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Michael Pearce
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PostPosted: Tue 09 Jun, 2009 4:50 pm    Post subject: Basic Longsword (Type XVIIIa)         Reply with quote

http://tinkerswords.com/2009022FL1small.jpg

Oakeshott Type: XVIIIa
Overall Length: 47-7/8 inches
Blade Length: 36-7/8 inches
Blade width @ Base: 1-7/8 inches
Blade Width 4 inches from point: 7/8 inch
Blade Thickness @ Base: .222 inch
Blade Thickness 2 inches from Point: .095 inch
Hilt Overall Length: 11 inches
Length of Handle: 8-7/8 inches
Guard Type: 2 with clubbed ends
Pommel Type: J
Center of Gravity: 3- 7/8 inches from guard
Location of Blade Node (measured from Guard): 23 inches
Primary Hilt Node: approx. 1/2 inch from cross on handle
Weight: 3lbs
Sword in the style of Longswords of the 14th C- 15th C. The blade is Marquenched 5160 spring steel tempered to HRc52-53 with tang, shoulder and spine of the blade which is drawn back to HRc45-48. The furniture is of mild steel finished in antique blue, The handle is sandwhiched hardwood wrapped in linen cord and covered in a dark burgundy leather. The hilt may be dismounted using a 5mm Allen wrench. Sword will be provided with a leather scabbard in brown or black

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Bartek Strojek




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PostPosted: Tue 09 Jun, 2009 5:13 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Pretty! I really like the shape of the grip.
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M. Eversberg II




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PostPosted: Tue 09 Jun, 2009 9:44 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

What's the plan with this one? New product line?

M.

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Michael Pearce
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PostPosted: Tue 09 Jun, 2009 10:33 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

M. Eversberg II wrote:
What's the plan with this one? New product line?

M.


Nope- just a stock piece; the plan is sell it and pay bills!

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