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[escapist] Science Breakthrough: Plate Armor is Heavy

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Researchers in the U.K. have discovered that 15th century knights who wore heavy suits of armor into battle got tired a lot faster than soldiers who went unarmored.
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All I have to say to this is, LOL.
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Originally Posted by HWI;14307865 
All I have to say to this is, LOL.

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Yeah, anyone who's had Renaissance friends....
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Modern soldiers carry comparable loads in backpacks, yet have far greater mobility and endurance. "We found there was a big difference: it is much more 'expensive' to carry the load as a suit of armor than it is to carry the load in a backpack," Askew said.

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But haven't you seen the guys that wear that stuff, they're like mini Hulks! tongue.gif
    
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post #7 of 93
Totally did not know that. Rep + mate rolleyes.gif
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Brilliant!~
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Made my freaking day xD
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post #10 of 93
Life Changing news here.
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