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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th March 2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,134
Posted By Steven C.
Alright, thanks thats slightly helpful, but I...

Alright, thanks thats slightly helpful, but I still need to know what swords were used during the 13th century, not what weren't.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th March 2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,134
Posted By Steven C.
Filipino swords and axes in the 13th Century?

Hello all, I was wondering if you might know what swords and axes were used by Filipino wars during the 13th century, contemporary with the Song Dynasty?

I know the keris goes back quite a long way...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th October 2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,954
Posted By Steven C.
It was a bult in shoe-horn dude. :D

It was a bult in shoe-horn dude. :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,274
Posted By Steven C.
Eh.. how is it an urumi if it's not flexible? And...

Eh.. how is it an urumi if it's not flexible? And when did the flexible urumi appear?

Also people, please I need more help than that..
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2007, 06:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,274
Posted By Steven C.
ANCIENT Indian Weapons (B.C.)

Hey guys, for a story I'm working on (I'm a film school student, but I'm simply working on a story for basically any form of media I can put it in) I need to know about ancient (not medieval like...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th June 2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,612
Posted By Steven C.
Hm, about the not fully-severing the head, that...

Hm, about the not fully-severing the head, that doesnt suprise me. I remember reading awhile back , that contrary to popular belief during samurai seppuku, the kaishakunin did NOT fully sever the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th May 2007, 03:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,012
Posted By Steven C.
Bumping this. Sorry, it got pushed down pretty...

Bumping this. Sorry, it got pushed down pretty quick without any replies ..
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th May 2007, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,012
Posted By Steven C.
Quick dha question..

Having been looking through the Oriental Arms site for the better half of my night, I noticed that quite a bit of dha have heavily inlaid and decorated blades, as well as full silver handles and even...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th May 2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,979
Posted By Steven C.
How well can ancient swords be restored?

I found this topic on the China History Forum, some guy was able to do this to a 2,000 year old Han Dynasty jian.

Click here (http://www.chinahistoryforum.com/index.php?showtopic=9445)

Amazing...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th May 2007, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,643
Posted By Steven C.
That bandja sword really looks like an Egyptian...

That bandja sword really looks like an Egyptian khopesh...

So is there any sites or topics or something that discuss how these swords were used? How effective they are? I just wanna learn bout...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th May 2007, 05:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,643
Posted By Steven C.
African Swords actually used?

Is it just me but does it seem African swords arent even used? "Throwing knives" were apparently only used for curency, and all these other swords appear to be either ceremonial religious or badges...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th April 2007, 03:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,875
Posted By Steven C.
Hm, I do know a Balisong is a slang term in the...

Hm, I do know a Balisong is a slang term in the PI for a butterfly knife. Thats whats most likely meant by balasiong.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th April 2007, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,527
Posted By Steven C.
Khyber Sword

Hi, was just interested in some general history of this sword. Having been looking through the topics on it, I've seen lots of them and their very attractive weapons. I dont much care for the shorter...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd April 2007, 01:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,464
Posted By Steven C.
May not be hundreds of years old, but I'd say an ethnographic arm nonetheless!

Hi guys, I plan on now attempting to get more seriously into collecting ethnographic weaponry and while at the Suncoast Gun Show, one of the largest in the country (located in Florida) I got this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd September 2006, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,437
Posted By Steven C.
A very large antique Swedish sword

Found this on the ARMA website, from what I gathered it's from a Swedish museum.

http://www.thearma.org/spotlight/heymr/heymr58_lg.jpg

That thing is a monster, but I love it, what all can you guys...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2006, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,736
Posted By Steven C.
Wallhanger Qin Dynasty Swords?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ELEGANT-JAPANESE-GILT-BRONZE-ANCIENT-LONG-SWORD-RARE_W0QQitemZ260028391386QQihZ016QQcategoryZ73464QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

I'm assuming thats a wallhanger, but I'm even more amazed...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2006, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,010
Posted By Steven C.
Yes, I'm very much interested in antiques too....

Yes, I'm very much interested in antiques too. But I have a healthy respect for both, and when it comes to money wise issues especially since I'm just beginning reproductions are of interest to me as...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2006, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,010
Posted By Steven C.
Valiant Swords?

Hi, again I was looking at this site, and was wondering if anyone can vouch for how good thier swords are? I'm really interested in thier kampilan (which is sold out at the moment :mad:) but I dont...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2006, 01:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,425
Posted By Steven C.
Thank you both, but my original question stands,...

Thank you both, but my original question stands, whats the maximum size of a kris?

Btw, I realise prices arent allowed, but am I allowed to ask where I can find items? I'm really interested in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2006, 10:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,425
Posted By Steven C.
Maximum size of kris?

Hi, I'm new here. I'm only 16 but I've been fascinated by weapons ever since I was a little kid, so far my collection ammounts to a Mosin Nagant 91/30 Soviet Russian rifle made in 1939, complete with...
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