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SPES Forearm/Elbow Guards - Pair



 
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SPES Vectir Forearm and Elbow Protectors Version 2.0 - Pair

  • The Forearm Protectors decrease risk of injury for historical fencing. They are made of sturdy fabric with super-hard low-profile plastic inserts. The design was developed and tested in conjunction with the historical fencing school VECTIR, located in Poland.
  • The Shell Elbow Protectors are an extension to the forearm protectors for more complete arm protection. The elastic Velcro straps allow you to adjust the elbow protectors as necessary in order to ensure a secure fit and full protection.

One Size, Black Only.
Features

Vectir” Forearm and Elbow Protectors v.2.1 (04/2016):

  • added holes (via holes) in the plastic element which allow additional binding to ensure better adjustment and keeping the protector in place

Version 2.0 Updates

  • Better protection as a single-element elbow protector made of polypropylene.
  • Better fitting PP bowl for the elbow (elbow element no longer sticks out from the arm).
  • Elements overlap, eliminating the gap between elbow and forearm in the previous version.
  • Additional elastic tape on the back of elbow to increase secure fit.
  • Velcro tape mounting on forearm gives ability to adjust the whole protector length.
  • Elbow detaches, allowing for more choices in the level of protection desired.

Material: Cotton, Polypropylene
Weight: 2lb / 900g

Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 31 Write a review »

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December 27, 2017
Reviewer: Michael Moura from Padstow, NSW Australia  


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Great guards. Good for kenjutsu. December 20, 2017
Reviewer: Brandon Haydon from Chicago, IL United States  
I cross train in armizare and kenjutsu,  with regular full contact about using wood, spring steel, nylon, and polypropylene weapons.  These guards work perfectly in tandem with HEMA hand protectors,  and the elbow guards stay in place and don’t chafe. Highly recommended,  especially for kendo/kenjutsu practitioners who want some full contact sparring without tearing up their expensive bogu or yoroi.

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Well worth the money December 19, 2017
Reviewer: Hartley Ransom-Leland from Lutherville, MD United States  
For what I was expecting I would give it a five out of five. For what it is, a four out of five. It is splinted and has strips of hard plastic on the outside with condensed fabric or foam on the part that touches your arm to provide extra cushion. It fits on the arm very well. Any size arm will fit in it. The elbow cap has no padding and is just plastic. Both parts hold up very well in combat and should last a long time. My only complaint is that it is a little bulky and restricts movement when wearing gauntlets or other arm protection. I would recommend this to anyone but maybe a more experienced fighter would want to go for something lighter. The elbows can double as knees too. A very good purchase, Purple Heart Armory and Spes have never disappointed

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December 19, 2017
Reviewer: Brendan Sturges from Hyattsville, MD United States  


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Great fit, great protection December 8, 2017
Reviewer: Jonathan M Gordon from Silver Spring, MD United States  
These guards have been great for bouting with both longsword and broadsword.  I have had no problem using them with any jacket that I have paired them with.  Overall, excellent product.  Thank you!

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