I'm curious as to whether Ronin has ever considered offering a gladius?
It seems like a good item for your target market, especially since you're branching out with some european swords. It requires little steel and only wood or bone fittings, generaly fairly inexpensive and not difficult to 'get right' on a budget.
I'd likely spring for one! I'll even share a Gladius design brief I made up for a project with a smith that unfortunately fell through...
shotokan: The wife thinks i'm nuts for buying a case of pool noodles every other week. lol
Jan 24, 2022 23:17:45 GMT
shotokan: I'm willing to try anything. Don't get me wrong, pool noodles are fine but I am tired of cutting them honestly.
Jan 24, 2022 23:16:54 GMT
The Levin Lance: All jokes aside, I think you will like the beach mats better than the pool noodles at least.
Jan 24, 2022 23:11:07 GMT
shotokan: Nice. My hanwei raptor should be here by thursday... planning on slicing some pool noodles for fun.
Jan 24, 2022 21:18:19 GMT
Ouroboros: Days going well. Getting my table ready for some polishing.
Jan 24, 2022 21:03:03 GMT
shotokan: I'm not sure but the number of and size of the holes was just mind boggling.
Jan 24, 2022 18:42:49 GMT
The Levin Lance: Maybe with the shotgun situation it was birdshot?
Jan 24, 2022 18:15:57 GMT
shotokan: Oh yeh, typically if they come with rifle wounds it's from an ak47... we did have a lady come in several years ago with multiple point blank shotgun injuries. Still don't know how she survived.
Jan 24, 2022 17:59:08 GMT
The Levin Lance: Anything particularly nasty? Rifle rounds and such?
Jan 24, 2022 17:38:48 GMT
shotokan: lol not yet... tons of GSW's but no sword injuries.
Jan 24, 2022 17:35:34 GMT
The Levin Lance: Seen anything close to a sword wound in the ER?
Jan 24, 2022 17:20:50 GMT
shotokan: Good morning Ouroboros, how goes your day thus far?
Jan 24, 2022 16:33:12 GMT
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