Another update in the line of basic armour by ArmStreet is simple and universal knee cops! Thick stainless steel, smooth polishing, and round side rondel - what else your knees need to feel safe and happy? Besides, they are affordable, especially compared to any medical manipulation over damaged ligament or knee-cap, touch wood.
Knee cops were one of the first components of plate armor, came into use with the development of leg harness. Early European chainmail chausses failed to protect this vulnerable joint sufficiently, so the knee cup was additionally covered with a full leather pad, reinforced with metal stripes. However those were primitive and uncomfortable, thus all-metal poleyns with buckled straps replaced them in the mid 13th century. Subsequently, they underwent only cosmetic transformations: supplied with side rondels of different shapes or with additional movable segments, their core was kept unchanged until the 17th century.
Universal piece for many types of armour - till now there's no better way to protect your knees, especially if you are alien to all sorts of trinkets. Fully adjustable straps with buckles are included. Reduce the risk of stretching and prevent common injuries when going into rough combat.
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Important note about measurements: please take into account that we need your measurements in gambeson, choses or other under-armour gear you are planning to use with this armor. The only exception is when you are ordering both armour and padding from our company — in this case you can send us your body measurements. For sabatons please send your footwear actual measurements.
Safety disclaimer: Sword-fighting and fencing is a dangerous sport. Fencing, historical fencing, medieval reenactment and martial arts as well as other related types of activity, are inherently connected to a certain risk level of injuries or death. The Company declines all responsibility for any traumas or harm done to oneself or to the third person, along with any material or consequential damage, impaired during the products usage. We admonish that all acts with armour, weapons or their components have to be performed before designated person who is responsible for safety of the particular event and accredited to supervise armour and sport weapon conformance to the event’s standards.
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