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newBookmarkLockedFalling List of Custom Sword Smiths
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stormmaster 66 17,207 by stormmaster
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James Gall 0 6,968 by James Gall
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Guide for New Katana Buyers/Owners.
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Adrian Jordan 149 55,945 by Silent
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Demystifying Chinese "Katana" production
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newBookmarkLockedFalling New katana owner
hps 2 18 by hps
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newBookmarkLockedFalling what is the best way to determine proper katana size?
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Portugal customs
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Current state of affairs with Viking production swords?
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Would these likely sell?
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Received my trainers.
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newBookmarkLockedFalling How do I put on this scabbard??
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Steel comparison: t10 vs 5160 vs 9260 vs 1060?
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Introducing my self.
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Jun 12, 2019 6:46:33 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Chinese sellers swords
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newBookmarkLockedFalling New member lots of arms and armor to review.
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Musashi on the way...
michael1969 9 132 by reptaronice1
Jun 5, 2019 14:59:04 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Production 2.45 to 2.5 shaku katana?
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bradc 143 1,679 by Silent
Jun 3, 2019 11:16:31 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Wood for Shirasaya?
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newBookmarkLockedFalling New guy to the forum
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newBookmarkLockedFalling What is this sword?
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newBookmarkLockedFalling List of sword vendors (add the ones you know here)
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TheMu 77 7,094 by Jordan Williams
May 28, 2019 23:27:48 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Starter Katana for short guy
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snowbite 31 559 by reptaronice1
May 28, 2019 17:17:50 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling New Member, Long-Time Collector, What is this sword?
stewart84 10 285 by randomnobody
May 23, 2019 13:04:10 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Is this a real japanese wakizashi or chinese replica?
strelok 11 311 by usher
May 21, 2019 9:40:29 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Pawn shop sword questions.
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Sato Sword Forge
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Cutting practice when you're a clutz?
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Thoughts about Vansword168
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May 10, 2019 17:44:56 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Kogarasu-Maru models around, which one to choose?
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Katana handle wrapping tool?
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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
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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
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