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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By JBG163
The solution will just neutralize the acid action...

The solution will just neutralize the acid action by compensation, in order to came back to ph 7. You can also use Dishes soap but it a less more effective.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By JBG163
Let's say also that bloomed steel generally don't...

Let's say also that bloomed steel generally don't react to chemicals, giving a grey color everywhere !
That can be an clue when pieces are old, and does not react to any chemicals.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By JBG163
First of all, thanks to you both, your response...

First of all, thanks to you both, your response were perfectly what i wa looking for.
(a little joke for Kubur, i like my books as i like my sword... original. Hahaha. I think, i'm a sword, but also...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By JBG163
(Need Infos) Islamic armourers and their works

Dear all,
I maybe plan to buy that book, Islamic armourers and their works, from A. Mayer.
Before buying this (expensive) book, may i ask if somebody got it ?
Is it a really good books ? Does it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st June 2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By JBG163
Actually, you put your blade into slightly heated...

Actually, you put your blade into slightly heated Ferrochloric acid, during the time you want (just check to see the pattern coming), then, you neutralize it with sodium hydroxide solution. It will...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 30th May 2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,871
Posted By JBG163
Could it be a trocar for cow paunch ?

Could it be a trocar for cow paunch ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th May 2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By JBG163
Could be vice jaws marks (seems regular ...)......

Could be vice jaws marks (seems regular ...)... Actually, it would be nice to etch it with ferrochloric acid, it seems to have a nice blade structure.
Forum: Swap Forum 27th May 2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By JBG163
Both sold, thank you

Both sold, thank you
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By JBG163
Thanks a lot kwiatek, your traduction help me a...

Thanks a lot kwiatek, your traduction help me a lot ! The writtings are the same on both side ? It's really difficult to see the variation for uninitiated...
Thanks Marius !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By JBG163
Interesting, what are the "stones" in...

Interesting, what are the "stones" in the handle ? teinted glass, semi or precious stone ?
That's nice to see that kind of pieces !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By JBG163
Thanks for the link Kubur ! I clearly see the...

Thanks for the link Kubur !
I clearly see the quality of work in the one you post ! Thanks for sharing :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By JBG163
That's why north arabic weapons are so hard for...

That's why north arabic weapons are so hard for me to understand.
As Francan, i would assume the blade was good, but not the scabbard and the hilt ...
Kubur, is there any criteria to know in order...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By JBG163
Help for Arabic gold writtings on pedang

Dear All,
Again, i request for your help concerning a some writtings on a pedang blade.
The blade is mine actually, but not in my possession for now. The blade is fully inlaid of 14k gold, and i...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By JBG163
Here is the wootz structure... Sorry for the...

Here is the wootz structure...
Sorry for the late response.
My friend doesn't get it... But a another one got ! Hahaha
Forum: Swap Forum 18th May 2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By JBG163
Little bump to 210e + shipping for the second one...

Little bump to 210e + shipping for the second one !
Forum: Swap Forum 17th May 2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By JBG163
First african sickle sword sold

First african sickle sword sold
Forum: Swap Forum 16th May 2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By JBG163
Here is the second

Here is the second
Forum: Swap Forum 16th May 2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By JBG163
2 african Sickle sword for sale

Dear members,
I sadly need to part with my two african sickle swords.
One seems to be bandia and the other mongelima. But as you know ... Those swords are travelling between the tribes, so it's...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th May 2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By JBG163
Thanks a lot for this response ! That's really...

Thanks a lot for this response ! That's really helpfull !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By JBG163
The blade is from wootz, i got another picture....

The blade is from wootz, i got another picture.
I tryed to identify the cartouche and someone suggest me : "I put my trust in God".
But always better to double check :) !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By JBG163
Here we go !

Here we go !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By JBG163
Agree with Henk. An honest Pedang suduk maru. Age...

Agree with Henk. An honest Pedang suduk maru. Age is quite difficult. From late 19th to mid 20th.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By JBG163
Identification cartouche on shamshir

Dear all,
i friend of mine got an offer for a nice wootz shamshir with a cartouche.
As the photos are from the seller, i just cut off the cartouche.
Someone can help me with the traduction ?...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th May 2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,929
Posted By JBG163
Thanks Kai ! I looked at the proportion and if...

Thanks Kai ! I looked at the proportion and if the total length was 180, it seems that the forearm of the guy was huge hahaha !
I'm really in love with that kind of sword...
What are the criteria...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th May 2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,929
Posted By JBG163
Hi everybody ! Such good and nice exemple ! I...

Hi everybody !
Such good and nice exemple ! I loved them both (Jens and Cathey)!
The day you want to part with, you can surely send a pm hahaha !
What is asthonishing is the length of Cathey one....
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