Palace Guard Helmet (Polyurethane) - M
Dit is een light kit armour gemaakt van Polyurethane (zie omschrijving)
Polyurethane is géén metaal
Very few things offer greater protective qualities than steel, when it comes to historical armour. But with steel also comes disadvantages like weight, inflexibility and the need for constant maintenance to protect against rust. Nevertheless, in this day and age, unless you are on the re-enactment or SCA battlefield, you simply don’t need the level of protection that steel affords.
We here at Epic Armoury would like to present our Light Kit Edition Armours. Light Kit Armours are armours made out of Polyurethane, meant to resemble authentic metallic armours. Created with weight, comfort and utility in mind, Light Kit edition armours are for those people, who want to look like they are wearing authentic metallic armours while being comfortable.
To the untrained eye, these polyurethane armours are difficult to distinguish from their metallic counterparts.They are, however, more comfortable to wear and can be worn for long periods of time without discomfort. Indeed, the flexible nature of this armour means that it can bend to the contours of your body in a way that rigid steel will not. Each part is a quarter of the weight of their steel equivalent, allowing for faster movement with less fatigue. Each piece is hand painted with a durable acrylic finish and is detailed to look as realistic as possible. The maintenance free finish will not rust like steel, and can be worn in all kinds of weather. Adjustable leather straps and the flexible nature of the armour allows it to be comfortably worn. These Nordic Light Kit Bracers are inspired by Viking armour and features a beautiful Celtic-inspired ornamenting.
|Fittings:||Leather Straps & Buckles|
|Weight:||324 grams / 11,43 oz|
Your armour is made from a polyurethane material that is very strong and will maintain its shape and form if looked after correctly.
Please be aware that although the armour is strong, it is designed to be used for costume purposes only and should not be used or relied upon for protection!
Do not leave out in the sun for long periods of time, as heat can make the polyurethane malleable to the touch.