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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2011, 06:43 PM
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th March 2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 39
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Posted By hideyoshi
polygamy is.... :D blade gluttony :confused:...

polygamy is.... :D

blade gluttony :confused: ........just like one of our forum mate said.. "it warms the soul". :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th March 2010, 12:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,604
Posted By hideyoshi
twistcores

The beauty of Moro twist core steel.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th March 2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,764
Posted By hideyoshi
[QUOTE=Bill]Sorry didn't mean to break the rules....

[QUOTE=Bill]Sorry didn't mean to break the rules. Didn't mean the original posting but the later example. I don't have a good knowledge of metals but trying to attach/adhere two different metals is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th March 2010, 09:44 PM
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Views: 8,764
Posted By hideyoshi
This are so thinly covering to the guard, the...

This are so thinly covering to the guard, the tang portion was pre-cut and the plate is stapled with 3-4 tinny spikes into the metal guard and then finally re-inforced with the clamp/asang-asang,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th March 2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,764
Posted By hideyoshi
A few moro krises do have this unique designs...

A few moro krises do have this unique designs 18th-19th C. It covers the entire top portion of the guard. This more likely to be seen on metal handled krises (brass, copper, silver and even in low...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,764
Posted By hideyoshi
Nicely done!

Nicely done!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th February 2010, 04:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,275
Posted By hideyoshi
Here's another example from VVV's collection, you...

Here's another example from VVV's collection, you can almost see the lamination on the blade. Only four of this type of blades i have seen so far, 3 are highly laminated, the one from metropolitan...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th February 2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,275
Posted By hideyoshi
Battara, I could be wrong, but I had seen a few...

Battara, I could be wrong, but I had seen a few examples of this type of barong blades but none of them were mono. I think the blade on your example was not etched.
Here are my two barongs.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th February 2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,275
Posted By hideyoshi
I am with you Kino. A lot of this Moro...

I am with you Kino. A lot of this Moro aristocrats like to show off their status on expensively ornamented swords that's including the blade. My thought when I fist saw it at the seller's web site...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th January 2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,287
Posted By hideyoshi
Nice Moro Barong!!!!

Is the blade laminated? :)

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=120519417321&ssPageName=ADME:X:AAQ:US:1123
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th December 2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By hideyoshi
Nice Kampilan.

Nice Kampilan.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th December 2009, 01:52 AM
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Views: 1,905
Posted By hideyoshi
I was told that it went for $500 bucks, and I was...

I was told that it went for $500 bucks, and I was the 11th person "_itching"
about it!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th December 2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,905
Posted By hideyoshi
Jan, sure is a nice weapon. I did placed a bid...

Jan, sure is a nice weapon. I did placed a bid only to notify me that it was cancelled.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th December 2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,905
Posted By hideyoshi
eBay item # 260522712757

eBay item # 260522712757
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th December 2009, 12:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,905
Posted By hideyoshi
Moro ended early!

may be a twistcore.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd November 2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,915
Posted By hideyoshi
Barong blades w/ drawings.

Double edge shandigan. Is that a squid?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,664
Posted By hideyoshi
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th November 2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,293
Posted By hideyoshi
Maurice, Thank you for the...

Maurice,
Thank you for the compliment.



Gavin,
Yes, it arrived over the weekend. I left the handle alone, only re-touched the blade. This are quality pieces I got from you, it will stay here with...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,034
Posted By hideyoshi
Hello Willem, I used a regular 100-140 watt...

Hello Willem,
I used a regular 100-140 watt soldering gun, not sure to what degree of temperature it produced but it did the job. I had light etched the blade, just enough to see the twistcore...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,293
Posted By hideyoshi
Moro kris with unusual blade

sanded and polished, lamination remains the same. blade is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2009, 05:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,034
Posted By hideyoshi
You know best David :shrug: that is why they...

You know best David :shrug: that is why they made you a moderator :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2009, 03:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,034
Posted By hideyoshi
Hey, you rule david, do as you please :shrug:...

Hey, you rule david, do as you please :shrug:

The reason I used the photo bucket was, I am having problem shrinking my photos to meet the site's specifications.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2009, 12:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,034
Posted By hideyoshi
Moro Kris (restoration)

still in need of a clamp.


http://s616.photobucket.com/albums/tt245/theserpentineblade/Old%20Moro%20Kris%20Silver%20handle%20twistcore%20blade/?action=view&current=003.jpg
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,034
Posted By hideyoshi
Thanks Battara. Sent you an e-mail.

Thanks Battara.
Sent you an e-mail.
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