The ULTIMATE back scabbard / shabbard

3 apr 2021
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Because my functional back scabbard design worked so well it's high time we see if we can improve it, and make it look as awesome as it's fundamental design!
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  • "Look, there be adventurers." "But how do you know they're adventurers?" "They're wearing their weapons on their back son, with all the running, climbing, jumping and crawling they have to do. It's far more convenient."

    MonteMindMonteMind18 dagar sedan
    • @J L I think it's just really well made and he likes the look and feel, if I recall correctly?

      EluemEluem6 dagar sedan
    • @Emizaquel aye, agree with ya. Have the sword/scabbard attach to the side of the backpack just like they did back in WW1 & WW2.

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    • @Sergio Leonardo Cornejo I like how the legend of Zelda cartoon did it. Magic pouches that shrink the items. Or maybe the items themselves are enchanted to be able to shrink and fit into normal pouches. Idk lol

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    • @Glimmlampe1982 according to my internet search, several results said sheath simply is a term meant for a covering. And that scabbards were made of hardened, rigid materials, commonly wood or leather. So I concede that point to you as, apparently both are legitimate scabbards. The cloak thing probably does depend on the materials used in its construction as you stated.

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    • @Nightfall89 z this one, yes. Which makes it a sheath, if I'm not wrong here. But historical scabbards were made with a wooden core. Depends on the cloak. I did some light sparring in my rectangular cloak, not wet though. Did work ok. But in case of a battle quick access isn't really necessary. That's more a ambush situation and depending on the cloak it might take to long to take it off.

      Glimmlampe1982Glimmlampe198216 dagar sedan
  • He wasn't able to test the sword in and out.... I always test my sword in and out... many times, before I commit

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  • I think a convex or concave curve on the top of the scabbard may help guide the sword back in

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  • Hahaha got hit with two adds right at the big reveal

    ShyGamerShyGamer10 timmar sedan
  • this is so pure and i love it

    Wun_ZeeWun_Zee20 timmar sedan
  • Oh god, I need that new sword

    Tom MTom M21 timme sedan
  • “You don’t need to call it a “Shabbard ™️ “, the name is kind of.....” *SHABBY?*

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  • That intro was A tier!

    The Mighty RydenThe Mighty RydenDag sedan
  • Shad is a big inspiration dude, he's come so far and he's such a nice person

    Johnny From GeorgiaJohnny From GeorgiaDag sedan
  • Wow!! I remember seeing your wooden version! Glad you got this one!

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  • what is the thing in the tree

    brandon smithbrandon smithDag sedan
  • 1- go back in time 2- sell shabbard 3- profit

    Captain OverThinkerCaptain OverThinkerDag sedan
  • I love you as a fan and neighbor bro. A lot. You're cool and passionate.

    Captain OverThinkerCaptain OverThinkerDag sedan
  • Shad looks like me when I'm describing some RPG I'm really into, pacing around and going stupidly in-depth on everything. Love it.

    Nate WrightNate Wright2 dagar sedan
  • Please, get in touch with Todd and make this a reality for the Season 3 of The Witcher.

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  • Its warsword. Greatsword = twohander.

    Morrigan MhorMorrigan Mhor2 dagar sedan
  • It would be great if someone would make a Skyrim/Oblivion mod adding this 😁

    Andrei MoroianuAndrei Moroianu2 dagar sedan
  • Now hear me Out...katana shabbard

    Carlos SanchezCarlos Sanchez2 dagar sedan
  • Sword? Shabbard. Hotel? Trivago.

    Call Me Professor Neegus Phd.Call Me Professor Neegus Phd.2 dagar sedan
  • Great one - one of my rpg-characters has a sword of exact that size (1.4m) so thats the solution for him;-)

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  • 8:42 most asked question by women after quarantine

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  • The flap looks like it can be made to fold over and tie into place easily. Perhaps stiff boiled leather joints 'springs' can be applied that keep it open so it doesn't flap around when open, in such a design.

    Janine CatJanine Cat3 dagar sedan
  • I love greatswords so much, they're like longswords but objectively better in every conceivable way

    Misha MorozovMisha Morozov4 dagar sedan
  • This is amazing!

    P.R WolfP.R Wolf4 dagar sedan
  • I wonder if he will talk about Guts's sheath from the band of the hawk story arc in Berserk. It has a similar design philosophy

    HeWhoBitesFirstHeWhoBitesFirst4 dagar sedan
  • seriously ... i was suggesting a modern alternative seen in a 3d animated short but my comment keeps on being deleted, even when removing externals contents. no suggestions allowed ?

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  • I wonder how secure it is if your riding on horseback

    Marco-ApolloMarco-Apollo4 dagar sedan
  • Also looks like you might want to make it slightly more vertical, I understand you don't want to hit your legs, your balance just seems to be thrown off a bit. It is new so a bit of getting used to the weight distribution makes sense. Maybe tinker with the idea of a center vertical shabbard tho, just for fun.

    Darren KoyleDarren Koyle4 dagar sedan
  • You should use belt clips with the clacks or whatever you called them on the tips. Slides through and holds the weight and then clips on the other side so it doesn't go back up through the loops.

    Darren KoyleDarren Koyle4 dagar sedan
  • mh i will see how that work on a horse :P

    roemi roemiroemi roemi4 dagar sedan
  • Double back scabbard like Donatello

    Nicholas CanadaNicholas Canada5 dagar sedan
  • is it in? (thats what she said)

    ErografosErografos5 dagar sedan
  • Shad could you fit your previous favourite sword in that scabbard? Or would it fall out? Cause if it doesn't.. You have a scabbard for two swords.

    John JohnsonJohn Johnson5 dagar sedan
  • You're not going to be able to draw the sword indoors.

    Scottie McGrathScottie McGrath5 dagar sedan
  • Nintendo, just make him a Zelda blacksmith already.

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  • the shad-dard

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  • Romans 6:23 esv For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. #TurnToChristAndLive

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  • Would it not be more convenient to put the buckles for the main strap over your chest instead of behind your shoulder? That way you wouldn't need to be able to detach the scabbard from the Baldric(?) because you could just unbuckle the whole baldric and take it off when you go to sit down. Maybe... a buckle that when undone doesn't actually unclasp the whole thing, but instead just loosens it enough to slip over your head? Take it off, hang it on the back of your chair, then when you're standing back up you just throw it over your shoulder and tighten it back up again. Edit: there might also be some modification doable to the locking mechanism to actually lock it into place, so the sword cannot be removed from the sheathe. It'd take some brainstorming, and you might need to modify the sword a little bit, but you could probably get it to lock into place enough that you could hold it upsidedown and shake it and it wouldn't come out, but can be undone fairly quickly with one hand so you can draw it with a minimum of fiddling.

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  • The Landsknechte Zweihander is also a sword but that does not mean that it HAS to be worn in scabbard on your hip.... It was carried on your shoulder

    Jakub PiteľJakub Piteľ6 dagar sedan
  • Whenever I see one of those "swordfighter reacts to video game" type videos and they explain how scabbards on back make no sense, I just chuckle to myself.

    Leon from Kingdom HeartsLeon from Kingdom Hearts6 dagar sedan
  • >and why exactly do you want wear your sword on your back? >you see, when you are running from loosing battles, most man throws away their weapons. They tend to obstructs you in running. The think is, I really like my sword and dont want to throw away it

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  • The amount of "Heea" in this video is just adorable!

    WyrdenWyrden6 dagar sedan
  • Maybe I am dumb but could some one explain to me the blue yellow reflections towards the end of the video.

    HanshotfirstHanshotfirst6 dagar sedan
  • or you just oil the blade and shabbard to make it hydrophobic 🤨 back in the medieval days rubbing lard on the blade would give it a temporary water resistance for very little cost, like you wouldn't need to much lard to rub a thin layer on whenever it was raining so swordsman could carry some in a small leather pouch and every time they eat they could refill it with animal fats from their meal

    Judess 69erJudess 69er7 dagar sedan
  • Something I only just considered. If you are squaring off with someone and they draw your sword, a standard scabbard has it already in the right place for them to stab you. Would love to see someone try to draw from someone else's back scabbard.

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  • Just as a small idea towards unrealistic (or maybe semi realistic) fantasy ideas for your shabbard: Make it sturdier and the flat guiding part into an axe head.

    Jerico HellsangelJerico Hellsangel7 dagar sedan
  • I have been looking for someone to do this sense you made your first video about this topic thank you so much.

    nadias04nadias047 dagar sedan
  • might help to have a magnet built into it to hold things in.

    Louis BrownLouis Brown7 dagar sedan
  • Sir the best way (in my opinion) of having a sword on your back is not a long one. I have a custom sword from my wrist to my armpit that i wear on my back (the handle keeps going) with the small sword ive also picked up on using a smaller forearm shield. Completely my opinion but maybe give it a try with a sword from your wrist to your armpit. You can draw it and put it back quite easily without that protrusion from your back scabbard.

    Rabbit HodgeRabbit Hodge7 dagar sedan
    • Then again im small so i kinda use the smaller weaponry to my advantage

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  • How does your pauldrons effect drawing the sword ? I noticed you didn't have them this time around. Because wouldn't that have to be taken into account ?

    Noah StevensNoah Stevens8 dagar sedan
  • I can see that being able to run, climb and stuff is beneficial to an adventurer, but for weather protection what can you actually do to keep the sword sharp and rust-free? I mean, at night you can take it off of course, but as an adventurer, you need to access the sword at all waking times, so it's stuck in the "shabbard" the whole day long. Any advice?

    Jo DaJo Da8 dagar sedan
  • Could this work with curved swords?

    TheRougeDestroyerTheRougeDestroyer8 dagar sedan
  • I always imagine that in the past soilders carried this big swords with a sling in the back like a rifle, then un sling and use them

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  • When will we raid the vatican city?

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  • Well done Sir 👏👏👏👏👏

    Robbie WardRobbie Ward8 dagar sedan
  • Hmm... I wonder if there's a way to solve the weather protection issue via some kind of quick-release cover. Essentially, something that you could put on perhaps with the scabbard off or with a partner/friend's assistance, but that would be held loosely enough to come off with little effort when the sword was drawn, getting it out of the way. Maybe some kind of flap so it wouldn't just fall to the ground and get lost. Taking the scabbard off or getting help would be inconvenient, but it'd be something you'd only do when travelling and/or in inclement weather, so I don't think it'd defeat the purpose of the back scabbard overall. Though, with period technology, I wonder how you'd do something like that without the risk of it getting stuck...

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  • The only problem that this would bring is if you got into a rain .. you really have to go deep into the scabbad to get it dry again. Of course it is not a complete issue because you can do that but that might be a disadvantage

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  • If I make a anime, this will be in it!

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  • Didn't realise until now that shadiversity was Australian. The bird calls in the background are rainbow lorikeets which are an australian native. (edit: The call at 6:32 is that of a gang-gang which means he most likely lives in sydney)

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  • love all the dark souls references lately shad haha

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  • 18:58 Heeah,heeah,here,and heeah.

    Bully MaguireBully Maguire9 dagar sedan
  • You should see if you can sell both at the same time

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  • Would carrying ur sword on ur back ever be done in say the 5 century?

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  • That is just genuinely super awesome

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  • Why not stick some magnets in to keep it from falling out when you bend over? Don't have to be particularly strong ones.

    Barry RetmanskiBarry Retmanski9 dagar sedan
  • Im waiting for skallagrim's response hit like if you are tooooooooooo!

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  • That's so cool

    Kevin RKevin R10 dagar sedan
  • 15:05 Oof that was clean

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  • During the intro my GF walked in and gave me a weird look wondering what the hell I was watching cuz of the sounds you made LOL. Awesome video and very inspirational as always. Great Stuff.

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  • Really cool solution! This is a great contribution to sword history. I'd love to get a "Shabbard" for my Albion Sheriff arming sword and practice some sword and buckler draws.

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  • I'm wondering if a brass chape and throat might not be improvements. The Throat piece could be a split design along the side to allow the blade to pass through which would give the throat of the scabbard a bit more rigidity for sheathing the sword. As for the tabs, my idea for improvement would be to move the D-rings closer to the front of the baldric towards the chest so that removal is less awkward. potentially using 2 D-rings per strap to keep said strap from moving around. It would also give you more points of contact which would increase the load bearing capability of the snaps while using the wide baldric to distribute the weight. The brass throat would also help with structure, and I really liked the idea of using the metal bands to add structure. I'm wondering if boiled leather might help add even more structure, if it's not already made of boiled leather. Boiled leather seems to be a bit stiffer and harder. Just some ideas that my limited knowledge of swords and scabbards, but plentiful knowledge of load bearing equipment came up with. Hope it helps for ver 2.1.

    Tom ForrestTom Forrest10 dagar sedan
  • For those who only want the new look: 8:26

    Sir_DjackSir_Djack10 dagar sedan
  • What always bothered me with swords on the back is the fact that you don't see your weapon at all. What if someone just yanks it out and run away or better yet just run you through with your own sword? Walking like that in urban areas (where using swords makes the most sense) will be pretty scary.

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  • I want one

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  • 20:56 ‘shad, you’re a good man...thank you!’

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  • I'm impressed that it looks like you can still sit on a stool or armless chair without taking it off :)

    Bun HelsingBun Helsing11 dagar sedan
  • Looks beautiful. I would love to have this as a mod for Skyrim. Would fit my Executioner Character very well.

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  • If Shad was born in the medieval ages he would've made back scabbards historically accurate

    Globert SeigleGlobert Seigle11 dagar sedan
  • nice piece, I like it. I just would add a simple buckle over the shoulder-sided part of the hand guard to keep it from slipping.

    Human IsomerHuman Isomer11 dagar sedan
  • Dude, you should have trademarked that design. It's pretty solid. Pretty sure there's improvements that can be made but there is definite money to be made selling them ,for sure man. Regardless, nice work to you Shad and of coarse Blades and Blazers also. Impressive that they pulled off such an awesome design that well without even having the sword to test it with. Major kudo's. Also, loving how giddy you are while demonstrating its functionality. Like a kid at a candy store. lol

    Alan HughesAlan Hughes11 dagar sedan
  • I am hoping to make a fantasy video game with semi-realism and your videos have really helped

    Max LoewMax Loew11 dagar sedan
  • This has been in Monster Hunter for ages

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  • That intro was pure gold!!

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  • No words. Just nerdiness. Love it!

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  • Are we all overlooking perhaps its greatest benefit, drawing while seated. And of course if its on your back you now have room for more swords, and who doesn't want more swords!

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  • It has a potential fantasy designs to go with, especially to Wing that can act a sort of flag to a kingdom. But but personally I'm do what was done in bloodborne without the wing

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  • Ever try putting a Shabbard on your hip so that you can draw larger swords more easily? Just a thought.

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  • Brother your happy-go-lucky. Good to see.

    Honest CitizenHonest Citizen11 dagar sedan
  • Curious. I thought you didn't like nunchaku, but you're wearing 2 sheaths for expandable nunchaku on your belt.

    Kevin GrayKevin Gray11 dagar sedan
  • I want to see how it would work if you were to wear plate armour.

    SirSilcoSirSilco11 dagar sedan
  • Do you can wear the sword with the handle on your hip and your blade rising in the air? The draw point is low and if you want to draw your sword you let the sword fall down and draw it.

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  • I love the fact that this is a legitimate technological advancement on a weapon that stopped being popularly used at least 300 years ago.

    M NorthM North12 dagar sedan
  • @15:05 That looked awesome. Like It looked so confident I wouldn't even want to attack you, and the sword is really big. Most blades on the back are shorter than your arm If you want to draw them from there (wakizashi for instance) This looked epic

    Kevin BihariKevin Bihari12 dagar sedan
  • It looks really cool. I want that 😎👍

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  • I LOVE how excited you got over this XD its moments like this where you truly see peoples passion for the things they are into. keep up the good work!

    ChrisLustarianChrisLustarian12 dagar sedan
  • Just like the monster hunter long sword scabbard

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  • Can you ride a horse with this scabbard ?

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  • That sword looks about the same length as geralt's sword from the Witcher three because when it is in the scabbard it goes down to the pit of his knee just like yours

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  • Awesome

    Kyler MooreKyler Moore12 dagar sedan
  • could you do the same with like a Kriegsmesser or would that be difficult ?

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