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  1. Thread: Spam levels

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    Most of the spam ends up coming from people paid...

    Most of the spam ends up coming from people paid to spam boards so sadly Captcha will only be so effective. The best way to reduce these is to limit new users, requiring the first few posts to be...
  2. In tennis it is free ongoing, if you are a member...

    In tennis it is free ongoing, if you are a member of an affiliated club, for recreational players.
  3. Thread: Sore finger!

    by MKCap
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    Why not try one of these:...

    Why not try one of these: https://www.leonpaul.com/impact-absorbing-thumb-pad.html
  4. Thread: Sore finger!

    by MKCap
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    Go back to pomelling like a real epeeist!

    Go back to pomelling like a real epeeist!
  5. This just seems like more hassle for those of us...

    This just seems like more hassle for those of us that are involved in running clubs for no return. So now we will need to make sure that everyone entered on the beginner's course signs up for...
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    From your description, there isn't a lot to go on...

    From your description, there isn't a lot to go on but if they are all going at the same time I would assume some external factor is having an affect,

    A few possible issues could be:

    The recent...
  7. Thread: LP Resin glue

    by MKCap
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    Ebay, by the gallon! Plenty of choices, and...

    Ebay, by the gallon! Plenty of choices, and slightly nervous moments when it gets shipped by Yoddel.
  8. Thread: LP Resin glue

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    Not used that but I do use Gorilla Superglue...

    Not used that but I do use Gorilla Superglue (blue) which is more flexible than normal super glue and so doesn't need continually glueing down. Then it is just a case of doing an acetone soak for a...
  9. I use the Nike Air Zooms which are fine, I also...

    I use the Nike Air Zooms which are fine, I also used Hi-Tec of a previous generation both were pretty good. In reality I think any that are comfortable will be as good as the next pair, even a pair...
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    With regards to UK useage, LP have said that old...

    With regards to UK useage, LP have said that old masks will continue to be okay except where FIE kit is required. I have asked BF for some clarification and guidance on this as their site does not...
  11. It isn't ideal as the zip could catch the blade...

    It isn't ideal as the zip could catch the blade so might damage the lame or tip but I really do mean might, safety wise there shouldn't be an issue.

    The biggest risk I can think of is that the...
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    We gave up on them a year ago after they...

    We gave up on them a year ago after they massively failed on all of the orders, we moved the club clothing supplier to topkit which is also run by fencers.
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    M.4.2 This is the obvious rule which...

    M.4.2


    This is the obvious rule which springs to mind. If the weight was only at the very back, you might be okay but it would largely depend on the opinion of the referee/armourer who has to...
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    Something like this...

    Something like this http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/White-V46-polyester-UV-resistant-thread-Hembobs-For-sails-kites-canvas-leather-/222673643213?var=&hash=item33d86226cd:m:mzsGADr70MDMQbeRJBLVBfw will do...
  15. If the glue is CA, heating it will do nothing....

    If the glue is CA, heating it will do nothing. Acetone will dissolve it but it may take time and need soaking for a while HOWEVER if you soak it as is any of the plastic bits you soak may also...
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    Exactly, it it the same for football, they talk...

    Exactly, it it the same for football, they talk of caps, real caps you wear on your head, the kit you wear on the pitch doesn't really matter too much.

    If BF were to rule that from midnight...
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    It is an abuse of monopoly simple, imagine if BT...

    It is an abuse of monopoly simple, imagine if BT were to say they were going to charge you 40 for your phone line but if you got your Internet through them it would only be 10. BF are saying that...
  18. Thread: Mask safety

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    Even in the 90s when I started, my first jacket...

    Even in the 90s when I started, my first jacket was polyester and legal in all but top level internationals, and plastrons were optional, even then they were just canvas. The club jackets were just...
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    As a "younger" vet, here is my input into getting...

    As a "younger" vet, here is my input into getting people involved.

    As others have said people around that age have many other responsibilities like work and family which do mean that we cannot...
  20. Thread: Apple I Watch

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    As any smart watch is technically an electronic...

    As any smart watch is technically an electronic communiications device which could be used to communicate to the fencer whilst on piste, it is probably not wise to wear one in a competiton with it...
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    I went to Cocks Moors a couple of times when I...

    I went to Cocks Moors a couple of times when I worked up that way, not sure how far they away from you but if close they could be worth a try.
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    It could be made to fairly easily :)

    It could be made to fairly easily :)
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    Thanks, that is looking better.

    Thanks, that is looking better.
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    Could you change Milton Keynes Academy...

    Could you change Milton Keynes Academy http://epee.eu/f to Milton Keynes Fencing Club please, MK Academy is a Dubai based club.
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    I no longer buy my blades wired, I know I can...

    I no longer buy my blades wired, I know I can spend time making sure everything is just right and using the parts I want. Just this last weekend, I witnessed a young man's wiring fail 1 week after...
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