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Practical Bastard Sword

Manufacturer part number: SH2428

The Practical Bastard Sword is a blade by Paul Chen / Hanwei suited to the rigorous use found in martial arts focused re-enactment. Built for the rigors of combat training, it has a high-carbon steel blade left un-edged and un-pointed to minimize injury.
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This Practical Bastard Sword is a re-enactment version of the  Paul Chen / Hanwei Bastard Sword based on the Oakeshott Type XVIIIA. It has a wheel pommel and forged 5160 high-carbon steel blade that has been rounded and reinforced to provide safe and reliable use in training combat. It also includes an all leather scabbard as opposed to a leather and wood scabbard to minimize damage to both sheath and wielder in the event of a fall. The grip and scabbard are neutral-colored leather, allowing customization.

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Attribute nameAttribute value
Overall Length49-1/2"
Blade Length38"
Handle Length11"
Weight3 lbs / 10 oz
Material5160 High Carbon Steel


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