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Rugged Tanto - 55 cm
Rugged Tanto - 55 cm
Item no: 402327
Your price : LoginRRP: 44,99 EUR
Weight:100 grams / 3,53 oz
Length:55,0
Grip Length:15,0
Blade Length:37,0
Blade Width:4,2
Crossguard Widt:6,1
Handle Circ:10,0
Released:
Material 1:Soft EVA Foam
Material 2:Latex
Construction:Classic
Universe:Ancestral

Steeped in Tradition

Epic Armouryís Rugged Tanto is a 55 cm LARP dagger inspired by the weapons of feudal Japan. Its 37 cm straight blade has a single-edge, shaped to slash or pierce with perfection. The tanto is meant to be paired with a katana or wakizashi, and serves as a backup weapon in close quarters.

This Rugged Tanto is made of soft EVA foam and is coated in a thick layer of protective latex. Each dagger is hand painted, decorated to look like steel and textured brass without the danger of wielding a real sharpened blade. This particular product features a rectangular crossguard that protects the 15 cm ergonomic grip wrapped in a leather cord. The pommel is sculpted as a flexible ring, ideal for attaching small trophies or ribbon to match your house colours. The leather cord continues up the blade to create a short ricasso.

Special care has been taken to ensure our LARP weapons are safe. This Rugged Tanto was constructed around a solid fibreglass rod core and a flexible kevlar tip to prevent punctures. Itís latex finish require some maintenance to maximize its use and your wellbeing.

Dating Back to the Heian Period

  • Traditionally used by samurai of feudal Japan
  • Designed to be drawn from the sheath quickly
  • Paired with a katana or wakizashi by samurai to display social power and personal honor
  • A smaller version of this knife would be used by women, hidden in their obi for self-defense

  • Strong latex coating with a round fibreglass core
  • Strong Kevlar core tip protection
  • Made from durable closed cell foam that does not shred
  • High safety, approved by the top organizations

All latex-coated weapons need a certain degree of maintenance. For this we recommend using maintenance silicone, which can be purchased separately in the LARP Accessories section. Epic Armoury Maintenance Silicone is an easy spray-on application, 100% pure and acid-free making it safe to apply. We recommend using Maintenance Silicone on a regular basis. It maintains the latex-coatís flexibility and prevents it from drying out, keeping the product wear and tear resistant.

Store your latex weapons flat or on its pommel--NEVER on its tip. Use a simple sheet or towel lining to prevent it from touching a plastic or rubber surface to prevent your weapon from adhering to other products. Keep your weapons in a cool, dry environment.

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