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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By kronckew
yes, for sure the owner should NOT polish the...

yes, for sure the owner should NOT polish the blade, or remove the patina, there will be no hamon on a european VOC blade as they do/did not differentially temper these mono steel blades and it would...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th April 2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,070
Posted By kronckew
i do have a pedang that has a numerical marking...

i do have a pedang that has a numerical marking and some scroll work that looks much like some of the examples, no VOC logo tho.has no. 350 on the other side. (grip is what i use for my avatar) not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th April 2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 62
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Posted By kronckew
the hembrug marked blade on pg.1 of the thread is...

the hembrug marked blade on pg.1 of the thread is from a dutch klewang.

like this one of mine: (we've discussed these before, ad nauseum)
(mine's got a solingen made blade tho :) )
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th April 2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By kronckew
i seem to recall reading that the chinese...

i seem to recall reading that the chinese produced good blades for the Filipino trade which were then hilted in the Philippines.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th April 2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,391
Posted By kronckew
so, what is it? (i can't read the illustrated...

so, what is it?
(i can't read the illustrated page, ibrahim)
(also can't read italian :D)

the perforated tip does lend itself to some sort of sailor's dagger also used for sail repair and/or fancy...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd March 2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,449
Posted By kronckew
No, his name was Bela (de) Csajaghy. (see cc. my...

No, his name was Bela (de) Csajaghy. (see cc. my 1968 NYSMC yearbook page attached) i think he also coached at a few other places in NYC (like NYU woman's team) around that time. our team member,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By kronckew
hard to see, but one of the knives being bagged...

hard to see, but one of the knives being bagged into evidence at the grip end:


appear to be about 18+ in. blades - news mentions 50-60cm. appear single edged, have a fuller and a slightly upswept...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th February 2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By kronckew
the blade shape of the ivory one reminds me of my...

the blade shape of the ivory one reminds me of my salyan khukuri: (landscape is of Salyan in Nepal)
Forum: European Armoury 21st February 2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By kronckew
"+Ulfberh+t"...

"+Ulfberh+t" swords:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TeGv_PU4ZkA

(video)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By kronckew
...and there is more unexplored areas of the...

...and there is more unexplored areas of the ocean yet to be revealed, who knows what may be out there. them early sketches may be right after all....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By kronckew
me and a canadian guy, kevin le grey, have a...

me and a canadian guy, kevin le grey, have a long running sga about his pyrate ship the 'Black Duck' where he is the captain (only 'cus it's his ship). thwe forum we used sadly is now defunct.

ol'...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By kronckew
y'all are making fun of my girlfriend, ol'...

y'all are making fun of my girlfriend, ol' one-eye.
(cthulhu's older sister)
Forum: European Armoury 29th January 2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By kronckew
i almost added that dunkel lager is good for you....

i almost added that dunkel lager is good for you. my favourite here is a schwartz beer, guinness. also known as road tar ;) schmeckt aber gut.

p.s. - they should have free wifi - it's the 21st...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,715
Posted By kronckew
argh! now i have to wipe all the drool off my...

argh! now i have to wipe all the drool off my keyboard!
http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s231/kronckew/drool.gif


http://www.santafemods.com/images/Smileys/AFPics/greenwnvy.gif
Forum: European Armoury 29th January 2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By kronckew
good luck in the krankenhaus, matchlock. hope we...

good luck in the krankenhaus, matchlock. hope we hear from you again soon. don't chase too many nurses. (do they serve beer there? if not, they should. :) )
Forum: European Armoury 17th January 2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By kronckew
yep, composite. the visible tang looks like it...

yep, composite. the visible tang looks like it had a piece added so it would fit the grip, ie. it was made for another sword. maybe someone 'repairing' a broken original that was also gilded?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By kronckew
there was a video on the BBC news this past week...

there was a video on the BBC news this past week about tuareg and the drying of the desert affecting their grazing and forcing them to move. apparently gadaffi had provided a lot of aid to them and...
Forum: European Armoury 9th January 2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,095
Posted By kronckew
that looks like it's be good for instances of...

that looks like it's be good for instances of someone sneaking up behind you. you would have to be careful you don't stab yourself in the back! :eek:
Forum: European Armoury 8th January 2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,095
Posted By kronckew
falx or...

falx or rhompheia!
http://www.larp.com/legioxx/falxcut1.jpg
found on an ancient roman digital slr's memory card

or my...
Forum: European Armoury 8th January 2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,095
Posted By kronckew
:eek: my curviest...

:eek: my curviest sword
http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s231/kronckew/swords/p5280220.jpg
looks positively straight by comparison. if you cut at someone with one of those flankers the sweet spot...
Forum: European Armoury 5th January 2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By kronckew
p.s. - the bronze decorated iron shield boss is...

p.s. - the bronze decorated iron shield boss is marked Legio VIII AVG

that's "Legion 8 - Augusta" Legionary Animal was the Bull.

formed in 65 BC by pompey the great, julius caesar took it over in...
Forum: European Armoury 5th January 2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By kronckew
late roman round/oval scutums - they appear to...

late roman round/oval scutums - they appear to have had more leeway to customizing the paint jobs than earlier...
Forum: European Armoury 5th January 2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By kronckew
found this museum example of a later persian...

found this museum example of a later persian shield:

edited: just watched some clips from that movie. the legionaries in the film were indeed equipped with this shield, which appears to be of metal...
Forum: European Armoury 5th January 2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By kronckew
i've not seen a roman shield of that shape...

i've not seen a roman shield of that shape referenced anywhere. the std. roman scutum of the republican period was a taller one than the later imperial...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th December 2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 946
Posted By kronckew
they are of course still being made. i don't find...

they are of course still being made. i don't find mine handles too badly. however, once you commit to a strike, it has a mind of it's own and is more difficult to change direction than say, my pinute...
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