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#116069 - 04/11/05 02:21 PM Shinken
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Hi everybody!

Just wondering what you all think about a shinken blade

greetings
Pjotrpanga
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#116070 - 04/11/05 03:05 PM Re: Shinken
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Shinkin just means "real" or "live" blade--kinda.

What is your question?

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#116071 - 04/11/05 09:36 PM Re: Shinken
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What cxt means by live is sharp.

There is an article on Richard Steins Japanese Sword Index at http://www.geocities.com/alchemyst/shinken.htm

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#116072 - 04/14/05 06:20 PM Re: Shinken
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Hi Guys,

i am rather new to this but i recently grew a liking to japanese swords,(even thinking of taking lessons)
So i started searching the internet and found a site calles www.blades-uk.com.
Between brandnames like coldsteel, paul chen and last legend i saw the word shinken so i assummed that it would be a brand also.

i am thinking of buying a katane just for showing but i wanted to be a "real" katane.

so my question would be is : would this be the kind of sword i am looking for

thx in advance.

gr PP

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#116073 - 04/14/05 09:19 PM Re: Shinken
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If you want a real weapon that is good for training purposes but is ideal for use as a showpiece, look into iaito. They certainly look the part, are perfect as training tools, and are very low maintenance compared to shinken.
http://www.swordstore.com

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#116074 - 04/14/05 09:43 PM Re: Shinken
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Bump.

Don't feed the trolls. What a pathetic life these guys lead.

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