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OBARU :: Top Quality MADAKE Dobari Koban (Oval) Shinai Regular Grip [Assembled - Size 39]
Top Quality TOKUSEN MADAKE Select Shinai - OBARU Size 39 (Complete)


 
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OBARU is the Oval Grip (Koban Gata Shinai) Madake Shinai from E-BOGU.COM. It has a similar balance as our Dobashi Shinais, but the Tsuka (handle) area is shaved down to an oval shape.

"The Oval Handle makes the Kenshis hold the Shinai properly, using the correct Hasuji. Specially for strikes to the Do and Yoko Men, it improves your Kendo. I use it not only for basics practice, but also for Shiais and Keiko, I find it very effective to use our OBARU Shinais." Taro Ariga (Kendo Kyoshi 7 Dan)
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Product Code: ANK-KEN-SHI-OBARUCOMP-T-39


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Top Quality TOKUSEN MADAKE Select Shinai - OBARU Size 39 (Complete) Oval Handle
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This is the New Line of TOKUSEN (Specially Selected) Series of our Madake Shinais. The shape of the Shinais is based on our most popular Shinais, but it is made of hand picked MADAKE Bamboos. Each four parts of the Shinai is made of thick meat bamboo, and hand shaved for the best balance.

Our TOKUSEN Shinais are made in our factory with the top level of quality control, and testing for better performance and durability.


SIZE WEIGHT STYLE A B C D E
TIP THICKEST RIGHT GRIP LEFT GRIP CENTER OF GRAVITY
39 465-500 Dobari 2.3cm 4.4cm 2.9x 2.8cm 2.8 x2.2cm 62 cm


Our TOKUSEN Series Shinais are made from a batch of selected Top Quality MADAKE Bamboos. We carefully hand pick the selected bamboos, and each bamboo goes through a rigorous inspection process.




These bamboos are then cut into correct sizes, dried and stored waiting to be transformed into Shinais.


Shinai Making process:

Heat and pressure are applied to the bamboo pieces, in order to make it softer and to be adjusted to be straight.


Each Bamboos is hand placed on a machine to fix the shape.



The Bamboo is placed on the cutter, in order to make the shape of the Shinai.



Then the Bamboo piece is placed on a sanding machine to produce the 45 degrees angle.



Another sanding machine is used to give the touch to the corners of the bamboo pieces.



Then the 4 pieces of Bamboo are placed together and inserted into another sanding machine for the final touch.



Final detailed waxing of the Shinai to give a nice luster to the shinai.


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Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 30 Write a review.

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Shinais and eyeguards May 6, 2018
Reviewer: Takeshi Kamimura from Weston, FL United States  
Good product, but wrong order despite of writing a comment in the order and chatting with the sales person online. I have received 2x38 for women oval grip.
My order was actually for 1x39 oval grip for man and 1x38 oval grip for woman.

Anyway, I’m not returning the order because I need shinais for my next practice. I will keep the 38s

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April 26, 2018
Reviewer: Justin Smith from Sacramento, CA United States  


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Good shinai, only decent lifespan January 14, 2018
Reviewer: Ian Muse from Nellysford, VA United States  
Excellent grip, loved it. While I did not use oil, the shinai only lasted about 3 months before heavy splintering made it unusable.

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December 4, 2017
Reviewer: Thierry Marchildon-Lavoie from Winnipeg, MB Canada  


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Great!! September 6, 2017
Reviewer: Federico Rafael Vallejo from Rosario, Santa Fe Argentina  
All was excellent, the shinais, the clothes and the shipment


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