Yet Another Wolverine Claw… Will It Ever End?

I recently ran across yet another Wolverine claw design, with perhaps a hint of promise as, unlike so many of the other Wolverine Claw pretenders out there, it is a fairly interesting variation of the prop blade design used in the movies:

Wolverine X-Men Claw

Wolverine X-Men Claw
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Overall, it is a fairly convincing design. About the only major demerit I can see with this design is that, unlike the original prop, the aft end of the blade spine terminates abruptly. Rather too abruptly. In the original prop the spine (top) of each blade extended back far enough to rest on top of the hand, between the knuckles. Here however, the blade stops considerably short of the knuckles, probably in order to accommodate a wider range of hand sizes.

The problem is that, depending on your hand size, the metal nub that supposedly constitutes the rear of the blade could end up resting between your knuckles, instead of on the back if the hand, where they should be. And if you ever struck anything with it in this position, well… I’ll leave the rest up to your imagination.

Now, much to their credit, whoever designed this appears to have been thinking along the same basic lines of the original prop designer. Like the original prop, it incorporates three blades attached to a bar that is held in the palm. Now this bar is round, and considerably larger than the prop version, which makes it a little more conspicuous, but they have given it an attractive black and polished finish, which looks good and probably feels much better in the hand as well. And in the right hands… Well…

Snikt…! Come get some!…

Wolverine X-Men Claw – [Red Dragon Sword Co.]


4 Responses to “Yet Another Wolverine Claw… Will It Ever End?”

  1. July 31, 2007 at 1:54 am

    I can see it now….give a good swipe at something and the handle rotates and the back of the blades cut into you knuckles and cuts your hand all to shit.

    Well….you’d have longer fingers…if your hand still worked!

  2. August 1, 2007 at 5:59 pm

    Lol, exactly why I’d rather make a pair myself…

  3. February 12, 2008 at 8:24 am

    I want to have a pair of thoes claws because I plan on being Wolverine for Halloween of this Year of 2008. Wolverine was one of the many Favorites I have from the Marvel Empire controlled by it’s emperor The Great Stan Lee.

  4. February 12, 2008 at 5:57 pm

    Wolverine is cool. He is actually one of my favorite X-Men. Be cool. Be Wolverine. Just be careful where you point those claws… 🙂

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