Windlass Bowie knife Louisiana

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Windlass Bowie knife Louisiana

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A beautiful early type of Bowie knife by Windlass Steelcrafts. Bowie knives were first used by Colonel James Bowie at the Battle of Natchez in the 19th century. It is said to have been designed by his brother Rezin in Louisiana specially for close combat. The bowie knife is a hunting knife with an efficient design: a fixed blade and a prominent cross-guard. This replica bowie knife has a classic model with wooden grip and a so-called Spanish notch, the notch just below the cross-guard. Research has shown that it is not intended for parrying an attack, but for practical survival purposes like cutting sinew and repairing ropes. The blade is made of tempered 1085 carbon steel with a hardness of 48-52 HRC. It is delivered including a scabbard.


Details:
Length: 41 cm
Blade length: 28,3 cm
Width: 3,7 cm
Steel thickness: 4,2 mm
Grip length: 11,5 cm
Weight: 312 grams
Delivered including scabbard
Based on a historical original
Transport weight (gram): 312 *


We do not sell this product to customers under the age of 18. Click here for more information on the European arms acts.

This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.


Prevent rust and corrosion by oiling your weapons regularly. Remove rust easily with black sandpaper. Remove burrs with a whetstone. Make sure you have removed all burrs before using a battle-ready weapon, as they can cause wounds.



Sharpening service

This item is semi-sharp and designed for decorative purposes. It can be made razor sharp at a surcharge. When using the sharpening service, the return right and warranty expires. The extra delivery time is approx. 2 weeks.

Blunting service

The blade of this sword can be blunted (2,5-3 mm) at a surcharge. Please note: although the thickness will be the same as a battle-ready sword, the return right and warranty expires when using the blunting service. Please contact us if you wish to use the blunting service, or make a note at the last step of your shiopping cart. The extra delivery time is approx. 2 weeks.

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