The cost of Christmas...

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The cost of Christmas...

Post by Geordie Ross » Fri Dec 27, 2013 11:15 pm

This year, Xmas has been harsh with rising costs, and stagnant wages. So I'm considering listing one (only one, I'm not that desperate) katana on the BUK page. So, just as a heads up, start saving the pennies if you fancy the special edition bamboo katana.

http://forum.blades-uk.com/phpbb3/viewt ... =4&t=16586

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Re: The cost of Christmas...

Post by the blade master » Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:59 pm

you sure your wanting to do this geordie as i know you,ll be kicking your ar*e wishing
you hadnt parted with it a couple of months from now if i were you i,d think long and hard
about it
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Re: The cost of Christmas...

Post by Geordie Ross » Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:19 pm

I'm kicking myself for considering selling it lol. The hamon and saya are drop dead gorgeous, but I need to free up some spare cash for the new year, I've had to accept a small cut in my pay in order to keep my job with the council, so every little helps at the minute.

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Re: The cost of Christmas...

Post by the blade master » Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:21 am

thats the trouble working for councils as i know too well they giveth with one hand and taketh with the other while you/i take a pay cut
or in my case took guese who gets a pay rise damn councilors

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Re: The cost of Christmas...

Post by Mellony » Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:57 am

Sad times! Shame to sell something fairly unique rather than Chen pieces that can be replaced afterwards though? (assuming you have some of course)

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Re: The cost of Christmas...

Post by Geordie Ross » Tue Dec 31, 2013 1:28 pm

True, Chen's can be fairly quickly and easily replaced, but I'd probably end up paying more to get it back than I sold it for in the first place. :| so thats essentially a lose lose situation, selling the special edition bamboo is a win lose so to speak.

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Re: The cost of Christmas...

Post by the blade master » Tue Dec 31, 2013 1:35 pm

hi geordi
have you sold it already?? and did you get a decent price for it can I ask what did you sell it for (what did you need the pennies for) pm the answer
no need to post your answers on an open forum (guese being nosey is all keep it to yourself if you wish)
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Re: The cost of Christmas...

Post by Geordie Ross » Tue Dec 31, 2013 2:09 pm

I still have it mick, hoping to get 3-400 ish? I'm gonna ask loz for an appraisal in the new year. And I got a fair few gifts on credit including a ruby necklace for the missus. Women, they're effing expensive :roll:

I forgot to ask, did you have a good Xmas mate? Get any new shiny sharpys?
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Re: The cost of Christmas...

Post by the blade master » Tue Dec 31, 2013 3:40 pm

good Christmas errr I,ll let you know when the hangover goes away lols

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Re: The cost of Christmas...

Post by Big Lazy » Tue Dec 31, 2013 7:15 pm

I'm feeling the pinch too. Thinking about selling my Rob Miller bespoke viking sword :|

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Re: The cost of Christmas...

Post by the blade master » Tue Dec 31, 2013 7:45 pm

are you crackers larns if thats the r.m i think it is and you sell you will never see its like again
theres got to be somthing you can flog off

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Re: The cost of Christmas...

Post by Big Lazy » Thu Jan 02, 2014 1:45 am

I know I'd never get one again, but seeing as its one of a kind it should fetch a few quid. I dunno though, might hang on to it till a time when I'm truly penniless.

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Re: The cost of Christmas...

Post by Geordie Ross » Thu Jan 02, 2014 2:28 pm

Id rather sell my soul to thee devil and my arse on the streets than sell that rob miller viking sword. :|

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Re: The cost of Christmas...

Post by the blade master » Thu Jan 02, 2014 2:29 pm

as ive said larns I,d think long and hard before parting with it aint there something in your lotr collection you can sell
as there probably easier to replace or another piece in the armoury

and Geordie I,d be carefull of making an offer like that theres some
very funny people use the forums these days lol :moon:

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Re: The cost of Christmas...

Post by Lone Wolf » Thu Jan 02, 2014 3:16 pm

Is that the same one I've got with the bamboo inlayed saya? If so sell your tv or something instead theres never anything on tv anyway.

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