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CAS Hanwei Tiger Elite Katana Hand Forged And Folded Steel Blade

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Part Number: CISH6006KFG
Manufacturer: CAS Hanwei
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CISH6006KFG: Tiger Elite Katana
CAS Hanwei

The Tiger Elite Katana has been re-designed from kissaki to kashira. Utilizing a hand forged and folded Performance Series katana blade and some of the finest fittings available, the Tiger is equally at home as a cutting blade or showpiece. The K120C powder steel blade is differentially hardened using the traditional claying method which produces a HRC60 edge and HRC40 back. This allows for superior edge holding and cutting ability while allowing the blade to absorb the shock of a blow. The hamon (temper line) and hada (folding pattern) are very prominent. The koshirae (fittings) are all made from blackened bronze and detailed in gold. The tsuba (guard) is made from blackened iron with a ‘stalking tiger’ motif. The same is of the finest ray skin while the tsuka-ito (handle wrap) and sageo (scabbard cord) are made from top-quality japanese cotton. The Tiger is supplied with a protective cloth bag and traditional maintenance kit.
Key Features:
  • Hand forged and folded steel blade
  • Traditional Construction
  • Superior Quality

  • Overall Length: 41
  • Weight: 2lb 8oz
  • Handle Length: 11
  • Blade Length: 29
  • Point of Balance: 5 1/2"
  • Width at Guard: 1.35"
  • Width at Tip: 1.03"
  • Thickness at Guard: .25"
  • Thickness at Tip: .16"
  • Sori: 3/4"
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John P
Las Vegas
Jul 15, 2013
Pros: Blade Material, Overall Quality, Usable
Cons: None
Paul Chen's Tiger Katana
Extremely well balanced razor sharp blade. Ready to use or display. Cutting ability is high to extreme. Only the Musashi Heavy Katana might edge the Tiger out in a competition.
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