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  1. Imperial Forge Competition Cutting Katana - Folded Steel
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  2. Imperial Forge Competition Cutting Katana - Folded Steel

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Product Description

  • Blade Length: 28.00 inches
  • Blade Material: 1060 High Carbon
  • Blade Edge: Plain
  • Point: Drop Point
  • Total Length: 39.25 inches
Additional Information

Our Competition 14 Fold, 1060 High Carbon Folded Steel Competition Cutting Katana is designed for cutting goza, green bamboo, tatami omote and tameshigiri. The blade is completely forged, folded, polished, crafted and assembled by hand from the most experienced craftsmen and smiths at the Imperial Forge. The Competition blade boasts a 10" long, 8mm thick, 25mm wide tang with no taper. Mid blade is 6mm thick & 29mm wide, tapering to 5mm thick & 25mm at the kissaki. This brings the balance point forward to 5 1/2" for an easy cut. Using 1060 high carbon steel, folded 14 times creating 16,384 layers combined with the thickness of the blade, the Imperial Forge as created one of the most durable competition cuttings swords available on the market today. The full black same' wrap and dark green cotton, double wrapped ito helps protect tsuka from the oils and sweat from your hands during training; as well as making a very comfortable, non-slip grip. We've also added a same' wrap to the saya to protect the finish of the saya from scratches and to add a comfortable, non-slip grip. The Imperial Forge Competition Katana also comes with a silk bag . The katana features a black dragon tsuba and gold dragon menuki. Specifications: * Fold / Layers: 14 / 16,384 * Ha: Convex/Moran * Mune: Ihori * Hada: Masame * Makago: Futsu * HRC: 62 / 44 * Nihonto Suguta: Hira-Zukuri * Kissaki: Chu * Jihada: Medium * Hamon: Sugu * Mekugi-ana: Double Pegged * Mei: Yes * Blance Point: 5 1/2" * Tsuka Length: 11" * Cut Ability: Medium / Heavy Keeping with Japanese traditions our Imperial Sword Collection is crafted using only traditional materials and fittings. The Tsuba (guard), Fuchi (collar), and Kashira (pommel) are expertly made and finely crafted from black iron. The Habaki (blade collar) is hand made out of polished brass and each tsuka (handle) is covered in ray skin and tightly wrapped in the traditional cross over style ito (braid). It takes time to produce folded blades of this quali

Specifications

Country
USA
Binding
Electronics
Brand
Imperial Forge
Label
Imperial Forge
Manufacturer
Imperial Forge
MPN
IF1100
PartNumber
IF1100
Publisher
Imperial Forge
Studio
Imperial Forge
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The authorised South African distributor of this product is under no obligation to honour the manufacture's guarantees/warranties or to provide after-sales service.

Please note that this item is imported from the USA, and is designed to be used in the USA. In addition, if the unit is powered it will come with a US plug and an adapter/transformer may be required. Please click here for more information on power requirements, or check with us if you are unsure or need any assistance!

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