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by Mastoner07
2012-12-11
Forum: Weapons, Armor, Garb, and Other Equipment
Topic: Sword Balancing
Replies: 8
Views: 6741

Re: Sword Balancing

Just finished up with coundter wieghting my pommel. used 2" powedered masonry nails. almost triangular in shape. placed them on a piece of duck tape bandolier style inter liking turning those triangles into rectangles, keeping about a millimeter between each nail. counterwieghting was an incred...
by Mastoner07
2012-12-06
Forum: Weapons, Armor, Garb, and Other Equipment
Topic: Sword Balancing
Replies: 8
Views: 6741

Re: Sword Balancing

Awesome. that answers my questions. when next the sun rises, i will head srait to the foam anvil
by Mastoner07
2012-12-05
Forum: Weapons, Armor, Garb, and Other Equipment
Topic: Sword Balancing
Replies: 8
Views: 6741

Re: Sword Balancing

haha no real plan. just looking for ideas. and thank u thats a great help. so, no real limitation on what u can attach for counter weighting?
by Mastoner07
2012-12-05
Forum: Weapons, Armor, Garb, and Other Equipment
Topic: Sword Balancing
Replies: 8
Views: 6741

Re: Sword Balancing

Not necessarily historicly accurate by weight but by design. is there any way that a wieghted object could be attactched to the grip to make the grip wider and the sword weighted toward the hand?
by Mastoner07
2012-12-05
Forum: Weapons, Armor, Garb, and Other Equipment
Topic: Sword Balancing
Replies: 8
Views: 6741

Sword Balancing

To me one of the most important things about a weapon is proper balance. My current endevour involves making a historically accurate foam version of the Viking longsword, however, I have no knowledge of how to legally counter weight the weapon, so that the balance point lies closer to the crossgaurd...