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Old 09-23-2003, 12:24 PM   #1
Yo-Jimbo
Dojo: formerly Windward Aikido, formerly at Keewenaw Schools of Aikido (ASU)
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Question stage weapons

Can I get some input on weapons/katana that are in the less than $200 range, but are nice full tang, full contact weapons. I have been training my actors with bokken. Holding an edge is not that necessary, of course. I have found some with Google searches; yet, I'd like to get some persomal accounts/endorsements.

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Old 09-23-2003, 10:56 PM   #2
Paul Klembeck
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I have heard that the Paul Chen Practical Katanas are good for about that much money, but have no experience with them myself.

I recommend you post to ask your question in the general discussion area of www.swordforum.com. I expect there are a fair number of people there, who can provide you with good advice.

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