Ethnographic Arms & Armour
 

Go Back   Ethnographic Arms & Armour > Search Forums
User Name
Password
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.41 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: fernando
Forum: European Armoury 21st September 2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By fernando
How old to be ancient, Andi ? No corrosion, or...

How old to be ancient, Andi ? No corrosion, or other signs of age :o .
Forum: European Armoury 21st September 2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,645
Posted By fernando
Exclamation Please pay attention

Javier,
Being aware of our rules, pictures linked to photo hosts are not adequate in our forum.
This time i am trying hard myself to replace all your pictures with the same saved to hard disk and...
Forum: European Armoury 19th September 2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,449
Posted By fernando
Interesting link, Javier. In fact i also have the...

Interesting link, Javier.
In fact i also have the monography by Armando Canelhas, which i confess was a little forgotten in my readings.
Forum: European Armoury 19th September 2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 456
Posted By fernando
Welcome to the forum, K. I hope you succeed in...

Welcome to the forum, K.
I hope you succeed in your research :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 18th September 2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 492
Posted By fernando
I keep telling the dudes that surround me that,...

I keep telling the dudes that surround me that, if it weren't for this hobby, i wouldn't have acquired an infinitesimal slice of the general culture i have gathered... linguistics included :eek: .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 18th September 2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By fernando
Bottle corks are made using mechanical processes,...

Bottle corks are made using mechanical processes, you know, with a drill punch of different gauges.
To work up the cork bark ... probably but, what part, outer, inner ? to give it a roundish shape or...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 18th September 2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By fernando
Thsnk you Mark, You just have to sail East and we...

Thsnk you Mark,
You just have to sail East and we look for business :cool: .
Yes, some are 19th. century and even the one on the top is manifestly older.


.
Forum: European Armoury 18th September 2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 492
Posted By fernando
So true Jim; only that in this corner there...

So true Jim; only that in this corner there exists no anathema for non academic terms; all corruptions allowed :cool:.
I guess we are dealing with heirs of two distinct etymologies here; corvu/s is...
Forum: European Armoury 17th September 2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 492
Posted By fernando
The problem is that you got a translation from...

The problem is that you got a translation from the portuguese, in which Corvo is a crow; whereas in castillian Corvo means curved and Cuervo is the one living in your garden; subtle differences...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 17th September 2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By fernando
Interesting similarity Mark; but i guess only in...

Interesting similarity Mark; but i guess only in "frontal shape". I see that the nata is a cleaver like tool, while the blade of the one i am posting is thinner and, this is important, being curved...
Forum: European Armoury 17th September 2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 492
Posted By fernando
Not the cuervo=raven, Wayne, but the curved=corvo...

Not the cuervo=raven, Wayne, but the curved=corvo ;) .

.
Forum: European Armoury 16th September 2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 492
Posted By fernando
Yes indeed, Jim ... The 'transference' of the...

Yes indeed, Jim ...
The 'transference' of the plug bayonet from military to civilan was firstly due to its basic resource purpose; to 'plug' it in the hunter's musket barrel after firing its (single)...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th September 2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By fernando
A knife ... for cork working ?

I post this one here as although it is a knife it is not a weapon.
Te guy who gave it to me was told this is for the cork working craft. The cuttler marked in the blade apparently no longer exists....
Forum: European Armoury 16th September 2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 492
Posted By fernando
Yes, the same grip would fit both knives...

Yes, the same grip would fit both knives (cuchillos) and pu˝ales (daggers).
Forum: European Armoury 16th September 2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By fernando
Those are a few that archeologists reconstructed...

Those are a few that archeologists reconstructed as from their remnants in SŃo Lourenšo, one of several settlements (Castros) we may see around, that were inhabited since III-II century BC through to...
Forum: European Armoury 15th September 2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,525
Posted By fernando
Very good, Marcus; keep going :cool: .

Very good, Marcus; keep going :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 15th September 2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By fernando
Why smile, Marius ? :confused: It is a very...

Why smile, Marius ? :confused: It is a very serious scene ;)
Forum: European Armoury 15th September 2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By fernando
Yes Captain, a true fire pot. The girl with the...

Yes Captain, a true fire pot.
The girl with the French accent said they had to unfuse it before placing it in the vitrine ;).


Wait till you see him in action :rolleyes:
Forum: European Armoury 14th September 2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By fernando
Definitely it will be long before they rescue the...

Definitely it will be long before they rescue the cannons, to my despair. I have visited the local Museulogic facilities and a girl with a French accent (?) said that they still wait for good (sea)...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th September 2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,580
Posted By fernando
Red face Digressing

You are quite right, Jim.
I was more on the context that this is a small world and the deeper you research, the broader areas things have reached. After all, isn't it true that, the equilateral...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 13th September 2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By fernando
Danke sch÷n :) .

Danke sch÷n :) .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 12th September 2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By fernando
:cool:

:cool:
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th September 2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By fernando
I have just oiled it; and found out further...

I have just oiled it; and found out further marks, now in the bottom of the counter-weight.


.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th September 2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By fernando
Thank you Marius, I m not so concerned with rust...

Thank you Marius,
I m not so concerned with rust atacking theses things as i am with antique swords and firearms. i wash them and sometimes i pass some sweing machine oil ... which was not the case...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th September 2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,580
Posted By fernando
Dear Jim, Once you find it sine qua non the...

Dear Jim,
Once you find it sine qua non the uploading of the already viral Benin or, should we say, Daehnhardt's sword, let me try and apply a couple (vital) touch ups.
Firstly, the image has indeed...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 12:07 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.0.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Posts are regarded as being copyrighted by their authors and the act of posting material is deemed to be a granting of an irrevocable nonexclusive license for display here.