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John McDonald




Location: Wellington.NewZealand
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PostPosted: Fri 17 Sep, 2010 6:14 pm    Post subject: Shape of dirk blades         Reply with quote

Hi all I have been wondering what a dirk blades crossection looks like?Are thay triangular?if anyone who has one or two can put up some pics taken end on that would be great .
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Justin King
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PostPosted: Fri 17 Sep, 2010 6:47 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Most dirks with purpose-built blades are described as having a thick triangular or wedge-shaped cross section. This seems to be predominant although there are numerous variations, particularly among those that are (apparently) mounted with cut-down sword blades.
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John McDonald




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PostPosted: Sat 18 Sep, 2010 4:41 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Thank you for the info.
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