Thread: Long yatagan
View Single Post
Old 13th February 2016, 03:02 AM   #22
ariel's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Posts: 4,072

Fully agree.
This just strengthens my belief that this peculiar yataghan had very limited fighting ability and was neither a "long knife" nor a "sword".
Neither fish nor fowl:-)

There was very little need to improve it from the engineering point of view. Its clumsiness was of no relevance to an owner. Just " mine is longer than yours":-)
ariel is offline   Reply With Quote