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Re: (TFT) TFT: Chalupas
On Thu, 17 Feb 2000 15:34:47 -0700 (MST), Daniel Tulloh
>On Thu, 17 Feb 2000, ed wrote:
>> On Thu, 17 Feb 2000 21:37:06 -0000, "Cas Liber"
>> <email@example.com> wrote:
>> >I don't know about anybody else but I have a problem visualising a cestus
>> >(i.e. spiked leather Roman glove-thing) parrying sword blows.
>> The knuckles are protected with layers or lead, it would bounce!
>Are you sure? Lead, though heavy, is rather soft and pliable.
>Im not sure I would want to wear armor made out of lead. Weight
>aside, one good hit and the lead deforms - restricting your
>movement (at the minimum).
>I would think that bronze or some other hardened metal would be
The lead is layered and bound tightly, there would be some resistance.
But I was joking.
However I have heard of gloves with an inner layer of chain mail used to
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