Rapier Pell, Mark 1

The height is adjustable by loosening the two bolt. The angle is set using a pin.

Eventually I want to add a metal plate for the angle pin. This will work for now, but it’s clear that will be the first thing to fail.

The blade is a 15 year old Darkwood rapier that I couldn’t bring myself to throw away when the tang snapped off.

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2 Responses to Rapier Pell, Mark 1

  1. HN says:

    I’ve done a similar thing with foils, once.
    Something I found useful was to attach the mounting for the blade to a tough spring, so that the blade has some give upon engagement,

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