The Musashi Katana is one of the finest sub $100 katanas we have found on the market. The blade is very well balanced and features an authentic hamon. The tsuka is well shaped and features two bamboo mekugi. The blade comes very sharp and is fully capable of tameshigiri. The sword includes a sword bag and certificate of authenticity.
Detailed Specs of the Katana: Blade: The blade of the sword has been constructed from differentially hardened 1060 carbon steel. The hamon has been authentically created using the traditional method of forging. The blade is very well balanced and comes full tang with a very sharp edge. Saya: The saya has been constructed from wood with a black high gloss finish. The sageo is black cotton. Tsuka: The tsuba has been constructed from alloy with a Japanese fisherman. The fuchigashira feature a wave theme. The ito features alternating crossovers wrapped on top of real ray skin samegawa. Two bamboo mekugi secure the tang of the sword into the tsuka core.
Overall Length:39.25 " Blade:Very Sharp Nagasa Length:27.5 " Blade Material:1060 Carbon Steel Tsuka Length:10.75 " Niku:Slight Blade Thickness @ Habaki:0.283 " Sori:0.503 " Blade Thickness @ Kissaski:0.193 " Kissaki Length:1.523 " Blade Width @ Habaki:1.239 " Lamination:Mono Steel Blade Width @ Kissaki:0.912 " Hamon:Gunome Weight W/O Saya:2.15 lbs Balance Point:4.75 " Tsuba Material:Alloy Hardness of Yakiba:55 degrees Ito & Sageo Material:Cotton Fuchi Kashira Material:Alloy Sword Name: Mekugi:Double Pinned Condition:Brand New Manufacturer:Musashi
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