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Musha 1060 Katana in Musashi Theme

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Specification:

Manufacturer: Dynasty Forge
Condition: Used for Iaido trainings only, some minor koshirae remarks
Total length: 101 cm
Blade length: 73 cm
Kissaki: O-kissaki
Bo-Hi: No
Tsuka: 28 cm
Weight: 1150 gr
High Carbon Steel: 1060 Spring Steel
Temper: Mono-Tempered
Polish: Machine polish
Sugata: Shingoi Zukuri
Fittings: Iron Tsuba, Fuchi, Kashira Musashi Themed
Habak&Seppa: Brass Habaki, Copper Seppa
Tsuka Ito: Black-Silk
Saya: Kuroro (Black-Gloss)
Fully dis-mountable: yes

Manufacturer Link: http://www.dynastyforge.com/index.php/1060-Spring-Steel/28.5-1060-Katana-with-Bo-Hi-in-Musashi-Single-Ring-Theme/Detailed-product-flyer.html

Description:

The blade is hand-forged from a single pure billet of 1060 spring steel and shaped and polished by machine. This gives the 1060 line very crisp lines and a durable and easy to maintain polish. Being machine polished, the edge can easily be touched up with a hone without any detriment to the finish, making the blade a high-performance but low-cost cutting sword. The blade is through-tempered, not requiring a differential temper for durability, to a Rockwell hardness of approximately 52-53. The blade is then mounted in traditional furniture, with genuine ox-horn fittings, natural lacquer, and Same panels. The blade can be fully disassembled for easy maintenance.

The Musha class of weapons offers practicality at an elevated level. The focus is on durability and performance – these swords are a perfect introduction to the arcane of the Samurai warrior tradition. These well-balanced, robust blades are made of exceptionally resilient 1060 spring steel. The utilitarian design, offering no more than what is required to fulfill its purpose, makes this a superior handling sword offering surprisingly strong cutting performance at a very reasonable price.

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