Search:

Type: Posts; User: Barrett Hiebert; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.15 seconds.

  1. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,929

    I'm not in the position to buy but I love long...

    I'm not in the position to buy but I love long japanese swords. Would you be able to give the length of the nakago? I'm estimating 11 - 13 inches.

    Barrett
  2. A beautiful blade. That's one hell of a unique...

    A beautiful blade. That's one hell of a unique piece. Too bad I don't have the cash! I've never seen a blade that expensive. Could you give an uneducated one such as myself an understanding of why...
  3. Looking for a steel rebated tachi?

    Anyone know what smith could make me a steel rebated tachi used for full speed sparring?

    Would really like the help in finding a smith to make it possible in the future.

    Barrett
  4. Replies
    19
    Views
    2,693

    What is the price on the 28 inch hira-zukuri at...

    What is the price on the 28 inch hira-zukuri at this time?
  5. Replies
    12
    Views
    883

    My mistake, John. I was going off by memory....

    My mistake, John. I was going off by memory. Thank you for your reply. Do you know anyone by chance who can?
  6. Replies
    12
    Views
    883

    Thank you sir. The dodecahedron pommel is a...

    Thank you sir. The dodecahedron pommel is a little stretched out but that's as small as I could make it still able to discern it's shape. Email sent. :)
  7. Replies
    12
    Views
    883

    The only thing I'm concerned with is with the...

    The only thing I'm concerned with is with the application of clay the blade would not bend in the tempering process due to the expanding/contracting. That would be the one hurdle the smith would have...
  8. Replies
    12
    Views
    883

    Is this sword design possible?

    Okay,

    So I've always really liked moroha zukuri for a blade type with a hitsatura hamon but on a 33 - 34 inch blade. Do you guys/gals think it's remotely feasible to have an assymetric blade this...
  9. Replies
    5
    Views
    639

    Jonathan Frances, I am still learning whether...

    Jonathan Frances,

    I am still learning whether to block with my edge or not in my HEMA classes. I thank you for your reply. I will take it all into consideration
  10. Replies
    5
    Views
    639

    Paul, It would be a crazy thing to do and I...

    Paul,

    It would be a crazy thing to do and I don't advocate such a drastic leap. Accumulation of sparring gear with training would be the first step. I am only interested in a sparring katana blade...
  11. Replies
    5
    Views
    639

    Have a unique question?

    Hey,

    I'm interested in getting a sparring katana, dull for a friend of mine to practice with doing blade on blade contact eventually leading up to sparring. What I am thinking of is the same...
  12. J.G. Hopkins, Yes it was Jeff Helmes who made...

    J.G. Hopkins,

    Yes it was Jeff Helmes who made the sword and shield!!! :D He does excellent work! Right now my focus would be to train for WMA but if time and funds allow in the future would like...
  13. Behmer Type 4 Sparring Sword and Late Migration Era Shield

    Hey,

    Not to take the limelight away from the new awesome work that Jeff is presently doing but I promised Jeff I would show my acquirments from him on the forum. Jeff has already previewed his...
  14. Replies
    4
    Views
    559

    Would you be able to explain the scoring system...

    Would you be able to explain the scoring system used please?
  15. Replies
    2
    Views
    938

    *Whistles* That is my favourite type.

    *Whistles* That is my favourite type.
  16. Eastern Europe Migration Sword Typology or examples?

    Hello,

    I've done a search on the forum, re-read all my old threads but still have not been able to come up with which type(s) of swords (if they can be classified under the Behmer typology, as it...
  17. Replies
    12
    Views
    2,160

    Sword and Shield Resources?

    Alright so it's been a while since 2006 when I first joined the forum and was deciding on which sword fighting style to do. At the time I had only a local JSA group to be able to go to which after...
  18. Ty N. Thanks for the suggestion. I shall take...

    Ty N.

    Thanks for the suggestion. I shall take it into consideration.

    Best regards,

    Barrett Hiebert
  19. M. Phan, I do not think the Albion Maestro...

    M. Phan,

    I do not think the Albion Maestro Line trainers are insufficiently historically accurate. It's just I take the 'suitable practice equivalent' statement of each training sword at face...
  20. Replies
    18
    Views
    3,328

    Hey this is Barrett, thanks for the reply and the...

    Hey this is Barrett, thanks for the reply and the article. On the my armoury Ewart Oakeshott article it states the blade length of a Type XIII is 30-31 inches while on the oakeshott typology of the...
  21. Replies
    18
    Views
    3,328

    Hello, So I have to ask another question...

    Hello,

    So I have to ask another question purely out of curiosity (I have done a search though haven't yielded any noteworthy results):

    Would a Type XIII blade with hand and a half grip such as...
  22. Tyn N. I understand your concern and you do bring...

    Tyn N. I understand your concern and you do bring a whole lot of sense to the table. It's just I want a specific sword to train with. I (now being an adult) have a solid training group using...
  23. Hey Glen C. thanks for the reply. I sent you a pm.

    Hey Glen C. thanks for the reply. I sent you a pm.
  24. Longsword Types in High Middle Ages Wallachia?

    Hey,

    Okay so been a while...done a search on the forum but can't come up with anything. Just wondering what oakeshott type longsword european blades were used during the High Middle Ages from...
  25. Ty N. thanks for the link. I will check it out. ...

    Ty N. thanks for the link. I will check it out.

    Barrett
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4