When a new person join the Buhurt community or wanted to start Medieval steel fighting combat sports , they needs new armour to start there journey and they start searching cheap armour from ebay and other Facebook shops, and that's where most people get confused because " NOT ALL ARMOUR ARE BUHURT ARMOUR " Sometimes Armour made for buhurt and armour made for Medieval reenactments, costumes & LARP look like the same but there is difference in there making and used material which is very important to know if you are looking for Buhurt armour.
WHAT IS BUHURT & HOW ARMOUR USED IN BUHURT ARE DIFFERENT FROM LARP & REENACTMENT ARMOUR ? -
Buhurt is Medieval steel armour combat sport in which people use real steel heavy weapons like swords,Maces,Falschions,Axes to hit the opponent, This is basically real fighting sport which involves real injuries,Broken bones and blood just like real war, There are several Medieval combat sports team and authorities and there rules & regulation can be different.
Because of the real steel weapon used in the Buhurt sport this sport demands strong and most durable Armour and Armour gears which can take real weapon hits and still keep the fighter safe inside, thats why Any person who is looking to join the Buhurt and Medieval steel fighting combat sport must use Tempered steel , Stainless steel and Thick heavy Mild steel Armour,
Always Buy Buhurt armour from the shop who have knowledge to make strong Armour and you must avoid using Decorative or Cosplay armour it can be deadly.
WHAT IS LARP & COSPLAY ARMOUR ?
LARP,Cosplay or Fantasy fictional are used for costume and role plays purposes LARP community fight with Foam and Latex made weapons the risk of major injury in this kind of sport is very low hence you can use less thickness armour for LARP and cosplays.
LARP Armour can look very similar to the armour used in buhurt and that's why it creates confusion among New fighter join Buhurt.
to help you get right Armour for your need.