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Author Topic: What is your medieval weapon of choice?  (Read 7732 times)

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Re: What is your medieval weapon of choice?
« Reply #30 on: 2015-07-09, 21:19:45 »
Poleaxe to the Jimmy!!!

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Re: What is your medieval weapon of choice?
« Reply #31 on: 2015-07-10, 09:14:31 »
As pictorially demonstrated by Thorsteinn, there you have it. :)
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Re: What is your medieval weapon of choice?
« Reply #32 on: 2015-07-10, 20:28:19 »
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Re: What is your medieval weapon of choice?
« Reply #33 on: 2015-07-11, 20:58:42 »
Good gracious! That poor guy saw God at that moment.
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Re: What is your medieval weapon of choice?
« Reply #34 on: 2015-07-12, 09:29:23 »
At the very least his whole sex life passed before his eyes! :P
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Re: What is your medieval weapon of choice?
« Reply #35 on: 2015-07-12, 18:30:58 »
At the very least his whole sex life passed before his eyes! :P

Now how do you know he has a sex life, Sir Brian?? lol Be more accurate to say his nads passed into the next world in an honorable fashion.  ;D
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Re: What is your medieval weapon of choice?
« Reply #36 on: 2015-07-12, 21:08:40 »
Poleaxe to the Jimmy!!!



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Re: What is your medieval weapon of choice?
« Reply #37 on: 2015-07-14, 03:18:04 »
Laurin Tournament, utterly fantastic event

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Re: What is your medieval weapon of choice?
« Reply #38 on: 2015-07-14, 18:33:16 »
Quite. That man regrets every decision he ever made leading up to this.
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Re: What is your medieval weapon of choice?
« Reply #39 on: 2015-07-16, 17:51:46 »
I'd prefer a ballista, for backstabbing people.



But for real, the pole axe is my favorite weapon also. I saw a Mike Loades video of it once that illustrated it's use pretty well.

This whole video is good but the poleaxe part begins about 39:00


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Re: What is your medieval weapon of choice?
« Reply #40 on: 2015-08-19, 00:08:08 »
A real vesion of this... The Smasher.
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Re: What is your medieval weapon of choice?
« Reply #41 on: 2015-08-26, 17:16:18 »
Haha. Seems appropriate.
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Re: What is your medieval weapon of choice?
« Reply #42 on: 2015-08-26, 21:24:22 »
Lately, I've actually been falling more and more in love with the pollhammer, not the axe, not the lucerne or bec De corbin, but the pollhammer. Meat tenderiser on a stick, backed by an axe-head and with a long pointy bit at the very end.

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Re: What is your medieval weapon of choice?
« Reply #43 on: 2015-08-27, 18:06:32 »
What you describe fits the description of many polaxes.

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Re: What is your medieval weapon of choice?
« Reply #44 on: 2015-08-28, 07:34:23 »
They are all pretty much the same in the end. But what I identify as a hammer rather than an axe is that the meaty bit is the primary weapon and the axe head is shrunk down, whereas the axes have very telling axe heads, often with curved beards, whilst the hammer is kinda small and sure, it works.... But the axe is the real business end on those, much like the hammer is the business end on my weapon of choice.
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