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Re: Suspension of Certain Combat Arrows

Poster: "MTR/AAHR" <wolffe@onslowonline.net>

Ahh! Quite possible, but wouldn't the fletching also keep the end from
coming all the way through?
-----Original Message-----
From: Julien de Montfort <julien@spiaggia.org>
To: MTR/AAHR <wolffe@onslowonline.net>
Cc: atlantia@atlantia.sca.org <atlantia@atlantia.sca.org>
Date: Wednesday, November 11, 1998 18:37
Subject: Re: Suspension of Certain Combat Arrows

>> How can one lose an eye or suffer a devestating injury to the face if
>> are wearing  prper head gear, i.e. a helm with the proper spacing
>> the bars allowed by Kingdom rules, which I believe to be a 1" space
>> or horizontal.  I saw a Balder Blunt, ain't no way, one of these
>>could fit
>> into a 1" space.
>The question here is if it's likely an arrow could bounce *off*
>something or somebody and fly back *backwards* through a face grill --
>i.e., not the head coming at you, but rather the other end, the nock,
>coming at you, which is significantly smaller than a face grill opening.
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