Meyer Rapier Light
Light and durable rapier (Sidesword) with exchangeable hilt and handle. This simple design is based on Joachim Meyer “Kunst des Fechtens” rapier.
Length of the blade: 85 cm, 9 5cm, or 105 cm
Overal Length: 102 cm, 112 cm or 122cm (including pommel)
Material of the handle: 3D printed PVC with black cord (beech wood and leather are oprions)
Length of the crossbar: 25 cm
Weight: 720 g to 990g
Point of balance: 10-15 cm far from the crossbar
Blade width 3cm and tappers to 1cm at the point
Blade thickness: 8mm tappers to 4mm at the point
Flat point 4mmx10mm
Three types of pommel:
Mk1 – 4cm heavy pommel, heavier rapier 970g, PoB ~10cm
Mk2 – lighter 3cm pommel, light rapier 850g, PoB ~13cm
Mk3 – very light 3cm pommel, lightest rapier 720g, PoB~ 15cm
7kg – it is required to apply 7kg of weight in line of the blade in order to bend it.
The blade is stiff enough to easily perform any technique that requires blade control, but flexible enough in order to use it for sparring even in light jackets.
Realisation time 2-3 months