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152 5,303 Wanted - Sword Testers and Reviewers!
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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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22,141 340,079 Help translating signature on katana.
by pgandy
May 29, 2023 12:57:41 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

1,802 26,007 Picked up a Rossi R92 .357 in stainless and hardwood
by nerdthenord
May 20, 2023 1:43:17 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.

3,469 39,614 Has anyone bought something from shilo relics?
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May 28, 2023 23:11:04 GMT

The Marketplace

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

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395 4,019 How's it going folks?
by MrStabby
May 27, 2023 20:23:11 GMT
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Private Sales and Want ads by Members of the SBG Communuity. Non business users only.

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3,282 12,599 FS: Caucasian Shashka by VT Daggers (FINAL Price Drop)
by The Blue Knight
May 29, 2023 12:53:28 GMT


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Sword Reviews submitted by members of the SBG Community.

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2,841 40,736 Z-Sey High-performance LD Steel Tameshigiri Katana
by vidar
May 21, 2023 16:54:46 GMT
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Other classical weapons and armor from all time periods

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563 6,213 Zombie Tools Para Bellum (2019) Review
by pellius
Mar 1, 2023 16:48:21 GMT
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Post pictures of your own personal sword collections here!

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335 6,657 New Acquisitions Thread II
by kclee008
May 26, 2023 22:28:37 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.

2,909 30,079 White (sigh) Art Deco-ish Iaito
by steveboy
May 29, 2023 5:12:31 GMT
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Sharing tips, techniques and sword making projects

1,829 21,783 Minoan Type A
by larason2
May 18, 2023 5:21:58 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.

854 7,727 EDTA Hydrogel & modified EDTA hydrogels to remove corrosion
by MrStabby
May 26, 2023 16:38:31 GMT
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Sketches and artwork of original designs by SBG members!

Sub-board: SBG Fantasy Sword Design Competition

299 6,085 Xiphos style "Sting" design
by rschuch
May 1, 2023 1:33:24 GMT

Sword Use and Training

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

1,327 23,873 Defense against melee implements with a sword in modern day?
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May 22, 2023 23:04:28 GMT
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1,778 22,925 1 cut through multiple targets
by ghost
Feb 16, 2023 18:44:52 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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2,151 36,631 Oops, wrong hat!
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May 29, 2023 9:01:25 GMT


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Drunk Merchant: Fell in love with the new c96, trigger reset is glitchy but I’ll fix that soon May 22, 2023 18:54:37 GMT
nerdthenord: .357, but i was using .38 special May 22, 2023 16:43:37 GMT
aldarith: What cal? May 20, 2023 3:53:28 GMT
nerdthenord: Range trip with the Rossi R92 this morning. That thing is an absolute blast to shoot, and dead on accurate, at least for a poor shot like me. May 20, 2023 1:45:53 GMT
aldarith: he may also be down for lunch and swords! May 16, 2023 14:43:11 GMT
aldarith: May 16, 2023 14:43:01 GMT
aldarith: Author and living historian Christian Cameron is also here in town, worth hitting him up on twitter too! May 16, 2023 14:42:58 GMT
RufusScorpius: Just looking for anyone interested in swords and martial arts so we can meeting up for lunch or something. Maybe a sparring session if I have time May 16, 2023 11:14:16 GMT
aldarith: And a brigantine, if I remember correctly! May 15, 2023 4:32:14 GMT
aldarith: The ROM has a flamberge! May 15, 2023 4:31:58 GMT
aldarith: I'm in TO, whatcha looking for? :) May 15, 2023 4:29:22 GMT
RufusScorpius: Anybody in the Toronto area? I'll be up there for a few days next month. May 13, 2023 18:42:04 GMT
MrStabby: If you are selling there will be toll to germany for the person who bought it (19 or 20% I am not sure), and they have clamped down on private selling via postal office lately. So If you do not declare it and they open the package it might be taken in. May 10, 2023 7:19:02 GMT
aldarith: Moisture! Add some dessicant and make sure it's oiled! May 10, 2023 0:40:38 GMT
ggolden219: Are there any issues or concerns to be aware of for shipping swords to Germany from the US? May 8, 2023 16:42:24 GMT
AndiTheBarvarian: There is another! :D May 8, 2023 9:53:20 GMT
RE:Wrap Studio: This is the May :) May 8, 2023 0:15:17 GMT
JonSchwertFechter: May the 4th be with you all! May 5, 2023 2:22:35 GMT
txhighlander: Remember.. the 4th will be with you, always. May 4, 2023 15:24:41 GMT
AndiTheBarvarian: May the 4th be with you! May 4, 2023 13:32:23 GMT