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ichimonji: thanks for your patience Feb 1, 2023 0:46:14 GMT
ichimonji: Added more photos of the katana Feb 1, 2023 0:46:08 GMT
thejordan1: Very interesting markings on unknown sword, possibly British... Thread name "Interesting Markings on Blade of Unknown Sword" Jan 31, 2023 16:34:50 GMT
thejordan1: New Post! Thread name "Filipino Minasbad or Bolo Sword?" Would love some information or insight, thanks! Jan 30, 2023 19:32:10 GMT
thejordan1: Just posted! Thread name "Old Cutlass or Falchion" Any help is greatly appreciated! Jan 30, 2023 17:15:21 GMT
vikingbattleaxe: Anyone need viking axes with premium wooden box that you can personalized with your own logo and text . I have starting selling my axes . You can check my products I will give discount as well. Jan 29, 2023 19:35:04 GMT
randomnobody: Never see the Shoutbox on mobile, but the talk about post count got me curious. Now I'm wondering if my 16,298 includes the old account's 6,832 or not... Jan 27, 2023 0:25:46 GMT
AndiTheBarvarian: Welcome to the forum! Jan 26, 2023 15:45:52 GMT
william35: Hey I'm new here
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JGonzalez: All these great swords on sale and I'm broke. Thanks for listening. :) Jan 25, 2023 16:52:19 GMT
mariussyrotis: Shout for sword, its perfection of art, staying between life and death, resposability and respect :) Jan 25, 2023 12:51:10 GMT
RambleTree: Whew, a lot of action in the classifieds! Nice to see. Jan 23, 2023 23:41:05 GMT
legault: Never noticed I had 670 posts until now, wow! Jan 23, 2023 4:42:22 GMT
GreatFool: Ay I finally hit 500 posts, which would probably put me close to 1000 combined with my old account. Hears to another 500 Jan 12, 2023 4:11:49 GMT
JGonzalez: I found this Spanish guy.He says that he studies swords and loves history. He speaks in good Castillian though. Jan 12, 2023 3:32:29 GMT
Drunk Merchant: Ty Jan 7, 2023 20:22:21 GMT
AndiTheBarvarian: Never teach battojutsu with wagging finger! (Get well!) Jan 7, 2023 15:37:08 GMT
Drunk Merchant: Nerves on my reattached finger recovered great after I started practicing with my 1919 Nagant M1895. If you got a gimpy finger: exercise it and it’ll be back to normal in no time. Jan 6, 2023 22:13:59 GMT
JonSchwertFechter: A Happy New Year 2023! to All:) Jan 2, 2023 6:50:42 GMT
AndiTheBarvarian: May your spirits never dilute and your waists never widen! Jan 1, 2023 3:30:41 GMT