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 Materials List: Basic Sword and Javelin

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Aodhfin Dragonwalker
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PostSubject: Materials List: Basic Sword and Javelin   Wed Sep 23, 2009 10:03 am

Normal Longsword construction: 1 5' 1/2" pvc pipe for core (Lowes $0.87)
1 Roll of blue camp pad closed cell foam (WalMart $5.88)
1 Roll of duct tape (WalMart $1.99)
2 1/2" pvc caps (Lowes $1.00)
Total cost : Aprox. $10.00

Normal Javelin construction: 1 Funnoodle (WalMart $1.97)
1 5' 1/2" pvc pipe for core (Lowes $0.87)
1 1/2" open cell foam pipe insulation ($3.87)
1 Roll of Duct Tape (WalMart $1.99)
2 1/2" pvc caps (Lowes $1.00)
Total cost : Aprox. $10.00

This list was sent to me as a guide for people just starting out with foamsmithing to use and tweak as they gain more experience.
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PostSubject: Re: Materials List: Basic Sword and Javelin   Thu Sep 24, 2009 2:54 pm

light longsword construction (actual amount used)
2 4' fiberglass rods (tractor supply co. $2.16)
1/2 Roll blue camping pad (~$ 2.99)
Dap (1/4 can)(~1.30)
Black Electrical tape ($ .97)
Sock cover ($ 1.00)

Total: ~ $8.42
lol (these are just estimates)
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PostSubject: Oops   Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:34 pm

Oops, sorry Aodhfin, forgot about the sock / cloth cover. Tyr is right though. You can get a pair of long socks at WalMart for about $3 for a package. I use dance tights for my stuff, which is a little more expensive, but it conforms to the shape of the sword and they are smooth.
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PostSubject: Re: Materials List: Basic Sword and Javelin   Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:51 pm

i used to work at walmart lol of course i'm right
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