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Classification of Battle-Ready-Weapons

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Battle (show) combats at reenactment, i.e. prearranged choreography and combats with swords and other bladed weapons is more and more popular. A very large selection of different battle ready weapons of different producers and brands are offered in our internet store. There are big differences in processing technology, used materials and material quality and of course the price from manufacturer to manufacturer.

It is often very difficult to identify an advantage of a blade and evaluate it in comparison with another. All battle-ready swords have in common just the fact that they have dull blade edges and rounded tips. To allow a better comparison, some of our battle-ready weapons we divided into the following three classes. 

Class A

The first Class A is the for best blades - made of premium quality steel, perfectly balanced and carefully tempered to a high hardness. These bladed weapons are especially suited for professionals and fro those who perform show combats as a hobby, but quite often and put the acent on a high quality. 

  • Hardness of the blade: at least 50 HRC 
  • Blade leads through the grip up to the pommel and is riveted or screwed there
  • Some may have interchangeable blades (e.g. Tinker-swords)
  • Light and very handy with very favourable point of balance 
  • Dull, mostly additionally rounded edge and rounded tip 
  • If applicable, warranty on material defects within the statutory period

Class B

The Class B mainly includes swords produced in the Czech Republic. Their blades are made of high quality spring steel. In comparison to Class-A-swords, they are more robust and weigh a bit more. They come in handy in battles and all sword combats that are not practised in advance.

  • Hardness of the blade: at least 52 HRC 
  • Blade leads through the grip up to the pommel and is riveted or screwed there
  • Middle-Light, sometimes not so well balanced as class-A-swords
  • Dull, mostly additionally rounded edge and rounded tip 
  • Made in Czech Republic – most custom changes or adjustments are possible
  • Warranty on material defects within 2 years

Class C 

The swords of the Class C are also made of high-grade steels, but their blades are not so hard as those of the Class A. When fighting against harder blades nicks can easily occur. They are pretty well balanced, but can weigh a bit more. They are often an ideal weapons for both demanding beginners and for advanced swordsmen. 

  • Hardness of the blade: at least 48 HRC 
  • Blade leads through to the grip and is riveted or screwed in the pommel 
  • Dull, sometimes additionally rounded edge and rounded tip 
  • Light and handy with a good point of balance 
  • NO WARRANTY!

Class D

Swords of the Class D provide beginners with an inexpensive yet secure way to own a battle-ready sword so that they make their firsts, lighter sword-fights. They are ideal choice for anyone who wants to have a practical battle-ready-sword, but do not intend to used it often, such as bowmen. The blades are not especially hard and thus nicks may arise in combats against harder blades. 

  • Blade hardness: up to 48 HRC
  • Blade leads through the grip and is riveted or screwed in the pommel 
  • Dull edge and rounded tip 
  • Sometimes heavy and not optimally balanced 
  • NO WARRANTY!

Warranty and Guarantee

The legal warranty of two years is of course applied to our Battle-Reade-Weapons. However it should be noted, that the obligation to provide evidence of deficiencies (e.g. material defects) that were already present on the purchase and have not been reported within 6 months, is to be delivered by the buyer. Complaints after 6 months are therefore often difficult and unhappy for both sides. 

A battle-ready-sword is naturally a subject to wear and tear. Even the best and most expensive sword will get nicked after a heavy or intensive use, the guard and the handle can get loose. This is a normal phenomenon, as  very strong forces act on the materials. Blades can even break if they already are weakened by several deep nicks. These are usually no legitimate reasons for complaints but normal result of natural wear and tear. Any battle-ready-sword will never be the same after you have used it, no matter how good or bad it was.

Periods: Battle Sword Sword-combat

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