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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2017, 01:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By CCUAL
Nice Kampilan. Does your kampilan has a swollen...

Nice Kampilan.
Does your kampilan has a swollen edge blade like those shandigan barongs?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th September 2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,780
Posted By CCUAL
I am also one of the lucky owner of the famous...

I am also one of the lucky owner of the famous Moro Book by Robert Cato, it became my collection bible for over 15 years, and continuously my guideline book up to now, and some thoughts from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th September 2017, 03:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,780
Posted By CCUAL
i am still not convinced about the Maguindanaoan...

i am still not convinced about the Maguindanaoan thing.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th September 2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,780
Posted By CCUAL
So, is it safe to call that both of krisses are...

So, is it safe to call that both of krisses are of Sulu origin? sorry,don't meant to highjack this thread.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th September 2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,780
Posted By CCUAL
i picked this up on ebay sometime ago. nothing...

i picked this up on ebay sometime ago. nothing was changed or altered what so ever, the only thing i did was clean the blade. so this is maranao or maguindanao as well?


see...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st July 2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,288
Posted By CCUAL
Wink Nice Krises! Ron, nice twist core pattern on...

Nice Krises!

Ron, nice twist core pattern on your kris! very topographic, you can almost see the deeps an ridges of those cores, love it! It is almost my b-day, I love to see one of those blades in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2017, 02:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,886
Posted By CCUAL
Nice barong. Here are two may be? older blades.

Nice barong.

Here are two may be? older blades.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th June 2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,974
Posted By CCUAL
Wink Thanks guy for the comments and...

Thanks guy for the comments and compliments.

Ron, all this ebay buys are just plain luck! I just cross finger and hope for the best... so far it works! Thanks btw brother!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd June 2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,974
Posted By CCUAL
Twistcore Krises

I had time to burn today, instead of staring at my tv, i decided to re-etched this two krises. Both were from ebay.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th June 2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,039
Posted By CCUAL
I have tried etching my blades using the same...

I have tried etching my blades using the same method vinegar and lemon and I got the same result as yours. Try using a stronger solution like PCB, it works just fine for me specially on those...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th May 2017, 02:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,912
Posted By CCUAL
The strength test.

The strength test.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th April 2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By CCUAL
...

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=16699&highlight=gunong
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 20th March 2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,381
Posted By CCUAL
When I started my collection I brought in a...

When I started my collection I brought in a little side-kick with me, my 5 years old daughter. Now, even at young age, she's as enthusiastic as I am when it comes to this blades. She told me one...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th March 2017, 02:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,025
Posted By CCUAL
...

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=10610&highlight=panabas
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,974
Posted By CCUAL
Ian, no provenance provided by the seller besides...

Ian, no provenance provided by the seller besides his note on the auction that it once belonged to a world traveler that collected many things while overseas.

You are right, i'll keep 'em as-is....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,974
Posted By CCUAL
Hi Detlef, I am re-thinking what you have said,...

Hi Detlef, I am re-thinking what you have said, restoring the hilt, issue is that one side has deteriorated over time and part of the wood is now gone, you can see it from the photo, the other side...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th March 2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,974
Posted By CCUAL
the handle was greatly damaged but i will keep it...

the handle was greatly damaged but i will keep it as-is.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th March 2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,974
Posted By CCUAL
reverse side of the blade.

reverse side of the blade.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th March 2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,974
Posted By CCUAL
Got a hold of the sword this morning. Heavy kris...

Got a hold of the sword this morning. Heavy kris for its size. Over 3/4" thick. I cleaned the active rust with 1000grit wet dry sand paper, polished, and quick acid etched.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,974
Posted By CCUAL
Very old Moro kris

Engraved and may be twistcore kris blade. Chevron shadow on pics #2. Photos from seller.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/152443785290?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st January 2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 25,798
Posted By CCUAL
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http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=14122&highlight=ivory+kampilan


Another example posted by Indianajones.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,822
Posted By CCUAL
Hello DaveS, Do you still have this twistcore...

Hello DaveS, Do you still have this twistcore kampilan that I gave you as present from Pasadena Knife show some odd years ago? That's was my first twistcore puchase, some give away price. Seller...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,822
Posted By CCUAL
ebay twiscore kris

Here's one of the twistcore krises that I got from ebay this year. It has a very robust blade. If you look at the last photo carefully, evidence of vein like pattern seen on twistcore blades. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,822
Posted By CCUAL
True David. When ever I have time and free from...

True David. When ever I have time and free from any thing that is when I do my scouting. I take my time searching from item to item, each category that's link to what I am searching for. Two of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,822
Posted By CCUAL
You're very right, Mross. Ebay is still a good...

You're very right, Mross. Ebay is still a good source from time to time, I caught 3 very nice twistcore krises this year alone, 2 were under hundred bucks, way below the of bidding war radar.
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