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#111869 - 05/16/04 08:41 PM What are all these things called?
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I don't know much about what these blades are called. If you could just write down names of the blades and then tell me what they are that would be great.

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#111870 - 05/16/04 08:52 PM Re: What are all these things called?
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katana:2-4 foot long sword with one edge.used on foot.one of the two swords a samurai carrys.
chkuto:straight sword.usedbefor tachi was made.
tachi:4 foot long sword used on horse back.only has one edge.used befor the katana was made.
wakizashi:a shorter sword than the katana. one of the two that the samurai caried.
bokken:a wodden sword.

sorry, but i cant remember any swords and there description other than the ones i just listed. [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/smile.gif[/IMG]

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#111871 - 05/16/04 08:56 PM Re: What are all these things called?
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Thanks! The katana would be the sword one would use if you would only be using one sword(preferebly). Is this right?

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#111872 - 05/16/04 09:23 PM Re: What are all these things called?
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yes. you are right. it would be better than a shoter sword. [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/smile.gif[/IMG]

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#111873 - 05/16/04 09:25 PM Re: What are all these things called?
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It depends on the situation and where you are. For the most part though, yes.

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#111874 - 05/16/04 09:32 PM Re: What are all these things called?
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Littledude,

Instead of posting several different threads, just make it all in one thread. It would be a lot easier to keep track of. If you have a lot of questions feel free to e-mail me and i'll answere as much of them as i can. What ever i can't answere i know people i can get the answeres from. My e-mail address is laf7773@yahoo.com.

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#111875 - 05/17/04 03:50 PM Re: What are all these things called?
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I sent you an e-mail. It will come from an adress called Dan1992@kc.rr.com

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