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Javelin Head

#600038
$29.95

Our replica javelin head has been hand-forged of tempered steel after the deadly spears used by ancient Greek Peltasts light infantry. Overall 9 inches.
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OVERVIEW

The Peltasts or light infantry of ancient Greece were often armed with multiple light javelins, often with throwing straps to increase standoff power. Our javelin head has been modeled for use after these lighter yet deadly spears. Hand forged of tempered steel, these heads are made to fit wooden shafts of 7/8" diameter. Made by Windlass Steelcrafts.

Key Measurements:

  • Overall: 9"
  • Head: 4-3/4" long, 1-3/4" wide
  • Wt: 6 oz

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These are real good spear heads, I really, really wanted something like this when I was a kid.  Now my sons, grandsons and friends are getting to throw these things.  The shafts that are long enough are too large in diameter, so I plane them down with a small hand plane until they are just right.  You can also fix bends in the wood while doing this. Also, a file and sand paper is good, finished with linseed oil. Only throw into dead trees, stumps and logs, no damage to live trees. The kids are ok with that.
- Darrell, January 19, 2019 | Verified Purchase
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Excellent work!
Just got two of these on the glorious Daily Deal (note to MR: the ploy DOES work!).  TERRIFIC pieces, both. Leaf blades are very symmetrical with even edges, and a good, solid thickness. Beautiful, clean finish. I don't think I'll sharpen mine at all; will have better endurance for target-throwing. Thanks!
- Gordon, October 25, 2017 | Verified Purchase
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Bought two of them when they were the deal of the day and I'm very impressed.  They seem too be very well made.
- James, February 11, 2017 | Verified Purchase
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I like my javelin tipped spear.  At the time I was considering a spear tip but thought javelin sounded sportier and would have a better chance with customs.  I thinned the blade to almost a cutting edge leaving the flats flat.  Then gave it a secondary bevel to finish the edge.  I had planned on mounting it on a 1” x 6’ red oak staff but the vendor was out at the time and my freight forwarder gave me a price on a 5’ staff of $75 leaving me to guess at the 6’ price.  This was on top of the staff’s price and domestic shipping.  So I removed my Chinese hooked spear head and mounted the javelin head on a 6’ single tapered rattan staff which is surprisingly stiff.  The finished spear is 79” and balances well without a counter weight on the butt.  It is fast and penetrates well.  I am very happy with my new spear.
- Paul, January 18, 2017 | Verified Purchase
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Incredible value for the money, and a great throwing javelin.
I've ordered six (6) more. Thank you.
- Michel, December 30, 2016 | Verified Purchase
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Everytime I order a product for Museum Replicas,every Beautiful piece is very strong and exacting to the historic references,Hank Reinhart did you all a great service Bless his Heart .These pieces are serviceable and Lasting with beauty to match I treasure every piece that I purchase for my collection of medieval weaponry I thank you for your product and your awesome prices such a great service you have there, and when I have one sharpened it is razor sharp immaculate thank you for such awesome products the beauty is unsurprising keep up the great work you have a lifetime customer who's always satisfied thank you!
- David, December 15, 2016 | Verified Purchase
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A nice solid piece that will endure in battle. Craft the correct diameter of a pole, insert tightly and expect success.
- Carl, October 22, 2016 | Verified Purchase
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Looks great I just should have read to measurements but it is still worth it
- Jeff, March 10, 2016 | Verified Purchase
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Very impressive. Just what I was hoping for, but I can't find a long enough length of 7/8" dowel for the shaft. Have you considered offering 7/8" and 1-1/4" X 6' dowels?
- Scott, July 10, 2015 | Verified Purchase
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Appears very good quality. Did not have a chance to mount on shaft yet. Sharpened them up. Held a nice edge. So far very pleased.
- Joseph, May 28, 2015 | Verified Purchase
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I have ordered two and will order one more to complete my Thracian javelin set. The javelin head is the perfect weight and size!
- Guest, October 10, 2014 | Verified Purchase
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