war, these tactical swords feature a meek and functional design against unremitting maintenance and corrosion in those bleak future days. What are your thoughts on this swords durability? currently available – the designs and original prototyping were the brainchild With limited food and little conversation or hope, all that you have on your person or in your hands is all that you need to make it another day. 29.75″ overall. A.P.O.C. If so, what scenarios do you personally think will arise in which the APOC Tactical Swords would actually be of practical usage? CAS proudly introduces the A.P.O.C Swords from Dragon King. Swords from Dragon King. The first is a true tactical, ultra durable sword designed by SBG and made in the USA by Chris Palmer from Scorpion Swords and Knives. But in a practical sense there are situations where a short range weapon is just as viable if not downright better than a firearm. sold out. possibility of bringing back his tactical designs we talked a lot about how No preparations for the end times are complete without an A.P.O.C. It reminds me of that internet meme with the little girl with outstretched arms; “Why not both?”. The A.P.O.C. APOC Atrim Broad Sword. swords are designed as weapons first, with characteristics more in line with this article we interview the product manager of Cas Iberia, Blake Pogue to get the lowdown on the APOC Oiling this coating should keep them rust-free under even the toughest conditions (except probably salt air/water… that stuff is hell on steel). It’s been more than a pleasure working with him and hope to continue doing so for many years to come. SBG: At first glance, the two APOC Tactical Swords look fairly similar – but have quite different price tags. Available on backorder. Over the time as the use of swords has declined, people still look for swords, either a collectibles, where medieval and historical swords are more popular, and for practices, where the battle-ready and wooden swords are most popular. swords sort by filters. Featuring a double cutaway in the blade profile, it’s a single-hand broad sword for a single purpose. APOC Survival Broadsword the Broad Sword strips away the gaudy to give you a cold blade of 21 5/8” edged simplicity of the real and now. SBG: What was it like working with a legend of the sword industry, Gus Trim, on this project? I mean he’s on the west coast and we frequently have a chat about 8 AM ET… and by that time he’s already made a few swords. APOC Tactical Cutlass Specifications 21.5" black oxide coated blade. Same is true for the APOC swords. Whether it be plague, natural disaster, mass hysteria, nuclear fallout, zombies, alien invasion or mankind’s inevitable A.I. The grips on these sword 6 oz. When the World Turns Upside Down. These full tang swords have a 17 inch black oxide coated 9260 spring steel blade. Containing all the expected features of the swords in the series, our Wasteland Gladius design arises from the larger gladius designs featuring a pronounced “wasp-waist” or “leaf blade” curvature. SBG: The choice of monotempered 9260 was an excellent one in my opinion. cutlass and future swords are a bit more useful for use in enclosed spaces; CAS proudly introduces the A.P.O.C. What is the main difference between the Saber and the Katana, and why is the Katana around $60 more than the Saber? off, congratulations on producing such an innovative and cool looking sword We’ve kept all of Gus’s main design You see a variety of reactions to any of his sword designs; from wild amusement In swords to start; 3 short and one long. Kult Of Athena - Modern & Tactical Swords & Daggers. APOC Survival Yataghan Sword Specifications: 23.38" (59.39cm) overall; 17" (43.18cm) sharpened black oxide coated 9260 steel blade; Black G10 handle tactical sword for when the bullets run out, the knives are too short and your life is on the line. APOC Survival Katana - 23 1/2" Blade - Designed by Gus Trim.A.P.O.C Tactical Katana designed by Gus Trim. See more ideas about Survival, Blades weapons, Fantasy weapons. G10 was an easy choice for the grips… though a costly one. At the same time it can be given a sort of satin texture that aids grip and feels good in the hand. Katana at a glance looks atypical except for the classic Japanese styled blade. Buy APOC Atrim Broad Sword online for only $ 199.95 at Blade-City.com. Nothing helps you more with the chilly reality that your APOC Yataghan. What was the most common reaction or comment Whether it be plague, natural disaster, mass hysteria, nuclear fallout, zombie hordes, alien invasion, or cyborg warfare, the APOC Tactical Cutlass Sword features a trim and brutal profile designed to withstand bleak future days. The arming sword, however, would have been used quite often in one-on-one combat and in smaller scale combats. Demystifying sword making in the 21st century: how your sword was REALLY made.. Damascus Steel Sucks: Why Cheap Folded Steel Swords are a BAD buy.. Gus wasn’t married to any one steel and after seeing what the forge did with the thin cross section of the historical medieval swords in 9260 designed by Gus it was an obvious choice. G10 is a glass reinforced resin that is basically impervious to change over time and condition. The knight woudl draw these swords when dismounted, or when his other weapons were lost or broken. Blake: Gus gets up early! Demystifying sword making in the 21st century: how your sword was REALLY made. Tactical Swords for when 'it' really hits the fan - Black Oxide coated, low maintenance 9260 Spring Steel blades made with the expertise of the artisans of Dragon King and the mind of sword maker, Gus Trim. of the legendary Gus Trim and the final product made by Dragon King, who under APOC Tactical Broad Sword - 21 1/2" Blade - Designed by Gus Trim. Along the 21 3/8” blade edge it gives you different angles for different tasks needed on the desolate wastes. Tactical. Blake: The A.P.O.C. 9260 spring steel blade. But the real reason for the cost difference is the labor in grinding the katana bevels. Blake: Whether it be plague, natural disaster, mass hysteria, nuclear fallout, zombies, alien invasion or mankind’s inevitable A.I. biggest punch. Blake: We’ve done some destructive testing at the forge and here at CAS. Black textured fiberglass MOLLE compatible scabbard with a drainage hole. war, these tactical swords feature a meek and functional design against unremitting maintenance and corrosion in those bleak future days. majority of people to this day have a pre-conceived notion of how a sword Shipping to US Addresses Only The APOC Broad Whether it be plague, natural disaster, mass hysteria, nuclear fallout, zombies, alien invasion or mankind’s inevitable A.I. The APOC Survival Series . Swords from Dragon King. Not only does the blade change thickness towards the point (distal taper) the back is one long swedge creating a rhomboid type cross section not unlike higher end Japanese katana. The shorter SBG: Can you describe some of the features of the APOC Tactical Swords – for example, the lockable scabbard mechanism and removable G10 handle (and what exactly is G10?). Sword, the first two blades in this series are pretty awesome.. Can you shed in general. Gotta love 9260 Spring Steel. survivalists, hunters, backyard cutters, martial artists and sword collectors The lockable scabbard was my one contribution to the project… we wanted kydex for its overall durability and ability to be reformed easily if the lock became loose. APOC Tactical Katana Specifications: 36.5" overall; 25.5" black oxide coated blade; Black g10 handle; Full tang; Lanyard hole; 9260 spring steel blade; Black textured fiberglass MOLLE compatible scabbard with … Blake: I certainly hope not. Copyright CAS Iberia © 2020. APOC Survival Tools are purpose-designed highly functional survival and tactical swords, knives and axes that won't let you down. Full tang. I’d have to defer to Gus on the finer points of his design on the Overall: 36 5/8" Blade Length: 23 1/2" Handle Length: 11 3/8" Weight: 2 lbs. 237. CAS proudly introduces the A.P.O.C. war, these tactical swords feature a meek and functional design against unremitting maintenance and corrosion in those bleak future days. Survival Yataghan Short Swords are 23 3/8th inches in all and weigh 1 pound 6 ounces. Whether it be plague, natural disaster, mass hysteria, nuclear fallout, zombies, alien invasion or mankind’s inevitable A.I. Like them the only means of survival may be your wits and the blade i Overall: 29 1/2" Blade Length: 21 1/2" Handle Length: 6 1/4" Weight: 2 lbs Point of Balance: 5" Thickness at Guard: 5.9mm Its a cold world now, not just literally. unveiled at the 2017 blade show? Whether it be the plague, natural disaster, mass hysteria, nuclear fallout, zombies, alien invasion or mankind's inevitable A.I. and, dare I say it, improved them in some other areas. Background: from ultra durable 9260 Spring Steel, one of the strongest sword steels Kult Of Athena - Swords - SD35510 - A.P.O.C. feature more of a rounded profile for comfort and we’ve included a scabbard Extreme Sword Collections: The 'It Starts With One' SBG Collection Gallery. Swords And Daggers Knives And Swords Broad Sword Blade City Tactical Swords Cool Swords Weapon Storage Weapon Concept Art Cold Steel. should handle… Gus’s designs usually throw that pre-conception out the window. about them from showgoers? regular price $225 99 $225.99. To return to Tactical and Zombie Swords from APOC Tactical Swords Interview with Blake Pogue, click here, Building a perfect replica of the Kill Bill Bride Sword for Adam Savage. SBG: How would you describe the handling characteristics of the APOC Tactical Swords line? Has there been any destructive testing? is destined to be a very popular and affordable line for preppers, The raw tensile strength of these steel when combined with the simple, robust design seems to eliminate the weak points inherent in most swords with more complex components. All Rights Reserved. SBG: Are there any plans to add more designs to the APOC Tactical Swords line up? "For when the bullets run out ... " Thanks Paul! Fast and agile, powerful and authorative or somewhat neutral? Background: The APOC Tactical Swords series was first announced at the 2017 blade show and is destined to be a very popular and affordable line for preppers, survivalists, hunters, backyard cutters, martial artists and sword collectors in general. APOC Wasteland Gladius Like the Roman soldiers of ancient times exploring the unknown reaches you may find yourself at the end of time on expedition to an abysmal, undiscovered country. Another, also made by a similar method in the USA with a higher price point and longer turnaround time, is the Reaver Cleaver by Zombie Tools. SBG: How This cross section lightens the blade just enough to give it that exceptional handling that Gus is known for. Blake: After initial reaction to the first swords we immediately green lit the next two and started drawing out about 11 more designs (and not just swords…). No warm thoughts of sunshine on your face or the comfort of your bed or close companionship. of zombie apocalypse’ kit.. SBG: First Blake: Well, of course there is a little more material cost in the katana simply due to the length of blade, handle and scabbard. Modern & Tactical Swords & Daggers Click on an item for more information or to order. Whether it be plague, natural disaster, mass hysteria, nuclear fallout, zombies, alien invasion or mankind’s inevitable A.I. Whether it be plague, natural disaster, mass hysteria, nuclear fallout, zombie hordes, alien invasion, or cyborg warfare, the APOC Tactical Cutlass Sword features a trim and brutal profile designed to withstand bleak future days. I don’t think the man sleeps. ANSWER: I would put them in the fast and agile bracket – though we deliberately kept them with a slightly thicker edge to take some heavy use they are thinner in overall profile to make them quick in the hand. corridors, entry ways, low ceilings, etc. Whether it be plague, natural disaster, mass hysteria, nuclear fallout, zombie hordes, alien invasion, or cyborg warfare, the APOC Tactical Cutlass Sword features a trim and brutal profile designed to withstand bleak future days. Nothing is colder than your perspective than the piece of steel wielded in your hand. Swords have been single-handedly used as the weapon of offense and defense. Sep 14, 2020 - Explore Branford Jonsen's board "survival and apoc gear", followed by 320 people on Pinterest. The APOC Tactical Swords series was first announced at the 2017 blade show and Survival Katana - Designed by Angus Trim - The A.P.O.C. Arming swords in warfare were used mostly as backup weapons for lances and much larger battle swords. individual swords… But I will say that when we first started discussing the traditional swords than what is typically seen on the market. What will YOU do when the bullets run out.. SKU DRK35500. standards of quality. was the APOC Tactical Swords received by the public when they were first 21.5″ black oxide coated blade. Home / Weaponry / Medieval Swords / Swords by Use / Battle Ready Swords / APOC Survival Katana APOC Survival Katana $ 167.00. war, these tactical swords feature a meek and functional design against unremitting maintenance and corrosion in those bleak future days. Advanced Filter Options Close Advanced Search regular price $382 99 $382.99. cold steel 88scfe walking stick 420j2 steel with rubber end ... kingston arms sd35510 atrim apoc survival katana designed by gus trim. Katana is an all-business tactical Katana designed for maximum usability, practicality and lethality. No preparations for the end times are complete without an A. P. O. C. tactical sword for when the bullets run out, the knives are too short and your life is on the line. CAS proudly introduces the APOC Survival Swords. eBay Scams Exposed: the article China based eBayers don't want you to see.. united lotr uc3328 gandalf moria staff. some light on the design concepts behind these swords? Made with each that can easily be used as part of a bug-out system. Point of Balance: 2" Blade Steel: 9260 Handle Material: G10. while the longer katana packs the Tactical Swords line and find out why you need one in your ‘break glass in case Some will be designed by Gus, others internal and I have some hopes for more collaborations as well. Blake: So first of all the swords have a durable black oxide coating that should help with long-term oxidation and corrosion but should still be oiled. So I designed this sort of beefed up scabbard mouth out of kydex with the lock and belt mount slots. 'Chopping Iron' to test the durability of the fine edge. the leadership of famous Chinese artisan, Frenchie Jin, ensures the highest ideals in place (weapon first mentality, proper distal taper, full tang, etc.) Copyright © 2005-2020 sword-buyers-guide.com, For a guide on last minute Christmas Shopping click here, Flexing well beyond 90 degrees. APOC Wasteland Gladius Overall: 33" Blade Length: 21 3/8" Handle Length: 9" Weight: 2 lbs 8 oz Point of Balance: 3" Thickness at Guard: 5.9mm Blade Steel: 9260 Handle Material: G10 blade edge it gives you different angles for different tasks needed on th SBG: Finally, we do live in ‘interesting times’ to put it mildly.. Do you think that the need for these swords as a practical last line of defence is imminent? Gus is an incredible wealth of knowledge and gives it freely. war, these tactical swords feature a meek and functional design against unremitting maintenance and corrosion in those bleak future days. We settled on 4 Out of Stock: ... this tactical katana displays removable durable black G10 handle scales covering a thick full tang on the black oxide coated 9260 spring steel blade. Home > Swords Daggers Replicas > Oriental > APOC APOC Tactical Katana (25.5″) APOC APOC Tactical Katana (25.5″) SKU: DRK35510 Categories: Coming Soon , Oriental Product Brand: APOC line..! While this is not Cas Iberias first venture into producing a Tactical Before the seven seals are torn away... CAS proudly introduces the APOC Survival Swords. Black G10 handle. More information... People also love these ideas APOC Wasteland Gladius designed by Gus Trim Like the Roman soldiers of ancient times exploring the unknown reaches you may find yourself at the end of time on expedition to an abysmal, undiscovered country. Like them the only means of survival may be your wits and the blade in your hand. Whether it be plague, natural disaster, mass hysteria, nuclear fallout, zombies, alien invasion or mankind’s inevitable A.I. Get free shipping on thousands of knives, swords, and much more. Dragon King APOC Swords: APOC Yataghan Swords 9260 Spring Steel Blade Full Tang Milled G10 Handles Light Fiberglass Scabbard Molle Compatible Platform $159.99. Before the seven seals are torn away... 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