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Scout Shoulder Plates - Polished Steel - Large/X-Large
Scout Shoulder Plates - Polished Steel - Large/X-Large
Item no: 20035456
Sizes:
Your price : LoginRRP: 19,99 EUR
EAN Number:5704742207639
Brand:Epic Armoury
Type:Shoulder Armour
Colour:Polished Steel
Position:Shoulders
Fittings:Tie Strings
Size:Large/X-Large
Weight:440 grams / 15,52 oz
Length:21,0
Width:21,0
Released:
Release Date:12-05-2020
Universe:Defiant

Rainfall has made this area a muddy mess, thankfully you came prepared. adjusting your Scout Shoulder Plates, you sally forth determined to make your way through the mire of mud and mist...

Thanks to your simple and lightweight gear, including your Scout Shoulder plates, you manage to make your way forward relatively easily, the lightness of your armour balanced perfectly with your ability to traverse this treacherous and hostile land. You’ll head back and tell your own group about the upcoming bandits.

DETAILS

Epic Armoury’s Scout Shoulder plates are a set of mild steel small Shoulder Plates designed to cover your shoulders... Each Shoulder plate consists of a small plate, secured to the side of a gorget with a tie string. The shoulder plates are made from 1mm steel, forged to fit comfortably over your shoulder . .

Made from polished mild steel with rolled edges, these arms guards are practical and affordable, while offering a degree of mobility. With its low-fantasy and neutral appearance, these Scout Shoulder plates are easily paired with other Epic Armoury metal works.


Available in Polished Steel and Epic Dark

HISTORY

  • Plate armour became more popular as firearm technology became more prevalent during the 13th century
  • Historically designed with sculpted ridges and overlapping plates to provide reinforced protection and to deflect attacks on a chaotic battlefield
  • Early versions were typically worn under the breastplate and backplate to support the weight of the heavier plate armour .


  • Made from 1mm/19 gauge thick mild steel
  • Rolled edges with no sharp edges
  • Straps and fittings made from top-grain leather
  • Hand made, welded pieces for maximum durability
  • Polished steel finish


Epic Armoury metal works products should be treated with a wax or quality acid-free vegetable oil and kept in dry storage. Metal armour containing leather parts would needs a separate maintenance for the leather. Please read the "Leather Straps and Fittings" section below for leather cleaning and maintenance using leather-care products.

Degreasing and preparing your armour for use

When you open your armour, you may be overwhelmed by the smell of grease and oil. The oil has been applied to protect your armour during storage and transport. Use a degreasing product or mineral spirits and a dry cloth or paper towels to remove all the oil from your plate armour parts. Chainmail is a bit harder to remove all the oil from the links, but it can be done in much the same way. Wipe off as much as you can with a dry cloth, and with the remaining oil, you can remove the grease from the chainmail with mineral spirits or another solvent by spraying it on the links. You can also choose to fully submerge your chainmail in a degreasing product and use your hands to agitate the metal in the solution, this will completely remove all oil and grease from your links. After removal of the oil, make sure to dry your armour thoroughly. Strong, warm sunlight is great for drying your armour, but you can also use a hairdryer or a heat gun to speed up the process. Be careful not to overheat any leather parts when using a heat gun.

Cleaning

Moisture is the enemy of armour and chainmail. If your armour does get wet, it is important that you dry it thoroughly as soon as possible. After handling, wearing, or after six months of storage or display, all metal should be wiped with a clean cloth. Lightly oil the clean surface with a quality acid-free vegetable oil. Alternatively, you can apply a coating of wax to the entire surface of the exposed metal. Allow the wax to dry for a couple of hours and then buff it lightly with a soft cloth.

Rust-Prevention and Removal

Store your armour is a dry place and check it every couple of months for signs of rust. If any is found, remove it by gently rubbing the affected spot with a mildly abrasive pad dipped in wax or quality acid-free vegetable oil. Epic Dark products are specially treated to resist rust, but should still be treated with oil and kept in dry storage.

Leather Straps and Fittings

Clean by removing dirt with a hard brush, then gently rub on leather soap with a clean, damp cloth until the leather appears clean. Remove soap with a separate damp cloth to wipe away any soap residue and then use a dry cloth to wipe away any remaining water from the leather.

You should always condition leather after cleaning, since the soap will have removed some of its natural oils. Treat the leather with mink oil, olive oil, or beeswax polish with a clean cloth, gently rubbing a small amount of oil or polish in circles into the leather. Allow the leather to soak in the oil before wiping the leather with a final clean cloth to remove any excess residue.



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