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==General Information==
 
==General Information==
#Throwing weapons may be used hand-held for striking and may also be thrown in scenarios where thrown weapons are allowed. Examples include thrust-and-throw javelins, axes, and knives.
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#You can use throwing weapons in scenarios where thrown weapons are allowed.
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#Some throwing weapons may also be used for striking. Examples include thrust-and-throw javelins, axes, and knives.
#Weapons used hand-held for striking as well as throwing must be constructed according to the requirements for that style of melee weapon and the requirements set out in this section.
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#Weapons held in the hand, and used for striking as well as throwing must be constructed according to the requirements for that style of melee weapon as well as the requirements set out in this section.
 
#The total mass of throwing weapons may not exceed 907g (2 lb).
 
#The total mass of throwing weapons may not exceed 907g (2 lb).
#Shafts <span class="revision">must</span> be constructed of either:
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#Shafts must be constructed of either:
 
##rattan not less than 32mm (1 1/4 inch) in diameter along its entire length; or
 
##rattan not less than 32mm (1 1/4 inch) in diameter along its entire length; or
##two layers of Siloflex or equivalent. The approved equivalent for Lochac is medium density, black polyethylene water pipe, 12 bar pressure rating. The outer layer <span class="revision">must</span> be 25.4mm (1 inch) inner diameter Siloflex (32mm (1 1/4 inch) OD) and the inner layer <span class="revision">must</span> be 19.1mm (3/4 inch) inner diameter Siloflex.
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##two layers of Siloflex or equivalent. The approved equivalent for Lochac is medium density, black polyethylene water pipe, 12 bar pressure rating. The outer layer must be 25.4mm (1 inch) inner diameter Siloflex (32mm (1 1/4 inch) OD) and the inner layer must be 19.1mm (3/4 inch) inner diameter Siloflex.
#If Siloflex is used, both ends of the shaft <span class="revision">must</span> be covered with either a schedule-40 PVC cap with an interior diameter the same as the outside diameter of the shaft (32mm (1 1/4 inch)), or with a rubber stopper or equivalent means to prevent the tubing from penetrating the thrusting tip(s), fastened securely in place by tape and/or glue.
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#If Siloflex is used, both ends of the shaft must be covered with either a schedule-40 PVC cap with an interior diameter the same as the outside diameter of the shaft (32mm (1 1/4 inch)), or with a rubber stopper or equivalent means to prevent the tubing from penetrating the thrusting tip(s), fastened securely in place by tape and/or glue.
#Low-profile thrusting tips, built according to the specifications in [[Armoured Combat:Melee_Weapon_Standards#Low-profile_Thrusting_Tips|8.4.2]] <span class="revision">must</span> be used on any tip that can be reasonably assumed to contact a fighter when the weapon is used or thrown.
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#Low-profile thrusting tips, built according to the specifications in [[Armoured Combat:Melee_Weapon_Standards#Low-profile_Thrusting_Tips|8.4.2]] must be used on any tip that can be reasonably assumed to contact a fighter when the weapon is used or thrown.
#Throwing weapons with a thrusting tip on only one end <span class="revision">must</span> be constructed so that when thrown they will always strike with that tip. If necessary, fins, fletchings, streamers, etc. <span class="revision">must</span> be used to prevent the weapon from turning and striking with any other tip. The fins must be constructed of a non-rigid material, such as closed-cell foam or un-hardened leather.
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#Throwing weapons with a thrusting tip on only one end must be constructed so that when you throw them, they will always strike with that tip. If necessary, fins, fletchings, streamers, etc. must be used to prevent the weapon from turning and striking with any other tip. The fins must be constructed of a non-rigid material, such as closed-cell foam or un-hardened leather.
#If the weapon has a head, it <span class="revision">must</span> not be constructed of solely rigid materials. The head <span class="revision">must</span> be firmly and securely attached to the haft or handle. The head <span class="revision">must</span> allow at least 13mm of progressive give between the striking surface and the weapon haft or handle.
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#If the weapon has a head, it must not be constructed of solely rigid materials. The head must be firmly and securely attached to the haft or handle. The head must allow at least 13mm of progressive give between the striking surface and the weapon haft or handle.
 
#Throwing weapons must have the owner's name, kingdom, and group clearly and legibly printed on it in English characters for identification.
 
#Throwing weapons must have the owner's name, kingdom, and group clearly and legibly printed on it in English characters for identification.
   

Latest revision as of 10:15, 30 June 2021

General Information

  1. You can use throwing weapons in scenarios where thrown weapons are allowed.
  2. Some throwing weapons may also be used for striking. Examples include thrust-and-throw javelins, axes, and knives.
  3. Weapons held in the hand, and used for striking as well as throwing must be constructed according to the requirements for that style of melee weapon as well as the requirements set out in this section.
  4. The total mass of throwing weapons may not exceed 907g (2 lb).
  5. Shafts must be constructed of either:
    1. rattan not less than 32mm (1 1/4 inch) in diameter along its entire length; or
    2. two layers of Siloflex or equivalent. The approved equivalent for Lochac is medium density, black polyethylene water pipe, 12 bar pressure rating. The outer layer must be 25.4mm (1 inch) inner diameter Siloflex (32mm (1 1/4 inch) OD) and the inner layer must be 19.1mm (3/4 inch) inner diameter Siloflex.
  6. If Siloflex is used, both ends of the shaft must be covered with either a schedule-40 PVC cap with an interior diameter the same as the outside diameter of the shaft (32mm (1 1/4 inch)), or with a rubber stopper or equivalent means to prevent the tubing from penetrating the thrusting tip(s), fastened securely in place by tape and/or glue.
  7. Low-profile thrusting tips, built according to the specifications in 8.4.2 must be used on any tip that can be reasonably assumed to contact a fighter when the weapon is used or thrown.
  8. Throwing weapons with a thrusting tip on only one end must be constructed so that when you throw them, they will always strike with that tip. If necessary, fins, fletchings, streamers, etc. must be used to prevent the weapon from turning and striking with any other tip. The fins must be constructed of a non-rigid material, such as closed-cell foam or un-hardened leather.
  9. If the weapon has a head, it must not be constructed of solely rigid materials. The head must be firmly and securely attached to the haft or handle. The head must allow at least 13mm of progressive give between the striking surface and the weapon haft or handle.
  10. Throwing weapons must have the owner's name, kingdom, and group clearly and legibly printed on it in English characters for identification.