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​Hanwei Practical XL Light Katana



Paul Chen Hanwei

Type: Swords
Stock Code: 5632

The blade in the cutting style are forged from 1566 steel and differentially hardened in the traditional manner, producing an edge hardness of HRC60 and spine hardness of HRC40. The tsuka is tightly wrapped with imitation leather in the traditional style to provide a positive grip that will withstand years of tameshigiri practice.


Overall: 40 1/2”
Blade Length: 28 ½”
Handle Length: 11"
Weight: 2lb 9oz
Point of Balance: 5 1/2"
Width at Guard: 1.45"
Width at Tip: 1.06"
Thickness at Guard: .27"
Thickness at Tip: .18"
Sori: 3/4"

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