Custom Practical Plus Tanto

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Custom Practical Plus Tanto

Postby malvern man » Tue Oct 27, 2009 9:31 pm

Hi all,

just in case you were wondering, yes I'm still around.

Well here it is at long last, my custom PPT.

I hope you like what has been done to it.

Cheers, Chris.

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Re: Custom Practical Plus Tanto

Postby the blade master » Wed Oct 28, 2009 3:11 pm

hi chris
first class job you've done there real nice
and hello after god knows how long :D
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Re: Custom Practical Plus Tanto

Postby malvern man » Wed Oct 28, 2009 4:51 pm

Hi there blade master,

I'm pleased you like my PPT, I didn't do it myself though, I sent it away to be done. It might have to go back though as the lacquer hasn't hardened properly and is still quite soft and is beginning to mark :cry:

Regards, Chris.

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Re: Custom Practical Plus Tanto

Postby the blade master » Wed Oct 28, 2009 9:47 pm

hi chris
thats a bloody shame you go to that exspence and
time ain there nowt you cant do to cure it mind you
they did it your right let them sort it out
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Re: Custom Practical Plus Tanto

Postby malvern man » Wed Oct 28, 2009 10:31 pm

Hi Mick,

the guy that did it thinks that he had some duff lacquer. He's not going to be using it again, he's changing over to cashew lacquer. There's no problem with him sorting the saya out, he only lives an hour away from me so I can take it straight to him. I've got to go and see him soon anyway as I'm having the tsuka on my Musashi Miyamoto Daito 'battle wrapped' as soon as I've sorted out some new menuki for it.

The tanto saya does look stunning though, it's done in full nashiji lacquer.

The custom work I had done is,

full suite of horn fittings
full nashiji lacquer
dark brown tsuka ito
golden brown sageo (which I've removed for the moment)
fuchi/kashira in blackened steel - waves pattern
24k gold small water dragon menuki
the original rayskin (same) has been changed to some of a better quality.

Regards, Chris.

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Re: Custom Practical Plus Tanto

Postby the blade master » Thu Oct 29, 2009 3:12 pm

chris
one thing for sure if you ever get bored with it you know i will give it a good home
would you like my address just in case :D
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Re: Custom Practical Plus Tanto

Postby malvern man » Thu Oct 29, 2009 10:06 pm

the blade master wrote:chris
one thing for sure if you ever get bored with it you know i will give it a good home
would you like my address just in case :D


Now how did I know you were going to say that Mick :D

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Re: Custom Practical Plus Tanto

Postby the blade master » Fri Oct 30, 2009 7:28 pm

oh you know me so well chris :D
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Re: Custom Practical Plus Tanto

Postby Big Lazy » Thu Nov 05, 2009 5:32 pm

Thats a cracking bit of work there sir :mrgreen:
Pimp or die baby!

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Re: Custom Practical Plus Tanto

Postby the blade master » Fri Nov 13, 2009 5:43 pm

question for you chris you got any of the new raptor range from chen yet
just got the new unokubi zukuri katana today along with a very nice tinker pierce
broadsword and cold steel willow leaf sabre/dao long time since i treated myself
so went and had a splurge nice kit there
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Re: Custom Practical Plus Tanto

Postby malvern man » Fri Nov 13, 2009 11:26 pm

the blade master wrote:question for you chris you got any of the new raptor range from chen yet
just got the new unokubi zukuri katana today along with a very nice tinker pierce
broadsword and cold steel willow leaf sabre/dao long time since i treated myself
so went and had a splurge nice kit there
mick :D



Hi Mick,

You'll have to post some photos on here.

I haven't bought anything for ages now, my last purchace was my Chen Kami.

Regards, Chris.

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Re: Custom Practical Plus Tanto

Postby the blade master » Tue Nov 17, 2009 3:36 am

hi chris
would you please check out your private messages
thanks mick
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Re: Custom Practical Plus Tanto

Postby malvern man » Fri Nov 20, 2009 12:39 am

the blade master wrote:hi chris
would you please check out your private messages
thanks mick


Read and replied to Mick.

Regards, Chris.

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Re: Custom Practical Plus Tanto

Postby the blade master » Fri Nov 20, 2009 9:04 pm

thanks for that chris
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