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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd January 2023, 03:23 PM
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Posted By fernando
Thanks much, Ken. Best. Fernando

Thanks much, Ken.

Best.
Fernando
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd January 2023, 09:01 AM
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Posted By fernando
:cool:.

:cool:.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th December 2022, 09:42 AM
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Posted By fernando
Thank you Wayne. I have used Ken's recipe; the...

Thank you Wayne.
I have used Ken's recipe; the wooden pole hanging inside a plastic tube ... completely sealed. In the bottom, two pieces of cloth heavily soaked in 24% ammonia, 2/3 liter of it. I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th December 2022, 02:34 PM
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Posted By fernando
Are you there Ken ? Can you define a "few hours"...

Are you there Ken ? Can you define a "few hours" ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th December 2022, 01:43 PM
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Posted By fernando
Absolutely, Ren Ren. I see that you are well...

Absolutely, Ren Ren. I see that you are well informed. In the great exhibition "ENCOMPASSING THE GLOBE - Portugal and the World in the 16th & 17th Centuries (organized by the Smithsonian), several...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th December 2022, 03:53 PM
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Posted By fernando
Fine Ken; thanks much.

Fine Ken; thanks much.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th December 2022, 11:28 AM
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Posted By fernando
Lovely idea, Ken. What would be the pipe...

Lovely idea, Ken. What would be the pipe diameter; as to leave some space for the 1 1/4 " staff (32 m/m)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th December 2022, 09:33 AM
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Posted By fernando
Thank you JosÚ.

Thank you JosÚ.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th December 2022, 09:32 AM
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Posted By fernando
:cool:.

:cool:.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th December 2022, 06:47 PM
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Posted By fernando
Thanks much, Norman. With yours, i have gathered...

Thanks much, Norman. With yours, i have gathered quite a few suggestions by now. This one comes with an injection (https://bondex.pt/produtos/interior/xylophene-sor-2-injector) system.

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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th December 2022, 01:04 PM
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Posted By fernando
Thank you CC. A rather rational reasoning...

Thank you CC.
A rather rational reasoning :cool:.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th December 2022, 10:22 AM
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Posted By fernando
A different angle of perfection ...

Let us then give a chance to a wider notion of perfection.
Suppose, in my imagination, i find evidence that the item in discussion was brought back by Portuguese navigators during the XVI century or...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th December 2022, 09:16 AM
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Posted By fernando
The lowest i can get in my balcony is a tropical...

The lowest i can get in my balcony is a tropical -1║ ... in two or three occasions per year :eek:.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd December 2022, 11:47 AM
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Posted By fernando
Thank you Willem. I went for ammonia; bought a...

Thank you Willem. I went for ammonia; bought a bottle of it in the drugstore. I keep syringes and needles since my paramedic service in the Army. One of these days i will give it a try; starting by...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd December 2022, 01:01 PM
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Posted By fernando
Thank you Colin :cool:.

Thank you Colin :cool:.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd December 2022, 09:22 AM
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Posted By fernando
Forget the "lacquer"; call it "inlay"...

Forget the "lacquer"; call it "inlay" ;).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st December 2022, 08:18 PM
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Posted By fernando
Fantastic Peter ! Thank you ever so much :cool:.

Fantastic Peter !
Thank you ever so much :cool:.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st December 2022, 07:14 PM
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Posted By fernando
Mother of pearl, as already confirmed. ...

Mother of pearl, as already confirmed.


Mine wasn't expensive; obviously due to its condition.


After disassembling it and before mounting it back, i had a good look and must conclude that...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st December 2022, 06:23 PM
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Posted By fernando
Yes, of course.

Yes, of course.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2022, 08:26 PM
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Posted By fernando
Thank you Eric; will do. Someone is already...

Thank you Eric; will do. Someone is already helping me establish such contact.
And by the way; about the shortened tang:

http://www.ksky.ne.jp/~sumie99/naginata.html
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2022, 04:25 PM
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Posted By fernando
:cool:.

:cool:.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2022, 04:10 PM
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Posted By fernando
The whole thing measures 2,5 meters ... assuming...

The whole thing measures 2,5 meters ... assuming one part originaly belonged to the other. The pole weighs 1.164 grams and the blade 512 grams. It won't be stored, but exposed somewhere i didn't yet...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2022, 02:04 PM
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Posted By fernando
Gentlemen, i am amazed with the excelent support...

Gentlemen, i am amazed with the excelent support given so far, for which i am so much obliged. It is visible that i am no Nihonto connoisseur, or i would never 'invest' in an example in such poor...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2022, 09:26 PM
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Posted By fernando
A naginata ... real or fake.

Gentlemen, i am desperatly needing help on this one !
I felt tempted for this piece, without having absolutey no idea how to check these things genuinity. I have just disassembled the blade and i...
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