Frankish throwing ax de Luxe Lothar
This ax was used particularly in the western and central Europe from the 5th to the 7th century. It comes with a leather case that can be put over the ax edge, so that it can be transported without any risk.
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Frankish throwing ax de Luxe Lothar, so called Francisca
- Ax head from spring steel CSN 14260 (Din 54SiCr6 | GOST 60S2CHA)
- Steel hardness 54-56 HRC
- decorated with beaten ornaments
- 189 mm – length of the blunt upper edge (ax head)
- 100 mm – length of the sharp edge
- 157 mm – length of the blunt lower edge (ax head)
- 482 mm – Length of wooden handle
- 43 mm – the bigger diameter of the oval wooden shaft
- 660 g - Approx. weight without the leather case
- 20 g – Approx. weight of the leather case
- The shaft made out of hard wood (oak, beech, maple, walnut or elm)
Instructions for use:
Note that a throwing ax can cause severe injuries! It does not belong in the hands of children!
- Before you throw the ax, make sure that it is not damaged or soiled.
- Do throw with put on leather gloves to protect your hands from abrasions.
- Before you proceed to throw, create enough space around yourself (at least a circle with a radius of 2 meters) and always see to it that nobody is standing beside or in front of you!
- Choose a target from soft materials (such as soft woods or special target boards of hi-tech materials). Avoid throwing on living trees or soil.
- The distance from the target should correspond with your skills and experience. Acceptable is a distance of 5 meters and more.
- Remember that the ax sometimes misses the target and bounces off of objects around the target.
- Sharpen a damaged blade with a diamond file.
- After use, make the throwing axe dry and clean. Then you should oil it to preserve from rusting. Acceptable is e.g. the oil WD40.
- Keep your throwing ax out of reach of children!
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