Last Legend Dragon Katana

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Last Legend Dragon Katana

Post by Big Lazy » Sat Jul 02, 2005 1:35 pm

Oh God I want this sword so much, but there's only 400 of them made and they're all sold out before they've even been released :cry:

Oh well here's some nice big pics to get ya wet anyway

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Just look at that carved scabbard detail :wink:

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Its also the first and only live production blade ever approved and recommended by Masayuki Shimabukuro Hanshi, president of Jikishin-Kei International

Check this statement out

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Post by DeadlySIN » Sat Jul 02, 2005 3:00 pm

thats very nice indeed.
has the colourful japanese vibe to it.
Masayuki said something about cost effectivness,
but whats his idea of cost effective..?

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Post by Big Lazy » Sat Jul 02, 2005 3:03 pm

This is a £900 sword so around that mark I guess

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Post by DeadlySIN » Sat Jul 02, 2005 3:07 pm

ah, more than i have then,
but considering thers only 400 i guess its worth it.

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Post by Satori » Sat Jul 02, 2005 4:35 pm

I dont think it's that nice (i mean it is really nice, but not so beautiful) i'm sure its an awesome sword though. It's interesting to hear how Last Legend blades are meant to be the most reliable production blades. After what i've heard though, it doesnt really suprise me.

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Post by Barry the Time Sprout » Sat Jul 02, 2005 4:49 pm

i dont like it

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Post by Mother Bear » Sat Jul 02, 2005 5:07 pm

Oh! I do like! 8)

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Post by Sam » Sat Jul 02, 2005 6:11 pm

Pink??? :S

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Post by maciek1230 » Sat Jul 02, 2005 8:17 pm

The blade looks good, but i seen better.
Well look can be deciving.
I hope it performs better than it looks.
Never the less, i dont like the hammon very much.

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Post by Blackbird » Sun Jul 03, 2005 12:01 pm

Got a close up of that carving? The blade looks nice but the colour I'm not so nuts about.

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Post by Big Lazy » Sun Jul 03, 2005 12:25 pm

Blackbird wrote:Got a close up of that carving? The blade looks nice but the colour I'm not so nuts about.
Thats the only pics I've got of it I'm afraid, but I think you're able to specify what colour you want the sago and ito to be. Red please :D

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Post by HatchA » Mon Jul 04, 2005 9:18 am

The Larnster wrote: Its also the first and only live production blade ever approved and recommended by Masayuki Shimabukuro Hanshi, president of Jikishin-Kei International
I find that a little unnerving. Toshishiro Obata was asked to give a similar endorsement on a sword line that he once tested with (I can't remember the make) and he refused, saying that he would have to personally test each and every single blade produced in that line before he could give his testament to them. Just because the sword he tested was satisfactory to him, he felt it in no way meant that all others made "the same way" would have identical characteristics.

Each sword made is an entity all on it's own and deserves individual respect and attention.

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LAST LEGEND DRAGON

Post by Moon » Tue Jul 05, 2005 11:45 pm

Where you guys been? I got mine a year ago and sold it 8 months later for more than I paid for it.The ito and same colours were optional extras and came in 5 or 6 ito colours and 3 in same.U.K. price was about £970+ with extras,got mine from U.S.A for approx £630 inc. P&P,VAT and Import Duty.Nice sword but the Saya "carving" (optional) is best avoided if you get chance to buy one.Same thing applies to the "Bear",they look a lot better in pics than in the hand.Only reason I sold both was to buy a ***** ****,not allowed to mention here !!
Can't understand why B-U.K don't sell them,maybe someone can enlighten me?

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Post by Moon » Tue Jul 05, 2005 11:51 pm

Yes,I know,calm down!!
The Dragon and Bear are no longer available.
It's the new range I'm talking about

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