Posts Tagged ‘musketeer’

VIDEO: Matchlock musket vs. steel armor

Excerpt: Ever wondered how 17th century triplex armor would've help up to a musket shot? Wonder know more. Here's a cool video showing exactly what happens when a lead ball being fired from a matchlock...

Buff Coat Project 2.0: Purchasing & Proof-of-Concept

Buff Coats
Excerpt: On Saturday, I met up with a bunch of other friends at Tandy for a leather run. I had a good idea of what I wanted to get in terms of leather and tools, but was a little foggy in terms of specifics....

‘The First Musketeer’ Official Trailer

Excerpt: The First Musketeer is an indie-action/adventure movie about the Three Musketeers when Athos, Porthos and Aramis were a bit younger and before they met d'Artagnan -- so pre-Three Musketeers. And the...

EK Rapier Regional & Academy Recap

Excerpt: This weekend was the East Kingdom Rapier Regional Practice & Academy event. Getting ready to teach I had the pleasure of teaching at the event. My class was Drills to Improve Your Blade...

Who was the Man in the Iron Mask?

Excerpt: The Man in the Iron Mask has intrigued readers and historians since Voltaire first documented the prisoner upon his own release from prison. And the unknown masked prisoner further was cemented in...

VIDEO: ‘Conquest’: Swords of the Musketeers

Conquest Three Musketeers
Excerpt: Stumbled across a History TV show called Conquest, hosted by Peter Wood. It's a half-hour show where Wood teaches a group of assistants about the weapon of the day. One of the episodes was about the...