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Re: constructive solutions

Poster: "Greg Lindahl" <lindahl@pbm.com>

> > The Bowling ball test and other, more informal, surveys indicate that #1
> > is a fairly consistant amount of force among the experienced fighters.
> > Judging #2 is much more difficult since there is no objective way to tell
> > how much force is being felt through the armor and there are a host of
> > factors that effect the impact.
> I propose a second device be constructed for delivering blows.
> It could be calibrated by setting it up with the Bowling Ball test.
> Then it could be used as a teaching device.

This second device could be a human being. I might note that the
Rapier community actually does it this way; they calibrate frequently
during the day by touching each other.

Gregory Blount

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