Page 6 of 6 FirstFirst ... 23456
Results 101 to 116 of 116

Thread: Thoughts on the new GBR patch?

  1. #101

  2. #102
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    NI when not in Dublin, Scotland or the SW
    Posts
    205

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Vambo View Post
    the rules are very clear;



    U23s are not mentioned so presumably stripes are not needed
    U23s are not mentioned in the FIE rules because they are not FIE-run competitions. Like the Cadet Circuit, they are organised under the auspices of the European Fencing Confederation. Name and country code are required; most entrants fence with their national colours too.
    L. Donaghy occasionally NIR/IRL

  3. #103
    Senior Member JackSparrow's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    Shipwrecked
    Posts
    375

    Default

    For anyone who hasn't seen the new patches 'in action', here's James Davis wearing them. Gives a better sense of their scale ... I like his glove

    https://www.instagram.com/p/BWGXPJMF_zg/
    Savvy!

  4. #104
    Chris Howser cesh_fencing's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Location
    East Northamptonshire - Yarwell
    Posts
    5,100

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by JackSparrow View Post
    For anyone who hasn't seen the new patches 'in action', here's James Davis wearing them. Gives a better sense of their scale ... I like his glove

    https://www.instagram.com/p/BWGXPJMF_zg/
    Will still look better with it being painted/sprayed on.

    Sure someone will come up with the option..
    Oundle, Peterborough & Stamford Fencing

  5. #105
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Lincolnshire
    Posts
    1,487

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by cesh_fencing View Post
    Will still look better with it being painted/sprayed on.

    Sure someone will come up with the option..
    Soon I hope ..... Seriously underwhelmed, and you were right about the ridge in terms of Epee. Good call by JW that folk shouldn't wear them until absolutely needed .....

  6. #106

    Default

    It will be available soon.
    There is new stencil technology which is a huge improvement on previous which we are using at the worlds just now.
    Watch this space.

    Paul N-M

  7. #107
    Senior Member gethylogic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Cymru | Wales
    Posts
    392

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by JackSparrow View Post
    For anyone who hasn't seen the new patches 'in action', here's James Davis wearing them. Gives a better sense of their scale ... I like his glove

    https://www.instagram.com/p/BWGXPJMF_zg/
    Someone's spilt coffee all over his mask!

  8. #108
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    The Kingdom of Fife
    Posts
    1,070

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by JackSparrow View Post
    For anyone who hasn't seen the new patches 'in action', here's James Davis wearing them. Gives a better sense of their scale ... I like his glove

    https://www.instagram.com/p/BWGXPJMF_zg/
    The glove is awesome, is it a left over from the Olympics, still not a fan of the patch.

  9. #109
    Paul Sibert Foilling Around's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    Lead Performance Coach at Nottingham University
    Posts
    5,106

    Default

    I like the design, but I am not a fan of patches for national colours.

    Printing tends to fade and I would rather see embroidery on the kit.

    I have a local embroiderer and I am going to talk to them when I have a sample.

    I suppose a patch is an easy "retro fit" until a better solution is found.

    And it you look at other countries, it is certainly not just their fencers who have been to FIE events who wear national colours.
    British Fencing AASE Assessor
    British Fencing Coach Developer

    Veteran Foil Champion of Szombathely 2015 and 2016!!

  10. #110

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Foilling Around View Post
    Printing tends to fade and I would rather see embroidery on the kit.

    I have a local embroiderer and I am going to talk to them when I have a sample.
    Surely the density of stitching for embroidery would affect the protective qualities of the fabric? All that punching through the fabric must affect it. Also it'd take an age to complete.

    Stencils would work though, although you do have the fading, but I doubt that'd be much of an issue, surely you have a good stencil you could respray it.

  11. #111
    Senior Member marg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2003
    Location
    South west
    Posts
    258

    Default

    Prefer old stripes . Patch looks amateur especially as its thick to sew on and will always look like a sewn on patch. At International events the stripes were easy to spot across a crowded fencing hall as they were so different. These patches will not stand out .
    I like the design for the web site and other BF things, modern and edgy but on kit as a sew on patch, doesn't work.

  12. #112
    Senior Member danKew's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Location
    Reigate
    Posts
    530

    Default

    As it's the design that's been approved by the FIE and not the patch, could another company bring out an alternative solution using the approved design or can only LP supply these things?

  13. #113

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by danKew View Post
    As it's the design that's been approved by the FIE and not the patch, could another company bring out an alternative solution using the approved design or can only LP supply these things?
    See my post of the 13th.
    Paul N-M

  14. #114
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    The Kingdom of Fife
    Posts
    1,070

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Paul N-M View Post
    See my post of the 13th.
    Paul N-M
    Is joe public going to have access to this new stencilling product in time for the new season Paul?
    If so I think we'll skip the patch and wait.

  15. #115

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Not quite a Vet View Post
    Is joe public going to have access to this new stencilling product in time for the new season Paul?
    If so I think we'll skip the patch and wait.
    Hi Allan,
    Just waiting for the colour matches to be finished and the stencils produced which is all being done in Germany.
    Should have after the worlds. Will keep you posted.

    Paul N-M

  16. #116
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Lincolnshire
    Posts
    1,487

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by danKew View Post
    As it's the design that's been approved by the FIE and not the patch, could another company bring out an alternative solution using the approved design or can only LP supply these things?
    With stencils coming it's a pity that the design got changed from the original, presumably to allow it to fit onto a patch. Which design got approved I wonder, the original or the adjustment, or do both comply. Maybe those with the stencils could revert to the original if both are valid. Now that would be good.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •