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A '''thrusting tip''' is a [[sword]] tip that is slightly padded and has [[progressive give]]. On [[two handed sword]] or pole weapons they must be 2 inches across and have 2 inches give, and you may not be able to fold the end of the padding over to feel the end of the [[rattan]].
 
A '''thrusting tip''' is a [[sword]] tip that is slightly padded and has [[progressive give]]. On [[two handed sword]] or pole weapons they must be 2 inches across and have 2 inches give, and you may not be able to fold the end of the padding over to feel the end of the [[rattan]].
  
On a single-handed sword, you may use a LPTT - a Low Profile Thrusting Tip. These are the same width as a sword and have less give.  
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On a single-handed [[sword]], you may use a LPTT - a Low Profile Thrusting Tip. These are the same width as a sword and have less give.  
  
 
See your [[kingdom]]'s [[combat handbook]] for more info.
 
See your [[kingdom]]'s [[combat handbook]] for more info.
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[[category:SCAism]][[category:combat]]

Revision as of 11:50, 27 May 2006

Specifically for SCA combat:

A thrusting tip is a sword tip that is slightly padded and has progressive give. On two handed sword or pole weapons they must be 2 inches across and have 2 inches give, and you may not be able to fold the end of the padding over to feel the end of the rattan.

On a single-handed sword, you may use a LPTT - a Low Profile Thrusting Tip. These are the same width as a sword and have less give.

See your kingdom's combat handbook for more info.