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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th December 2012, 07:42 AM
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Posted By pakana
So Alan,I guess it is safe for the blade to use...

So Alan,I guess it is safe for the blade to use WD 40. A blade of mine has minor rust and dirt, due to excessive oiling I guess. Can I use WD 40 without damaging the blade?

Thanks in advance

...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th January 2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,154
Posted By pakana
Hi Alan, If your schedule and financials...

Hi Alan,

If your schedule and financials are ok, I will be happy to welcome you in Athens, and show you around (I'm afraid not much to see about keris in Greece, although there are some pieces in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,349
Posted By pakana
Νο worries Gene, glad I helped. George

Νο worries Gene, glad I helped.

George
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,349
Posted By pakana
Ι don't know Gene, but both flags cover the...

Ι don't know Gene, but both flags cover the modern history of Greece because the one with only the cross is considered the "old" flag, while the other with the cross and the lines is the "new" flag...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,349
Posted By pakana
Usually, this kind of poetry written on knifes is...

Usually, this kind of poetry written on knifes is seen on Cretan knifes, and it resembles to Cretan "mantinada", which is poetry in two lines, usually with a variety of themes, most of them with a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,349
Posted By pakana
Hey Ariel, you forget that Greece gave birth to...

Hey Ariel, you forget that Greece gave birth to drama? It's in the nature of Greek to be, sometimes, a little more dramatic :)


George
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,349
Posted By pakana
So, after a quick search on the net, I found out...

So, after a quick search on the net, I found out that Kydonia is also a village in Mytilini. So, both knifes belonged probably to the same man, given the fact that they are identical, with the same...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,349
Posted By pakana
Hi Gene, You are most welcome. BTW...

Hi Gene,

You are most welcome.

BTW very good knifes you got there. Beautiful stuff!!!

Regards

George
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,349
Posted By pakana
So, in the first picture the first knife writes: ...

So, in the first picture the first knife writes:

Mitilini, May of 1916 (Mitilini is a Greek island in the northwest of Greece)

The second knife writes:

Kydonia, March of 1916 (Kydonia is the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd July 2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,129
Posted By pakana
Αlthough I know nothing about rifles, the image...

Αlthough I know nothing about rifles, the image of it surely maches with the ones I've seen in museums, speaking of course about the time of Greek Independance from the Ottomans

George
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd July 2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,129
Posted By pakana
Macedonia is a part of northern Greece.

Macedonia is a part of northern Greece.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd July 2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,129
Posted By pakana
You are right Sylektis, it is Macedonon. So,...

You are right Sylektis, it is Macedonon. So, maybe in Atalanti was a community from Macedonia, and from that community comes your rifle Norman.

George
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,129
Posted By pakana
''Dear Alekos, Today, together with uncle...

''Dear Alekos,

Today, together with uncle Ermolaos I send you this rifle(cargiofilli), which I had ready days ago, but these days no one's left.....(gap).
It is a weapon from a historic family,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th May 2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,043
Posted By pakana
Very nice keris Semar, thanks for sharing.

Very nice keris Semar, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th August 2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,866
Posted By pakana
Hi everyone, As a Greek, I'm quite sensitive...

Hi everyone,

As a Greek, I'm quite sensitive in this topic, since Alan pointed out about the Elgin marbles. I would like to add here that the way that someone removes the object from it's...
Forum: European Armoury 29th June 2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,687
Posted By pakana
Excellent pictures!!Thank you very much!!

Excellent pictures!!Thank you very much!!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th June 2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,032
Posted By pakana
So, what about kul buntet? It seems that their...

So, what about kul buntet? It seems that their "power" is preety much the same, and I think Tammens consider kul buntet higher than batu lapak, something like a "royal" pamor...Any thoughts??Alan??
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th June 2009, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,032
Posted By pakana
Yeap, that's THE pamor... :)

Yeap, that's THE pamor... :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st December 2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,112
Posted By pakana
Nice brief vid about keris

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJrK83Bcpp0&NR=1

Though is a vid about Indonesian martial arts, from 3:24 until 3:49 there are some keris showing there. And a very cute girl dancing with a keris :)...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th December 2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,012
Posted By pakana
Looks like a Kemukus, or Lintang Kemukus...

Looks like a Kemukus, or Lintang Kemukus :confused:
Forum: Swap Forum 9th December 2008, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,038
Posted By pakana
Sorry, I didn't see the previous post :p

Sorry, I didn't see the previous post :p
Forum: Swap Forum 9th December 2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,038
Posted By pakana
Do you happen to know the origin of the blades? I...

Do you happen to know the origin of the blades? I mean their "birthplace" :)

George
Forum: Swap Forum 5th December 2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,555
Posted By pakana
I think it's a Kul Buntet :)

I think it's a Kul Buntet :)
Forum: Swap Forum 26th September 2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,912
Posted By pakana
Hi, you got p.m

Hi, you got p.m
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,022
Posted By pakana
Greece, the Land of Gods!

Greece, the Land of Gods!
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