The Destructive Testing of a Tritonia Blade

Jason bends a Tritonia blade past 90 repeatedly in a vise until it finally sets

Peter examines the blade

Two views of the state of the Tritonia edge after cutting the rolled rim of a steel barrel
The damage is minor and minimal restoration would be needed

The damage done to a steel barrel's rolled edge from the Tritonia blade

(click on any of the photos to download a .wmv video of parts of a testing procedure)

In addition, we have video of 2 other swords being tested:

Castellan/Mercenary/Constable Point Durability Test

Viking Sword Destructive Test

Please note: this is intended to eventually destroy the blade
would be considered abuse.
As they say, please do not try this at home

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