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...Essays/ Lamanated Polearm
This style of polearm is legal in the East and was approved by the Atlantian Marshalette for events there.
Check with your local Knights Marshal for legality in your kingdom.

The very 1st one I made, I used contact cement and two 1/4" dowels to hold on the head before wrapping with strapping tape. I used it on my local brother fighter and he used it on me at 2 practices. I then decided to retape the head (for purely estethic reasons), so I untaped the whole thing. I found that after 2 practices, the cement had failed and the dowels were powder (literally disintigrated). I made this one 6 months ago and have used it weekly at practices and several events. There is only strapping tape (over the nylon strap and covered in duck tape) holding it together. I have learned a great deal of respect for the strength of nylon strapping tape.

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