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Munitions Grade - Balaur Arms - 14th Century Longsword - BR102-MG
Balaur Arms - 14th Century Longsword
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This ‘’Munitions Grade” item is not up to our normal high standards. Munitions grade items will typically have various bends or twists in the blades, basically rendering them as 2nds quality. These items are still a great choice for collecting and re-enacting and functional pieces will still be functional. Please keep this in mind when ordering.

Forged by Balaur Arms, this Type XIIa longsword fits in well with swords throughout 14th century Europe and the origin of its blade design hearkens to the 13th century when increasingly tapered swords were developed to improve their thrusting ability. A classic Medieval design with a lenticular cross-section to its blade, these swords had long fullers to reduce unnecessary weight from the mid section with minimal loss to overall durability.

The blade is crafted from 5160 high carbon steel to possess a spring temper and a 56-58 HRc hardness. The hilt is steel and the blade is mounted and secured into the hilt with a stout peen on the pommel. The tang is quadrangular in shape to better resist shifting or loosening against the grip. The grip is fashioned from seasoned teak wood and bound in quality leather.

The companion scabbard of seasoned teak wood is overlaid in leather, capped with a steel chape.

Please Note: The older design of this sword (as seen in the video) has an integrated sword belt. The new version has omitted this integrated sword belt for a bare scabbard which can be used for a wider variety of mounting systems for wear which are applicable to a wider range of body types.

Overall Length: 44 5/8'' Blade: 35 3/4''
   
Add Sharpening $20 (Adds Approx. 1 Week to Ship Time)

Retail Price: $259.95
$199.95
No Munitions Grade models currently available.

Weight: 2 lb 10.2 oz
Edge: Unsharpened
P.O.B.: 7''
Thickness: 4 mm - 3.5 mm
Width: 49.3 mm
Grip Length: 6 7/8''
Pommel: Peened
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Please note: Demonstrations in these videos may represent torture tests under ideal conditions and do not imply a sword will handle this type of activity consistently. Swords should only be used to cut approved materials, and proper training should be sought before partaking in this dangerous activity.



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