lengths: 38 1/2, 39 1/2, 40 1/2"
blades available: 27", 28, 29"
blade width: 1 1/4" at habaki
tsuka: 10 1/2"
weight: 1 lb 13 oz, 1 lb 14 oz, 1 lb 15 oz
A blunt bladed shinken (training sword) for iaito, iaijutsu, partner training, and film / stage / reenactment combat. Forged from stainless steel, the tempered blades are not only maintenance-free but more importantly provide the correct weight and balance needed for the rigors of repetitve practice. The Practical Plus iaito features genuine same' on the tsuka, with a tightly-woven cotton tsuka-ito. The long tang is double-pegged for security. The fittings are decorated in a Japanese dogwood motif with a dragon menuki, and the tsuba is of an iron sunburst design with a brass habaki. Available with 27, 28, or 29" blades.
Discontinued and sold out