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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th April 2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,190
Posted By KuKulzA28
Interesting thread... I have definitely seen some...

Interesting thread... I have definitely seen some of these old photos, very cool to speculate about the journeys some of these swords/status symbols must have been taken on.

Side-note: Sword-play...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st February 2017, 04:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By KuKulzA28
Looks like a old, fancily furnished sugarcane...

Looks like a old, fancily furnished sugarcane knife. Common in Caribbean and parts of Latin America.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th January 2017, 06:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,180
Posted By KuKulzA28
The second knife with the wrapping on the sheath...

The second knife with the wrapping on the sheath reminds me of the type of wrapping often used by the Taiwanese aborigines of the western plains (Ping Pu) esp. with Han influence.

The mouth of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th October 2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 47,638
Posted By KuKulzA28
Reminds me of the cross-section of many Dayak...

Reminds me of the cross-section of many Dayak parangs, concave on the inside. Maybe it improves the chopping potential of the club if used to strike on a particular trajectory? After all these bladed...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2016, 01:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,366
Posted By KuKulzA28
Hey y'all, so I contacted the Peabody-Essex...

Hey y'all, so I contacted the Peabody-Essex Museum... looks like they're in a period of expansion and have cut down drastically on collection visits.

However, Gordon at the PEM has graciously taken...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th September 2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,366
Posted By KuKulzA28
Thanks for the additional tips guys... Talked...

Thanks for the additional tips guys...

Talked with MassWildlife and read up on MA hunting laws... This firearm would fall into a weird category of being a muzzleloader pistol and because it doesn't...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th September 2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,779
Posted By KuKulzA28
More great insights... Just wondering, is the...

More great insights...

Just wondering, is the powder 'horn' made of multiple pieces of wood? 4 for the sides and 1 for the base? 1 that acts as a deep "dish"/container and 1 as a flat covering,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th September 2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,366
Posted By KuKulzA28
Thanks for the info guys, I'm intently awaiting...

Thanks for the info guys, I'm intently awaiting pictures and Specs!

I will go the flintlock route because local laws forbid hunting with matchlock and I want to hunt with this Taiwanese style...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st September 2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By KuKulzA28
Just wondering... is it stone bladed aputu or...

Just wondering... is it stone bladed aputu or stone axes you're looking for?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2016, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By KuKulzA28
I don't have scans of old book drawings, but do...

I don't have scans of old book drawings, but do you mean this kind?
Stone ax blade set in, glued, and then bound to the side of a robust shaft.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2016, 02:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,779
Posted By KuKulzA28
Much thanks! :D

Much thanks! :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,366
Posted By KuKulzA28
WOW. Thank you both so much for that. Learning...

WOW. Thank you both so much for that. Learning more about my own culture's Martial history is great.

Any name or picture of this primitive flintlock?

Time to go hunt down parts and the right...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st August 2016, 09:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,366
Posted By KuKulzA28
questions about Taiwanese matchlocks

Hello guys, I have been wanting to assemble a muzzleloading firearm and I wanted to make something to do with my heritage. I think interest began 7 yrs ago and cannot be contained now. :D

From what...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2016, 12:33 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 47,638
Posted By KuKulzA28
Very nice aputu with an axe blade in it! Really...

Very nice aputu with an axe blade in it!

Really appreciate you guys posting these up, want one but vicariously it'll be for now ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd June 2016, 04:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,181
Posted By KuKulzA28
What did a Bugis warrior look like?

Anyone looking into SE Asian history will have heard of the Bugis people... traders, politicians, pirates, warriors... they had a great impact.

While today silat styles are known for parang, pisau,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th February 2016, 03:51 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 47,638
Posted By KuKulzA28
Houkura, that is a very nice club, even if not...

Houkura, that is a very nice club, even if not decorated... congrats!
Forum: Swap Forum 20th October 2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,528
Posted By KuKulzA28
Shorter Oxtail Saber w/ 25" blade...

Shorter Oxtail Saber w/ 25" blade $280
Da-Dao-esque Saber w/ 25.5" blade $370
Longer Oxtail saber w/ 29.5" blade $200
Straight Saber w/ 30.5" blade SOLD
$750 (plus shipping) for all 3

Amazonian...
Forum: Swap Forum 26th September 2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,528
Posted By KuKulzA28
Price Reductions! Shorter Oxtail Saber w/...

Price Reductions!


Shorter Oxtail Saber w/ 25" blade $280
Da-Dao-esque Saber w/ 25.5" blade $370
Longer Oxtail saber w/ 29.5" blade $200
Straight Saber w/ 30.5" blade $200
$950 for all...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd September 2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,266
Posted By KuKulzA28
Restoration well done. Beautiful blades, I'll...

Restoration well done. Beautiful blades, I'll have to look into them more next time I'm in Taiwan.. There's still some makers making them in the traditional aesthetic
Forum: Swap Forum 27th August 2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,528
Posted By KuKulzA28
WTS: 4 Chinese Dao and Amazonian bows & arrows

Hi all, it's time to downsize and let go of some material possessions. Prices are in USD, without shipping. Please message me with any questions or for more pictures. Thank you all in advanced for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,176
Posted By KuKulzA28
Old Dao - trick or treat?

Supposedly old niuweidao...

proportions are normal, blade about 30" long with a large disc guard and center of balance 6.5-7" in front of the guard... Can't quite tell if it's a legitimate...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th March 2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,263
Posted By KuKulzA28
Looks like a "kayapo" / Mebegokre kô to...

Looks like a "kayapo" / Mebegokre kô to me :)

They live around the Xingu riverlands, not Guyana

great catch!
Forum: Swap Forum 19th February 2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,187
Posted By KuKulzA28
Still in the market, looking more specifically...

Still in the market, looking more specifically for oxtail dao now! Thanks.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,244
Posted By KuKulzA28
Looks like a very good design to be held...

Looks like a very good design to be held "ice pick" and with the subtle downcurve facing you for deep shearing when you pull back
Forum: Swap Forum 2nd February 2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,187
Posted By KuKulzA28
Wanted: Chinese dao

Hello,

I am looking for a good yanmao, liuye, or niuweidao.
Nice and sturdy, no nonsense old saber.
Preferably with a blade roughly 67-77 cm long.
Blade can be slightly rusted, nicked, dented,...
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