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    I know this thread is a bit old, but I felt...

    I know this thread is a bit old, but I felt compelled to retract my earlier statement about these trainers being too whippy. We used these trainers for almost 3 hours last night at VAF and had an...
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    Hi Jake, I would also be interested in a sword...

    Hi Jake,

    I would also be interested in a sword & buckler tournament. I figure I am already doing the Longsword and Dussack tournaments, what's one more?

    -Jonathan
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    The best bet for that area is the Higgins Armory...

    The best bet for that area is the Higgins Armory Academy of the Sword. The Higgins is in Worcester, MA and is just about an hour away. Dr. Ken Mondschein is the rapier master, and from my...
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    I got a chance to handle one briefly at WMAW and...

    I got a chance to handle one briefly at WMAW and was not overly impressed, especially by the 'whippy-ness', but would still use them for bouting, if necessary. I do understand that some bend in the...
  5. WTB - The Art of Combat: A German Martial Arts Treatise of 1570 by Joachim Meyer

    I am looking to purchase a copy of The Art of Combat: A German Martial Arts Treatise of 1570 and would like to spend around $100.00 if anyone has an extra used copy in decent condition. Thanks!

    -...
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    For Robert this will be a haul, but it should...

    For Robert this will be a haul, but it should work for Scott. I take lessons at the Virginia Academy of Fencing in Springfield, VA: http://www.vafinc.com/ They cover both German Longsword and...
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    I grabbed both his cell phone number and his home...

    I grabbed both his cell phone number and his home number off his website and left a message on his cell number, but haven't gotten a response yet. Hopefully, I will get a response soon.
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    I just tried to email Donnie and it appears his...

    I just tried to email Donnie and it appears his mailbox is full. I sent an email last week, but didn't get a response, which is very un-Donnie-like. Someone out there please let me know if he's on...
  9. I agree with Arik. As long as you can guarantee...

    I agree with Arik. As long as you can guarantee the quality of your product, I have no problem with farming out the labor.
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    Resurrecting an older topic

    I am looking at picking up a Paul Chen SH2060N (primarily for display/discussion piece, no whacking of anything that will whack back) and the last mention on the board was back in 2003 and I am...
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    Jonathan MacKenzie Gordon Clan MacKenzie -...

    Jonathan MacKenzie Gordon

    Clan MacKenzie - Mother's Side - Accurately traced about 5 generations back - Life Member of the Clan MacKenzie Society of the Americas

    Clan Gordon - Father's Side -...
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    These are usually the people who I recommend the...

    These are usually the people who I recommend the book 'So You're Going To Wear the Kilt' by J. Charles Thompson. I understand some people like to be different, but it's a traditional garment and it...
  13. Thread: Rollcall Time

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    Jonathan MacKenzie Gordon I can take the...

    Jonathan MacKenzie Gordon

    I can take the MacKenzie back to 1833 currently, but I'm working on going further.

    I have been told that the Gordon is Irish, but I'll be doing some digging on that...
  14. I totally understand about styles differing from...

    I totally understand about styles differing from master to student, but the amount of drift between even Dooku and Qui-Gon is just bizarre. There is absolutely nothing in Qui-Gon's style that would...
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    I for one would be more than happy to plunk down...

    I for one would be more than happy to plunk down some cash to see a proper demo. I know I can't be the only one.
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    I'd like to add a stupid question and unfortunately, I know the answer (Answer: Because that's how GL wrote it), but if Dooku 'revived' the fencing-type techniques, why didn't he pass those onto to...
  17. Thread: Fearless

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    I picked this movie up two weeks ago at my local...

    I picked this movie up two weeks ago at my local DVD import store. I own quite a few Jet movies and I would agree that this is in my top two. Fist of Legend is still my favorite, but this give it a...
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    Sticky: I figured if I'm going to post a picture, it...

    I figured if I'm going to post a picture, it better be a good one. This is from my wedding last year. My wife wanted kilt so I was thinking along the lines of Seaforth Highlander. I have been...
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    Exactly what I needed to know. Thanks, Arik! ...

    Exactly what I needed to know. Thanks, Arik! Looks like I need to start building a custom case.
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    Is the basket-hilt just too big to fit in the...

    Is the basket-hilt just too big to fit in the top? Unfortunately, the seller has not responded to my questions so I am unsure just how big the top of the bag is. Thanks.
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    I personally thought it was pretty interesting...

    I personally thought it was pretty interesting that they got Silent Bob to do the demo. ;)
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    Thanks for the suggestions. I am going to look...

    Thanks for the suggestions. I am going to look into modifying a few different cases, but I will probably use an individual bag for my upcoming trip to Stone Mountain. Speaking of, I have been...
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    Travel Bag for a Basket Hilt

    I apologize if this is a repetitive post, but I have been looking around on the site and cannot seem to find any recommedations for a good bag for a basket hilt. Plus, the search doesn't seem to...
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    Stone Mountain Games

    Just wondering if any other members plan on attending the Stone Mountain Games coming up in October. My wife and I will be in town starting on Thursday and then working at the tent for the majority...
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    I know I am little late replying, but I was in...

    I know I am little late replying, but I was in the same boat about 6 months ago. When I went out on line I found this excellent site with a lot of great examples. What I didn't know at the time was...
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