I press tsuba against the rack on each of the blades. You can see some subtle differences between the blades. The sum of the differences add up to a different balance. The first Bamboo Mat I got was "the one" for me and I wanted a copy of "the one" but I guess I will have to keep trying.[/quote]
The first one appears to have a shorter tsuka :?:
"Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for *poof* RIBBIT!"
"The children of tomorrow must live in what we do today."
Tomt24: Luckily I don't drink
Aug 11, 2020 12:24:38 GMT
AndiTheBarvarian: Work is the Curse of the Drinking Classes!
Aug 11, 2020 11:46:35 GMT
RufusScorpius: I'm in a similar situation, christain. You've been out all week of work sick, and I've been all week sick of working....
Aug 11, 2020 11:00:39 GMT
ghce: Are project X blades still popular?
Aug 11, 2020 8:00:03 GMT
gosse: I have a 1850 Prussian Sabre FOR SALE. Any interest?
Aug 11, 2020 4:24:00 GMT
christain: Between working constantly and being off sick for a week, I just haven't been online much lately. Haven't even bought any swords or armor in about a month. Feeling much better now.
Aug 10, 2020 21:43:15 GMT
Brother Nathaniel: Christain man haven't seen you in forever bro.
Aug 10, 2020 19:46:18 GMT
christain: Speaking of....gonna go visit the Kult. Be back later. Y'all have a good 'un!.........
Aug 10, 2020 17:26:15 GMT
christain: I'll make it.(I think.) Just need to get back to work and make some $$$. I see some new TOYS I want.
Aug 10, 2020 17:22:08 GMT
Ouroboros: Yes, i hear ya brother...just hoping yer ok out there in the land of the Big T
Aug 10, 2020 17:15:37 GMT
christain: Meanwhile....chili dogs and a beer for lunch. I must be feelin' better!
Aug 10, 2020 17:12:17 GMT
christain: I'll never die. I'm too bad for Heaven, and Hell's afraid I'm gonna take over.
Aug 10, 2020 17:06:22 GMT
Ouroboros: Welcome back Brother Knight, i had feared the worst...and was preparing to look for you on the other side of the Styx
Aug 10, 2020 17:02:38 GMT
christain: Too damn hot to go out and do any backyard cutting.
Aug 10, 2020 16:54:35 GMT
christain: Thanks for the concern fellas. I don't get sickly very often, but when I do....I'm usually down for a few days. Meanwhile, I'll take this time to do some much needed restoration on some of my armor.
Aug 10, 2020 16:51:52 GMT
tancred: Hope you're back on your feet and feeling great again soon, Christain.
Aug 10, 2020 16:48:03 GMT
nerdthenord: I was worried man! Glad to hear you are alive.
Aug 10, 2020 16:45:52 GMT
AndiTheBarvarian: Get well soon! Good to hear from you.
Aug 10, 2020 14:09:54 GMT
christain: I'm gonna have to suck it up and get back to the grind pretty soon though. There are these things called BILLS, and they just keep on sneaking into my mail box.
Aug 10, 2020 13:48:16 GMT
christain: Hey, y'all! Just letting you know I'm still here. On a medical leave from work. Been mostly laid up in bed, but I think I'll live. At 100 degrees plus, I don't mind a few days in the AC.
Aug 10, 2020 13:43:27 GMT
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