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Walking dead katana

Postby Geordie Ross » Tue Oct 16, 2012 1:52 pm

Was watching the new series of the walking dead and spotted this sword, it looks like the Ito wraps the top portion of the saya, looks pretty snazzy too.

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Re: Walking dead katana

Postby the blade master » Tue Oct 16, 2012 3:27 pm

you lecherous toad you only posted that because of her ar*e lols
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Re: Walking dead katana

Postby Moon » Tue Oct 16, 2012 4:18 pm

Geordie Ross wrote: it looks like the Ito wraps the top portion of the saya, looks pretty snazzy too.

That's because it's mounted as tachi with saya-maki which was fairly common back in the days when Mick was a lad. :>
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Re: Walking dead katana

Postby Geordie Ross » Tue Oct 16, 2012 4:50 pm

Lol yea she's got kicking curves ;) and ahh I see, didn't know that, learn something everyday with moon lol
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Re: Walking dead katana

Postby the blade master » Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:43 pm

that from someone who,s older than me even if its only two years :D
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Re: Walking dead katana

Postby Moon » Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:51 pm

the blade master wrote:that from someone who,s older than me even if its only two years :D

Sorry Mick, I didn't know that Ross was older than you. :>
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Re: Walking dead katana

Postby Geordie Ross » Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:14 pm

Lol moon your hips are are young, but they only replaced it last month :D
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Re: Walking dead katana

Postby the blade master » Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:18 pm

thats it ross gets the momo :>
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Re: Walking dead katana

Postby Lone Wolf » Sun Jul 07, 2013 1:02 pm

Boyfriend was watching this the other day and pointed it out to me what exactly is that sword because it looks massive and too big for her is that what iaido swords look like or is it a custom job anyone know?

I wouldn't mind having one like that, there is an official one but it looks like crap imo.

It would look gorgeous if the whole thing was white.

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Re: Walking dead katana

Postby liquidator96 » Sun Jul 07, 2013 1:55 pm

I have to agree with LW, the official 'limited edition' is over priced for what it's made from, especially with a false edge, nearly £200 for a wall hanger!

To my limited knowledge, most prop swords are made from Aluminum, keeps the weight down for the actors, make them look competent & good.

Koto have a couple of good looking white kat's, both under a Ton & no doubt better than the 'official' one, you could probably make the Saya sheath with real leather & some Tsuka Ito if you wished to. :D

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Re: Walking dead katana

Postby Lone Wolf » Sun Jul 07, 2013 3:43 pm

£200 thats even worse I was looking at yanky sites and doing a rough conversion from $180.

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Re: Walking dead katana

Postby Geordie Ross » Mon Jul 08, 2013 9:58 am

Moon pointed out that its a like a tachi with saya maki.
The next best thing to the 'official' is probably the folded white tachi.
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