fernando
What an excellent pistol by BERNAT CALAFELL but,...

What an excellent pistol by BERNAT CALAFELL but, what is wrong with you Dana ? Why didn't you just keep it ? :rolleyes: .
Forum: European Armoury 2nd July 2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 820
Posted By fernando
Is that the best of you, Wayne ? Honestly ...

Is that the best of you, Wayne ?
Honestly :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th June 2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By fernando
Sorry i (nearly) missed your post Ed. Seafood...

Sorry i (nearly) missed your post Ed. Seafood kitchen ... yes :cool: .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th June 2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,407
Posted By fernando
So it seems indeed. As for origin, looking at the...

So it seems indeed. As for origin, looking at the perspective of various Spanish sources, they have no doubt that the "estoc" (a term of old french origin, meaning the 'point of a sword') if not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th June 2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By fernando
Precious info Wayne, thanks. By the way, when...

Precious info Wayne, thanks.
By the way, when have you last been in these places ... hasn't Gilly's closed in 1989 ?
Guess we will have to find a similar alternative. San Jacinto site and the ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,407
Posted By fernando
Is that you holding that beautiful estoc Victrix...

Is that you holding that beautiful estoc Victrix ? Have you borrowed it from the Imperial Armoury ? Did you already return it ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By fernando
Thanks much for the info, kamals :cool: .

Thanks much for the info, kamals :cool: .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By fernando
I hope this is not the extreme year, Ed :shrug: ...

I hope this is not the extreme year, Ed :shrug: :o
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,407
Posted By fernando
Maybe the example at Istambul is something for a...

Maybe the example at Istambul is something for a different purpose, only the rod shape being coincidental. Having or not a sharp point could be due to time wearing or some accident make them becoming...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By fernando
Thank you for the heads up, Ed. Will certainly...

Thank you for the heads up, Ed. Will certainly look for one of those coffee cups.
Is it so hot, not now but, but end September, our travelling date ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,407
Posted By fernando
Roland, i am a bit hesitant at continuing with...

Roland, i am a bit hesitant at continuing with this interesting conversation, as by now is established that the example posted by Jen's that gave place to the present topic is navigating in a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,407
Posted By fernando
Maybe the one in Istambul was a variation of the...

Maybe the one in Istambul was a variation of the same device ?; or maybe the term "sharp" must be subject to interpretation...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th June 2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,407
Posted By fernando
So it would be a Sikh weapon, said (quoting) to...

So it would be a Sikh weapon, said (quoting) to be made up of thin, sharp iron rod with a handle at one end, very dangerous. It is used to pierce in the human body...
Forum: European Armoury 26th June 2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By fernando
Pity; by the 29th we shall be riding along and up...

Pity; by the 29th we shall be riding along and up the Mississipi, in our way back to Dallas, from where we will depart :shrug: .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th June 2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,407
Posted By fernando
Roland, i was following considerations from...

Roland, i was following considerations from allegedly knowledge people, based more on historical records than on current tests, whatever difference that makes. However plate as thick as 3 m/m would...
Forum: European Armoury 26th June 2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By fernando
Thank you for the hints, Casey. We will be around...

Thank you for the hints, Casey.
We will be around between 20th-30th September.
I am ware that you reside in College Station ... username reveals it ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th June 2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By fernando
Planning a trip to Southern US

Anyone here kind enough to advice on attractions to visit in Austin, San Antonio or Huston ?
Thanks in advance.
Forum: European Armoury 26th June 2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By fernando
Planning a trip to Southern US

Anyone here kind enough to advice on attractions to visit in Austin, San Antonio or Huston ?
Thanks in advance.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th June 2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,407
Posted By fernando
Red face Isn't this what they call the arms race ?

Roland, i confess i could not sustain this discussion in skilled terms but i believe that, in certain circumstances and time stage longbows and crossbows were capable of piercing armour plate,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th June 2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,407
Posted By fernando
I would understand that some forms of estocs are...

I would understand that some forms of estocs are not swords but, they are certainly weapons.


There could be a question of terminology depending in the various languages but, "estoc" would be the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th June 2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,407
Posted By fernando
Red face Guessing

For me, i would refer to the blade as the name giver and would call it an Estoc with a Talwar hilt ... while regarding the different spells of Estoc (tock, tuck, tucke ) .
In Norman's page 22-23 we...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th June 2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,407
Posted By fernando
Yes, Tirri doesn't give dimensions but, looks...

Yes, Tirri doesn't give dimensions but, looks like a very large and heavy weapon.
I wonder why he gives Aurangzeb reference only to the the hilt style and not to the whole sword ... providing we can...
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