Paul Chen Raptor Shinogi Zukuri
Model: [SH2414]

MSRP:$490.00
Our Price:$293.99

Paul Chen Raptor Shinogi Zukuri

The Raptor series, Paul Chen's new line of cutting katanas, has been designed for the cutting practitioner who does not necessarily have access to mats but who wishes to practice and perfect his cutting technique. The blades are forged in 5160 high-carbon steel and specially heat treated to produce very high resilience and greater tolerance of misdirected cuts than a conventional differentially tempered blade. The edge geometry is configured to facilitate the cutting of both soft and semi-hard materials without chipping, allowing the cutter a wide choice of targets. The Raptor Series presently encompasses three blade styles, all tuned to maximize cutting ability.

The Raptor Shinogi-Zukuri blade, which has evolved as the most common Japanese katana blade design, provides both speed and cutting power. Featuring a distinct yokote, such blades were originally produced after the Heian period, around 987 AD.

Key Features:

  • Hand forged 5160 Shinogi-Zukuri Shaped Carbon Steel Blade
  • Cotton Wrapped Tsuka
  • Specifically Heat Treated To Withstand The Rigors Of Bad Cuts
  • Great Sword For Beginners Or For Users That Do Not Have Access To Cutting Mats
  • Excellent Balance And Cutting Ability

Specifications:

  • Blade Length: 28"
  • Handle Length: 11"
  • Overall Length: 42.3"
  • Weight: 2 lb 10 oz

Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece

This sword comes with a cotton storage bag.

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