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by Jonathan B.
Wed Sep 09, 2015 2:59 am
Forum: Crafts & Skills
Topic: Traditional bowstring
Replies: 5
Views: 1548

Re: Traditional bowstring

I make my bow strings out of linen cord that I buy at either Walmart or Michael's depending on where I happen to be. I have never used hemp but I have seen it at both places.
by Jonathan B.
Sat Jan 03, 2015 2:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Surcote/Surcoat Shenanigans
Replies: 20
Views: 3920

Re: Surcote/Surcoat Shenanigans

As has been mentioned, it was always my understanding that the surcoat/surcote originated during the crusades as a means of keeping armor cool.
by Jonathan B.
Thu Oct 16, 2014 7:51 pm
Forum: Weapons & Armour
Topic: Fableblades just put out a new Heronmark sword
Replies: 15
Views: 4024

Re: Fableblades just put out a new Heronmark sword

Laothain wrote:I think Fableblades could have made better versions of the weapons in Lord of the Rings that would have been truer to the books

There is no doubt about that, Brendan is a true artist.
by Jonathan B.
Mon Oct 06, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: Weapons & Armour
Topic: Fableblades just put out a new Heronmark sword
Replies: 15
Views: 4024

Re: Fableblades just put out a new Heronmark sword

Nice work. Not really my style, but an obvious show of skill on his part. I never really liked that the heron mark sword was a single-bladed deal. Brendan has mentioned over on SBG that it is dual edged. The back edge is a sharp edge. But Heron mark swords could be any type sword technically. They ...
by Jonathan B.
Tue Aug 26, 2014 11:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Summer cabin fever.
Replies: 15
Views: 3190

Re: Summer cabin fever.

Brett Holmes wrote: Thus my first query, what do the rest of my fellow rangers do when its miserably hot/overgrown outside? .


I live in south Florida so that's my weather year round.
by Jonathan B.
Mon May 05, 2014 11:01 pm
Forum: WMA / NMA
Topic: Looking for some help here...MRL historians preferred!
Replies: 10
Views: 3490

Re: Looking for some help here...MRL historians preferred!

Scott is right Andy's was the Paul Chen seax. I picked one up years ago due to what Andy had done to his, I'm pretty sure it's still kicking around here somewhere.
by Jonathan B.
Fri Apr 25, 2014 7:16 pm
Forum: The Prancing Pony
Topic: Happy Birthday Jonathan B
Replies: 5
Views: 1023

Re: Happy Birthday Jonathan B

Thanks guys. All in all it was a pretty good day.
by Jonathan B.
Mon Mar 31, 2014 8:59 pm
Forum: Weapons & Armour
Topic: $60 BLONGBOW
Replies: 24
Views: 3761

Re: $60 BLONGBOW

wulfgar wrote:I ordered from them over a month ago. I can't get them to respond to e-mail or phone message. Did you have any trouble with therm when you ordered from them?

I'm having the same issue.
by Jonathan B.
Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:17 am
Forum: Weapons & Armour
Topic: Elven look for swords
Replies: 2
Views: 920

Re: Elven look for swords

I like the Dao as a sword but as far as Tolkien was concerned the Elves did not use curved swords the orcs did, PJ and company got that completely wrong.
by Jonathan B.
Thu Feb 13, 2014 2:19 pm
Forum: The Prancing Pony
Topic: Happy Birthday to Ringulf Brandwyn and Axemurderer
Replies: 11
Views: 1385

Re: Happy Birthday to Ringulf Brandwyn and Axemurderer

Happy Birthday to all of you!!!
by Jonathan B.
Wed Feb 12, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: Soft Kit
Topic: Ranger Duster?
Replies: 32
Views: 6133

Re: Ranger Duster?

Nope no mention of a coat worn by the Rangers "A little apart the Rangers sat, silent, in an ordered company, armed with spear and bow and sword. They were clad in cloaks of dark grey, and their hoods were cast now over helm and head. Their horses were strong and of proud bearing, but rough-hai...
by Jonathan B.
Tue Feb 11, 2014 9:21 pm
Forum: The Prancing Pony
Topic: Happy Birthday Caedmon
Replies: 16
Views: 2481

Re: Happy Birthday Caedmon

Happy Birthday!!!!
by Jonathan B.
Mon Feb 10, 2014 12:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Greetings from Southern Illinois!
Replies: 19
Views: 2243

Re: Greetings from Southern Illinois!

Welcome to the group.
by Jonathan B.
Mon Feb 10, 2014 12:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pics of my weapons and pack
Replies: 23
Views: 2254

Re: Pics of my weapons and pack

Wow great kit.
by Jonathan B.
Mon Feb 03, 2014 12:36 am
Forum: MER Websites Talk
Topic: The Ranger Wiki's Andy Archive
Replies: 25
Views: 7315

Re: The Ranger Wiki's Andy Archive

Diane is an MD and around the time she stopped posting she moved to the Northwest and as I recall sold off her Atrim 1562 ? She had it named Sturmsomethingor other. It's a shame, she was also selling custom leather cloak/tunics (her own design). See I'm not as senile as you thought ! :) Wow I haven...

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