I've ordered my first sword

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Re: I've ordered my first sword

Post by Geordie Ross » Thu Dec 01, 2011 12:21 pm

But you can better that with a tub on renaissance wax, it's a rust prevention polish and works a treat

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Re: I've ordered my first sword

Post by the blade master » Thu Dec 01, 2011 12:23 pm

hi geordie ren wax is brilliant yes i was just pointing out a viable alternative :D

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Re: I've ordered my first sword

Post by Geordie Ross » Thu Dec 01, 2011 12:27 pm

Aye I got that Chen oil in the spray bottle, it was great but a bit messy lol

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Re: I've ordered my first sword

Post by the blade master » Thu Dec 01, 2011 1:00 pm

aye it dose the job tho :D

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Re: I've ordered my first sword

Post by MrOsborn » Mon Dec 05, 2011 5:41 am

Thanks for the tips. :D It should probably come today or tomorrow so I'll post some pics if my crappy camera allows.

The renaissance wax is starting to sound more interesting too.

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Re: I've ordered my first sword

Post by the blade master » Mon Dec 05, 2011 11:39 am

aye its good stuff put it on let it dry then buff it for an instant shine and sword protection

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Re: I've ordered my first sword

Post by MrOsborn » Mon Dec 05, 2011 3:55 pm

Yes! It arrived. There's some kind've grease on the blade though. I'm guessing I can just towel that off?

I love it though. :D Can't wait to play with it.
the blade master wrote:aye its good stuff put it on let it dry then buff it for an instant shine and sword protection
Danke!

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Re: I've ordered my first sword

Post by the blade master » Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:32 pm

aye thats just the shipping grease it will come off with ordinary paper towels
make sure all the gunks off before appliyng the ren wax

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Re: I've ordered my first sword

Post by MrOsborn » Mon Dec 05, 2011 7:36 pm

Ta. Il'll bear that in mind.

There's no cleaning kit though. Not that I'm really bothered but I might email Blades anyway.

The katana's great and that's the main thing. ;)

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Re: I've ordered my first sword

Post by Geordie Ross » Mon Dec 05, 2011 8:30 pm

Sorry, but I just read the description of the item and it doesn't come with one :|

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Re: I've ordered my first sword

Post by the blade master » Mon Dec 05, 2011 10:04 pm

MrOsborn wrote:Ta. Il'll bear that in mind.

There's no cleaning kit though. Not that I'm really bothered but I might email Blades anyway.

The katana's great and that's the main thing. ;)
get one of lawrences maintainence kits very good for the price and if tou need tips on how to use it just ask here

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Re: I've ordered my first sword

Post by MrOsborn » Sun Dec 11, 2011 12:36 am

I'll take a quick look over this thread when I'm about to buy anything. Your help is much appreciated!

One thing I was wondering though while looking over the maintenance leaflet is that they were very adamant you DO. NOT. TOUCH. THE. BLADE. As if it would instantly turn to dust and float off on the ether, kinda like Professor X in The Last Stand. I always thought the best way to sheath the sword was to run it along your hand so you can find the opening without having to look. Are they just covering themselves regarding the product? It just seemed a little over the top and paranoid to me. :S

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Re: I've ordered my first sword

Post by Geordie Ross » Sun Dec 11, 2011 6:06 pm

Yea I think it's like a safety protocall incase you lob your finger off, and it's fine to touch the blade as long as you wipe the finger marks off dry it down nd apply oil /ren wax

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Re: I've ordered my first sword

Post by MrOsborn » Sat Mar 24, 2012 2:03 pm

Well I just got it so I'll give it a try later. Smells like shoe polish and a little smaller than I expected. I'm guessing I won't need much of it though since I don't exactly have an armoury here. ;)

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Re: I've ordered my first sword

Post by the blade master » Sat Mar 24, 2012 3:16 pm

just as long as you remember with chen sword oil a little gose a long way about three drops each side of the blade then wipe it all over is enough
mind you any decent mineral oil is as good

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