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Forum: European Armoury 15th October 2023, 04:59 PM
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Posted By kronckew
Just for interest, Metal arrows: See this...

Just for interest, Metal arrows:


See this re:Lars & 'anyone can shoot thru armour'


Metatron mythbusting (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xde7jwzOXN0)
Forum: European Armoury 14th October 2023, 11:06 AM
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Posted By kronckew
Peter, I think the metallurgy of the period would...

Peter, I think the metallurgy of the period would not have allowed for making all-metal arrows light enough to be fired at the velocities required to penetrate their armour. Some experimental...
Forum: European Armoury 29th September 2023, 09:20 AM
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Posted By kronckew
Tod mentions in one of his videos that they may...

Tod mentions in one of his videos that they may have case-hardened them, but found examples have corroded so much that the hardened layer is gone. Some royal orders mention 'Iron' points, probably...
Forum: European Armoury 14th February 2023, 05:47 PM
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Posted By kronckew
I seem to recall Tod tested a few greased arrows...

I seem to recall Tod tested a few greased arrows at some point. He also tested the thinner armour used for the appendages and side armours. He also tested glancing arrows coming off the breastplate,...
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