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Re: red rock rapter

Postby the blade master » Mon Feb 13, 2012 3:52 pm

hi geordie
i think you,ll find the only foo dogs are on mine theres nowt on martins, martins
tsuba is samurai haveing a punch up but cant quite make out the menuki but the
menuki on mine are coiled dragons all the other fitting are foo dogs i,ll see if i
can do a close up of martins and see what they are ok geordie here,s what i can
see on martins blue tiger the the fuchi and kashira arnt specific to any modle just
a general pattern that will suit any katana now im 90% sure the menuki on his are
coiled dragons but as the pics are so out of focus i cant be a hundred percent sure
martin if you read this can you do some decent close up,s for us of your menuki
thanks mick
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Re: red rock rapter

Postby Moon » Mon Feb 13, 2012 5:25 pm

The Chinese, Japanese and Koreans call them Shishi.

A 'foo dog' is a rancid sausage with fried onions in a mouldy bread roll. :mrgreen:
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Re: red rock rapter

Postby liquidator96 » Mon Feb 13, 2012 5:42 pm

Your wish is my command;

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Hope these are clear enough, taken with an 8mp camera on my Xperia Arc, it's actually the wifes Blue Tiger, but that's just me being, pedantic, please can we see some pics of your Blue Tiger Mick, to compare differences, all the best, Martin. :D

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Re: red rock rapter

Postby Geordie Ross » Mon Feb 13, 2012 6:29 pm

I think I see a few tigers on the Fuchi but can't see properly for the angle? Martin can u get a pic of the collar that separated the tsuka to the Tsuba? And mick wack a few of yours up or comparison
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Re: red rock rapter

Postby the blade master » Mon Feb 13, 2012 6:38 pm

yes moon i did know about the shishi but chose to use the english version translation?>??? :>
geordie what you see is just wiggly line trust me im a pensioner :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

heres a model to work from

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heres mine

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Re: red rock rapter

Postby liquidator96 » Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:05 pm

Hay-presto:

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as clear as I can get, hope that helps, Martin. :D

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Re: red rock rapter

Postby Geordie Ross » Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:22 pm

Ohh I see now its random squiggly things, are they supposed to be a monsho like family crests? they are both nice pieces but I like martins more, the Tsuba is nicer lol sorry mick
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Re: red rock rapter

Postby the blade master » Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:52 pm

huh thats you of my christmas card list :>
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Re: red rock rapter

Postby Geordie Ross » Mon Feb 13, 2012 10:08 pm

Lol mick your worse than te missus with PMT :roll:
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Re: red rock rapter

Postby the blade master » Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:10 pm

your married? give me your address so i can send the poor
woman a sympathy card :D :D :>

ola senora mucho sympatico
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Re: red rock rapter

Postby Geordie Ross » Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:22 pm

Haha nah not married, not wasting money on all that malarkey lol
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Re: red rock rapter

Postby liquidator96 » Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:47 pm

Marriage is an institution, get married & be institutionalized, lol, wait......I detect the sound of rapidly moving air behind me, as my wife reads this, (sound of dull thud).......normal service will resume on return from A&E, Martin. :D

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Re: red rock rapter

Postby Geordie Ross » Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:52 pm

Fortunatly she has her own laptop and won't read this but, woman are like houses you like the one you have, but the neighbours is still better ;)
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Re: red rock rapter

Postby the blade master » Wed Feb 15, 2012 12:22 am

you know martin i heard the dull thud of wood on bone from hear did it hurt much :D :D :9874 :9874 :9874 :9874
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Re: red rock rapter

Postby the blade master » Wed Feb 15, 2012 12:27 am

Geordie Ross wrote:Fortunatly she has her own laptop and won't read this but, woman are like houses you like the one you have, but the neighbours is still better ;)

its allright geordie i have her email address here so i,ll post your comments on to her from here just hope
you can run fast enough
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