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Practical Plus Tantō

£134.40

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KEY FEATURES



  • High carbon forged blade

  • Fully functional

  • Differential tempering

SKU: SH2259

Availability: In stock

Excl. Tax: £134.40 Incl. Tax: £161.28
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Excl. Tax: £134.40 Incl. Tax: £161.28

Description

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The Practical Plus Tanto (SH2259) provides a very economical cutting tanto, but uses more traditional fittings and construction methods.

The blade is hand-forged high-carbon steel and differentially tempered using a traditional claying method (HRC 60 edge, HRC 40 spine) with a medium (chu) kissaki. The temper line (hamon) is evident and prominent.

The Practical Plus Tanto uses a flat black saya and a black Japanese cotton sageo. The tsuka has genuine ray skin (same) and the tsuka-ito is black synthetic leather for better gripping qualities. The antiqued fittings on this set are decorated in a Japanese dogwood motif with a beautiful antiqued black sunburst tsuba.

A great econimcal tanto with fantastic quality.

Additional Info

Additional Info

Manufacturer Hanwei
Specification

Total length:  42cm
Blade length:  28cm
Grip length:  11cm
Weight:  370g
Blade thickness (base):  0.5cm
Blade thickness (CoP): 
Blade width (base):  2.7cm
Blade width (CoP): 
Point of Balance (PoB):  3.8cm
Center of Percussion (CoP): 

*All sizes & weights are approximate and will vary slightly from piece to piece.

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