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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd April 2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 19,813
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: 631
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: 1,658
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
Replies: 7
Views: 1,062
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
Replies: 35
Views: 3,115
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: 840
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: 632
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: 783
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: 659
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: 898
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: 1,707
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: 1,707
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: 1,707
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: 1,707
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: 475
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...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th December 2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,707
Posted By ausjulius
id rather an iron blade than any wooden thing....

id rather an iron blade than any wooden thing.

ut ok here goes.

modern stuff you get in asia is beyond bad most of the time..

much of it is useless.
some of it is ok
some of it is good
and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th December 2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,477
Posted By ausjulius
the chinese coins appeared in the 19th century...

the chinese coins appeared in the 19th century and are not due to any chinese trading there is no chiense junk ever crossing the pacific.. the russians and spanish were the people trading and these...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,441
Posted By ausjulius
im pretty confident its not african.. and anyway...

im pretty confident its not african.. and anyway you can know by the way its tempered..
it is with a socket like the ifugao knives.. and also like knives from taiwan..
if i was a guessing man id...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,213
Posted By ausjulius
shape of the sheath indicates its form northern...

shape of the sheath indicates its form northern videnam. form one of the various meo groups there.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,062
Posted By ausjulius
no problem. i just wanted to make clear the...

no problem. i just wanted to make clear the images are confusing as they dont really show what is actually being used, they are infact sharpening and polishing the blades with mounted stones and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,287
Posted By ausjulius
thanks.. i didnt get to make a call today...

thanks.. i didnt get to make a call today .tomorrow i shall do it..
they show up a lot so they must have made more than a few and for quite some time i suspect.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,287
Posted By ausjulius
the history of the cocos is very well documented...

the history of the cocos is very well documented by its owners whose children are alive today... there was no melanesian people on these islands.. its nothing to do with blackbirding..
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By ausjulius
hi, no the blades are all locally made, they make...

hi, no the blades are all locally made, they make them from circular saw blades and such, there was a youtube video of somebody making one some place i saw , they also make other hale killing tools...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By ausjulius
faroe island knives

some faroe knives

not my images
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMCt8d8DmcU
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,062
Posted By ausjulius
thats fine glad to be of some help. i wish to...

thats fine glad to be of some help. i wish to took more pictures when i traveled , ive became selfish .ive seen these tools used in many different countries and never bothered to take a foto
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