Got it. Looks and feels quality. The blade is plenty of sharp and preserved in machine oiI I haven't field tested yet, but looks cool and will be an excellent centerpiece on my fire mantle as well as a home defense weapon should I ever need one, lol. I would reccomend scotch guarding a bleached white handle for stain and water resistance if you plan on handling a lot like I intend to with practice... I would buy from truekatana.com again. However I wish you could get the option to customize engravings in the blade. Oh my cat approves too, lol.
|Handmade Japanese Katana Sword T10 Folded Clay Tempered Steel With White Scabbard|
Beautiful sword, wouldn’t exactly say the blade is rose gold, looks more bronze. A nice piece for the price but I would spend more next time and get a better quality blade. Will make a nice addition to the collection and will make a nice display piece.
|Handmade Japanese Sword 1045 Carbon Steel With Rose Gold Printed Blade|
Very nice katana. Bought for a birthday and was well received.
|Handmade Chokuto Ninjato Sword High Manganese Steel|
Great quality feels nice packaging was done very nicely to
|Handmade Bleach Kurosaki Ichigo Bankai Tensa Zangetsu Anime Katana Swords|
This thing looks so clean. The quality if the sword is amazing!
|Katana Sword, Handmade Japanese Katana Sword With Golden Blade And Bamboo Style Tsuba|
Reviewing, selecting and purchasing their swords is fun and easy, so have a great time buying your sword, but you must be willing to accept a bit of suspension of disbelief in the process that you are purchasing high quality swords of rare craftsmanship from a venerated master sword smith especially for swords that are priced below $200 that are clearly mass produced from a purely on-line company. I first purchased the Chokuto Ninjato straight sword with blue blade for $199.00 which arrived in 11 days, but I was not satisfied with several misaligned detailing on the blade that clearly disrupted the intricate look. I paid to have the sword returned and was promptly refunded my money after they received the sword. I then purchased a 1060 black steel katana with stand for $191.00. The katana arrived in 7 days, but the stand took 14 days because it was shipped from China. The katana itself is adequate, but it did slip out of the scabbard, and the handle hit the ground causing the blade to shift out of alignment with the Habaki. I will need to remove the handle at some point to realign everything and shim the scabbard to prevent this from happening again. These purchases were presents for my 17 year old son as an introduction into katanas, so the on-line experience was exactly what I needed and expected. Also, I was very satisfied seeing the joy of my son and his friends handling a real katana. For my needs and expectations, I will not hesitate to purchase another sword from Truekatana in the future; however, if I were a true collector of katana or was needing specific design elements, I would likely seek out a brick and mortar company and work one-on-one with someone to find a katana that exactly fit my needs and fully expect to pay much more. I gave 4 stars instead of 5 because the entire process was as expected for a purely on-line company, but it was not exceptional. I was particularly disappointed Truekatana did not check the quality of the first sword I purchased prior to shipping it.
|Straight Sword, Handmade Chokuto Ninjato Sword Spring Steel With Blue Blade|
The sword was very sharp, but hilt was scratched up other then that I think the sword is worth more then What you pay
|Handmade Japanese Katana Sword 1060 Carbon Steel With Black Scabbard|
Money well spent. I wish I could rate it 4.5 stars because I'm well pleased.
The packaging was air tight--it took a while to open it! Everything was in tact, no damage whatsoever.
As far as the sword itself, I'm impressed at just about EVERYTHING. The only reason I'm giving it 4 stars is because they didn't have a faster shipping option and the wooden blade is more wobbly/thin/flimsy than I expected. It's still solid, as long as I don't hit stuff with it. I was hoping it would hold up to a certain level of sparring but clearly this is a sword meant for kata/air-movement. (It does have a very impressive "swoosh" sound).
Nonetheless, the scabbard is AMAZING. The handle is just WOW! You can tell they take their time with it. I'm seriously considering buying a higher-end, real blade katana from this site.
|Handmade Brown Wooden Blade Bokken Practice Katana Samurai Sword With White Scabbard|
Both swords I have bought form hear are excellent love them
|Handmade Japanese Samurai Sword High Manganese Steel Full Tang With Golden Blade And Skull Tsuba|
surprisingly fast delivery made me very happy and i appreciate the quality of the sword. really like it thanks!
|One Piece Roronoa Zoro Wado Ichimonji Real Katana Samurai Sword Replica With White Scabbard|