Scottish Claymore Basket Hilt Broad Sword + Sword Catching Loops & Double Runner
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Scottish Claymore Basket Hilt Broad Sword + Sword Catching Loops & Double Runner:
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Scottish Claymore Basket hilt Broadsword
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Scottish Basket hilt Broadsword and steel sheath - Includes full red hand cover and steel sheath/scabbard.
True and false edge, strong thick ricasso, single fuller and double runners.
Blade is not sharp, however it can be sharpened and will hold an edge.There seems to be evidence of both the two handed sword and the basket hilt being referred to as claymores. The research of renowned sword historian, Claude Blair, is paraphrased for this matter. The first instance in which a written usage of this word is after the beginning of the 1715 uprising, coming into much wider use during the uprising in 1745.Length overall: 1050mm / 41.25 inches
Lenght hilt: 160mm / 6.25 inches
Length blade: 880mm / 34.75 inches
Length scabbard: 910mm / 35.75 inches
Weight overall: 1.86kg
Weight scabbard: 586 grams
Weight sword: 1.276 kilograms
Blade Width: 3mm / 1.25 inches of steelCombat Readiness Score: 6 of 10
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A sword's tang is a term that describes how a blade is fitted to the handle. The strongest tang type is “Full Tang” and our full tang swords have been forged as part of the blade and then sandwiched between two halves of the handle. Usually you can see the base of the blade edge exposed on the side of the handgrip. The tang should penetrate right through the pommel and be peened over at the end. The most common tang style is called encapsulated or hidden where the blade becomes a thin “rats tail” to fit within the handgrip. While many of the hidden tang swords will have blades that are suitable for combat you could find that over time the hilt may eventually loosen. As with all tools, a sword is only as strong as the weakest part and therefore where possible I would always recommend using a full tang sword for any kind of sword on sword combat from simulated full contact to theatrical. Never USE a push tang sword as the blade is prone to becoming a projectile weapon. WARNING: Not all full tang claims are equal, we can only assume this is because of lack of knowledge.Other suppliers will incorrectly promote "hidden tangs" as "full tang" so please be aware of the truth before perpetuating this mistake.
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