Scorpion Swords - Badland Katana 2.0 - Doomsday Line Sword #01

Scorpion Swords - Badland Katana 2.0 - Doomsday Line Sword #01

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Powerful, hand and a half Tactical Katana style sword designed by SBG Sword Tester and designer, Jason Woodard - version 2.0. Individually Hand Made by Chris Palmer in the USA. Please allow 6-8 weeks for production and delivery.

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An original design by esteemed sword tester and sword designer Jason Woodard and the first sword in his exclusive Doomsday Line - Sword #01 (version 2.0) is a tough, almost indestructible sword capable of generating tremendous cutting power, but balanced close to the hilt for maximum maneuverability.

While it's design may not closely resemble a traditional Japanese Katana, it draws on these ancient swords for inspiration in its cutting mechanics (notably the wider cutting blade styles such as the fearsome 'Dotanuki' blades and 'Hira-zukuri' swords), though at nearly 4lbs packs a lot more punch behind it but with the balance point just 2" from the guard, allows for surprisingly fast recovery. Devastating to other blades or melee weapons that dare to cross it's path (see the video), it is essentially of one piece construction, with the Black Micarta handle sandwiching the full width tang and secured in place with both large and small pins and a generous application of epoxy, ensuring it has no weak points.

The blade itself is made from 1095 carbon steel, which when combined with Chris's superior heat treatment process results in an EXTREMELY DURABLE and almost indestructible sword. The blade is heated to approximately 1500 degrees, until it becomes non magnetic and then quenched in brine (salt water). The 2nd step is Heat Tempering, which consists of heating the steel to 500 degrees for 2 hours, and letting it air cool. This makes for a Rockwell Hardness of approximately 57.

In practical terms, here is what Doomsday # 001 does to a typical wallhanger blade..

Unlike most other swords at this price point, Scorpion Swords are individually hand made by Chris Palmer at his workshop in Missouri. All orders are handmade in our shop as orders are received. They are NOT Factory Made! High order volume makes it difficult to keep any of their weapons in stock, so please allow 6-8 weeks for completion and delivery.

How to Use

Designed for frequent abusive cutting.
Blade Length: 21.75" Blade Width: 2.75" at widest point Handle Length: 11.25" Handle Width: 1.25" Point of Balance: 2" from guard Weight: 3lbs 11oz

Materials and Construction

Hand made in the USA from 1095 Spring Steel. Superior Heat treat process. Black Micarta, deerskin wrapped full tang handle. Leather Sheathe (optional upgrade).
$20 shipping anywhere in the Continental USA from the Scorpion Swords Workshop in Springfield, Missouri. $60 to selected international destinations by USPS. Made to Order, please allow at least 6-8 weeks for completion and delivery.

Warranty Info

Each sword is guaranteed to be as described and 100% genuine product. Each sword is also covered by in full by the Manufacturers Warranty PLUS our extended LIFETIME Warranty against blade breakage. Click here for detailed warranty information

Return Policy

Satisfaction Guaranteed. We proudly stand behind every product we sell. If you are not pleased with your purchase you can return it to us within 30 days of purchase in original, unused condition for a full refund minus shipping and 10% restock fee. Click here for more info on our guarantees

Featured positive reviews:

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Badland Katana 2.0 10/06/2021
By Jason Woodard
I designed this weapon.. Built to be tough and take on almost anything.. held up to all my harsh tests you can watch here.. Just what you need when Doomsday comes.. Jason W