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#226157 - 01/28/06 12:21 PM can anybody tell me if this sword is worth it?
swordbreaker Offline
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Registered: 01/28/06
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the link here shows the sword i'm thinking about buying. is it worth it at all?

http://cgi.ebay.com/MASAHIRO-BATTLE-READ...1QQcmdZViewItem

I have been doing some research and found that there is a kissaki on this sword, and it is full tang (As shown in picture) and made of carbon steel (possibly 1065).There is also a Bohi and the Mune seems like its Maru. do you really think its worth a shot?
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#226158 - 01/28/06 09:23 PM Re: can anybody tell me if this sword is worth it? [Re: swordbreaker]
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I wouldn't bother. Get an iaito instead. Not much more expensive and it'll be higher quality. Try tozando.com

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#226159 - 01/29/06 11:03 AM Re: can anybody tell me if this sword is worth it? [Re: paradoxbox]
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ok Thanks
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#226160 - 02/03/06 11:57 AM Re: can anybody tell me if this sword is worth it? [Re: swordbreaker]
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You can see alot of imprefections along the blade in the close up pics,, that was casted not forged,, I agree go with a Iaito,,,, Try www.swordstore.com,, great products and quality Iai.

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#226161 - 02/03/06 03:39 PM Re: can anybody tell me if this sword is worth it? [Re: pj_br549]
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I agree with the previous post. There are a lot of imperfections. I use Paul Chen blades. He has a site with great blades at great prices. Check it out.
www.chenessinc.com

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