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Wind & Thunder Wakizashi


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  • Thick & Heavy Blade

  • Hand-forged High Carbon Steel Blade

  • Great for Tameshigiri

SKU: SH5024

Availability: Usually dispatched within 3-5 working days

Excl. Tax: £334.60 Incl. Tax: £401.52

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Excl. Tax: £334.60 Incl. Tax: £401.52

Product Description


This new cutting katana from CAS/Hanwei is designed specifically for the martial artist that needs a sword for the demands of rigorous tameshigiri. The Wind & Thunder Wakisashi (SH5024), Tanto (SH5003) and Katana (SH5001), all have a hand-forged 1065 high carbon steel blade that is differentially tempered using the traditional claying method. The blades feature a long o-kissaki & a heavier and thicker blade with traditional furniture and fittings. The Wind & Thunder is fitted with the black iron Raiden tsuba and Tomoe motif fuchi and kashira. The handle is wrapped in genuine ray skin (same) and the tsuka-ito is premium Japanese black cotton. The saya is done in a traditional black laquer and the sageo is also black cotton. This sword is an excellent choice for those intereseted in Battojutsu

Additional Information

Additional Information

Manufacturer Hanwei

Total length:   67cm
Blade length:  50cm
Grip length:  17cm
Weight:  822g
Blade thickness (base):  0.76cm
Blade thickness (CoP): 
Blade width (base):  2.9cm
Blade width (CoP): 
Point of Balance (PoB):  9cm
Center of Percussion (CoP): 
Sori: 1.3cm 

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


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