some questions about purchase a sword

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some questions about purchase a sword

Post by aotora » Sun Jun 23, 2013 12:00 pm

Hi there,
I just have some questions regards to buy a sword, because i had bad exprience buy sword online and it didn't shipping to me due to the reason of the law.
so I wonder, do I need license to own a sword and purchase from your website? for example join in a iaido club or something?
secondly, what does "practical plus" mean in the Chen Katana. It says no license needed, so if I buy it online, how long would it take to ship to me, I live in stains next to terminal 5.

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Re: some questions about purchase a sword

Post by luke20 » Sun Jun 23, 2013 12:31 pm

In the UK you don't need a licence to buy a traditionally handforged katana. Blades UK is without a doubt the best site in the UK to buy a reasonably priced sword and the shipping will only be something like a few days. Also from what i've heard the Practical plus is a very good sword.

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Re: some questions about purchase a sword

Post by aotora » Sun Jun 23, 2013 12:45 pm

okay, so for clen sword if it says no license needed then I would concider to buy it. And under the hand forged sword, it didnt mention about the license so do i need it? in actually interesting to buy the Folded Tachi Katana, is it sharp?

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Re: some questions about purchase a sword

Post by pjm » Sun Jun 23, 2013 1:38 pm

i own a Paul chen practical plus and can say without a shadow of doubt is a great sword and very sharp, well worth the money id say, from what i know you dont need a licence for any sword sold by Blades

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Re: some questions about purchase a sword

Post by pjm » Sun Jun 23, 2013 1:40 pm

as it says about the Tachi

38" Overall with a 27" sharpened, hand forged and folded, high carbon steel blade. Genuine same handle wrap and white braid ito. Incredibly detailed, steel finish fittings, wooden saya with maroon lacquer finish and metal fittings, high quality material sageo.

Complete with brocade box, production dvd, certificate of authenticity and sword bag.

so yes its sharp, itll be very sharp

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Re: some questions about purchase a sword

Post by Geordie Ross » Sun Jun 23, 2013 10:14 pm

aotora wrote:okay, so for clen sword if it says no license needed then I would concider to buy it. And under the hand forged sword, it didnt mention about the license so do i need it? in actually interesting to buy the Folded Tachi Katana, is it sharp?
Both the folded tachi and the practical plus are great swords, all the sword in the "handforged" section are legal to own, most of the Chen katanas are legal with the exception of some iaido swords.

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Re: some questions about purchase a sword

Post by aotora » Tue Jun 25, 2013 7:10 pm

Geordie Ross wrote:
aotora wrote:okay, so for clen sword if it says no license needed then I would concider to buy it. And under the hand forged sword, it didnt mention about the license so do i need it? in actually interesting to buy the Folded Tachi Katana, is it sharp?
Both the folded tachi and the practical plus are great swords, all the sword in the "handforged" section are legal to own, most of the Chen katanas are legal with the exception of some iaido swords.

So clen katana are not use for iaido? Then which can be use for iaido, could recommend for me please?

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Re: some questions about purchase a sword

Post by Moon » Wed Jun 26, 2013 8:16 am

"Jesus wept". :cry:








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Re: some questions about purchase a sword

Post by Lone Wolf » Wed Jun 26, 2013 10:46 am

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Re: some questions about purchase a sword

Post by Big Lazy » Wed Jun 26, 2013 10:46 am

I'm not alone in thinking this is a wind up then lol :doggy:

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Re: some questions about purchase a sword

Post by Geordie Ross » Wed Jun 26, 2013 12:11 pm

Use a bokken with a saya, join a iaido club, get your licence, then buy a specialised iaido sword. I can't recommend you use a sharp blade for iaido, that's just a disaster waiting to happen.

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Re: some questions about purchase a sword

Post by the blade master » Wed Jun 26, 2013 8:19 pm

Moon wrote:"Jesus wept". :cry:

tell me about it moon :roll:








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