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XIV century Geman design helmet. Sugarloaf is very simple, functional and sturdy hemet which holds very well. Great alternative to classic fighting bascinet. This version basically comes in 14 ga (2.0 mm) stainless steel and equipped with visor fixation mechanism and padding. Cross decoration is made of brass with brass rivets.
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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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Can it be blackened? If so how much would it cost
Yes, it is possible. Please contact our support team for the price.
Would it be possible to get the cross not in brass but to match the color and finish of the helm?
Hi Nick, yes it is possible for 15% extra. Please simply leave this request in the comment to your order and we will contact you with the invoice.
Would it be possible to have perforated mesh added to the eye slits so it can be used for feder sparring?
Hi Alex, yes, please simply leave this request in the comment to your order.
Hola consulta el precio es en dolares EEUU ? soy Enrique de Argentina. Gracias
Hi Enrique! Yes, the price is in US dollars.
Is it possible to get the sugarloaf with paladin etching on the face plate, or around the whole helmet? Similar to the bascinet the paladin set is shown with.
Hi Mitch! Unfortunately, custom etching is not possible for this helmet, sorry.
Hi I have a 24 inch head and the small would not do so when will the larger one be in so I can buy
Hi! We do not re-stock helmets very often, unfortunately, so we recommend you to select custom size option and helmet will be made according to your personal measurements.
Can you wear a mail coif below this helmet? If so how many centimeters should be added to head circumference?
Hi! Yes, you can wear it with mail coif. Head circumference should be measured over the coif.
Can you get the helm without the cross decoration?
Hi Michael, yes it is possible. Please leave this request in the comment to your order.
Is it possible to have the helmet galvanized to eliminate the need for oiling?
Hi Dennis, unfortunately, we cannot galvanize the helmet.
Is the padding good enough for combat? Or would you recommend an arming cap/collar with it?
Hi Jack, yes the padding is enough for combat.
Can this be made without the cross decoration?
Hi David, yes it is possible. Please simply leave this request in the comment to your order.
Hi, I was wanting to get a helm in stock but my head size is 59.5 cm, which should I choose, L/XL or S/M
The armorer`s advice is that you should choose the bigger size.
Can this helmet be etched to match the Paladin set? If not, do you have a list of helmets that can be etched to match it? Thanks in advance! recently discovered this website and was amazed at the stuff here!
Hi Jarrett, yes it is possible. Please contact our support team for details.
Does the visor have a lock to keep it from rattling/ opening and does it lock to a raised position?
Yes, there is a button on one side which keeps it closed and raised.
Is this helmet suitable for HMB/Battle of Nations type full-contact fights?
Yes, this helmet with meets all BotN standards(http://battleofthenations.ua/index.php/unified-international-rules.html)and SCA heavy fighting standards(http://www.sca.org/officers/marshal/docs/marshal_handbook.pdf).According to the official SCA armor requirements, listed in the Marshal's Handbook, the Medieval Sugarloaf Helmet Stainless is legal in all respects:- steel thickness is 14 ga (2.0 mm)- welded and riveted seams- no openings larger than 1 inch in diameter- face guard extends below the chin- secure visor with pin- no internal projections- padding and chin strap are includedNote regarding armor legality: we have to warn that local marshals/team captains/individual judges on various festivals and events sometimes tend to amend the rules. Therefore, we recommend learning the armor requirements of the event which you're going to attendin advance. No claim will be admitted in case of failure to participate in the competition due to the mismatch of the armor any rules.
Just wanting to know if this helm has a chin strap as well?
Yes, the helmet has a chin strap.
For the sugarloaf Helm Just curious if extra vertical bars can be put in the eye slots so there are no gaps larger then 3/4 inch?
We can make the slot smaller or add the vertical bars, no problem, just mention it in the comments to your order.
Hi sorry for a silly question. I really love the look of this helmet so so much. is there a complete armour set that matches this helmet. if not I also really love the look of the kings guard armour set will it look to much out of place having this helmet with the kings guard set. look forward to your opinion. :)
This helmet doesn`t have the matching armor kit. It can look good with the King`s Guard armour set, if the set will be ordered with no etching. To order the set without etching, please just mention it in the comments to your order.
Is there any way to attach an aventail to this?
Yes, we can attach an aventail to this helmet for $100.00 extra. Please order via our website and mention in the comments to the order that you need it with the aventail attached. After that we`ll send you a PayPal invoice for the extra charge.
Hi, I'm in a heavy steel fighting group and the requirements say that our helmets must be a minimum of 13 gauge stainless steel (or 12 gauge mild). Is there a way that you could do this? If so, what would the price difference be? Thanks for your time, Laurel
2.5 mm mild steel (12 ga) is available for +25% extra. If this works for you, please order via the site and add a comment to your order. We'll send an invoice for the extra charge to your PayPal email.
How much extra would it cost to add etching to this helm to match the kings guard set, if purchased seperately?
This helmet cannot be made with “The King's Guard” style etching, sorry.
are you still offering free shipping for this sugarloaf helm? I'm simply trying to compare and make a decision to order the product.
To date free shipping offer is over, sorry. We offer "free shipping on everything" within a few days several times a year - roughly every two months. You can subscribe to our newsletter to get free shipping notification.
OMG this is gorgeous! It looks like the front of an old book! Happy Holidays!
Hi there. I was trying to order your sca sugarloaf with visor safety pin. I need the upgrade to 14ga stainless steel. I went through the checkout and it was going to charge me for the price without the upgrade. How do I order it with the upgrade?
Now this helmet comes in stainless 14 ga steel by default, no extra charges.
Rather than a Pin would i be able to get a leather strap on the bottom on the visor to fix it down? and would you be able to add a bargrill as well?
Pin can not be replaced with the leather strap, sorry.SCA bargrill can be made for bascinet type helmets only.
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If your looking to buy a helm and this Sugarloaf catches your eye, BUY IT! It is simply the very best purchase on armor I ever have made. It fits snug, doesnt rattle, and can hold true to some seriously heavy contact. This helm makes you feel invincible! The vision slots are expertly crafted to yield to you an amazing field of view, which is very deceptive to your opponent. Cleaning the brass with brasso makes the brass look like pure gold. I am not yet a knight in the SCA, but because of this helm and my armor I get called "Sir" by mistake and I have to explain I have not yet been knighted yet, because I dont want to take from thise that have earned the title when I have yet to do so. But does make you feel good. This helm is a masterpiece. A true work of art and engineering. I have never seen another person wearing it yet? And I cant understand why? If your 15th to 16th century you need to have one of these! My motto is, "If you want to be a knight, act like one! And looking like a knight doesnt hurt either! Be knightly!" Buy this helm! Yea, the costs cuts a little after first, but you have my word it will take your persona to a new level of awesome!
Just got mine, wonderful craftsmanship! Solid construction, strong rivets, I feel like I could use it to head butt through a brick wall. Excellent work Armstreet!
This helm is amazing for sca combat! It provides you with great vision, doesnt make your head an oversized target, and you just down right look badass! If you arent using one of these you are disrespecting yourself. Buy one youll never want to use any other helm! 5 out of 5 stars!
I just received this helm today and it is AMAZING! Thank you very much for prompt communication and attention to detail. I just have one question, in your experience what is the best way to care for this helm's metal? What do you recommend doing to keep it's luster and overall looking like a monster on the field? Thanks again!
Great, many thanks for your feedback, Phil!
Armor made of stainless steel doesn't require any special care. You can clean and polish it with a dry soft cloth and some sort of oil (for example, waste engine oil). Do not polish the surface with the abrasive materials. Water ingress is permissible, but not desirable (do not wipe it with a damp cloth, do not immerse in water, do not wash in the washing machine). After each use, the helmet should be cleaned and wiped dry. Keep it in dry ventilated area, sudden temperature changes must be excluded. Before the long-term storage, make sure that the helm is clean, dry and completely covered with oil.