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Thaitsuki Sokueto Hondachi Katana (KTN5)

The samurai blade is clay tempered , water quenched (not oil) and hand polished

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SImply the best !!!
paul herring (rock hill,sc 29732) 2/19/2015 4:30 PM
I Have been doing business with SOTE for about 2 years now.The swords are amazing ,not to mention the customer service is the best on the Internet..Thanks to James!!! I now have over 50 katanas all of which i've bought from SOTE ! I`ve been into the martials arts since 1973 and i know a good sword wheen i see one...To sum it all up, this site is simply the BEST!!!
Richard (Maine) 10/2/2012 6:15 AM
Gun experts often refer to fit and finish of the weapon under review. How appropriate these terms are for this magnificent katana. The sword components are crafted from the finest of materials and masterfully assembled into a result that is aesthetically and functionally pleasing. Holding the katana takes my breath away. The hamon is very impressive, but what blew me away was the weight of the sword; it has plenty of heft but is so well balanced as to be quite manageable. This is no doubt the toast of my modest collection.
What a blade
John (Sacramento) 11/25/2011 11:44 AM
This katana is really as much of a work of art as anything I have ever seen. I am a long time sword lover and have about 15 different samurai swords, and this is my pride and joy. It feels incredible and powerful when you hold it in your hand. Really a great sword.
Love this sword
matt (ok) 4/3/2010 11:32 PM
I have collected several swords through the years, and trained in kenjutsu in Tokyo, as well as judo and kendo. I've been involved in martial arts and weapons my whole life, and this has to be one of the nicest quality swords I have ever handled. I have even handled an original Shinto owned by a famous kabuki studio family. I love the mekugi and the quality of the steel used for the sword. 5 stars from me!
Jorge (NY) 3/24/2010 3:49 PM
OMG. I have just recieved the sword and opened it. My mouth dropped open as I inspected the sword. I have collected and used swords for years and this one is truly a work of art. I have bought from many sites before and as I have noticed last year, your site is my favorite. I will continue to purchase swords from your site as it is really realiable. Thank you again
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chase (maryville tn) 10/28/2009 4:27 PM
This katana is a work of art,very well done.when you hold your sword,you can feel the soul of the blade come to life.beautiful.The staight line type of hamon caught me off gauard but after cleaning it up,it creates its own beauty.I am very happy.
A Great Sword
Tom (Mackens) 9/20/2009 1:12 PM
I bought one and I have nothing but good things to say about it. The silver fittings are incredible, and it is a perfect weight for me.