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by darksun_uk
Thu Jul 20, 2006 11:10 pm
Forum: Advice & Questions
Topic: Need advice on what sword to get...choice of maybe 2...
Replies: 29
Views: 9673

. Darksun_uk quoted himself as saying.. but what it does do is mean something to me personally and that’s all that is really important as I seek nothing more than the attainment of personal goals any advancement I make is based on my own sense of self worth in advancing further than I did before an...
by darksun_uk
Thu Jul 20, 2006 9:05 pm
Forum: Sword Collectors Chat
Topic: Which Bugei katana do you prefer?
Replies: 50
Views: 24178

i voted dragonfly but i would not have that tsuba or in fact any of the furniture..the blade is nice though, though i would like a folded sbobu style blade if i ever got a custom katana at some point in the future.

kind regards
by darksun_uk
Thu Jul 20, 2006 9:00 pm
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: Anyone still use an Iron Suburi?
Replies: 43
Views: 29830

wtf? wrote: and im sure theres a word for that many numbers.

there is mate its called a googolplex i.e. a finite number but one that is fundamentally inconceivable in any realistic way by the human mind.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Googolplex

kind regards
by darksun_uk
Tue Jul 18, 2006 3:00 pm
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: Anyone still use an Iron Suburi?
Replies: 43
Views: 29830

God! this is getting boring now!. you can thank me later. Anyway.. "designed" for bone crushing blows, Was perhaps the wrong word. But take for example the heavy knights armour, platemail or chainmail. If a sword designed primarely for cutting could not penetrate that armour, then why would a thin,...
by darksun_uk
Tue Jul 18, 2006 2:52 am
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: Martial Arts
Replies: 180
Views: 80641

i am set against anyone saying that allowing yourself to be hit is a valid tool.... now lets weigh that against the evidence i was basing it on shall we and the responses from the author. or what i do is when someone goes to hit me, i go really close and tense my abdomen thus allowing someone to hi...
by darksun_uk
Tue Jul 18, 2006 1:33 am
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: Anyone still use an Iron Suburi?
Replies: 43
Views: 29830

, swords after this period were generally heavier and thicker and more designed for bone crushing blows on enemies wearing thick armour . this is simply not true, if you want to attack armour use a battleaxe(spike) or try halfswording at the joints. no sword was ever designed for attacking armour t...
by darksun_uk
Mon Jul 17, 2006 10:31 pm
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: Anyone still use an Iron Suburi?
Replies: 43
Views: 29830

Not all knights swords were made to the same standards as the ones in the pictures, not all katana either. they look like they have had considerably more work and time spent on them than an original english knights sword. for considerable think the best money can buy or as close to it as its possib...
by darksun_uk
Mon Jul 17, 2006 9:41 pm
Forum: Visitors Centre
Topic: Been a while...
Replies: 16
Views: 8330

hey fella, i remeber you dude, you where a regular here when i first started lurking around lol.

nice to see you back

kind regards
by darksun_uk
Mon Jul 17, 2006 9:39 pm
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: Martial Arts
Replies: 180
Views: 80641

that alot of you who are so set against me have flagged as "usless, ineficient and crap" i am set against anyone saying that allowing yourself to be hit is a valid tool in ANY system of self defense etc as it violates so many princples of combat arts as to be utterly wrong and thus the subject of j...
by darksun_uk
Mon Jul 17, 2006 8:33 pm
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: Martial Arts
Replies: 180
Views: 80641

So what if Darkphoton is talking crap or not. Does it really matter? , it matters because as stated below we care enough to know unquestionably that the stuff he is talking about will result in death or serious injury, and its got nothing to do with personal choice or relative risk or personal resp...
by darksun_uk
Mon Jul 17, 2006 4:54 pm
Forum: The Cutting Edge
Topic: The Making of Paul Chen Swords
Replies: 7
Views: 3578

semantics aside i was merely pointing out the fact of the huge numbers of chen swords made for the sake of fairness.

kind regards
by darksun_uk
Mon Jul 17, 2006 4:16 pm
Forum: The Cutting Edge
Topic: The Making of Paul Chen Swords
Replies: 7
Views: 3578

Re: The Making of Paul Chen Swords

Unfortunately, the sheer volume of Paul Chen Hanwei swords his forge produces means that a lemon slipping through their quality control department is not at all an uncommon occurance, especially on their low end "Practical Katana" series of swords (the PK & PPK). This is a problem that Mr. Chen doe...
by darksun_uk
Mon Jul 17, 2006 3:53 pm
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: Martial Arts
Replies: 180
Views: 80641

ok im not even going to respond to anymore of these no please try and explain your previous posts im sure many people would be interested in the replies. because many of you are obviously not fammiliar with reaction forces. im familiar with reality, you however are struggling to maintain a basic co...
by darksun_uk
Mon Jul 17, 2006 3:41 pm
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: Anyone still use an Iron Suburi?
Replies: 43
Views: 29830

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v166/darksun_uk/rangerking7.jpg it is so clunky and heavy why did i buy one of the 19 made ...o how i regret the £1000 expense...lol NOT>>> http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v166/darksun_uk/rangerking3.jpg the hand forged fittings are so cheap looking....NOT http:/...
by darksun_uk
Mon Jul 17, 2006 3:17 pm
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: Anyone still use an Iron Suburi?
Replies: 43
Views: 29830

I'm not sure I understand what you mean. simply that a large blunt heavy version of a fast light and sharp weapon seems limited in its training potential that it obviouly has merits as a training tool was not my point i was merely stating that from a sai/sai sword perspective overcoming and reinter...