Another Lost Weapon Found.

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by BR-549, Oct 23, 2015.

  1. BR-549

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  2. MaxHeadRoom

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    Then you should view the Nova documentary of the recreation of the Ulfberht sword, if not already seen.
    Amazing for its time.
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  3. tcmtech

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    I watched that and it was pretty impressive what they were doing with metallurgy way back then! :cool:
     
  4. cmartinez

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    Can that show be seen online?
     
  5. MaxHeadRoom

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    I believe there a a couple of sources, Utube etc, this one is not very good resolution.

    This one is a little better.
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  6. MaxHeadRoom

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    I got a kick out of the mention that even back then there were cheap knock-offs, A little embarrassing finding out you have one of them when in the midst of battle!
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    Embarrassing? More like fatal, I'd say
     
  8. BR-549

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    Max, oh yes....saw that. From what I can tell, most of that era swords, have the consistency of a dried leaf.

    And they were found buried or in structures.

    This one was found resting in the outdoor environment.

    Look at the shape of this thing. You could chop with it.

    Would love to see the grain.
     
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