Tactical Katana 9260 Spring Steel Redwood Saya
9260 Spring Steel Tactical Katana with Metal fitting. the blade is full tang, featuring Redwood Saya with Red Silk ito wrap and White rayskin samegawa
Sword Type: Katana
Steel Type: 9260 Spring Steel
Blade Length: 72 Centimeters
Handle Length: 27 Centimeters
Blade Width: 3.2 Centimeters
Tang: Full Tang
Sharpness: Fully Sharpened
Blood Groove: No Bohi (Blood Groove)
Tsuba (Handguard): Metal Tsuba
Fuchi (Hilt Collar): Metal Fuchi
Kashira (Pommel): Metal Kashira
Menuki (Handle Ornaments): Metal Menuki
Saya (Scabbard): Redwood Saya
Ito (Wrap): Red Silk
Ray Skin (Samegawa): White
Sword Bag: silk
The katana is one of the most popular swords in the world. Its popularity makes enthusiasts aim to have this piece in their collection of functional swords. Just like this katana blade, it is a must for sword collectors and martial arts enthusiasts alike. This is because the katana is not only visually appealing but is also durable and suitable for practice and cutting training.
The Swords Dimensions
This katana is a fairly sized and balanced sword. Its blade is 72 centimeters long, 3.2 centimeters wide, and its tsuka is long enough for proper offset at 27 centimeters. The tsuka is not only properly balanced, but it also allows you to hold the sword with one or two hands. Overall, the sword weighs 1.55 kilograms which is adequate enough for proper wielding.
Tough Blade for Practice Cutting
This swords blade is crafted from 9260 spring steel. This type of steel has 1% carbon content, making it extremely flexible enough to bend and twist easily. 9260 also has increased shock absorption and is a good compromise between hardness and flexibility. Also, since it is fully sharpened, this katana is excellent and ready for cutting practice. The katana is also a full tang. This means that this swords blade and tsuka are a single piece of solid metal. This is stronger compared to a katana that is just a partial tang. Create Your Custom Samurai Sword
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Fittings of the Katana
The tsuba, menuki, kashira, and tsuba are the fittings that make up this katana blade. All of these are durable and made from metal and each have particular uses. The menuki are the ornaments on this swords ito while the fuchi covers the end of the tsuka. The kashira is made specifically for balance and the tsuba is the guard protecting your hand.
Katana Accessories and Appearance
This katana comes with a fine redwood saya which is basically the scabbard that protects the blade when stored for display. The saya lets you quickly draw the sword when used for cutting and practice. As for the type of wood used, redwood is known as a premium type of wood that is also weather and rot resistant.
Its tsuka is protected by a white samegawa. Aside from this, the samegawa is also used to keep your hands dry, letting you properly grip the sword when practicing. This is to also prevent the sword from slipping or falling off your hand when in use. The samegawa is also covered by the ito or handle wrap. It is visually appealing but also works to reinforce the tsuka, keeping it strong and sturdy to prevent technical issues. Additionally, it also includes a silk sword bag for carrying this katana or for safekeeping.