Epic Armoury FALCATA - 60 CM

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FALCATA - 60 CM

Item no: 442122

DETAILS

Epic Armoury’s 60 cm Falcata is a single-edged latex sword inspired by weapons used by the ancient Iberian mercenaries. The 42 cm blade is shaped to act like an axe head, delivering powerful blows, while the long cutting edge still allows it to effectively stab and jab like the best of them. The Falcata is a handmade foam product, hand painted to look like real steel, wood, and gold embellishments. The 10 cm grip at the end of the Falcata is molded with high realistic detail and hooked in shape, much like the traditional weapon..

The blade is made from durable closed cell foam around a solid 7 mm fibreglass core, built with safety in mind! It is finished with a strong latex coating. The grip is a polyurethane cast that requires no maintenance, meaning you’ll enjoy using this sword at your LARP game for a long time!

HISTORY

  • The term ‘falcata’ was actually coined in the 19th century to describe the blade shape of this ancient weapon
  • Was used by the ancient Iberians

 

STORY

Universe: Ancient

The Romans are closing in against your army, but you have the Falcata in your well trained hand. Better than any regular blade, it strikes with the force of a heavy axe through your enemy’s legionnaire armour.

With the perfectly shaped grip, you are able to swing your blade with great dexterity. Perhaps you and your army can turn the tide against the Legion, after all.

 

TECHNICAL DETAILS

 Brand

Epic Armoury

Type

Sword
Core 7 mm Solid Fibreglass Rod
Weight 236 gram

Colour

Grey, Brown, Gold

Position

Hand

Lenght

60 cm

Grip Length

9,5 cm
Blade Length 42 cm
Blade Width 5,5 cm

Cross guard Width

3 cm
Handle Circle 10 cm
Material  Polyurethane foam

Construction

Hybrid

QUALITY

  • Blade has a strong latex coating with a round fibreglass core
  • Strong Kevlar core tip protection
  • Blade is made from durable closed cell foam that does not shred
  • Handle is a polyurethane foam cast, giving it more detail with no maintenance!
  • Handle is very durable, will last longer than a latex version, and is less slippery than a silicone treated alternative
  • High safety, approved by the top organizations

MAINTENANCE

This hybrid weapon’s handle does not require any special maintenance, while the blade has a latex coating which needs a certain degree of maintenance. For this we recommend using maintenance silicone, which can be purchased separately in the LARP Accessories section. Epic Armoury Maintenance Silicone is an easy, spray-on application, 100% pure and acid-free making it safe to apply. We recommend using Maintenance Silicone on a regular basis, taking care not to apply the spray to the handle by first wrapping it in plastic-wrap. It maintains the latex-coat’s flexibility and prevents it from drying out, keeping the product wear and tear resistant.

Store your weapon flat or on its pommel--NEVER on its tip. Use a simple sheet or towel lining to prevent it from touching a plastic or rubber surface to prevent your weapon from adhering to other products. Keep your weapon in a cool, dry environment.

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Avothea Ghent Belgium is a recommended reseller of Epic Armoury Larp Weapons.

Avothea is the costume shop and party shop of Ghent, East Flanders Belgium.


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