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146 4,974 Shipping to E.U countries just became harder and cost more $
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General discussion and questions on swords from all cultures and time periods, with subforums for specific types of swords.

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19,148 299,759 Mislabeled 9260 Spring Steel?
by treeslicer
Apr 6, 2020 1:44:03 GMT
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Discussion of other traditional and modern weaponry, from maces, spears and daggers to firearms and modern military weapons.

Sub-boards: Stone and Stone-Age Weapons, Gun Collections, Firearms Discussion, Archery Discussion

1,619 23,293 Lord of battles spear head. Finished spear.
by Scott
Apr 3, 2020 21:32:55 GMT
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The best place to start - beginners are encouraged to ask their questions here, and more senior members to show especial patience.

2,813 33,614 Loose Habaki
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Apr 6, 2020 1:27:27 GMT

The Marketplace

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Announcements and Discussions by and with Respected Sword Manufacturers and Vendors.

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2,193 32,122 New Items through Kingdom of Arms
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Apr 5, 2020 2:29:49 GMT
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Private Sales and Want ads by Members of the SBG Communuity. Non business users only.

Sub-boards: Items for Sale or Trade, Wanted Items and Requests, Members Feedback

3,842 16,324 For Sale: mumei Nihonto, project pieces, bare blades
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Apr 5, 2020 23:22:42 GMT


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Sword Reviews submitted by members of the SBG Community.

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2,423 37,141 Kingston Arms Atrim Type XIV review - and Kingston generally
by robcarter33
Apr 1, 2020 19:07:35 GMT
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Other classical weapons and armor from all time periods

Sub-board: Review Index

510 5,698 Devil's Edge Greek short kopis review.
by vlad4th
Apr 6, 2020 0:09:23 GMT
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Post pictures of your own personal sword collections here!

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by pellius
Apr 4, 2020 1:07:46 GMT

Sword Making, Customization and Repair

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Customizing your own swords. Show off your projects, read step by step tutorials and get advice on how to turn your sword into something uniquely your own.

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by haon
Apr 5, 2020 18:29:24 GMT
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Sharing tips, techniques and sword making projects

1,764 21,272 Will be casting my first bronze sword.
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Mar 27, 2020 4:12:28 GMT
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Advice and information on common problems encountered and how to fix them. Includes a sub forum dedicated to sword sharpening.

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by paulmuaddib
Apr 5, 2020 15:39:12 GMT
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Sketches and artwork of original designs by SBG members!

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279 5,908 Bad Rabbit Blades - ZT Custom Work
by Hank
Jan 21, 2020 22:07:57 GMT

Sword Use and Training

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Discussion of formal and informal sword training and sparring techniques, as well as general conditioning.

1,266 23,052 French AN XI/XIII Cuirvasier Saber in Close quarters.
by Pino
Mar 11, 2020 15:54:37 GMT
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Safety consious discussions of backyard cutting techniques and targets.

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by RickDastardly
Mar 25, 2020 9:15:03 GMT

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Feel free to discuss anything not necessarily sword related, though strictly NO discussion of politics or religion.

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Apr 5, 2020 21:43:51 GMT


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