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by Pip68
Fri Mar 21, 2008 9:20 pm
Forum: Sword Collectors Chat
Topic: A bit Crazy
Replies: 23
Views: 11020

Re: A bit Crazy

simonatack am glad you like them mate :D , the top one is a scythian and the one under it is I think loosely the same but a little bit bigger, the last one is I thing is based on a Hun/mongol type with the sihas all are fast and fun to shoot :D , the long bow compared to the recuved bow is quite slo...
by Pip68
Fri Mar 21, 2008 5:15 pm
Forum: Sword Collectors Chat
Topic: A bit Crazy
Replies: 23
Views: 11020

Re: A bit Crazy

Hi all simonatack if I may say it was a dammed fine shot, I got his mate just behind the front shoulder blade :D , all the recurved bows are mine they range from 35lb to 50lb, the Long bow belongs to the wife, hopefully no body kills any one any were in the country or they might ban my bows as well,...
by Pip68
Thu Mar 20, 2008 5:40 pm
Forum: Sword Collectors Chat
Topic: A bit Crazy
Replies: 23
Views: 11020

Re: A bit Crazy

Thanks for the positive comments guys, I will keep the sword as it is I think it might make a good taking point when I have my mates round, I just thought I would take a couple of photos of my wall and show you what I've got, I still have to put my Katana up and of course my two sabres. http://i242....
by Pip68
Wed Mar 19, 2008 9:40 pm
Forum: Sword Collectors Chat
Topic: A bit Crazy
Replies: 23
Views: 11020

Re: A bit Crazy

I think its an error to, but what to do? :cry: I still like the sword
by Pip68
Mon Mar 17, 2008 11:58 am
Forum: Advice & Questions
Topic: A little Advice
Replies: 4
Views: 1354

Re: A little Advice

The Kukri and the Falcata can not be compered to each other, were the Kukri is a utility tool as well as a knife, the Falcata was designed for maximum impact so much so that the Romans feared its cutting edge http://i242.photobucket.com/albums/ff255/Pip68/greeks30064.jpg http://i242.photobucket.com/...
by Pip68
Sun Mar 16, 2008 11:45 pm
Forum: Advice & Questions
Topic: A little Advice
Replies: 4
Views: 1354

A little Advice

Hi everyone I have a question am thinking of getting the JGS Falcata, I have a Falcata now but on reading one of my books it seems that the one I have with a horse headed hilt was what the Iberian Celts used later, probably their cavalry, the one JGS are doing is the earlier one with the falcon head...
by Pip68
Sun Mar 16, 2008 11:27 pm
Forum: Sword Collectors Chat
Topic: A bit Crazy
Replies: 23
Views: 11020

Re: A bit Crazy

Could it be a place for attaching braiding too, their seems to be a dip or indentation near the top on the inside of the scabbard close to the D guard, perhaps for a belt? you can see it in the picture link above other than that I haven't got a clue
by Pip68
Sun Mar 16, 2008 6:12 pm
Forum: Sword Collectors Chat
Topic: A bit Crazy
Replies: 23
Views: 11020

Re: A bit Crazy

Hey matrix I learnt something from going to that link thank mate :D
by Pip68
Sun Mar 16, 2008 12:23 am
Forum: Sword Collectors Chat
Topic: A bit Crazy
Replies: 23
Views: 11020

Re: A bit Crazy

thanks guys, I knew I could count you to help. :D
by Pip68
Sat Mar 15, 2008 8:10 pm
Forum: Sword Collectors Chat
Topic: A bit Crazy
Replies: 23
Views: 11020

A bit Crazy

Hi all :D went a bit crazy this mouth got three swords, first I bought the Shingen Katana I got it before the ban, I then got the JGS Cavalry Sabre because I didn't have one and I liked the look of it, and then the miss's got me the Russian Sabre a big surprise to me, and compared to the Cavalry Sab...
by Pip68
Wed Mar 05, 2008 11:07 am
Forum: Latest News
Topic: All curved Swords to be banned
Replies: 134
Views: 31097

Re: All curved Swords to be banned

Hi all :D , am new on here and without swearing am really angry, I don't do much in this life I collect helmets,axes,swords, now with my collect of swords & axes I don't act in any foolish manner I respect them and under stand the damage they could do. And because I love my history it gets me just t...