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Old 04-09-06, 04:33 AM   #26
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Default Re: The BEST swords

What many people ignore about swords is that real life weapon were usually quite light, even the longer two handed blades.

5-8 kg was the absolute maximum for a handy blade. Most blades don't even surpass 3 Kg. During the recent years, movies and fantasy novels somehow instilled the idea that certain swords might have been very heavy, up to 20Kg. Some replica shops, therefore, produced questionable replicas with an absurd weight just to cather to "the more the better" market.
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