Originally Posted by ashkenaz
... There are a few users I've seen on a few comment sections convinced by this. As someone who has also himself witnessed beforehand, well made antique Filipino blades, I highly doubt these claims myself, if I lack the justification to refute this, there could be a massive spread of misinformation that no one will be able to control for a while.
I hope that some of the comments here will help you change people's minds about the quality of Filipino sandata
, and convince them that excellent edged weapons were made by non-Moro groups for many centuries. How else would they have survived Moro attacks over the years?
While acknowledging that Moro weapons were often of fine quality, those of other Filipino groups need to be respected too.