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f you’re looking to buy yourself an authentic Katana Samurai Sword, something which has been hand-crafted in Japan (called a Shinken or True Sword), expect to pay £10,000 or more. If you’d rather buy something traditional but made outside of Japan, you’ll likely pay anywhere between $150 and $2000, this would be for a sword that is for all intents and purposes crafted in a traditional manner.

You may be asking yourself, why do swords made in Japan cost so much? What’s the difference between a ‘real’ Japanese Sword and something which is affordable and looks the same and comes from outside Japan?...

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The classic image of a Ninja is firmly cemented into popular culture. A black-clad figure stealthily stalks his prey or steals something of value. He’ll then vanish into the night using a range of gadgets from ninja stars to smoke bombs to assist in his escape. How much, if any of this, is true?
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The survival knife may just be your future best friend. Having the best survival knife at your side can draw the line between just barely surviving and actually thriving in a survival situation. This decision should be based on what you think you are going to need and what kinds of situations you are going to use them in...
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A Bowie knife today refers to almost any large, wide-bladed knife with a curved and sharpened tip. The fancy presentation blades often carry some reference to Jim Bowie, who was famous as the designer of the original knife. Not only are such knives decorative in nature and appearance today, but they are also an efficient and comprehensive tool for the outdoorsman, hiker, camper or anyone who hunts recreationally or for food.
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