Practical Katana

A katana with excellent value for money that can be used for cutting exercise. You will get the sword in a premium collector´s case. This katana was made after an original museum exhibit.

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Practical Katana by John Lee

Description of the John Lee Practical Katana:

  • Blade without fuller (Bo - Hi), hand-forged of carbon steel 1095 that is not stainless
  • Very sharp blade edge !
  • The blade was hardened in a traditional way, by use of clay. It has a real hamon line.
  • Blade hardness: edge 60 HRC, back 40 HRC
  • Habaki is of brass, the tsuba is cast
  • Traditional grip with genuine ray skin and cotton strip wrapping.
  • The blade is fixated in the grip with two wooden pegs (Mekugi)

Specifications of the  John Lee Practical Katana:

  • Blade length up to tsuba: 74 cm / 29”
  • Overall length of the sword: 105,5 cm / 41”
  • Overall length of the sword incl. scabbard:  106,5 cm / 42”
  • Grip length: 30 cm / 12”
  • Curvature (Sori): 2  cm / 1”
  • POB approx. 14 cm off tsuba (5 ½”)
  • Width of the blade at Habaki: 3,2 cm
  • Width of the blade at  Kisaki: 2,3 cm
  • Weight with scabbard: 1420g
  • Weight without scabbard: 1220 g
  • 7,7 mm ... motokasane (元重 ね) - blade thickness (kasane) at the bottom of the blade (machi)
  • 32 mm ... motohaba (元幅 ?, bottom width) - blade width (mihaba) at the bottom of the blade (machi)
  • 5,7 mm ... sakikasane (先重 ね) - blade thickness (kasane) at the yokote 
  • 24 mm ... sakihaba (先幅?, top width) - blade width (mihaba) at the yokote

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4.6.2014 16:11

Vratislav Kšanda

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22.9.2016 22:00

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4.6.2014 16:14

Vratislav Kšanda

Velmi pěkná katana radost na ni hledět :-)

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22.9.2016 21:59

Juraj Eliáš

Zdravím , dnes mi prišla táto nádherná katana s veľmi peknou čepelou čisto vyleštenou a dobre nabrúsenou.Rúčka ma kvalitné a pevné ovinutie.Je to produkt za skutočne dobrú cenu s dobre prevedenou prácou.Môžem len odporúčať :-).

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