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Weapons & Conventions

Postby Krugor » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:36 pm

Quick question about allowable weapons props in conventions, specifically C2E2.

From C2E2 policies page:

Prohibited -

Hard prop weapons (including props made of metal, fiberglass and glass)

Sharpened blades are of course prohibited, but based on the note above, it doesn't sound like they allow any dull weapons such as swords. This seems kind of weird, since they sell metal swords and stuff in the vendor area.

I am starting my Force Glaive build for my Kir Kanos build this week. I am planning on using thick aluminum stock for the blades ground down to a faux edge (dull). Will this be a prohibited weapon for C2E2? It will be kind of a let down if I have to make a set of foam blades to swab out for the show.

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