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Have you considered getting a bunch of plastic swords and painting them so you can compare them side by side? There are a variety of Warhammer Fantasy blades that might fit the bill. They've got enough body to practice on effectively.

 

I've recently gone to a wargamers convention to buy some minis to practice on. You can imagine the stares the vendors were giving me when I told them that "I'm interested in cheap minis with massive blades." :D

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How about plastic cocktail swords for practice? They're cheap, easily found, and work well for it.

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