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Michael Pearce
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PostPosted: Thu 12 Mar, 2009 8:00 am    Post subject: Short-handled Type XII for customer         Reply with quote



Oakeshott Type: XIIa
Overall Length: 39 inches
Blade Length: 31-3/16 inches
Blade width @ Base: 2 inches
Blade Width 4 inches from point: 1-1/4 inch
Blade Thickness @ Base: .205 inch
Blade Thickness 2 inches from Point: .090 inch
Hilt Overall Length: 7-5/16 inches
Length of Handle: 5-1/2 inches
Guard Type: 1
Pommel Type: i
Center of Gravity: 4-5/8 inches from guard
Location of Blade Node (measured from Guard): 19-3/8 inches
Primary Hilt Node: on handle approx. 1/2 from cross.
Weight: 2lbs 12 oz
Made for a customer. Blade is differentially-tempered 5160 spring steel. Handle furniture is mild steel, handle is sandwiched hardwood wrapped in fine linen cord and covered with leather. Hilt is of take-down type. Handling is very nice! Feels like it weighs closer to 2lbs than 2lbs-12oz.

Michael 'Tinker' Pearce
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Then one night, as my car was going backwards through a cornfield at 90mph, I had an epiphany...
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Tim Seaton




Location: San Jose calif
Joined: 30 Jul 2005

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PostPosted: Thu 12 Mar, 2009 4:44 pm    Post subject: sword         Reply with quote

Vry nice!!! thats says honer ,code , loyalty , knight all over it !!!!!!! ur truly a gifted armourer my lord .
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