Your weapon for cutting

Discussion in 'Historical Re-enactment' started by Gavaha, Oct 17, 2003.

  1. Gavaha

    Gavaha Art House Member

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    Hey all,

    I would like to ask anyone if they would do some certain cuts with a functional sharp blade they own and give us some feedback. So if you own a functional blade, not a wallhanger, please post. This would be to help everyone learn about the blade and cuts and I would like to show you guys what happens by doing it.
     
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  2. darkdragon

    darkdragon The Black Prince

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    I do own a working Katana. It is Japanese and fully functional. Just let me know what you would like and I will see what I can do. I also own others, but hav'nt used them to this point. :D
     
  3. Gavaha

    Gavaha Art House Member

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    could you post pictures at all? jw, becuase that would help
     
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    darkdragon The Black Prince

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    What kind of pictures would you like. Of the sword, or the cuts that can be made with the sword,. Just let me know... :D
     
  5. Gavaha

    Gavaha Art House Member

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    jw wondering if it was at all possible... cuts, in action, sword, all kinds if that is possible, I will contact you once we know if there are others.... thanks for helping us, much apprieciated
     
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    darkdragon The Black Prince

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    No problem Gavaha. Let me know if you need anything else. I will be more than happy to help out.. That's what I am a member of this forum for.... By the way, what is the fighters guide longsword black belt about. ( Need explaination ) Does this have to do with the belt system you were talking about ???? :D
     
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  7. Gavaha

    Gavaha Art House Member

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    Yes, that is correct
     
  8. byzantine warrior

    byzantine warrior Autokratos Konstantinou

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    Heres my functional sword
     

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    Gavaha Art House Member

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    so would you be willing to help by doing some specific cuts for us?
     
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    byzantine warrior Autokratos Konstantinou

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    Ill see what I can do would a watermelon be ok?
     
  11. Gavaha

    Gavaha Art House Member

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    well, I will be posting of what to cut, and you can say what you would like to cut.... maybe I will post a watermelon, maybe not, its something to find out!
     
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    Gavaha Art House Member

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    Ok, time to cut!

    Ok, here are some things to try out...

    Liter Bottles
    Milk Bottles
    Large Meat
    Cardboard (tubes work best)
    Pumpkins
    Watermellons
    Tatami Mats

    Also, if you want to try other stuff, go ahead and give feedback on that too.

    Rembember, you do not have to cut anything if you don't want to, and Fantasyforum or anyone of the forum, members or staff are not to be held responsible for any damage or anything of the such.

    I wanted to have you guys do it, even though I could, I wanted you to have a learning experience. Please do give as much feedback as possible.

    Have fun!
     
  13. byzantine warrior

    byzantine warrior Autokratos Konstantinou

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    well while cutting the watermelon my sword easily sliced through the hide but later i forgot to wash it afterwards and it got all sticky moral wipe your swords:eek:
     
  14. Miriel

    Miriel My Preciousss

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    lol BW :p

    I'd like to add to that moral. Also Never cut an important plant down the middle...especially your neighbor's prize magnolias
     
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    byzantine warrior Autokratos Konstantinou

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    Lol ML where did you learn that from experience:p
     
  16. Miriel

    Miriel My Preciousss

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    sadly, yes...
     
  17. prancingponyregular

    prancingponyregular New Member

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    and the further moral "never act like someone in the midst of deep personal crisis on message boards"

    nice sword by the way byzantine
     
  18. Gavaha

    Gavaha Art House Member

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    Oh, lol, just make sure that when after you wipe it off and put it back into the scabbard that there is none still on it when you take it out again. Thanks for cutting. Any other comments?
     
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    can you cut a monkey with it?
     
  20. Orkin

    Orkin The Fighters Guide House Member

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    I have a Del Tin 2070 Migration Era sword. I have done many cuts on tatami mats with it.