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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th April 2020, 11:08 PM
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Posted By ausjulius
two cambodian knives

two cambodian knives
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st April 2020, 04:08 PM
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Posted By ausjulius
hi, interesting looking.. ive never seen one...

hi, interesting looking.. ive never seen one like that with carving paint or hair on the grip in that specific style.. .. as in some of the spice islands you see some with painting and hair.. but...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st March 2020, 11:16 PM
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Views: 724
Posted By ausjulius
west papuan metal working..

i have see one or two examples of parangs and knives being made in the islands in the north of west papua.. biak island specifically.....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2019, 02:04 PM
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Posted By ausjulius
some russian prison made knvies being sold....

some russian prison made knvies being sold. prices are... fantastic for such things.. but they are many examples..
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2019, 03:11 PM
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Posted By ausjulius
boomerangs used in vanuatu

i have read several references that both eskimos and the natives of vanuatu use boomerangs.. ive never seen any example of the eskimo ones in any museums or any pictures.. so if anyone has that...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,571
Posted By ausjulius
looks like somebody form sumbawa made their...

looks like somebody form sumbawa made their version of a mandau..
in indonesia you can find crazy things like this where somebody has reworked parts from another region to make something with local...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,219
Posted By ausjulius
from the limited material available about this...

from the limited material available about this topic it appears they have a strong and active local knife and sword culture.. in the photos and videos you can see form there archery shops selling...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th April 2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,157
Posted By ausjulius
these are from the phillipines.. influenced by...

these are from the phillipines.. influenced by daggers form mexico. they were and are made in luzon.. dagupan and around san fernanado (the one in the north.. phillipines seems to like to repeat...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,807
Posted By ausjulius
the covering on the tip is illogical and shows...

the covering on the tip is illogical and shows not use.. its not normally on these. and would serve only as another way to get your self killed if your were ever to use it ..
i suspect it either is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th June 2018, 03:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,727
Posted By ausjulius
its from china vietname or thailand burma ect...

its from china vietname or thailand burma ect those area igorot spears have no socket but only a tang like a japanese spear.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd April 2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 26,013
Posted By ausjulius
i becae obcessed with blowguns since i was about...

i becae obcessed with blowguns since i was about 4 years old seeing a documentary of how they were made and used by natives in ecudor

on blow guns in south east asia or that . area......
has anyone...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd April 2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,411
Posted By ausjulius
yeah its from vietnam or china , its for a local...

yeah its from vietnam or china , its for a local type of low powered crossbow with a peg trigger... in china these are still commonly used to hunt and the meo have target competitions with them as...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd April 2018, 04:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,087
Posted By ausjulius
they are all made by the same tool a fullering...

they are all made by the same tool a fullering plane.
just on the indian one looks like its be polished to a more rounded surface once fullered.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th February 2018, 12:19 AM
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Posted By ausjulius
very nice shape to that kukri blade

very nice shape to that kukri blade
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2018, 08:38 AM
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Posted By ausjulius
they have a bedog style of golok with a distinct...

they have a bedog style of golok with a distinct handle shape.. these can be purchased online if you search golok badui or golok baduy they are quite short hand handles quite large.. there handles...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th January 2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,261
Posted By ausjulius
there is still people alive to this day that can...

there is still people alive to this day that can describe steel and iron making that ive met in the phillipines.
in the areas where the people were under the control of the spanish im sure the much...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th January 2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,136
Posted By ausjulius
hmm thats because its not form sri lanka thats...

hmm thats because its not form sri lanka thats why you didnt seen anything likeit . its probaly from vietnam where many peoples sheaths have varying degrees of curvature in the sheath and many have...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,691
Posted By ausjulius
they have been made since the middle ages in this...

they have been made since the middle ages in this sort of style .. no they are mostly made for locals.. these areas have few tourists.. id say they are more decorative now for local souvenirs..
the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th January 2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,231
Posted By ausjulius
its a mexican knife there is also bigger machete...

its a mexican knife there is also bigger machete like weapons with this type of blade and handle as well.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st December 2017, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,407
Posted By ausjulius
the frnech spanish and portugese recruited people...

the frnech spanish and portugese recruited people form whait is now indonesia and the phillipines for their activities in indochina..
add that to the fact the taditionally the malayan people from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th December 2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,490
Posted By ausjulius
oh ok i stand corrected well we mostly are not...

oh ok i stand corrected well we mostly are not testing our antiques that much, but ive never broken an antique blade.. phillipino or otherwise i think they generally much better quality than current...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,490
Posted By ausjulius
i think the original poster was asking about...

i think the original poster was asking about modern made knives.
and in generally the muslims in the south have a good deal more martial culture than the rest of the phillipines. for the average...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,490
Posted By ausjulius
hi, yep they look ok , but they are not native...

hi, yep they look ok , but they are not native mindoro knives they are made by settlers. probably visayans form the lowlands.
but the general rule of thumb is the further from modern life you go in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,490
Posted By ausjulius
it is an example of a Visayans metal plane if you...

it is an example of a Visayans metal plane
if you want i can find videos of it being used
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th December 2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,617
Posted By ausjulius
interesting minatue guns are quite neat. .. ive...

interesting minatue guns are quite neat.

.. ive seen little miniature pistols on the sword belts in the caucasus although all solid metal (silver) and non-functioning. which seemed such an out of...
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