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152 5,297 Reviewer wanted for testing a Free Honshu Broadsword
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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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Mar 25, 2023 4:47:52 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

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Mar 1, 2023 21:29:22 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.

3,441 39,446 a beginner looking for Help with a sword from an estate
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The Marketplace

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Mar 24, 2023 1:25:43 GMT
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Private Sales and Want ads by Members of the SBG Communuity. Non business users only.

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2,993 11,125 For Sale: Unknown Chinese Forge Odachi
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Mar 25, 2023 1:30:20 GMT


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Mar 24, 2023 12:54:03 GMT
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Other classical weapons and armor from all time periods

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Mar 1, 2023 16:48:21 GMT
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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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Mar 20, 2023 12:43:58 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.

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by blackprince
Mar 19, 2023 17:23:47 GMT
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Sketches and artwork of original designs by SBG members!

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299 6,084 Side Ring Saber
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Jan 6, 2023 20:21:44 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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Mar 16, 2023 3:58:47 GMT
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Feb 16, 2023 18:44:52 GMT

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AndiTheBarvarian: Where was Gondor when the Westfold fell? Answer: In Gondor! Mar 14, 2023 18:55:17 GMT
txhighlander: For Gondor! Mar 14, 2023 17:51:54 GMT
alientude: There is not an SBG discord server that I'm aware of, but there is one for /r/SWORDS. Mar 11, 2023 18:54:38 GMT
cptclap: is there an sbg discord server? Mar 11, 2023 14:59:45 GMT
cptclap: Hey all. Mar 11, 2023 14:59:34 GMT
AndiTheBarvarian: Awful! (A man's gotta do...) Mar 3, 2023 5:19:08 GMT *
eastman: (don't want to, but with that last Shout I have to) No nose, then how does he smell? Mar 3, 2023 1:27:32 GMT
AndiTheBarvarian: My polar bear's got no nose. Mar 2, 2023 19:38:27 GMT
AndiTheBarvarian: Not really. Mar 2, 2023 18:04:30 GMT
RufusScorpius: That depends on which end of the polar bear you are getting the air from..... Mar 2, 2023 13:46:57 GMT
AndiTheBarvarian: When the air here smells like polar bear it's cold too, but not sooo. Mar 1, 2023 18:01:19 GMT
Ouroboros: Fascinating. Our weather in Ottawa is guided by the arctic jetstream. When it dips low under james bay. Ontario gets smoked with cold. The great lakes provide an incredible ammount of lake effect snow that usually buries anyone along the St Lawrence Mar 1, 2023 16:20:31 GMT *
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AndiTheBarvarian: :) Things have changed! Mar 1, 2023 15:38:01 GMT
RufusScorpius: I thought storms in Germany came from Italy? More or less in the form of a testudo? Mar 1, 2023 14:45:18 GMT