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Churburg Complete Set - Epic Black M/L
Churburg Complete Set - Epic Black M/L
Item no: 20076251
Sizes:
Your price : LoginRRP: 359,99 EUR
Brand:Epic Armoury
Type:Complete Armour
Colour:Epic Dark
Position:Full Body
Fittings:Buckles & Tie Strings
Size:Medium/Large
Released:
Release Date:24-08-2018
Universe:Sovereign

Trust in steel. It doesn’t need to be fancy, leave that to elves. It doesn’t need to be heavy, leave that to the dwarves. This is practical, good quality, lightweight steel and it will keep you alive in the hottest and most dangerous of fighting.

Your commander’s orders to keep your armour in good shape are never far from your mind, and the fact that you are still alive has proven him right dozens of times. Securely fastened, with a good nightly polish and kept dry when possible, you will fall before your Churburg Armour does. Because you trust in steel, and this steel is the very best.

DETAILS

Epic Armoury’s Epic Black Churburg Complete Set is a simple low-fantasy set of armour that includes a breastplate, backplate, chain skirt and shoulder guards. These steel riveted pieces have been treated with Epic Armoury's Epic Dark Metal coat to give the armour a rugged, antique finish. Made of 1 mm thick galvanized mild steel and top-grain leather straps and fittings, this armour piece is built to withstand the abuse of a LARP or reenactment with regular leather and metal armour care.

Available in sizes Medium/Large and X-Large/XX-Large; and in colours Polished Steel and Epic Dark.

Churburg Armour

The Churburg Armour is embellished with a wide ‘V’ on the front to deflect attacks away from the head. This armour protects most of the torso, including the ribs and lower back. Secure this armour with the help of a friend, tightening the leather straps across the back and over the shoulders. Thanks to the crossed leather strap design, this armour can better fit your size while also dispersing the armour’s weight. It is fully usable with Epic Armoury’s other metal work products, giving you the freedom to customize your character’s costume.

Churburg Shoulders

The Churburg Shoulders are a set of two simple spaulders. The spaulders feature one solid metal plate--or lame--featuring a beveled bottom to turn away strikes from the arm. The spaulders are fastened with leather straps around the biceps and at the shoulder, attaching to your gambeson.

HISTORY

  • Loosely based on the Churburg #13 breastplate, a historically famous armour set from the 14th century
  • Historically inspired by what was considered a “transitional” breastplate, meant to be worn with a lot of chainmail
  • Our version is much bigger than the original, protecting the entire chest


  • 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
  • Epic Armoury Dark oxidization resistant coating


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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