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W. Schütz
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PostPosted: Tue 22 Jan, 2008 9:56 am    Post subject: Ahlspiess, take two.         Reply with quote

After studying several more originals i decided to make another Ahlpeiss with a more generic design following the appearance of the most beautiful 15th cen originals.
This one has shaped sheetmetal forge-welded to the spike thats curved into a socket and forge-welded together along one side. Like in many originals the rondel is not permanently attached but forced on, into a slot, removable upwards but fixed from movement down.
Length 230cm
Weight 2,1kg.





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PostPosted: Tue 22 Jan, 2008 12:18 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Nice Cool I like those weapons and I must say your piece looks decent.What steel did you use?
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PostPosted: Tue 22 Jan, 2008 2:52 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

awesome. Any chance for a full - length myArmoury style photo? How long is it?
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W. Schütz
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PostPosted: Wed 23 Jan, 2008 12:12 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

The steel used is 0,6% carbon alloy.

Yes i seem to have forgot to take a full length photo, i will have to remedy that.

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plebeque militia.
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PostPosted: Wed 23 Jan, 2008 2:07 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Full length photo;


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