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Forum: European Armoury 22nd March 2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 20,967
Posted By Martin Moser
Hi Michael, a very nice purse indeed (and of...

Hi Michael,

a very nice purse indeed (and of course as I am especially interested in all things leather)!



While you are certainly right for the most part, for the record there actually is a...
Forum: European Armoury 17th March 2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,814
Posted By Martin Moser
The lead flask could perhaps have been used for...

The lead flask could perhaps have been used for the priming powder. Dpeneding on the actual size of the flask, this would stay longer in the flask than a single charge. So if resistance to moisture...
Forum: European Armoury 15th March 2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 93,507
Posted By Martin Moser
Thanks for posting, Marcus and Michael! It is...

Thanks for posting, Marcus and Michael! It is amazing what can be done with leather and sad at the same time to think that many of these skills are lost to us now ...
Forum: European Armoury 15th March 2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,216
Posted By Martin Moser
Truly amazing pictures, Michael! I love the...

Truly amazing pictures, Michael! I love the details, which I have been able to get a view of so far. Some of these are in your collection you say? Wow!
Can you tell perhaps how the leather is...
Forum: European Armoury 14th March 2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 158,659
Posted By Martin Moser
Not really a crossbow, but what I hope is...

Not really a crossbow, but what I hope is interesting information on the effectiveness of a somewhat similar weapon, the Roman scorpio - a torsion powered "bolt...
Forum: European Armoury 11th March 2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 93,507
Posted By Martin Moser
Excellent details, thanks again, Michael :-) It...

Excellent details, thanks again, Michael :-)
It looks like the back plate is wood, covered with thin leather - is that correct? Is there also a wooden corpus to the front (the balbous) part? From...
Forum: European Armoury 10th March 2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 93,507
Posted By Martin Moser
Very interesting! There is a very similar flask...

Very interesting! There is a very similar flask in the Deutsches Ledermuseum. A picture can be found in Rex Lingwood's discussion of cuir bouilli here:...
Forum: European Armoury 9th March 2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 64,745
Posted By Martin Moser
Hi Michael, excellent! Many thanks for your...

Hi Michael,

excellent! Many thanks for your efforts, this is very kind indeed. I will talk to a friend of mine who does wood turning to look into a circular flask. I will definitely also do a small...
Forum: European Armoury 8th March 2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 64,745
Posted By Martin Moser
Hi Michael, thank you for the detailed...

Hi Michael,

thank you for the detailed description and the link to the pictures showing exactly the details I wanted reconfirmed. The meachism works as I imagined it would. This was most helpful,...
Forum: European Armoury 8th March 2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,569
Posted By Martin Moser
Hi Michael, thanks for your answer! I was quite...

Hi Michael,

thanks for your answer! I was quite sure you'd immediately recognize where this one comes from :-)



Hm, yes, I feared as much, but you never know ... Thanks for the pointer to Zedler...
Forum: European Armoury 7th March 2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 64,745
Posted By Martin Moser
Hello Matchlock and all, I think I understand...

Hello Matchlock and all,

I think I understand the mechanism of these powderflasks, but would like to know for sure. Could you perhaps point me to a description or sectional drawing of these?

Thanks...
Forum: European Armoury 7th March 2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,569
Posted By Martin Moser
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Hello all,

this is my first post here so let me also take the chance and briefly introduce myself. My main interest actually lies outside the scope of this forum, it being the research of historical...
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