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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th October 2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,643
Posted By Rick
I agree Jean, the pamor looks somehow ....odd . ...

I agree Jean, the pamor looks somehow ....odd . :confused:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By Rick
I've heard of some Kentucky Long Rifles decorated...

I've heard of some Kentucky Long Rifles decorated with fire using a cord soaked in flammables, wrapped around the stock and lit off .
The result is a striped look to the stock and forend of the gun .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th October 2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By Rick
Brass with copper inlay, Andrew, carved deeply...

Brass with copper inlay, Andrew, carved deeply right around the pipe . :)
I'll have to try to get a better shot or two of it .
Likely made by some former sword fitting maker .

I'd love to know...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th October 2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By Rick
A most unusual shape !

A most unusual shape !
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th October 2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By Rick
My nicest one ...

My nicest one ...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th October 2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,121
Posted By Rick
As A Western Collector

....and not a very good student :

I'd like to observe that it is utterly puzzling to me why the Javanese would take an object so clearly aligned with Male and Female, Birth and Death, Creation,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 606
Posted By Rick
Leather Therapy restorer and conditioner . I...

Leather Therapy restorer and conditioner .
I don't really wish to contradict others' wisdom; but this is one hell of a good product .
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 4th October 2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Rick
Exclamation Any further inquiries will be made by PM only...

Any further inquiries will be made by PM only please .
Thread closed .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th September 2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 594
Posted By Rick
As far as I can figure on a properly hilted kalis...

As far as I can figure on a properly hilted kalis the forehand stroke would be the Chop and the backhand the Draw stroke. or slash .
Possibly the re-oriented hilt was meant as a symbol of peaceful...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th September 2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By Rick
Never had any problems with my son . Stuff was on...

Never had any problems with my son .
Stuff was on the walls all the time he was growing up; I think he felt responsible if anything were to go awry .
Parties were necessarily off-limits at our house...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th September 2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By Rick
You're selling an online book; how is it not...

You're selling an online book; how is it not commercial ? :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th September 2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By Rick
Do you have any information on the piece from the...

Do you have any information on the piece from the Seller, Charles ?
I think you've got something unique there to say the least . :)

How would one go about constructing a blade like that ?
Is the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th September 2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By Rick
Sandcast brass Kampy guard .

Sandcast brass Kampy guard .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th September 2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By Rick
Cool Nice sword . You could certainly attach a few...

Nice sword .
You could certainly attach a few bells to that guard; maybe that argues for your idea Charles . :)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th September 2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 882
Posted By Rick
Lapu Lapu

Lapu Lapu
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th September 2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By Rick
Thumbs up Would love to see a series of pics of just the...

Would love to see a series of pics of just the hilt, please . :)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 28th August 2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,450
Posted By Rick
Cool Weapons of conflict raised by desperate men in...

Weapons of conflict raised by desperate men in desperate times .
There's something to be said for that . :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th August 2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By Rick
Smile ebay search . cow horn for carving Water buffalo...

ebay search .
cow horn for carving
Water buffalo horn for carving
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th August 2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 838
Posted By Rick
Smile Looks like Hanuman vs a Naga . :)

Looks like Hanuman vs a Naga . :)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd August 2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,450
Posted By Rick
Yeh, and finding stuff like that on the ground is...

Yeh, and finding stuff like that on the ground is getting scarcer and harder .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 22nd August 2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,450
Posted By Rick
I'd rather have one really good example of...

I'd rather have one really good example of something than a few or several of lesser workmanship or condition .

Sometimes it works out . ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 20th August 2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,450
Posted By Rick
Unhappy Yes, living life saddled with the collecting gene...

Yes, living life saddled with the collecting gene can be a blessing and a curse . ;)
If only I had stuck with just collecting edged weapons ... :rolleyes:


Too late now . :D

edit:
I would've...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th August 2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 838
Posted By Rick
Looks like a little rust at the tip you might...

Looks like a little rust at the tip you might want to address . ;) :)
Maybe more specific questions would be warranted .
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th August 2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 660
Posted By Rick
Thumbs up Absolutely, onward and upward . :)

Absolutely, onward and upward . :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th August 2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 660
Posted By Rick
August 2006

I cannot count the number of times since this subforum was founded that people have passed through claiming the knowledge that you claim, my friend .
If it is something that cannot be shared then it...
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