Larnz wrote:Not forgetting of course none of us are ever gonna get a traditional hand made sword outta Japan.... ever
what do you mean?
Larnz wrote:Real katanas - made in japan. Mass produced katanas - made in China.
pjm wrote:i have both Bills and Budd deluxe swords, to be honest i think the only difference is you get the dvd showing how they were made, not sure if theres anything else different myself
but they are great swords and love mine to bits
liquidator96 wrote:I don't own either, but I agree with Lone Wolf, the Shirasaya would be my choice,
Lone Wolf wrote:Well imo tho I don't own either the shirasaya is the better of the two, its probably better made then ichigos sword, it looks like it is.
Moon wrote:froller2 wrote:yea i did clean it and re-oil it (with less oil) oh and do you know if chinese/roman swords needs oiling etc?
All swords need oiling except for stainless steel wall hangers like Mick said.
I'll ask again...is the 'fenghuang' 1045 or 1060?