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was talking to the amazing @RysPicz and he was all "you collect swords?" and so i was going to pm him all the pics then thought, wait what if others of my kind are here?  so here ya go post your pics and talk swords /thread

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i need to make more sword racks, thoughts on H vs V rack? and yea need to do a bit of cleaning on several of these. most notably the dark tulwar, and some of the jiles. 

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4 hours ago, Diano said:

knifes>swords tho

 

unfortunately i'm not in France atm but meh

knives are welcome too, just dont bring a knife to a sword fight

4 hours ago, Spxter said:

Gift me one pls, im also a sword fan

doko ni desu ka

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4 hours ago, SirDusty said:

Is there a reason for displaying them on the wood like that? like if I walked into a 1500's armory would the swords  be presented like that?

yes it's cheap fairly durable long term and metal on metal can have bad reactions and scratch things. thats why you cant mix metals in watercooling. the water and electricity speed up the process, but with antique swords a process that could take decades is still a problem, because you want it to last forever. all the metal here is rubber coated except the steel bolts and they are not a concern. 

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got a new napoleonic Calvary saber and a kukri. thinking blucher m1811 blade on an austrian m1837 mostly because its so far outside of a regulation blucher hilt, but the blade weighs a ton. thick as a pinky finger at the spine. kukris a full tang late 1800's- early 1900's british influenced design, but not military/special forces. the special forces dropped the cho to lighten it.

 

anyone else getting a new pointy boi for christmas this year? 

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56 minutes ago, RealLifeAngel said:

boi, i do not even know where to begin, but i hope everything is well with yew. 

 

I do, throwing knives are a lot of fun - totally should get some ;o

start from the beginning and im doing ok and got any suggestions? i used to make kunai back in the day, but out of wood and eye bolts not steel or iron. 

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On 12/16/2020 at 12:52 AM, RealMak said:

Thanks, I do have a photo, but my face will be revealed too, is it okay?

post whatever you want man im not the fun police 

 

also unrelated someone posted a 300~ year old German hunting sword for ID that has the pokemon "catch em all" logo engraved in german.  

 

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