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Halberd


Adriaan Gerber

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This is a halberd I made for a reenactor a while back, it's weapon useful in pulling horsemen off their mounts and then, well, you know..

 

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The steel is 5160 and the total length is around 7'. This might be the last thing you'd see in those days:

 

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Adriaan, that is vicious looking!

Let not the swords of good and free men be reforged into plowshares, but may they rest in a place of honor; ready, well oiled and God willing unused. For if the price of peace becomes licking the boots of tyrants, then "To Arms!" I say, and may the fortunes of war smile upon patriots

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Adriaan, can you re-size the larger picture you posted? It is as large as 6- 7 correctly sized images.

Read Dons post.

 

Thanks,

 

jm

 

and no

pulling horsemen off their mounts and then

Blade

The blade, elegant
Slicing through the sweet, warm breeze
with a precise hit.


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Gold for the merchant, silver for the maid;
Copper for the craftsman, cunning at their trade.
Good! Laughed the baron, sitting in his hall;
But steel---cold steel---shall be master of them all!

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Adriaan, that is vicious looking!

 

I took the previous one I made to a festival and had the perverse pleasure of having just about everyone in the group wound themselves on it in some way or another, myself included. Too many sharp points to watch out for :lol:

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looks like it would make a night have a bad helmet day. heh, what is the shaft made from, the grain/color looks good.

 

chris.

i could complain but who would listen.

 

chris.

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looks like it would make a night have a bad helmet day. heh, what is the shaft made from, the grain/color looks good.

 

chris.

 

The shaft is flame-hardened ash. The trouble with the halberd is it gets stuck in your clothing, so when you're pulled off the horse, the hooks stay in and the sharp tip is free to wander about as you're falling.

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