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Jun 25, 2019 22:39:07 GMT
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The best place to start - beginners are encouraged to ask their questions here, rewards are given to more senior members who are particularily helpful.

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Jun 26, 2019 15:32:50 GMT
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Jun 26, 2019 16:29:46 GMT
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Other classical weapons and armor from all time periods

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Jun 22, 2019 3:26:22 GMT
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Post pictures of your own personal sword collections here!

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Jun 26, 2019 14:34:42 GMT

Sword Making, Customization and Repair

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Jun 16, 2019 16:02:03 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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Jun 22, 2019 9:50:15 GMT
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Jun 19, 2019 23:47:08 GMT
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Jun 26, 2019 9:12:03 GMT

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Jun 26, 2019 22:43:23 GMT


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reptaronice1: But is it really worth it when u suffer from it later in life? Jun 26, 2019 16:45:08 GMT
redscorpion: Back then, there was nobody to record it and post it on social media. So what happened in Fun Land, stayed in Fun Land... Jun 26, 2019 9:53:45 GMT
christain: But...DAMN! Did I hear someone say...FUN?... 8D Back then, it wasn't just fun....it was normal. ;) 8D 8-) Jun 26, 2019 4:40:19 GMT
christain: Right now, I'm just glad to sleep in tomorrow. Seems like...the older I get, the easier my work becomes...but the harder it gets to do the easy work. Sucks being old... :-/ Payback for a life of drink, drugs, and debauchery. :P Jun 26, 2019 4:31:31 GMT
christain: I use dis, dat, an' de odder ting.... (rofl) Jun 26, 2019 4:00:51 GMT
reptaronice1: anyone here use discord? Jun 25, 2019 23:56:18 GMT
tancred: Raptors? We have the Blues! ;) Jun 25, 2019 0:55:47 GMT
ouroboros: Ahhhhhh the sounds of children in the pool, ice cold drink in hand, looking at my sword fund and wondering...wondering.... Jun 24, 2019 21:06:46 GMT *
ouroboros: I know I know you're closer to the southern border but...we've got The Raptors, poutine and it's nice up here 3 or 4 months outa the year (we call it not-winter) Jun 24, 2019 17:34:30 GMT
ouroboros: there's always fleeing across the border ... the Great White North welcomes all asylum seekers :D Jun 24, 2019 17:33:02 GMT
christain: This week should be interesting. Wife's sister is coming down from Wisconsin for a visit. Now there will be TWO of them. ;-| I may have to slip in some O-T at work. :P Jun 24, 2019 11:06:17 GMT
redscorpion: I remember one day it was about 48c and noticed I was standing in a small puddle. Water was dripping from my uniform and down my sleeves. My feet were soaking wet. It was my own sweat. But at least my skin was cleansed of toxins...Hell? Been there. Jun 23, 2019 23:00:18 GMT
ouroboros: :D happy with that I'll be Jun 23, 2019 20:43:59 GMT
nerdthenord: Come late January I won’t be on all day, but I’ll still try to check in every evening. Jun 23, 2019 20:36:14 GMT
nerdthenord: Lol! Thanks! Don’t worry, I am not about to abandon this place just because I’m taking a buying hiatus. Jun 23, 2019 20:31:45 GMT
ouroboros: If he doesn't I'll fly to Texas and unplug his A.C. Jun 23, 2019 20:24:24 GMT
csills2313: I hope you still have time to visit us from time to time :) Jun 23, 2019 20:03:47 GMT
csills2313: Good luck with continuing your education. Jun 23, 2019 20:03:24 GMT
csills2313: Hey Nord Jun 23, 2019 20:03:08 GMT
nerdthenord: Oof. Sounds like hell. Jun 23, 2019 19:11:31 GMT