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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 11:10 PM
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Posted By kronckew
Yup, Affie markets are full of them.

Yup, Affie markets are full of them.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 03:10 PM
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Views: 181
Posted By kronckew
Jerz are quite small. See mine below for scale....

Jerz are quite small. See mine below for scale. Note the Jerz are minipoll-axes! Yours doesn't have a poll opposite the blade.

If it's a full-sized axe, could be afghani, like the tabarzin axe head...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Yesterday, 04:04 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By kronckew
banksia seed pods make cool knife handles, the...

banksia seed pods make cool knife handles, the pores can be cast with coloured resin. Not very old tho...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th November 2020, 12:09 PM
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Views: 171
Posted By kronckew
Looks hot. Winter hat?

Looks hot. Winter hat?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By kronckew
The sai is found all over in martial arts for...

The sai is found all over in martial arts for defence against swords and is used as more of an impact weapon offensively, tho it is sometimes portrayed in films as being sharp. It is similar to the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By kronckew
Definitely. I have Stormbringer's sister, also a...

Definitely. I have Stormbringer's sister, also a black sword. She only reveals her name to those whose souls she eats. (Her mother was a burmese demon). She has a bad habit of sneaking out when I'm...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By kronckew
But it was true! Plus the frictionless bearings...

But it was true! Plus the frictionless bearings helped...

...and we seem to have gone permanently off the topic rails.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By kronckew
Being a SCIFI fan myself, I know he was not a...

Being a SCIFI fan myself, I know he was not a scientist, but I converted him for the dramatic purposes of my little fictional monument to him. I imagine many of our younger readers sadly have never...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th November 2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By kronckew
More than you ever want on the knobkerry - Zulu...

More than you ever want on the knobkerry - Zulu Iwisa

Vikingsword search on "iwisa" (http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/search.php?searchid=2524242)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By kronckew
Very similar tibetan knife of mine from N.E....

Very similar tibetan knife of mine from N.E. Tibet (Qinghai?) Bi-coloured horn grip. hairpin laminated steel blade.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By kronckew
A great Scientist, Theodore Sturgeon, wrote a...

A great Scientist, Theodore Sturgeon, wrote a short article on the reason the perforation area of toilet paper is stronger than the perforated area. His experiments varied the dimensions and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By kronckew
Exactly. Digressing for all y'alls...

Exactly.

Digressing for all y'alls edification:

=========Topic Off=======

Better view, of mine. The CS site's photo is rather poor. It is a very good utility knife. The fish is tasty, but Bony....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th November 2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By kronckew
Cool knives, I like the roach-belly one with the...

Cool knives, I like the roach-belly one with the brass tail best. It could peel my apples nicely, or any other task I might require of it within its remit.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th November 2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By kronckew
Happy goloky

Happy goloky
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th November 2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By kronckew
See "What do the Holes mean?"...

See "What do the Holes mean?" (http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=14163&highlight=kujang)

Mine has three.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th November 2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By kronckew
Me too! Especially the 'weaponised' ones... See...

Me too! Especially the 'weaponised' ones...
See http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=6204

My more mundain villager Mak:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th November 2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By kronckew
...

More:

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=23321&highlight=Kurdish+dagger+wootz
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 4th November 2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,763
Posted By kronckew
Unless he is rather well-endowed, the pistol...

Unless he is rather well-endowed, the pistol looks like it will hit him in the thigh, probably puncturing his inferior vena cava, and he'd bleed out in less than a minute. Even if well-endowed, it's...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,409
Posted By kronckew
The UK used a similar locking button on Prison...

The UK used a similar locking button on Prison guard hanger swords to help prevent it being snatched in passing by prisoners. the std. late 19c midshipman's dirk also had a locking device, tho not a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st October 2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,409
Posted By kronckew
The dutch Hembrug klewang has been discussed in...

The dutch Hembrug klewang has been discussed in great depth here earlier, "Search" is your friend. It is a short sabre or cutlass designed for jungle warfare in Indonesia. US Marines also used them...
Forum: European Armoury 29th October 2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,053
Posted By kronckew
More 18c cannon breeches, but still antique...

More 18c cannon breeches, but still antique enough. I was thinking of the handle example in the other thread when I posted this one "Pour encourager les autres" and wondering if the readers here...
Forum: European Armoury 29th October 2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,053
Posted By kronckew
...and why not? Always willing to learn.

...and why not? Always willing to learn.
Forum: European Armoury 28th October 2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,053
Posted By kronckew
Interesting "Gunner's" stiletto just...

Interesting "Gunner's" stiletto just finished on auction (for more than I was willing to spend).

Interesting crossguard like the breeches of a cannon.

Hope one of our members got it...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 27th October 2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,763
Posted By kronckew
I like the tired Santa Claus (Father Xmas in UK)...

I like the tired Santa Claus (Father Xmas in UK) who has all the pistols, and a hubbly-bubbly (houkah pipe).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th October 2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,181
Posted By kronckew
:( Just got word from the vendor who says the...

:(

Just got word from the vendor who says the item was severely damaged before shipping and the auctioneers should have not sold it as they were notified before I bid on it.

I've asked to cancel...
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