New updated model of Joachim Meyer Rapier is durable rapier (Sidesword) with exchangeable hilt and handle. This design is based on Joachim Meyer “Kunst des Fechtens” rapier.
Length of the blade: 95cm, 90cm or 85cm
Overal Length: 112cm, 107cm or 102 cm (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: 900g to 1000g
Point of balance: 10-15 cm far from the crossbar
Blade width is 2,5cm after short, 5cm wide shilt, and tappers to 8mm at the point
Blade thickness: 8mm tappers to 3mm at the point
Widened point 8mmx6mm
Three types of pommel:
4cm heavy pommel, heavier rapier 1000g, PoB 10cm
3,5cm pommel, light rapier 950g, PoB 12-13cm
3cm pommel, light rapier 950g, PoB 14-15cm
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