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#274791 - 07/25/06 05:55 PM MENUKI?
bloodyrath15 Offline
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what is its purpose it doesnt appear to do anything but look pretty?

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#274792 - 07/25/06 08:31 PM Re: MENUKI? [Re: bloodyrath15]
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Quote:

what is its purpose it doesnt appear to do anything but look pretty?



Yep, that's pretty much it these days.
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#274793 - 07/26/06 04:59 PM Re: MENUKI? [Re: bloodyrath15]
MikeC Offline
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In relation to how you grip your sword. Notice that they rest in the palm of your hands.

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#274794 - 07/26/06 06:52 PM Re: MENUKI? [Re: MikeC]
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In relation to how you grip your sword. Notice that they rest in the palm of your hands.



Not unless you have your hands reversed, or you custom ordered your sword with gyakute menuki.
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#274795 - 07/26/06 08:12 PM Re: MENUKI? [Re: pgsmith]
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Paul is correct. They usually rest beneath the fingers not the palms. Ie They're on the wrong side to rest under the palms. That does not mean they do not create a more ergonomic grip, just not in the intuitive sense.
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