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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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Feb 27, 2020 14:58:39 GMT
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Discussion of other traditional and modern weaponry, from maces, spears and daggers to firearms and modern military weapons.

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Feb 25, 2020 2:57:09 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.

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

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Private Sales and Want ads by Members of the SBG Communuity. Non business users only.

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Feb 21, 2020 19:37:56 GMT
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Other classical weapons and armor from all time periods

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Feb 21, 2020 16:10:17 GMT
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Post pictures of your own personal sword collections here!

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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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Sharing tips, techniques and sword making projects

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Feb 22, 2020 6:21:32 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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Sketches and artwork of original designs by SBG members!

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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.

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Feb 27, 2020 0:07:06 GMT
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Safety consious discussions of backyard cutting techniques and targets.

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Feb 21, 2020 2:45:15 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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