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Constructed Examples

Set out below are pictures of constructed mesh patches. They are all shown on the same scale, so that the made up areas covered can be directly compared with each other. Each picture is a proportional reduction of a section 610mm (24") wide by 370mm (14.5") deep.

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This 1,000 ring patch is a 6mm/6mm construction and covers an area of about 480 sq. cm. A 'standard' shirt using this mesh requires approximately 21,000 rings. It is the best mesh size to work with if a design is required to be added to a 6/6 or 6/12 ringmail garment.

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This 5/8 Set (500-8mm & 1,000-5mm) ring patch covers an area of about 820 sq, cm. A 'standard' shirt using this mesh requires approximately 12 sets of rings to construct.

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This 6/12 Set (500-12mm & 1,000-6mm) ring patch covers an area of about 1600 sq. cm. A 'standard' shirt using this mesh requires approximately 6 sets of rings to construct. This mesh size and construction is the most popular with live action roleplayers players.

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6mm mandrel wound 1,000 ring patch, covering an area of approximately 285 sq. cm. In Steel, this suitable for live action roleplaying and light re-enactment. A 'standard' shirt requires about 35,000 rings.

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6mm square section 1,000 ring patch, covering an area of approximately 285 sq. cm. In Steel, this suitable for live action roleplaying and light re-enactment. A 'standard' shirt requires about 35,000 rings.

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8mm mandrel wound 1,000 ring patch, covering an area of approximately 500 sq. cm. In Steel, this suitable for live action roleplaying and light re-enactment. A 'standard' shirt requires about 21,000 rings.

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8mm square section 1,000 ring patch, covering an area of approximately 500 sq. cm. In Steel, this suitable for live action roleplaying and light re-enactment. A 'standard' shirt requires about 21,000 rings.



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