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Old 11-18-2011, 05:20 AM   #10
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Default Re: Why swords are so expensive?

They take a lot of hours to produce.

Ore to be smelted, fuel to be burnt and a lot of bashing.

IIRC there were cheap ones like a flattened bar with an edge put on it.

It just took a lot of time because there was not machinery to speed up the process.
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