sword of ibelin

by Christopher M. Riley
(Spokane, Washington, USA)

QUESTION: I orderd the sword of ibelin from the movie KINGDOM OF HEAVEN and was wondering about the structural integrity of it, I know that their is a review on this site about it, but, he didnt cut anything with it.


Thanks,
chris riley

ANSWER: Hi Chris,

Most Windlass swords are good structurally and good cutters. Only the single handed swords are generally good for thrusting however (too whippy on their hand and a half swords and over as a rule of thumb).

It's not going to fall apart if you cut with it. But it cannot perform exactly quite like it should...

Hope this helps.

- Paul

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