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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st February 2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,189
Posted By xasterix
Sorry to burst the bubble, blindside. The ILT...

Sorry to burst the bubble, blindside. The ILT proprietor is a friend of mine...but he has very limited traditional blade knowledge. The blade that you posted actually isn't endemic to the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th February 2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By xasterix
That last sample - kampinegre - is a wonderful...

That last sample - kampinegre - is a wonderful Frakenstein of a blade!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2021, 01:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,092
Posted By xasterix
Thanks for the samples everyone- just caught up...

Thanks for the samples everyone- just caught up with all the posts now. I'm really interested regarding panabas varieties because it's my personal theory that each panabas type is suited for a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,092
Posted By xasterix
Agreed, would hate to be on the receiving end of...

Agreed, would hate to be on the receiving end of that! Uncommon decoration IMO, I've only seen 4 so far with that inlay, yours is the 4th. Great piece!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2021, 04:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,092
Posted By xasterix
Hi sorry, I'm not familiar with the names and...

Hi sorry, I'm not familiar with the names and context you mentioned- can you provide me a link or short summary? Thanks.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2021, 04:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,092
Posted By xasterix
Hi Kai, the probable reason for this is because...

Hi Kai, the probable reason for this is because the Maranao and Maguindanao language are closely linked together; they come from the same root. The Maranao made tourist versions of the panabas, but...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th February 2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,092
Posted By xasterix
Hello Kai, To my understanding, panabas is...

Hello Kai,

To my understanding, panabas is endemic to the Maguindanaons- the Maranaons don't produce it, except for tourist versions which can be differentiated by its over-intricacy, both in blade...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th February 2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,092
Posted By xasterix
Show us your Maguindanao panabas

Greetings, in the tradition of the other "show us..." threads, was curious how many members have panabas. To start off, here's mine. 17-inch blade, 14.5-inch handle. There are geometric patterns on...
Forum: Swap Forum 4th February 2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 308
Posted By xasterix
Looking for: panabas

Looking to buy a panabas with blade length 20 inches and above, US sellers only...thanks!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st February 2021, 03:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By xasterix
Those are really fine samples! Especially the...

Those are really fine samples! Especially the first one, there's a similar one like it in the PH National Museum.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th January 2021, 04:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By xasterix
I'll try to dig back on the pics. I saw one for...

I'll try to dig back on the pics. I saw one for sale on ebay I think either 2018 or 2019. Might be swimming around in Worthpoint :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,730
Posted By xasterix
Amazing collection! One of the best I've seen so...

Amazing collection! One of the best I've seen so far. May we inquire for more info regarding the 2nd, 4th, 5th, and 6th samples? The 6th sample seems extra interesting as it has provenance note.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By xasterix
Great samples sir Kino! I'm curious about the...

Great samples sir Kino! I'm curious about the bottom kampilan. I think it's only the second or third time I've seen that type.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By xasterix
Show us your kampilan =)

I think everyone who's into Bangsamoro traditional blades enjoy the shared pictures and posts on the "...show us your barung" topic. I've been browsing for kampilan pics and info on this site, and I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2021, 04:06 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,730
Posted By xasterix
Hi sir, it's a crack...the scabbard is damaged....

Hi sir, it's a crack...the scabbard is damaged. I've included additional pictures.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th January 2021, 11:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,730
Posted By xasterix
Just received this barung last week, passed on by...

Just received this barung last week, passed on by another forumite =) so difficult to get rid of the leaf-blade bug.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,310
Posted By xasterix
I second Detlef's motion =)

I second Detlef's motion =)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th January 2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,310
Posted By xasterix
Hi Detlef, I think we have similar pieces. Mine...

Hi Detlef, I think we have similar pieces. Mine has a blade length of 51.5cm, and 78cm overall. The tip is also thickened at the tip. Spine thickness at the base is 0.8cm. I'm not sure what the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,730
Posted By xasterix
Merciful Lord...that's a king's ransom of really...

Merciful Lord...that's a king's ransom of really nice barungs! Great collection!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th January 2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,730
Posted By xasterix
A really nice piece! This one has a lot of...

A really nice piece! This one has a lot of character. I like how the original owner wrapped the whole hilt...I've wielded a very similar-looking sample, but its blade wasn't shandigan.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd January 2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,730
Posted By xasterix
That depends sir. There are lavishly dressed...

That depends sir. There are lavishly dressed samples that have "wise" blades. The kris in my avatar has an ivory pommel and suassa hilt, but the blade has chips and is slightly bent, obviously used...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd January 2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,730
Posted By xasterix
I liked this thread a lot when I was starting my...

I liked this thread a lot when I was starting my steel-collecting journey, so I'm necro-ing it. Here's my favorite so far.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st December 2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By xasterix
Exquisite kris sir! Every line seems to speak of...

Exquisite kris sir! Every line seems to speak of luxury and high taste. Merry Krismas! Rick, if we can only buy the whole rack...lol
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st December 2020, 02:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By xasterix
That's a good one! Looks very secure and still...

That's a good one! Looks very secure and still battle (bottle)-worthy =)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th December 2020, 05:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By xasterix
Elegant archaic kalis Ian. The horn hilt-suassa...

Elegant archaic kalis Ian. The horn hilt-suassa combination is topnotch! Hope all's going well down under :D
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