What’s WRONG with the Dynasty Forge Bastard Sword hilt construction

Dynasty Forge are making some lovely swords for the price, but they could be better with some simple changes, particularly in the hilt construction. Here I take apart and look at ‘The Bastard’ medieval longsword after having it and using it for months: https://www.dynastyforge.com/swords/european_arms/swords/oakeshott_xvia_medieval_sword_the_bastard/

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