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Versimold Used For Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) Enthusiasts

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Versimold Used For Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) Enthusiasts

Over the weekend, we received a very interesting email from a gentleman who is an avid HEMA (historical European martial arts) enthusiast. HEMA is the preservation of historical European armed and unarmed combat methods which people practice with a variety of weapons, such as the iconic longsword used in shows and movies like Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings. Because many spar with blunted steel weapons, people will inevitably get hurt even with the best protection. This is where one fan of HEMA got the idea to create additional protection for his gauntlets. David created a video that...

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'63 Airstream Overlander: Restoring Our Souls Through an Icon

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'63 Airstream Overlander: Restoring Our Souls Through an Icon

There are many products and elements from American history that have maintained themselves as quintessential Americana - icons that are inseparable from American culture and will forever define a decade or an era. Be it the Hoover Dam, the 57 Chevy, or even the Boeing 707, each of these icons have preserved a specific period of American history: the Great Depression, the automotive golden age, or the jet age. The Airstream trailer with its instantly recognizable rounded aluminum shape is no exception.  (Photo credit: Homedsgn.com) After WW2, America's economy was thriving. More money in people's pockets meant leisure and luxury were...

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Restoring Your Classic Car with Versimold: 1955 Buick Century Trunk Lid Stops

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Restoring Your Classic Car with Versimold: 1955 Buick Century Trunk Lid Stops

When you're restoring your classic car, you're going to inevitably need to replace or repair rubber parts throughout the project. Whether that be o-rings, gaskets, grommets, seals, or in this case, a trunk lid stop for a 1955 Buick Century. (photo credit: Pinterest user Dave Neifer - not Mudbone's Buick) Mudbone's '55 Buick Century is being completely restored to its former glory as an opulent coupe that competed against Cadillac as American's favored luxury brand. But with any restoration project, finding the required parts can either be difficult to source or expensive to purchase. However, those with a little bit of...

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Restoring an Antique Zenith 5S29 Tube Radio: A Preservation of History

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Restoring an Antique Zenith 5S29 Tube Radio: A Preservation of History

We recently stumbled upon a gold mine of beautifully made videos showcasing antique radios and their paths to complete restoration. One such treasure trove of vintage radio restoration videos is the YouTube Channel "Restore Old Radios" operated by tube junkie Don demonstrates his creativity by using Versimold to repair a drive belt used in the tuning condenser of a Zenith 5S29 tube radio.  (Photo credit: ElectronicProducts.com) The Zenith 5-S-29 was introduced in 1935 at a retail price of $39.95 - a whopping $694 in 2016 dollars! Obviously this was a luxury item for households that wanted the latest and greatest in an emerging...

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