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newBookmarkLockedFalling The French M1822 Light Cavalry and Artillery Sabre.
Uhlan 63 23,097 by pellius
Jan 10, 2022 17:21:06 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling The ''Blucher'' sabre and its spawns: 1811 to 1939
Pino 22 12,754 by Joe Martin
Mar 18, 2022 20:15:50 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Two Italian Cavalry Sabres: The M1834 LC and the M1860 HC.
Uhlan 12 2,178 by pellius
Feb 27, 2022 15:23:49 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling An Austrian M1869 Uhlan Officers sabre.
Uhlan 11 1,677 by schlange
Nov 25, 2021 8:18:42 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Swiss M1875 Cavalry Officers Sabre.
Uhlan 31 13,062 by snubnoze
Jul 25, 2021 5:12:24 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Notes about some French Cuirassiers and dragoons swords
Pino 4 2,714 by rambo
Jun 17, 2021 5:12:18 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Broadsword and Pallasch: The Cuirassier Sword Influence
Deleted 17 21,383 by Mick cope
Sept 17, 2020 13:09:37 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling A French AN XI Light Cavalry troopers sabre.
Uhlan 26 4,035 by sabre
Aug 29, 2020 2:33:26 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Prussian Kurassier Pallasch: 1817-1880
Pino 8 3,690 by Jpden
May 20, 2020 20:29:33 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling THE US CAVALRY M1840/1860 SABER FAMILY
Dave Kelly 60 12,190 by lebleuchevalier
May 14, 2020 22:53:15 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling 18th-19th cent Western Light Cavalry swords : Hussar hilts
Deleted 22 18,015 by Jordan Williams
Mar 26, 2020 14:54:00 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Italian Model 1855 officer sword
Pino 6 3,699 by pgandy
Mar 12, 2020 12:06:19 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling The 1796 & 1811 (light) cavalry sabres
Deleted 9 27,858 by Polyester
Feb 14, 2020 16:44:57 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling The Swedish M1825 Dragoon and Hussar Sabre. Part II.
Uhlan 5 1,345 by Uhlan
Jan 26, 2020 9:31:16 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Three Prussian M1811 Light Cavalry sabres.
Uhlan 15 2,014 by pellius
Dec 4, 2019 18:04:49 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling About the Italian M1850 Bersaglieri Officers sabre.
Uhlan 9 3,064 by Uhlan
Feb 22, 2019 5:42:27 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Pike & Shot - 30 years and English Civil wars: the swords
Deleted 10 11,243 by pgandy
Dec 30, 2015 20:45:28 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Pike & Shot - 30 years and English Civil wars: the soldiers
Deleted 7 17,891 by pgandy
Dec 30, 2015 20:25:59 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling 18th-19th cent Western Lt Cavalry swords : Bars & Bowls
Deleted 8 13,779 by Deleted
Nov 20, 2014 3:08:28 GMT


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monstersdoexist: When you have saved $3 grand for a real sweet blade but just cannot bring yourself to push that "buy it now" button. Jul 1, 2022 0:23:16 GMT
monstersdoexist: I equate Bo-Hi and Hamon with fads gone by like pinstripes and dual exhaust on a car. Give me a plain Monosteel blade any day! Jun 30, 2022 20:24:58 GMT
monstersdoexist: When a stranger asks you "Is that a real sword" and you stand there biting your tongue. Jun 30, 2022 18:48:19 GMT
RufusScorpius: Head over to the Sword Training Techniques chat. I have the video up from the training workshop in Paris on the dan dao. Jun 28, 2022 20:42:57 GMT
The Levin Lance: Awesome Jun 28, 2022 4:22:06 GMT
durinnmcfurren: Nate, I will post photos (I put a mirror polish on the guards and pommel of my latest Purna type H), but I need to borrow my wife's phone because my phone has a crap camera! Jun 25, 2022 16:30:20 GMT
The Levin Lance: Any photos of the result of such sandpaper Jun 23, 2022 0:30:11 GMT
durinnmcfurren: 'Some idiot' would be me, of course Jun 22, 2022 21:27:01 GMT
durinnmcfurren: Me: 'Why is this polishing job going so strangely? I'm only going from 2000 grit to 3000!' A few moments later: 'It appears some idiot put the 10000 grit paper in the 3000 grit box...' Jun 22, 2022 21:21:09 GMT
pbrause: Thank you all. I appreciate the welcome and look forward to learning from the group. I have a few other swords that I acquired recently and would love to hear your thoughts. Jun 17, 2022 20:49:07 GMT
Drunk Merchant: Note to self: obtain a mantetsu before bubbas bubba them all Jun 17, 2022 17:45:18 GMT
stickman1645: Listening is not the same as hearing. Looking is not the same as seeing. Talking is not the same as doing. Jun 14, 2022 17:34:14 GMT
AndiTheBarvarian: Hi and welcome to the forum. You can't link to a picture on your desktop. You need a picture hosting site or attach = upload pictures to a post. Create a thread first. Jun 12, 2022 17:11:54 GMT *
AndiTheBarvarian: Alien quote from exomoon LV-426 Jun 10, 2022 15:51:02 GMT *
Quillon: 'No sword bites so fiercely as an evil tongue.' Jun 8, 2022 0:08:14 GMT
The Owlbear Jew: I'm sure there's plenty more things to take into consideration, but my personal preference is for Legacy Arms, because i favor 5160 (or any spring steel) over basic high carbon Jun 3, 2022 21:18:12 GMT
RufusScorpius: Got a sparring montage up on the Sword use and Training forum. May 30, 2022 12:26:55 GMT
Drunk Merchant: Me when I sell a sword I’m bored with finished studying May 23, 2022 6:16:05 GMT
AndiTheBarvarian: Let's Call the Whole Thing Off... May 22, 2022 20:40:37 GMT
mountainsylph: Is Legacy Arms or Windlass better? May 20, 2022 6:42:20 GMT