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Shinwa Damascus Katana Purple


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Damascus Sword Shinwa Katana (Purple) at BudK

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    Damascus Sword Shinwa Katana (Purple) at BudK
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    Damascus Sword Shinwa Katana (Purple) at BudK

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This Shinwa Katana sword measures 38 1/2" overall, and features a Damascus steel 27 1/2" blade that has been heat forged at over 1000 degrees and folded over 2,000 times for pure cutting power. The blade offers a heavy blood groove in the traditional katana design and is built to perform with a razor sharp edge. The hardwood handle offers genuine ray skin with purple nylon cord wrap, brass menuki, and cast zinc tsuba.

  • 27 1/2" Damascus steel blade
  • More than 2,000 layers of Damascus steel excellence
  • Genuine ray skin wrapped handle
  • Includes coordinating hardwood scabbard
  • Powerful full-tang construction
  • 38 1/2" overall length

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Shinwa Purple Knight Ninja Katana Damascus Sword Stars4.40 out of 5 based on 43 ratings. 43 user reviews.


Reviewed by Jeffery from Noneyah on 30-May-2014Not Bad
Rating4 star4
This is the first sword I've bought and i have to say that I am impressed over all. While the sword isn't exactly "razor sharp" it does come with a decent edge. The 2 things I don't like about it is that the tsuba is kinda loose and wiggles when swung and the 2nd thing is that this "ninja sword" says on the blade that it is made in China. Everyone knows that ninja come from Japan. Despite all of that, i'm happy with my sword.Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
Average Rating: 4.00
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Reviewed by Ghost from Texas on 09-May-2014Awesome!!!
Rating5 star5
I got them a few weeks ago (I bought it during the BOGO sale) and I love them. they are my first swords and I was very impressed. I was surprised to see they they came in a nice ordinate box. Both swords came sharp and they look great. Five stars.Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
Average Rating: 5.00
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Reviewed by Noah from Pennsylvania on 29-Apr-2014Amazing Deal!
Rating5 star5
I bought this during a BOGO sale, plus the price was cut down to 100 bucks from like 160. So now I have not one but two of some real quality swords. I received them on time and excellently packaged. They came with nice display boxes and carrying sleeves. I immediately tested them both to make sure of the quality. My first reaction was at how heavy they were. They both had a hefty and authentic feel to them, while also maintaining just the right amount of flexibility. They didn't at first seem very sharp, but they cut and stabbed through cardboard boxes and water-filled bottles with ease. The swords and all their parts (tsuba and tsuki) we're sturdily attached, and while the scabbard may not have been as right as I wanted it, it was certainly not loose, and it looks great. Finally the purple is a dark color that accents the glossy black well. Overall, these are apart of my first collection of swords, and their quality is well worth the price I paid. One final note, these are not katanas, they are ninja ken or ninjatos, and are straight-bladed, however I saw no noticeable drop in cutting performance compared to other curved katanas I've used.Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
Average Rating: 5.00
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Reviewed by Dylan from Florida on 29-Apr-2014Help
Rating4 star4
I got this today and it was very sharp and scary looking but it has a very noticeable wobble. does anyone know how I could fix that without sending it back?Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
Average Rating: 4.00
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Reviewed by stevec from rugby nd on 25-Apr-2014ok
Rating3 star3
received these fast. Got them today,( order one get one free thing)Opened the first one and was very disappointed, Dull Dull dull, No edge at all, good butter knife. The second one was great. sharp enough for me. Maybe that'ts why one is free.The dull one is why the rating is only 3 stars.Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
Average Rating: 3.00
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Reviewed by Bill from beav1776@att.net on 16-Apr-2014Quality for a low price
Rating5 star5
I own a lot of swords and knives and this one is one of my best. I was surprised at the great quality for the low price. My friends are impressed as well.Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
Average Rating: 5.00
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Reviewed by Aliel The Heretic from Texas on 13-Apr-2014Torture Tested
Rating4 star4
For one, I feel the need to debunk my friend here who said Damascus steel cannot be created today. According to a 1981 New York Times article (http://www.nytimes.com/1981/09/29/science/the-mystery-of-damascus-steel-appears-solved.html) and various other news sources which you can google, modern Damascus steel can be "synthesized" by sword makers today. It cannot be called true Damascus steel because it is neither made in the middle east or is the process exact down to the letter. Torture test results : A. I have left this is high humidity. Even without oil, it is difficult to rust. Recommend keep it oiled with a light oil such as olive. B. The spine appears to be soft life most katanas, but not so soft that it easily bends. Although not spring steel, the sword is very flexible and does not bend easy. C. The edge can cut through wire at least 14 gauge thick. The point has managed to keep it's shape even after thrusting, although you might find yourself using a small hammer to bend the point strait after thrusting into hard objects such as solid wood. The edge is sharp enough to slit fingertips if run across. The edge also appears to be somewhat softer than I expected. Metal on metal, the edge can nick. But that can also be repaired, wherein when a hard edge is chipped, you need a professional smith to repair it with new material. D. The hand grip appears to be well made and formed, but after whacking stuff for a while I did notice some play. When I removed the handle, the tsuba and the mekugi (which is impossible to do without destroying the handle as the cord, decorations and ray skin are all lightly glued together, I discovered the issue has to do with inferior mekugi. For those that don't know, mekugi are the little bamboo pegs that hold the sword's hilt into the handle. Anyways, the Mekugi are brittle and cheap. Overall, it is a very flexible weapon that can easily be maintained by the layman, but would suggest replacing the handle and mekugi ASAP.Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
Average Rating: 4.00
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Reviewed by Rock from Jax, FL on 14-Mar-2014Love this sword!
Rating5 star5
I received my Shinwa sword the other day and I must say it's worth every single penny - and I was fortunate to buy it with a 25% off promotion! I own a few cheap-o swords that are nice and all, but there is a HUGE difference between those wall hangers and this battle-ready sword. The metal is high quality and it is RAZOR sharp. I pity the burglar that breaks into my home! The purple color stands out against the black scabbard and it looks great. It's now my favorite samurai sword! Buy one, you won't regret it!
Average Rating: 5.00
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Reviewed by grant prochaska from cedar rapids IA on 13-Jan-2014NICE BLADE
Rating5 star5
got this as a gift for my brother. couldnt be more impressed!!!the quality of this sword and the thickness of the blade is SICK!!!!!!will be definitely be getting more products that are from BUDK and SHINWA.Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
Average Rating: 5.00
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Reviewed by julien from texas on 24-Dec-2013d**n
Rating5 star5
i just got this sword its great really solid and sturdy it came sharp out of the to.Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
Average Rating: 5.00
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