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    Post by DARIVS ARCHITECTVS Wed Aug 11, 2010 12:19 am

    Hello fellow arbalest makers!

    I studied the crossbow under the punishing stare and strong hand of Master Iolo of New World Arblalest. Some of you out there know me in the SCA circles as an armourer, siege engineer, and crossbowmaker. Iolo invited me here to this round table of craftsmen, and I am honored to be here. My website at www.stormthewalls.kicks-ass.net is down at present and will be up in about a month or two, after I get back from vacation and a month's work in Tennessee. If you want to contact me, feel free at ksuleskiREMOVETHIS@comcast.net. I still make the occasional crossbow for a customer, but have been active as a machinegunner and motorcycle rifleman in the Wehrmacht for WWII reenactment recently. Weapons from all periods interest me, and probably have owned or played with most of them at one time, from the sling to the Greek ballista to the MG-42.

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    Post by Ivo Wed Aug 11, 2010 1:48 am

    Welcome to the forum DARIVS ARCHITECTVS,

    Very glad you have joined our, as you put it - "round table of craftsmen". Hello Everyone! Icon_biggrin

    You do beautiful work and your website is in the top ten list of places that inspired me and countless others. I hope it comes back up soon.

    Again Welcome,

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    Post by Geezer Wed Aug 11, 2010 6:21 am

    Hey there Darius, welcome aboard from your old friend Iolo, known hereabouts as Geezer. I'm sure you'll have plenty to contribute to the discussions. Geezer
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    Post by Tinker Wed Aug 11, 2010 10:57 am

    Glad to see you here DARIVS ARCHITECTVS; WELCOME from the 'greenhorn' cheers
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    Post by DARIVS ARCHITECTVS Wed Aug 11, 2010 2:53 pm

    Geezer wrote:Hey there Darius, welcome aboard from your old friend Iolo, known hereabouts as Geezer. I'm sure you'll have plenty to contribute to the discussions. Geezer

    Who names you Geezer? Must have been a VERY close acquaintance! Hello Everyone! 576186

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    Post by DARIVS ARCHITECTVS Wed Aug 11, 2010 2:55 pm

    Tinker wrote:Glad to see you here DARIVS ARCHITECTVS; WELCOME from the 'greenhorn' cheers

    Thanks!
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    Post by Pavise Thu Aug 12, 2010 12:24 pm

    "Must have been a VERY close acquaintance!"

    It seems like we might soon arrive at an answer for "Holding a arbalist". Hello Everyone! Icon_lol

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