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  Hammer - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Hammer connoisseurs, however, may take pleasure in the knowlege that those who misuse the hammer often hit their thumbs when trying to pound in a nail.
Hammers are the end result of the combination of many diverse genetic materials, mainly that of trees and metallic deposits.
His hammer of choice, therefore, is a carpenter's hammer, for availability and practical eye-gouging, although he will not pass up a Lucerne hammer if he finds one.
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  War hammer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A war hammer is an archaic weapon of war intended for close combat, the design of which resembles the hammer.
The handle may be of different lengths, the longest being roughly equivalent to the halberd, and the shortest about the same as a mace.
The most famous instance of a hammer as a weapon is Mjolnir, the weapon of the Norse god, Thor.
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 Hammer of Kai   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
According to GM Mikos, the Hammer of Kai is very similar to a weapon named the Lucerne Hammer from 15th and 16th century Europe.
The Lucerne Hammer was a polearm weapon which proved to be extremely effective at dismounting riders and smashing through armor.
Named the Lucerne Hammer because vast numbers of the weapon were found stored in the armory at Lucerne, Switzerland, the weapon was wood-hafted with a metal head.
members.aol.com /dargolyt/TheForge/lucerne.htm   (127 words)

  
 Lucerne, Missouri - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Lucerne, Missouri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Lucerne, Missouri - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Lucerne, Missouri.
Lucerne is a village located in Putnam County, Missouri.
Lucerne is located at 40°27'47" North, 93°17'26" West (40.462961, -93.290521).
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Lucerne-Missouri.html   (427 words)

  
 Lucerne, Wyoming - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Lucerne, Wyoming   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Lucerne, Wyoming - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Lucerne, Wyoming.
Lucerne is a census-designated place located in Hot Springs County, Wyoming.
Lucerne is located at 43°43'5" North, 108°10'13" West (43.718022, -108.170416).
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Lucerne-Wyoming.html   (430 words)

  
 myArmoury.com: The Medieval Poleaxe
Lucerne hammer is a more modern (19th century) name that may include many of the same weapons.
The shape of the hammer head of a poleaxe varied, with the earlier versions having the corners of the hammer head protrude slightly from the plane of the head.
In later hammer heads (especially the 16th century Lucerne hammers) the head corners protrude so much that the hammer head is split into three or four long and sharp prongs.
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 DRM - News & Events
DRM Co-director Dr. Jürg Hammer participated on behalf of the SwissRe Climate Board in the Conference on Climate Risks for Insurance and Finance Industry, which was jointly organized by the Dialogue on Water and Climate and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, and held May 17, 2002 at MunichRe in Munich, Germany.
DRM was represented by Co-Director Dr. Hammer on the Hemispheric Conference on Vulnerability Reduction of Trade Corridors to Socio-natural Disasters (TCC) held March 26 to 28, 2001 in Mendoza, Argentina, organized by the Unit for Sustainable Development and Environment of the Organization of American States.
Hammer made a presentation of DRM and its objectives at the Forum for Disaster Prevention: "Extreme Natural Events and Vulnerability" held at the Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC), Max-Planck-Institute for Chemistry, University of Freiburg (Germany), on September 29 and 30, 2000.
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 play.net >> forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Unlike the Lucerne hammer, the bec de corbin was used primarily with the 'beak' or fluke to attack instead of the hammer head."
The hammer of kai is puncture only and is described as "essentially long poles equipped with a war hammer at one end...the size ratio of the hammer to the pole usually demands that the spiked portion of the hammer be used to inflict any real damage."
Compared to "unlike the Lucerne hammer, the bec de corbin was used primarily with the 'beak' or fluke to attack instead of the hammer head."
www.play.net /forums/messages.asp?forum=102&category=4&topic=13&page=4   (1701 words)

  
 The Truth About Cars
Lucerne is simply a 21st century interpretation of what Buick has stood for over the past one hundred and three years.
Lucerne’s upper interior panel, for instance, fits to 0.5mm, and minor controls are not far behind.
Your comments about the Lucerne’s inability to absorb road surface irregularities are exceedingly at odds with those of virtually all press drives of this vehicle, not to mention those of myself and of colleagues who have tested (and, in some cases, own) Lucerne.
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 hammer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
HAMMERS Mounted knights cannot effectively use long pole weapons while on horseback, and as a result, many weapons have been fitted with shorter shafts so they may be wielded with just one hand.
Maces and flails are two previous examples of this - the war hammer is another.
The horseman's war hammer is the descendent of the Lucerne hammer.
www.lost-realms.org /import/help/hammer.html   (94 words)

  
 Afterholm Table of Contents: Dark Age Games/Publishing's Live Action Medieval Fantasy Game.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Hammer: Must be constructed with 3/4 inch Schedule 40 PVC core, minimum of 1/4 inch closed cell foam tube and are required to have 1 1/2 inches of progressive give on both the head/striking surface and pommel.
War Hammer: Must be constructed with 3/4 inch Schedule 40 PVC core, minimum of 1/4 inch closed cell foam tube and are required to have 1 1/2 inches of progressive give on both the head/striking surface and pommel.
Lucern Hammer: Must be constructed with 3/4 inch Schedule 40 PVC core, minimum of 1/4 inch closed cell foam tube and are required to have 1 1/2 inches of progressive give on both the head/striking surface and pommel.
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 History Of The Hammer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Curved claw hammers and ripping claw hammers are used for driving and removing nails in general carpentry projects.
The framing hammer is used for driving and removing large nails and is a good choice for heavy carpentry work.
The ball peen hammer is to bend and shape metal.
www.handtoollogic.com /history-of-the-hammer.html   (736 words)

  
 Armouronline.com | Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Hache
Two basic forms – First one has an axe-shaped edged front blade and a hammer head or crooked spike on its back.
All is overcome by a long spike (with a rectangular or diamond cross section) from the top of the handle.
Second one, usually called Bec de Faucon, has a large front hammer and a spike or curved flute on its back.
www.armouronline.com /encyclopedia_of_historical_weapons/126/hache.html   (145 words)

  
 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Hammer of Kai is very similar to a weapon named the Lucerne Hammer from 15th and 16th century Europe.
The Lucerne Hammer was a pole arm weapon which proved to be extremely effective at dismounting riders and smashing through armour.
Named the Lucerne Hammer because vast numbers of the weapon were found stored in the armoury at Lucerne, Switzerland, the weapon was wood-hafted with a metal head.
www.medieval-warfare.co.uk /thehammerofkai.htm   (116 words)

  
 2006 Buick Lucerne: Return of the V8
The result is several all new models, including the Lucerne, a car that replaces the aging Park Avenue.
All the changes are the result of General Motors’ broad realignment strategy in the wake of retiring the Oldsmobile brand, lifting Saturn into the fold, and setting strategy to compete against the nonstop onslaught of foreign brands including Toyota, Lexus, Nissan, and Infiniti.
A fully loaded Lucerne is still several thousand dollars less than the DTS, making the Lucerne a value leader in the luxury car category.
www.thearticlewriter.com /buick-lucerne.htm   (627 words)

  
 Bec de Corbin -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Unlike the Lucerne hammer, the bec de corbin was used primarily with the 'beak' or fluke to attack instead of the hammer head.
The hammer face balancing the beak was often blunt instead of the multi pronged Lucerne, and the beak tended to be stouter; better designed for tearing armor.
Also the spike mounted on the top of head was not nearly as long and thin as in the Lucerne.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/B/Be/Bec_de_Corbin.htm   (269 words)

  
 References
Bidinger, F.R., Hammer, G.L. and Muchow, R.C. The physiological basis of genotype by environment interaction in crop adaptation.
Jackson, P., Robertson, M., Cooper, M. and Hammer, G. The role of physiological understanding in plant breeding; from a breeding perspective.
Smith, M.F. and Smith, A. The success of the AMMI model in predicting lucerne yields for cultivars with differing dormancy characteristics.
www.fao.org /DOCREP/005/Y4391E/y4391e0c.htm   (4690 words)

  
 lucerne - definition of lucerne by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
A city of central Switzerland on the northern shore of the Lake of Lucerne, an irregularly shaped lake surrounded by mountains.
Horticulture seemed, however, to have been abandoned in the deserted kitchen-garden; and where cabbages, carrots, radishes, pease, and melons had once flourished, a scanty crop of lucerne alone bore evidence of its being deemed worthy of cultivation.
Having paid his debts, therefore, in the most honourable manner, he retreated with his daughter to the town of Lucerne, where he lived unknown and in wretchedness.
dict.thefreelibrary.com /Lucerne   (283 words)

  
 Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net
The '''Lucerne hammer''' is a type of European pole weapon polearm which was popular in Europe during the 15th and 16th centuries.
It proved effective at puncturing or smashing armor, and much like a man catcher was used for dismounting riders.
There you find a list of all editors and the possibility to edit the original text of the article Lucerne hammer.
www.mauspfeil.net /Lucerne_hammer.html   (149 words)

  
 Warhammer
There is also a unit marking of a Hammer on a shield.
The left leg has the coat of the city of Lucerne Switzerland on it, the home city of the mechwarrior.
This mech is painted with a 3 color camoflauge scheme, and includes a "battle angel" insignia on its right leg.
www.heavygauss.com /HEAVY/warhammer.html   (463 words)

  
 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on warhammer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
A war hammer is an archaic weapon of war intended for close combat, the design of which resembles the hammer.
The war hammer could deal blows of tremendous force to the target, especially when mounted on a pole, and by impact alone do damage without penetrating the armour.
The most famous instance of a hammer as a weapon is Mjolnir, the weapon of the Norse god, Thor.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/warhammer   (876 words)

  
 Icewind Dale Strategy Guide - IGNguides
Mounted knights cannot effectively use long pole weapons while on horseback, and as a result, many weapons have been fitted with shorter shafts so they may be wielded with just one hand.
This hammer is a by product of a gnomish inventors practical joke.
Apparently, an industrious little gnome was able to create a special alloy that was capable of retaining a sizeable electric charge.
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 Swiss Confederation - Infantry Troops
It is with the Lucerne contingent that the pike makes its first appearance among the Swiss.
The construction of pike shafts became a special craft in Switzerland by the later half of the 15th century, as the pike became a crucial weapon in the Confederates' tactical formation, and the cities usually appointed a special official known as the Baumeister to control the quality of such arms.
Other staff weapons attributed to the Swiss, notably the Mordaxt-a type of halberd with a long spike typical of the Zurich region-and the Lucerne hammer-a type of pole-axe with a hammer head of four points opposite a single point and carrying a long, straight spike on the end- date generally from the 16th century.
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 Lucerne Hare and Hound
We were going to go to the Dirt Rider 24 hour test so on the way we decided to stop by the Hare and Hound on the way.
We raced at Lucerne before and swore that we would never come back but sometimes it takes more than once to convince us of something.
We have been down to Lucerne before in January where it has been raining non stop in NorCal and then drive down to Lucerne and it is dusty, with the local saying it has been since about 1996 since the last rain.
www.gbrothersracing.com /lucerneh&h02.htm   (763 words)

  
 Plate Mail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The armor was so heavy that a fallen knight stood little chance against his opponents in a large melee.
Plate armor was the basis for the extensive development of such weapons as the flanged mace, war hammer, military pick, and the Lucerne hammer.
An interesting note on colloquilisms: the expression "to wear your heart on your sleeve" derives from the medieval custom wherein a Lady would bestow a favor (usually a scarf or ribbon) upon the knight representing her in a jousting tournament.
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 Fighting System for Computer-Games
A lucerne hammer won't inflict more damage than a sword, but is able to penetrate plate armour, thus only appeared with the appearance of plate armour.
The weapons will of course have different mass and impact, thus making it possible to pierce a plate armour with a lucerne hammer, or to thrust through chain-mail with a one-and-a-half-handed sowrd.
Fatigue will be essential, making people wearing heavy armour or other load tired and slow down very fast; opening the possibility for lightly armed fighters to win nevertheless, even when one has to hit one small weak spot in the enemys armour.
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 E2: The Black Diamond   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Not far removed from the halberd in appearance, the lucerne hammer mounts a stiff, resilient shaft with a triple-pronged hammer rather than an axe blade in keeping with dwarven tradition.
In capable hands, the lucerne hammer can eliminate the need to approach ogres, ice trolls and other creatures with significant reach.
The lucerne hammer has a 10-foot reach, but it cannot strike adjacent foes.
www.ennersea.net /epg/epg-weapons.php   (4799 words)

  
 History Of Hammer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Stripped screw heads are a common problem, but most of the time it's the driver and not the screw that's the problem.
If you buy nothing else, make sure you have the right screwdrivers and a good hammer for the type of work you might be doing.
Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Hammer Dulcimer History and Playing - Smithsonian Institution Hammer Dulcimer: History and Playing History...
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 ICEWIND DALE - Przewodnik do Gry - The Tower of Dreams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
This war hammer was enchanted by the church of Torm to return charmed wayward combatants to their standard allegiance.
High priests of Torm typically held the hammer in battle, keeping an eye out for anyone who might be swayed to attack his or her comrades through magic.
Redemption was lost when the last high priest to hold the weapon, Ardo Meller, was killed in the Battle of Black Lawns, 1230 DR. It is believed that agents of the draconic god Tchazzar dragged the weapon from the scene.
www.tod.link.pl /GUIDES/ID/id_items_meele_weapons_1.htm   (9103 words)

  
 WMA Dictionary
Lucerne Hammer (fr en): A type of poll axe.
Usually with a studded hammer on one side, a spike on the reverse of that and a thrusting tip.
Seemingly seldom actually axes, they bore a variety of spikes and hammers.
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 EN World - Morrus' D&D / d20 News & Reviews Site - bludgeoning weapons with reach
I hope this is at the least a dual piercing/bludgeoning weapon, because in reality the lucerne hammer was a type of spiked pole arm.
The Lucern Hammer had a hammer head, but don't confuse it with the Bec-de-Corbin which switched the hammer head with a curved spike.
The lucern hammer's "Hammer" is really just a heavy weight so you can "drop" the peircing end down onto someone on horseback or such.
www.enworld.org /archive/index.php/t-50177.html   (614 words)

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