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Re: My father, the fop! -Reply
On Fri, 6 Oct 1995, Laurie Kovaleski wrote:
> You can purchase parts for a foil from the good folk at Triplette Competition Arms
> in Mt. Airy NC. Unfortunately, I'm at work with out my catalog. Call them if you wish
> at (910) 786-5294 until 10pm. They are great people who are very helpful little elves.
> Just explain what you are in need of!
> I think that you can put together a basic foil for about $40,
> (plus shipping & handling). Fancy bits will cost extra.
> Lady Brigid of Linnhe
> Canton of Elvegast
> Windmasters Hill
I have been dealing with Triplette for about 3 or 4 years now. They are
very nice people and know their business. You can buy a complete
practice foil or epee from them for a reasonable price. They ship
complete weapons assembled. If you wish to build a fancy more period
looking weapon, get your blades from Triplette and your other parts from
the Armoury (a division of American Fencer's Supply) in San Francisco.
I speak from experience on this point and have done it a couple times.
Triplette also sells the Flexi-dagger blades by France-Lames. This is
due in large part to my efforts to convince them to sell them.
Any other Questions, please e-mail me. I visit them often and even fence
with them on occasion.
Aonghus Camshron Mac a'Chleirich
Atlantian Free Scholar
mka Derek Godfrey