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Location: bristol
Member Since: 15th Sep 2004
Total posts: 503
Posted:i've just made a pair of new, heavy, thin-gripped contact staves. to save my wrists, I thought it'd be cool to have some kind of leather cuff. i know poi ppl have talked about this vis-a-vis wraps; but my search wasn't very helpful.

the question is: does anyone know of a decent UK supplier for the kind of thing I'm looking for - 3 inch softish leather, probably, with as little in the way of buckles as possible (laces would be better)? or, for that matter, have any opinion on whether cuffs are a good thing or not?

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Location: Galveston, TX
Member Since: 9th Sep 2001
Total posts: 2014
Posted:Try looking for leather bracers on google. They are frequently worn by men in Renaissance costumes. I know they are sold at Ren. Faires on a regular basis.


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Location: Chester, UK
Member Since: 1st Mar 2003
Total posts: 725
Posted:Re-Enactment Fairs/Markets/Events are also a place to try.

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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Europe,Scotland,Both
Member Since: 5th Nov 2001
Total posts: 3749
Posted:I dont think they are necsacary for saving your wrists, but if you think they are cool, go for it!

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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Perth
Member Since: 31st Mar 2003
Total posts: 5814
Posted:Its fairly easy to make your own. Map a cloth or card pattern first, so as not to waste more expensive leather, to get sizing and go for it. If you use a heavy leather it might be comfortable to pad them with sheepskin.

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