TDS041 - Premium Miao Dao Shen Family 沈广隆高档苗刀
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- Product Code: TDS041
The rich brown wood of the handle and scabbard is made from pear blossom wood. The fittings on the scabbard are of polished brass, handle guard is also cast brass. The slightly curved blade is not sharp and made of high carbon steel. The round spine along the back edge makes the blade light yet stiff. The engraving on the blade is SHENG GUANG LONG in Chinese characters
This sword is also know as "Chang Dao" (Long saber), "Shuang Shou Dao" (two-handed saber), or "sprout saber. "While the Miao Dao is a recent weapon, Miao Dao were used by some Chinese troops during the second Sino-Japanese War. While the Miao Dao is rarely practiced in modern Chinese martial arts, there was a form developed for it in the early 20th century by the Central Military Academy in northern China, and some schools of pigua and xingyi train with the weapon as well.
Available in 3 blade sizes!
|Sword Weight||Sword + Scabbard Weight|
|39.5 inch||54.8 inch||2.8 lbs.||4.4 lbs.|
|41.5 inch||56.2 inch||3.2 lbs.||4.9 lbs.|
|43.5 inch||58 inch||3.41 lbs.||5 lbs.|
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