Ryujin 1060 Carbon Steel DH Katana
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Ryujin 1060 Carbon Steel DH Katana

Ryujin 1060 Carbon Steel DH Katana
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1060 Carbon Steel, Differentially Hardened Katana with Real Hamon, Steel Fittings and Your Choice from 5 different koshirae sets. Amazing value for money. FREE 1045 Tanto in your choice of color with every order!

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Amazing Value - 1060 Carbon Steel Blade with Natural Hamon

This is an unprecedented deal on a solid 1060 Carbon Steel blade with natural hamon, clay tempered and about as traditional as they come.

1060 Carbon steel is a popular steel for fully functional Japanese style swords as it is perfectly balanced between hardness and durability - and this becomes even more evident when the edge is hardened in the traditional manner to around HRC 60 and the spine left with shock absorbing qualities at around HRC 40. Most 1060 Carbon Steel blades on the market are priced between $250-$400 depending on the level of detail and the quality of the fittings - THIS sword has fittings and blade that put it firmly in the $269-$299 price range, but thanks to the buying power of Ryujn and their razor thin mark ups, it is available at the same price as what most others sell 1045 carbon steel blades with cheap zinc aluminum fittings for, making it one of the best value buys to ever hit the sword market.

Designed for the dojo or the backyard, these swords come with the most traditional style fittings from the Edo period when all loyal subjects to the Shogun were expected to bear a sword with Black ito, black saya and white rayskin and regulation length blades - and as such is a true Samurai's weapon. But the fittings are not just traditional, where most other swords at this price point only have a 1045 carbon steel blade and zinc aluminum fittings, the Ryujin 1060 DH swords have solid iron fittings in 5 different themes: Tsunami, Lotus, Kabuto (Samurai Helmet), Temple Guardian or Bamboo Tiger - and each fittings set also includes iron fuchikashira and a menuki handle ornament designed specifically for that particular theme.

Don't make the mistake of thinking these swords are just pretty ornaments - these are serious, practical blades that are surprisingly robust yet traditionally constructed and at our special introductory price, are some of the best cutting swords available anywhere near this price point.

How to Use

Suitable for frequent backyard or dojo cutting. Traditional blade
Blade length: 27 3/4" (measured from Munemachi, add one inch if measuring from the tsuba), Handle length: 11 3/8", Weight (without Scabbard): 2.3lbs, Point of Balance: 4.5" from tsuba

Materials and Construction

Differentially hardened fully sharpened 1060 Carbon Steel blade with real hamon. Blackened stainless steel fittings with your choice of 5 different themes. Brass Habaki, Seppa and Menuki. Glossy Black Saya, Black cotton ito wrap over real rayskin.
Shipped from the Ryujin Los Angeles based workshop within 1-2 business days. $15 flat rate USA shipping for up to 2 swords via UPS or USPS, FREE shipping if 3 or more swords ordered at the same time. International shipping via USPS, $30 to Canada and $60 to other international destinations. Click here for more shipping information

Warranty Info

Each sword is guaranteed to be as described and 100% genuine product. Each sword is also covered by in full by the Manufacturers Warranty PLUS our extended LIFETIME Warranty against blade breakage. Click here for detailed warranty information

Return Policy

Satisfaction Guaranteed. We proudly stand behind every product we sell. However, as these swords are customized to your request, as to be expected, we cannot process refunds or cancellations as easily as we can with off the shelf if you simply change your mind or wish to try a different product. Instead, if for some reason you are not happy with the final product or process we will work with you to ensure a satisfactory outcome. Click here for more info on our guarantees

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Ryujin 1060 Carbon Steel DH Katana
Excellent Value
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I bought this sword for my teenage daughter. She had been bugging me to buy her a "real" sword for some time, and given a teenager's interest span, this was the ideal price point. The sword arrived today and I'm totally impressed by the quality and value. This is a well made, no nonsense sword. We are very happy with SBG and this purchase.
 
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