Sunday, February 21, 2016

Viking Hardware piece

Raiding season is fast approaching, and many of you are yearning for adventure, salt-spray on your faces and the chance to prove your honor and win glory such that your forefathers and old-fathers  will sing your name and your children will ask to hear the stories again in the long winter of next winter.

But where you might find yourself loading up with kevlar and lead-spitting black rifles, and hopping in and out of HUVEE or MRAP, crossing seas aboard a C-130 or C-5, I thought I might cast your minds back some 1000 years to another group of hard-handed and steely eyed warriors plying their trade, by blood, fire and steel, as well as actual tradeable goods, the Vikings. I wanted to tell you a little about their wargear, and why it worked so well for them.

Read the rest on Breach Bang & Clear ...


  1. Who makes that viking sword in the picture...

    1. hi there, the sword was made by a swordsmith in Tasmania, rather than a production house, if I recall correctly. (I have a lot of swords, and I forget, my bad ... )


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