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Hanwei Practical Special Katana

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Specification:

Manufacturer: Hanwei
Condition: Brand New
Total length: 100 cm
Blade length: 2.3 shaku / 70 cm
Kissaki: Chu Kissaki
Bo-Hi: No
Motohaba: 3 cm
Sakihaba: 2,1 cm
Tsuka: 28 cm
Weight: 1015 gr
High Carbon Steel: 1065 High-Carbon Steel
Temper: Differential Clay-Tempered
Polish: Hybrid polish
Sugata: Shinogi Zukuri
Hamon: Gunome Midare
Boshi: Ko-maru
Fittings: Iron Tsuba, Fuchi, Kashira Plain Theme
Habaki&Seppa: Brass Habaki, Brass Seppa
Tsuka Ito: Black suede, artificial
Saya: Kuroro (Black-Glossy)
Fully dis-mountable: yes

Manufacturer Link: http://www.casiberia.com/prod_Detail.aspx?id=SH2376

Description:

The Practical Special is a subtly modified version of the Practical Katana, made in response to requests for a quicker sword at the same economy price. The blade dimensions have been changed only slightly and the tsuba cutouts have been enlarged, and though this has resulted in a weight loss of only 3 oz., the difference in handling is very noticeable. The Practical will remain the standard for hard, regular cutting but for those needing a faster draw, multiple cut katana at an economy price, the Special is the answer.

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