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This is a list of people and companies in North America that make or sell Novitas-legal latex weapons.

 

Custom Weapon Makers

 

Ateliers Nemesis

http://www.ateliers-nemesis.com/

Recommended by: Dave H./hivemind

 

Iron Liege

http://www.ironliege..._Smithshop.html

(Ensure that when buying from Iron Liege, you purchase the "non-latex" versions of his weapons, not the "hybrid" versions. Kingdoms of Novitas has not tested the "hybrid" versions for legality in our system yet)

Recommended by: Dave H./hivemind

 

Additionally, there are some KoN Players who make custom latex weapons. Contact any of the following through these forums:

 

Thunderstave

 

sammythegun

 

Manufactured Weapons Sellers

 

Knighthawk Armory

http://www.latex-weaponry.com/

Sellers of Forgotten Dreams, Ex-Caliber, and Eagle Flex latex weapons. Please note that while Calamacil latex weapons are also for sale at this site, some Calamacil weapons will not pass a KoN safety inspection. While we have not outlawed all Calamacil weapons, there is no guarantee that the one you buy will meet KoN safety standards, and each will be individually inspected before entering play. Caveat Emptor.

 

Strongblade

http://www.strongblade.com/

Sellers of Calamacil (Conqueror Series) and Palnatoke (Paladin Series) latex weapons. As with the note about Calamacil weapons above, some Palnatoke weapons also do not meet KoN safety standards, and each will be individually inspected before entering play

 

Edhellen Armory

http://www.edhellen.com/

Sellers of Forgotten Dreams and Eagle Flex latex weapons.

Recommended by: Dave H./hivemind

 

The LARP Store

http://www.larp-store.com/

Sellers of Forgotten Dreams and Calamacil latex weapons.

 

Medieval Collectibles

http://www.medievalcollectibles.com/

Sellers of Forgotten Dreams latex weapons (seems to carry the entire line).

 

Badger's Den

http://www.badgersden.com/Store/

Sellers of Palnatoke latex weapons (caution: some members here have experienced very long shipping and/or restock times from Badger's Den. I highly recommend you call or email them to see if an item is in stock before ordering. Caveat Emptor.)

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If anyone has anything to add, just post them up here, and I'll add them above. If anyone has purchased from any of these places in the past, please feel free to post up about them, I'll add that as well.

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So I've decided to leap into the business of LARP weapons sales. I'm not making anything, rather I'm going to be selling weaopns from all of the following:

 

Iron Liege

Ateliers Nemesis

Calamacil

Forgotten Dreams

Eagle Flex/Depeeka Exports

 

I'm still waiting to hear from Palnatoke. They don't seem to want to answer emails, and I don't feel like calling Denmark. :( But I'll keep working on them.

 

I'll be selling in person at our games and fighter practices, at the MVGC upon appointment, and through a web storefront (that's not up yet, but is coming).

 

I'm not going at this piecemeal. I've got $15,000 in funding available and plan to keep essentially everything from Calamacil, Eagle Flex and Forgotten Dreams in stock once I get running. I'm still working out details with Ateliers Nemesis as to what level of their stock they can give me, but I've worked out a sweet deal with Iron Liege.

 

Iron Liege is making custom, exclusive limited edition weapons for me, and hence - for YOU. They're being made in batches of five, and once those are gone, they'll never be duplicated exactly again. Many of them will have KoN-specific images, iconography or heraldry on them, and they'll also be available as Elven Steel, Silver, Magic and Goblin Iron at your request. The first shipment will include all of the following:

 

5 pieces, 40"-42" sword, generic medieval styling, basic detail----------------85.00

5 pieces, 40"-42" sword, generic medieval styling, medium detail-----------100.00

5 pieces, 40"-42" sword, generic medieval styling, heavy detail-------------115.00

5 pieces, 40"-42" sword, basket hilted, medium detail-------------------------95.00

5 pieces, 40"-42" katana, basic detail-------------------------------------------140.00

 

5 pieces, 52"-58" bastard/two-handed sword, medium detail----------------125.00

 

5 pieces, 40"-42" single bladed war axe, basic detail--------------------------85.00

5 pieces, 40"-42" single bladed war axe, heavy detail-----------------------105.00

5 pieces, 30" double bladed war axe, medium detail--------------------------95.00

 

5 pieces, 30" sword, generic medieval styling, medium detail----------------60.00

5 pieces, 30" sword, generic medieval styling, heavy detail------------------85.00

5 pieces, 30" wakizashi, basic detail---------------------------------------------60.00

5 pieces, 30" mace/hammer/club/some kind of blunt weapon, basic detail--65.00

 

Obviously, those prices are not set in stone, but they're pretty darn close to what I can charge. I would expect these weapons to be available in time for the holidays, and expect me to have a truck full at the Feb Feast. :)

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I have secured another $8000 of funding, and will shortly have in stock a large pile of Eagle Flex weapons. I also have access to everything else in the Deepeeka Exports catalog. For ideas of what I'm talking about, you can browse here, until I get my storefront up: http://www.deepeeka.co.in/

 

As soon as I get some income coming back in from the initial expenses, I'll be placing a large order with Forgotten Dreams. Right now, their shipping/transit delays are holding me back from ordering. I just can't have thousands of dollars tied up for two or three months with no product while they get around to shipping, and the stuff worms it's way through customs.

 

In better news, I had a very productive phone conversation with Greg, the owner of Iron Liege. He's agreed to try his hardest to keep the weight down on the weapons he's making for me, and so will be leaving out the weighting and counterbalancing he usually puts in all his weapons. While some people and games like the more realistic weight, I've always been a firm believer that a weapon that is very stiff and very light is a very safe weapon, and so whenever I can, I'll be pushing manufacturers to build lighter and stiffer weapons. Hopefully, this is only my first step. ;)

 

I expect to see my first shipment of the custom Iron Liege weapons arrive in time for Holiday gift purchases, so please keep me in mind if there's someone in your life who needs a rubber sword.

 

Also, I think I've decided on a name for the venture. It's going to be:

 

Hammer & Cox Roleplaying Emporium

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Wow. I'm impressed. Good luck with all of this!

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I'm shortly placing my first Ateliers Nemesis order. Looks like I can do all of the following for you guys:

 

Item Length Options Cost

Forester Knife Normal $50.00

Eldar Knife $50.00

Ilithiri Knife Normal $50.00

Dagger Normal $50.00

Seax Normal $50.00

Knight Sword 70 cm Rubber hilt, steel color, medallion pommel, normal $115.00

Knight Sword 70 cm Wood hilt, bronze color, medallion pommel, normal $130.00

Knight Sword 70 cm Leather hilt, steel color, spheroid pommel, normal $140.00

Knight Sword 110 cm Rubber hilt, steel color, medallion pommel, normal $160.00

Knight Sword 110 cm Wood hilt, bronze color, medallion pommel, normal $175.00

Knight Sword 110 cm Leather hilt, steel color, medallion pommel, normal $185.00

Gentleman's Rapier 100 cm Wood hilt, bronze color, normal $205.00

Duellist's Rapier 100 cm Wood hilt, bronze color, normal $195.00

Corsair's Saber 100 cm Wood hilt, steel color, normal $200.00

Noble's Sword 110 cm Normal $195.00

Eldar Saber 100 cm Wood hilt, normal $200.00

Baleful Scimitar 100 cm Wood hilt, normal $175.00

Dragon Scimitar 100 cm Wood hilt, bronze color, normal $175.00

Spartan Falcata 90 cm Wood hilt, bronze color, normal $190.00

Katzbalger 80 cm Bronze color $195.00

Katana 110 cm Braided hilt, bronze color $210.00

Katana 110 cm Wood hilt, bronze color $180.00

Wakizashi 70 cm Braided hilt, bronze color $155.00

Wakizashi 70 cm Wood hilt, bronze color $137.00

Roman Sword 90 cm Wood hilt, bronze color, normal $175.00

Viking Sword 100 cm leather hilt, bronze color, normal $195.00

Peasant Hatchet 70 cm Normal $115.00

War Axe 110 cm Normal $185.00

Eldar Tomahawk 70 cm $165.00

Viking Axe 110 cm Decorations $210.00

Viking Axe 70 cm Normal $125.00

Flanged Mace 90 cm Metal $180.00

Masse Feree 90 cm $160.00

Morning Star 75 cm $170.00

War Hammer 90 cm Metal $180.00

Club 70 cm Pics $135.00

 

For pics, check their catalog here: http://www.ateliers-nemesis.com/Download/C...e%20Nemesis.pdf

 

They're pricey, but they're worth every penny (please note that the prices above are in USD, not CAD). I've purposely tried to not order any of their weapons with the cast rubber grips, instead opting for wood or leather-wrapped wood wherever possible. I feel that they handle better and look classier.

 

I suppose at this point, if anyone wanted something specific and not on my list, just let me know. There's still time for a day or two to add it to the order.

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I would consider buying that sweet sweet Rose Rapier from Nemesis Workshops but they don't list the price!

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That's a custom job they did for a specific client. You can always comission something similar from them but their prices are nothing to laugh at. Their stuff is the best I've seen so it's also a little more understandable.

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Expect to pay somewhere between $400 and $600 for that rapier. They make beautiful stuff and they know it.

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Hi Dave,

 

Do you have the below weapon in your stocks, or know who might sell it stateside? This vendor was listed as a Forgotten Dreams' distributor...

 

Fey Longsword

 

 

EDIT: Also, This Rapier looks pretty sexy, from Knighthawk Armory....has anyone had good feeling/bad dealings with them? $150 is a lot to have it be denied for our game ;)

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The FD sword is part of one of the new FD collections; I don't know anyone who has them stateside yet, my distributor doesn't.

 

The Rapier is from ArtyFakes in the UK, it's part of a special run done just for Knighthawk Armory. I've never seen or held anything from ArtyFakes before, but I'd expect it to be quite stiff, not designed for the rigors of North American LARP (much like Forgotten Dreams). http://www.artyfakes.co.uk/

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I think these weapons have to be much more rigid than our game allows for: this hammer below is only 25 inches end to end, weighs a pound, and only costs $20? Somethin ain't right in Denmark.

 

Larp_Warhammer.jpg

 

Does anyone know anything about this site? http://www.swordsofmight.com/larp-weapons-latex-swords.aspx

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Does anyone know anything about this site? http://www.swordsofmight.com/larp-weapons-latex-swords.aspx

 

 

OK, I just took a look through their site, and something's super-fishy there. This place is the stereotypical LARP gear site that doesn't list any manufacturers or stats for any weapons, so it's hard to tell what you're getting. A bunch of their stuff is super-cheap, like $20 for a sword, which makes me think they're not suitable for combat. Probably something more akin to a Nerf sword, or what you'd get from a costume shop at Halloween.

 

Other things I recognize, but the prices are all wrong. For example, this: http://www.swordsofmight.com/high-quality-viking-larp-sword.aspx looks JUST LIKE a Calimacil. The blade shape, in particular. But, Calimacil doesn't make a sword like that: http://www.calimacil.com/weapons/shortswords.html and even if they did, the price is off by like 50%. That's below what I pay for wholesale. I suppose it's possible that they've got some sweet deal with Calimacil set up for custom swords at a super-low price, but I don't believe that at all.

 

This thing: http://www.swordsofmight.com/larp-simple-medieval-sword.aspx is probably a Palnatoke Warrior Sword from their "Ragnarok" line (their budget swords), but the pommel's wrong. You can see it here (warning: have to download PDF to see catalog): http://www.palnatoke.com/ It's also too expensive for a Palnatoke - that sword should be $30 or so (and it's not worth that much, IMO).

 

All I'm saying is that I'd want to know exactly what the hell these things are before I bought anything from them. The whole site seems... off. Like they don't know themselves what they're selling.

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Kk I just bought one of the 40$ swords (Anduril Larp Sword). I'll bring it to the fp for inspection. Worst comes to it and I can give it to my cousin for a birthday present.

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