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Old 05-17-2004, 10:21 PM   #16
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Re: purchasing a katana

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Lyle Laizure wrote:
They also allow you to remove the tsuba and have a double mekugi pin assembly.
I believe the double pinned, removable tsuka (handle) is on the Practical Plus Katana. I have one and would agree with Lyle. It's not a work of art nor is it exceptional quality, but it isn't designed to be. It's supposed to be an affordable entry level cutting blade...which is what it is.

Bronson

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