Honshu Boshin Wakizashi Sword with Wooden Scabbard - 1060 Carbon Steel
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  • Sleek, modern elegance with serious bite
  • Razor sharp 22 1/2" 1060 high carbon steel blade
  • Satin finished stainless steel guard and pommel
  • Comfortable, slip-free black TPR grip
  • Includes wooden scabbard with leather wrapping
  • Overall length: 34"

United's new Honshu Boshin Wakizashi has a sleek, modern elegance and a fierce, menacing bite. The incredibly sharp 22 1/2" 1060 high carbon steel blade features a gracefully subdued satin finish that beautifully complements the likewise-finished guard and pommel. The grip is molded from slip-free TPR for an impeccable feel and easy wielding. A wooden scabbard with handsome leather wrapping completes the package.

Customer Reviews | Average Rating: 4.50 out of 5
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The Chopper Reviewed by Justin Street on May 24, 2017   5 out of 5

Its been a week I've had the Honshu boshin tactical wakizashi. Never want to put it down ! It is full tang, I took the handle screws out, and seen the thick steel blade.( I think its important to clean and lube this area) All my friends love it. It is a serious weapon. I want another because 1 aint enough ! Love it !!

Worth the wait Reviewed by on May 09, 2017   5 out of 5

I've wanted this one as soon as it came out- and finally bought it, after thorough research. The mixed reviews made me doubtful, but I have 0 regrets about this purchase. I love this blade. It's sturdy, sharp, and straight. I couldn't have asked for a better product if I hand-picked the best out of the pile myself. The appealing design isn't the only great thing about this blade. If you are considering purchasing this sword, do it. You will not regret it.

goods and bads an honest reveiw. Reviewed by on Apr 28, 2017   3 out of 5

okay first off I'd like to say for the price and metal used this is a great price for a short sword. I bought this a while back and it was packed to the best it could be the saya had a crack in it that needed to be fixed. probably from transit or the shipping company. the next issue I'd noticed was once I saw the blade the blade was sticky as if someone had done test cutting with it okay I don't have any issues with getting a demo/test blade the least that could of been done is to have cleaned off the blade. again not a big issue however as I look closer at the blade and handle alignment the tang is not straight with the blade and needed to be straitened back out. please note this was before any cutting was done by myself. the edge out of the box was sharp not razor sharp. it cut quiet well out of the box. a nice heavy blade. a good heat treat and tempering. a good grip. the reason why I'm giving three stars is some of the larger defects that came while opening the box. despite all the great things about it this was my experience. the bad with this experience could have been prevented with looking over the products before packaging. not everyone will have the experience I had and would hope it to be better than mine. Evan W.

Totally Awesome Reviewed by on Mar 21, 2017   5 out of 5

This pretty cool item is off the chain, got 2 of them for twice the fun, these blades cut very good, slick design, although it had some residue on it that being the only downside, tremendously awesome swords nonetheless

Good sword Reviewed by Zach Johnson on Jan 30, 2017   5 out of 5

Could have a stronger pummel connection. The bolt or screw broke with the pummel.. After a strong hit against a g2 bottle. The handle is fine an the sword still works great. Just the balance is massed up now.

Not bad... Reviewed by on Dec 30, 2016   4 out of 5

I love this sword except for one or two small details. First the blade on the one I got has a slight warp in it. Not enough to really hurt but it is there just the same. Second there is no hardness rating, ok its made out of 1060 steel but if it wasn't hardened that doesn't really mean a whole lot.

Awesome Reviewed by kurtis daniels on Dec 27, 2016   5 out of 5

I wanted it the moment I saw it and I absolutely love it. There was a bit of a sticky residue on the blade but I cleaned it off so no big deal

Innovative success Reviewed by Jeremiah Mangrum on Dec 08, 2016   4 out of 5

Just got mine today and very excited to get to start using it. I only had a chance to handle it about 20 minutes this morning before heading to work and a few things i wanted to mention. I really like a lot of the modern designs of Honshu and United Cutlery. I've ordered several products from the tactical wakizashi to the tantos, the gladius and jungle toothpicks and tanto machetes. The machetes have been great, super affordable and pretty cool and fun. The tactical waki and tanto on the other hand i had problems with. They looked great but in regards to function they seemed to not have a lot of heft in the blade. This Boshin Wakizashi has exceeded all of my expectations and is by far the best Honshu product i've purchased. The leather wrap on the saya has a nice feel and look. Saya is wood which is a plus, decent quality too from what i could tell. Handle has a recurve to it and I believe the tang runs all the way to the pommel at the bottom of the handle. The angle the pommel takes grips your hand as you swing preventing it from sliding and gives a great grip. That pommel is heavy duty metal too, could be a serious "attitude adjuster". Blade is thicker and heavier than their tactical wak/tanto which i think is a huge improvement on these smaller/shorter blades. I'm 6' 3'' and although this is a "Wak" the handle is large enough for two hands comfortably for power cuts or parrying etc. Seems fairly sharp, will have to do some test cutting over the weekend if i don't freeze and die with my heat being broken (:D). The tsuba (handguard) is similar to a simple bayonete protruding disc which is thick enough to be functional. Has a tactical feel and Is something I could see strapping to my back or waist. Only downside i see so far is that my blade came with a very sticky glue substance coating the blade. I don't mind wiping that off and cleaning it but worry that the glue is on the inside of the saya and will need repeated cleaning. All in all very pleased, think this product has made a lot of improvements where other honshu products have come up short.

Nice option for a contemporary piece Reviewed by Christian Heath on Dec 06, 2016   4 out of 5

Although this is not a show piece or something I would take into battle I am very satisfied with my purchase of this item. It is a modern take on a a classic type of weapon. Fun to hold in you hand and practice with, if i was to drop it etc. I would not be as bummed out as if I had a more expensive show piece in my hand at the time. Heavy piece made out of quality materials, I have to say I like it very much and the people at United should be pleased with this design as I am. I don't think anyone would be disappointed with this piece. The scabbard is well made and holds the blade nice and snug.

Nice Reviewed by steve waters on Nov 26, 2016   5 out of 5

Just got mine this week. Heavy, well balanced sword. Very sharp. Not cheap in any way. Instantly one of my favorites. For the price you can't go wrong.

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