"Scipio" Gladius 

You can follow the progression of this project from concept drawing to completion here: Scipio Work-In-Progress

- 1075 steel - normalized & thermal cycled, differentially hardened with polished hamon

- 28.5"/724mm OAL

- 22.25"/565mm blade

- 30.9oz/874g 

- 5.5"/140mm CoM 

- 17.25"/438mm CoP 

- 2"/50.8mm wide at guard, 1.7"/43.1mm wide at waist, 2"/50.3mm wide at CoP

- .220"/5.7mm thick at guard, .240"/6.1mm thick at waist, .220"/5.8mm thick at CoP

- 3.6"/90.3mm grip

- Flat/convex ground 

- Peened tang construction in addition to West System G/flex epoxy

- Stabilized satinwood guard & pommel with inlayed copper guard & peen block, stabilized amboyna burl grip

- Photos and videos below

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