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Buffalo folded katana

Postby Geordie Ross » Sun Aug 19, 2012 6:21 pm

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Re: Buffalo folded katana

Postby Big Lazy » Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:00 pm

Think I'd prefer a Chen for the price though
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Re: Buffalo folded katana

Postby Geordie Ross » Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:43 pm

Hmm yea maybe, but Chen katanas are common, that buffalo kat is rather unique, there's alot of people with the Chen kats, not many will have that, and it's laminated folded steel with a true hamon (without acid) may buy one but for 400 may save the extra and buy a top end piece, still undecided
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Re: Buffalo folded katana

Postby Moon » Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:14 pm

Looks like a Kawashima to me but I could be wrong.
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Re: Buffalo folded katana

Postby the blade master » Tue Aug 21, 2012 11:22 am

close moon very close its the one company that makes katanas
for masahiro-kawashima-and ryumon amongst others
mick

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heres the parent companys name if you want to visit the site
use google (zhejiang zhengs sword com ltd)
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Re: Buffalo folded katana

Postby Loz » Tue Aug 21, 2012 3:00 pm

Chen have just sent over their latest price list, PPK's will be £260, the Golden Oriole, Shinto etc. £600, Tiger, Orchid etc £900, sure they're worth the money but it leaves a big gap in the mid range market for these kawashima quality swords which keep getting better and the Buffalo folded is a stunner.
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Re: Buffalo folded katana

Postby Moon » Tue Aug 21, 2012 5:03 pm

the blade master wrote:close moon very close its the one company that makes katanas
for masahiro-kawashima-and ryumon amongst others
mick

ps
heres the parent companys name if you want to visit the site
use google (zhejiang zhengs sword com ltd)


That was where a search led me, not exactly the same koshirae but the blade specs are almost identical for Kawashima soshi kitae. ;)


Loz wrote:Chen have just sent over their latest price list, PPK's will be £260, the Golden Oriole, Shinto etc. £600, Tiger, Orchid etc £900, sure they're worth the money but it leaves a big gap in the mid range market for these kawashima quality swords which keep getting better and the Buffalo folded is a stunner.


You were saying Mick? :>
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