- Item #: HDT
- Manufacturer: Iron Mountain Armory
- Manufacturer's Product Number: HDT
Our Gashira class Haidate (thigh armour) is handcrafted by the Iron Mountain Armory at the time of your order. The haidate is a cloth apron with steel armor plates sewn to the front bottom for maximum flexibility and protection of the thighs. Features leather / silk lining the top to allow for light protection for the waist / hip area allowing for greater maneuverability. There is a strap along the back of the haidate to hold them in place over your thigh and belt to keep them haidate tied around your waist. Perfect for a sword practitioner to use for extra protection when cutting or replacing and old haidate, giving your old armor a different look.
Iyo - Rectangle plates overlapping like roof tiles.
Goishi - Scale like plates
Kawara - S-shaped scales overlapping like roof tiles.
Ikeda - Small raft like plates set in chain mail.