Paul Chen Practical XL Katana Samurai Sword on sale at Japanese Swords 4 Samurai. All authentic Japanese Samurai swords ship free! We have hand forged Battle ready swords and weapons for the Samurai sword enthusiast.
Practical XL Katana – Outstanding Practitioner’s KatanaHanwei’s Practical Katanas have always been at the forefront of providing economical yet functional swords to the martial arts community. This latest Practical sword, the Practical XL, combines the blade geometries and profiles of the Performance Series with the affordability of our Practical fittings. The blade is forged from 1566 steel and differentially hardened in the traditional way producing an edge hardness of HRC60 and spine hardness of HRC40. The removable double pegged handle is tightly wrapped in the traditional style with imitation leather to provide a positive grip that will withstand years of tameshigiri practice.Designed from the outset primarely for competitive cutting, Hanwei XL Katana blades incorporate the geometry, strength, weight and profile needed for successful cuts on substantial targets. Featuring differential heat treatment and a narrow edge angle, this wide blade will reward good technique with clean cuts and excellent durability.Blade length: 28″
Handle length: 11″
Overall length: 40″
Weight: 2lb 11oz
Point of Balance: 5″
Width at Guard: 1.43″
Width at Tip: 1.08″
Thickness at Guard: .26″
Thickness at Tip: .15″
Sori: 3/4″You must be 18 years or older to purchase this battle ready katana.
Hanwei by Paul Chen
Hanwei Swords for Sale
Hanwei forges some of the most sought after Samurai swords in the world. Led by master sword smith and designer Paul Chen, Hanwei creates authentic handmade swords that are made of the highest grade steel and fittings. The Paul Chen / Hanwei Forge produces the finest quality reproductions swords and accessories to the collector community.
Japanese Swords 4 Samurai has been an authorized Hanwei Dealer since 2004