To serve your lord, you are prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice. Upon the battlefield you await the coming violence, looking out upon the thousands at your side and the thousands more who stand opposed. You may very well die this day, but you have every intention of taking out a hundred soldiers before you do.
Your lord strides along the battlelines, shouting encouragement. Your lord’s sigil glints in the sunlight upon your Eagle Shield as he finally gives the call to charge–and with that decisive shout the battle begins.
Epic Armoury’s Eagle Shield is a semi-curved, kite-shield inspired by 10th to 12th century Normans. Finished with a beautifully detailed laser-cut heraldry pattern, this shield will fit perfectly in the hands of an infantryman or knight. The rest of the shield is handmade and painted, designed to look like a lacquered shield with a metal rim.
Wear this Eagle Shield left- or right-handed with the use of its versatile three leather arm straps on the back, secured through hard EVA foam for a reliable and solid grip made to last. Feel confident that this latex shield will withstand the continued abuse of a LARP with regular latex maintenance.
- Also referred to as a “kite” shield, originally from the 10th-12th centuries
- Associated with the Normans, who were the first to use this style of shield widely
- Made from non-splintering wood, such as alder, fir, poplar, or linden
- Strong latex coating on hard EVA foam, which does not flex in combat
- Made from durable closed cell foam that does not shred
- Handle is made of EVA foam and soft leather for a firm grip
- High safety, approved by the top organizations
All latex-coated weapons need a certain degree of maintenance. For this we recommend using maintenance silicone, which can be purchased separately in the LARP Accessories section. Epic Armoury Maintenance Silicone is an easy, spray-on application, 100% pure and acid-free making it safe to apply. We recommend using Maintenance Silicone on a regular basis. It maintains the latex-coat’s flexibility and prevents it from drying out, keeping the product wear and tear resistant.
Store your latex weapons flat or on its pommel–NEVER on its tip. Use a simple sheet or towel lining to prevent it from touching a plastic or rubber surface to prevent your weapon from adhering to other products. Keep your weapons in a cool, dry environment.