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by john mackay
Thu Sep 10, 2009 11:33 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: A Gallery of Helmet Adornments and Crests
Replies: 83
Views: 60683

As Mythos says of course his price is a little higher then making it yourself but the work is fantastic. he has done number of these crests now. he also does very nice coats of arms carved from wood they look great out side the tent etc also i had my crest carved out of wood for the top of my new te...
by john mackay
Tue Sep 08, 2009 12:20 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: A Gallery of Helmet Adornments and Crests
Replies: 83
Views: 60683

If of course like me am not good at making crest you can get it done be a Professional I met this guy at a Prince`s trust dinner his name is Ian G Brennan he has been a Heraldic Sculptor for over twenty years, as you can see by the pics below his work is very good and the waiting list isnt very long...
by john mackay
Mon Sep 07, 2009 8:50 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: A Gallery of Helmet Adornments and Crests
Replies: 83
Views: 60683

HI
Thats strange Mithos cause i thought your banner was black and white with a lyon.

Have you Changed your colours and crest?
cheers
by john mackay
Thu Sep 03, 2009 10:35 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: A Gallery of Helmet Adornments and Crests
Replies: 83
Views: 60683

These look great! Where`s your one Mythos?
by john mackay
Thu Jul 16, 2009 12:44 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Video!
Replies: 13
Views: 3313

HI

I have been teaching longsword for 6 yrs now up here in scotland. i have watched your video a few times now and i must say you have done good for teaching your self! but there is a lot you can do to improve on this.

if you like we can talk on this over the phone or somthing ?

cheers
john
by john mackay
Mon Jun 29, 2009 1:14 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Gothic Harness
Replies: 32
Views: 7632

That's what I asked before I think there is no upper cannons ? Which will make it easier to fix
by john mackay
Mon Jun 29, 2009 1:37 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Gothic Harness
Replies: 32
Views: 7632

SIR Thomas I must agree with the others but i understand your view. When i was thinking of getting a full harness the one thing i had to think about was using it on the field. But once i had it, the first thing i done was let a good friend of mine have the first blows this got me out of the new car ...
by john mackay
Fri Jun 26, 2009 1:20 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Gothic Harness
Replies: 32
Views: 7632

The upper cannons do look a little short but am not sure if they are cannons or just spaulders? cant see were the cannon and spaulder meets. am not sure how you can fix the upper cannons if they are too short? I notice also you have a small plate running round the wrist area on the gauntlets Does th...
by john mackay
Wed Jun 24, 2009 12:16 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Dover Castle and my new dress!
Replies: 28
Views: 7138

Well my lady
i must say very nice !
by john mackay
Thu Jun 18, 2009 8:32 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: MY new harness pics
Replies: 27
Views: 5045

Thanks Dave The memebers on here are so very right! I have bought armour online off the peg etc and always there is somthing wrong with it, arms a little too long so it presses into top of my hand etc, Zachos is also 100% CORRECT There is alot of good tradesman out there but as this world is there a...
by john mackay
Wed Jun 17, 2009 1:44 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: MY new harness pics
Replies: 27
Views: 5045

yeah i had to stop a few trying to milk HIM! LOL
by john mackay
Wed May 27, 2009 10:20 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: MY new harness pics
Replies: 27
Views: 5045

No just a borrow i beleve he`s part of fire & swords mounted division
by john mackay
Wed May 27, 2009 9:39 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: MY new harness pics
Replies: 27
Views: 5045

hi yeah it was made by A Plaisance
i do have full sabbatons complete with spurs and extension cones about 6-7 inch long :lol: not wearing them cause cant walk or ride in them proberly yet :? but hope by tewks i will be
by john mackay
Wed May 27, 2009 6:51 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: MY new harness pics
Replies: 27
Views: 5045

MY new harness pics

Some pics of the harness even works great on horse back LOL :lol: :lol: :lol:
by john mackay
Fri May 08, 2009 10:28 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: early 16th century late 15th mens soft kit
Replies: 4
Views: 1395

cheers phil i will try to get hold of her
Thanks

shall we be seeing you at tewks this year?
by john mackay
Fri May 08, 2009 1:08 am
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: early16th/late 15th century kit wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 1583

early16th/late 15th century kit wanted

HI
Am looking for a nice early 16th/late 15th century. mens soft kit , Doublet , breaches, etc somthing high class if possible

willing to buy or even just hire. am a 44 chest 36 waist and about 5.11 tall
please if somone can help please let me know

cheers
J
by john mackay
Fri May 08, 2009 1:06 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: early 16th century late 15th mens soft kit
Replies: 4
Views: 1395

early 16th century late 15th mens soft kit

HI
Am looking for a nice early 16th/late 15th century. mens soft kit , Doublet , breaches, etc somthing high class if possible

willing to buy or even just hire. am a 44 chest 36 waist and about 5.11 tall
please if somone can help please let me know

cheers
J
by john mackay
Thu Apr 16, 2009 10:18 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: brass aiglets
Replies: 5
Views: 1740

brass aiglets

HI
Am looking for quite a lot of brass aiglets and fast anyone able to help?
by john mackay
Fri Oct 03, 2008 2:49 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: wanted pictures of Harlaw 2008
Replies: 0
Views: 641

wanted pictures of Harlaw 2008

anyone got pictures of harlaw event. please can you pass them on to us. we have a good amount but we want some more. all will be clear next year LOL

cheers
john
by john mackay
Tue Sep 30, 2008 11:11 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: Tales from the Tolbooth Aberdeen 1597
Replies: 3
Views: 2217

yeah i found out the same, its a small drama group its not had very much cover up here had to really dig around,

But here is a Q for scottish lady what type of re-enactment do you do? Am a part of medieval realm based in Aberdeen, www.medieval-realm.co.uk
by john mackay
Thu Sep 18, 2008 9:19 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: battle of harlaw 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 729

battle of harlaw 2009

HI All Ok after a good first year event. even with the rain on the saturday. The NTS and Medieval realm have got the go ahead for next year!! The date we are looking at is the 1st-2nd of Aug 2009. so please put this in to your re-enactment calanders, also if you know of any big events that are on at...
by john mackay
Thu Sep 18, 2008 9:02 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Battle of harlaw 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 985

Battle of harlaw 2009

HI All Ok after a good first year event. even with the rain on the saturday. The NTS and Medieval realm have got the go ahead for next year!! The date we are looking at is the 1st-2nd of Aug 2009. so please put this in to your re-enactment calanders, also if you know of any big events that are on at...
by john mackay
Thu Aug 07, 2008 3:42 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Free pitch for traders!!!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2820

AH ok I will tell my guys to speek to you before the battle at the site, or after the battle in the hospital LOL, brave going on carring that sheild and flag! LOL may god be with you.

cheers
john
by john mackay
Thu Aug 07, 2008 3:41 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Free pitch for traders!!!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2820

AH ok I will tell my guys to speek to you before the battle at the site, or after the battle in the hospital LOL, brave going on carring that sheild and flag! LOL may god be with you.

cheers
john
by john mackay
Thu Aug 07, 2008 1:08 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: events south of the scottish border
Replies: 0
Views: 1482

events south of the scottish border

HI We (medieval realm ) are looking for big events south to join it with next year we do tewks and now that some of us has spent a fortune on full harneses we want to come south, can you please tell us of any or if you would like us to join your event/ or how to reg for any. many thanks john mackay ...
by john mackay
Thu Aug 07, 2008 12:57 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Free pitch for traders!!!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2820

will do Fred The guy who will find you is Harry or a women called Alli both will be a lanark along with other members of medieval realm.

hope to see you at harlaw

cheers
john
by john mackay
Thu Jul 24, 2008 12:50 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: NEW annual archary competition
Replies: 0
Views: 799

NEW annual archary competition

CALLING ALL ARCHERS We have paired up with NTS to hold a Annual Archary competition. at our harlaw events held at castle fraser aberdeenshire. the first one being held this year on the 13th-14th of sept. all archers welcome to take part or if you like just help out. first prize looking to be £1000 c...
by john mackay
Sat Jul 12, 2008 7:07 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century mens wigs
Replies: 8
Views: 5207

Hi
Thanks for the link to Derek Easton wigs. My wig came this morning after only ordering it on tursday. The wig is fantastic a real pro. well worth the money,
thanks again

john
by john mackay
Thu Jul 10, 2008 12:48 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century mens wigs
Replies: 8
Views: 5207

cheers
people thats a good help

many thanks
john
by john mackay
Wed Jul 09, 2008 6:35 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century mens wigs
Replies: 8
Views: 5207

18th century mens wigs

HI Does anyone know where to get a very good 18th century mens wig ? I ve been looking for a while now and now am at a lost end. i got one from a re-enactment supplier just this week i payed £100 for it and I must say it was not worth £20 made of man made fibers and was not even shaped it looked loo...