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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,870
Posted By fernando
Thank you Ariel, We have ran this marathon in the...

Thank you Ariel,
We have ran this marathon in the first page of this thread but, thanks for reminding it. Also good to refresh my alzheimer in that i didn't yet wash and oil the blade of this one and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,870
Posted By fernando
Some fencer i heard saying that, the chain...

Some fencer i heard saying that, the chain knuckle bow "was mainly an artistic interpretation of the more rigid knucklebow we are all familiar with" also says, in response to whether its purpose was...
Forum: European Armoury 16th April 2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By fernando
Welcome to the forum, nickolas33 :) . Nice...

Welcome to the forum, nickolas33 :) .
Nice sword, you have there. If, as Udo says, the only part not original is the wire grip, you should be glad to own such authentic piece.
Forum: European Armoury 16th April 2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By fernando
Excelent pistol, MacCathain :) ...and excellent...

Excelent pistol, MacCathain :)
...and excellent support, Udo :cool: .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th April 2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,870
Posted By fernando
Whether the 'safety' posture is not implausible,...

Whether the 'safety' posture is not implausible, the fact is that blades often need to be secured inside their scabbards ... like in this Saif of mine.
It remains for me to figure out what kind of...
Forum: European Armoury 13th April 2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 446
Posted By fernando
Yes ... of course !

Yes ... of course !
Forum: European Armoury 12th April 2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 446
Posted By fernando
Could you not upload the picture, Adrian ?

Could you not upload the picture, Adrian ?
Forum: European Armoury 8th April 2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 616
Posted By fernando
I wasn't clear enough. The clay grenade wooden...

I wasn't clear enough. The clay grenade wooden fuse was shown in the bottom of post #7.
The item shown in recent post #23 is in fact a portion of XV-XVI century haquebut matchcord 'Luntenstrick',...
Forum: European Armoury 8th April 2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 616
Posted By fernando
Thank you Adrian :cool: .

Thank you Adrian :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 7th April 2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By fernando
Sic erunt novissimi primi ;) .

Sic erunt novissimi primi ;) .
Forum: European Armoury 7th April 2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By fernando
Good points to consider, MitsuWa !

Good points to consider, MitsuWa !
Forum: European Armoury 7th April 2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By fernando
Rather plausible, Mark. The dimensions of that...

Rather plausible, Mark.
The dimensions of that device are Height: 18 cm (7 ″); Diameter: 31 cm (12.2 ″); Ken's cannon looks proportional.
Forum: European Armoury 7th April 2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 616
Posted By fernando
Cutting a cannon ball in halves would never be my...

Cutting a cannon ball in halves would never be my cup of tea. Something different would be to acquire a good fragment of a bursted grenade.
I have a reasonable collection of these things and never...
Forum: European Armoury 7th April 2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By fernando
Cute piece indeed Ken, I tell you what; Assuming...

Cute piece indeed Ken,
I tell you what;
Assuming this could be a real tiny cannon for whatever purpose we leave it in this forum for possible identification.
If it results to be a toy or a non...
Forum: European Armoury 7th April 2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 616
Posted By fernando
Curiosity killed the cat ... in two halves ;) ...

Curiosity killed the cat ... in two halves ;) :eek: .
Forum: European Armoury 7th April 2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 616
Posted By fernando
Excellent entries, Adrian ... and most opportune...

Excellent entries, Adrian ... and most opportune !
Thanks for coming in :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 6th April 2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 616
Posted By fernando
I see the point, Will. In this case the improved...

I see the point, Will.
In this case the improved shrapnel version, the so called Boxer's diaphragm shell, with an opening for the explosive load and another for the fuse, as also approached by...
Forum: European Armoury 5th April 2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 616
Posted By fernando
Isn't grape shot bagged or canned in thin...

Isn't grape shot bagged or canned in thin containers ... to disperse as it leaves the cannon ? a thick solid ball wouldn't burst to release the spheres.
Forum: European Armoury 4th April 2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 616
Posted By fernando
How i envy those. Still missing one in my ammo...

How i envy those. Still missing one in my ammo collection. If you happen to have one too many for spare, just let me know ;).
Forum: European Armoury 4th April 2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 616
Posted By fernando
But Will ... it this is definitely a solid shot,...

But Will ... it this is definitely a solid shot, confirmed by its weight and all, how does it feature a plug ? :confused:

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Forum: European Armoury 3rd April 2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By fernando
Excelent, Udo ... Very good finding :cool: .

Excelent, Udo ...
Very good finding :cool: .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,984
Posted By fernando
:cool:

:cool:
Forum: European Armoury 3rd April 2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 616
Posted By fernando
Welcome to the forum, P14 :). So you've got a...

Welcome to the forum, P14 :).
So you've got a riddle there :confused:
If as you say this 'thing' has circa 3 1/2 " as for a 6 pounder solid shot, it should weigh circa 2 600 grams (5 3/4 pounds)....
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 31st March 2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By fernando
And by the way, i don't know how this holster...

And by the way, i don't know how this holster would fit a Mauser :shrug: .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 31st March 2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By fernando
Moving this topic to the Miscellania section ;).

Moving this topic to the Miscellania section ;).
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