Training - Suppliers

Here is a list of suppliers and their wares that relate to die Schlachtschule: The School of Battle. Please note that only the items listed may be used in class.

Wooden longsword wasters
http://www.woodenswords.com/WMA/longsword.htm
Get model L1 w/standard pommel
 
Wooden dagger wasters
http://www.woodenswords.com/WMA/daggerroundel.htm
Get the standard model
 
Rubber Pollaxe Heads
http://www.woodenswords.com/WMA/pole_hammer.htm
Get the rubber head only; the shaft should be rattan
 
Spears
http://www.woodenswords.com/WMA/spear.htm
Get the spear with Purpleheart Armoury Blunt & crutch tip bottom for $40.00; do not get any of the other options on this page.
Alternatively, you may just buy the shaft without the head (see Staves) and build your own padded thrusting tip. If you go this route, purchase the 1-1/4" x 8' round shaft.
 
DSS study guides
http://stores.lulu.com/hughknight
 
DSS practice uniform T-shirt
For men
For women
 
Steel practice longswords
a href="http://www.armor.com/train204.html
 
Steel practice arming swords (discount for DSS students!)
http://therionarms.com/reenact/therionarms_c481.html
 
Steel bucklers (get the nine-inch model *only*!)
http://therionarms.com/reenact/therionarms_c1020.html
Therion Arms also carries a good selection of the wooden wasters we use; check his prices before buying elsewhere.
 
Fencing Masks for Blossfechten
http://www.zenwarriorarmory.com/04_SCAmasks.htm
 

Armorers worth contacting

Note: *Please* contact Hugh before ordering armor!
Robert MacPherson
when only the very best will do
http://www.lightlink.com/armory/armory.html
 
Dave Rylak
an experienced WMA student, he knows what you need (and is a great source for steel bucklers)
ldr_gto@earthlink.net
 
IceFalcon Armory
rattan, kydex gauntlets and very low-end armor
http://icefalcon.safeshopper.com/index.htm?310
 
BestArmor.com
very nice Czech armor supplier
http://www.bestarmour.com/index.htm
 
Medieval Reproductions
another high-quality armorer
http://www.medievalrepro.com/index.html
 
Karl von Sussen
very good riveted mail and low-quality armor
http://www.sussen.com/shopsite_sc/store/html/index.html
 
Mad Mattís Armory
moderate quality armor thatís actually in stock
http://www.madmattsarmory.com/index.php
 
Rattan Suppliers (for pollaxe shafts)
http://www.bambooandrattan.com/ (for those on the East Coast)
http://www.cbsc.us/rattan.html (for those on the West Coast)
And check out IceFalcon Armory;
he might be willing to do special orders if you tell him what itís for.