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YAEZAKURA :: Top Quality MADAKE Dobari Shinai Oval Octagonal Grip [Assembled - Size 39]
Top Quality TOKUSEN MADAKE Select Shinai - Yaezakura - Size 39 (Complete)


 
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TOKUSEN YAEZAKURA is our newest model in our Madake Shinai selection, and another innovation by E-BOGU.COM, Inc. This is a Dobari Style Shinai, with a special Octagon Koban Shape Handle. The blade portion of the Shinai has a similar shape as our best selling Dobari Shinai, KUNIMASA.

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Product Code: ANK-KEN-SHI-YAE-COMP-39


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Top Quality TOKUSEN MADAKE Select Shinai - YAEZAKURA - Size 39 (Complete)
Features
This is another innovation by E-BOGU.COM.
Yaezakura is Dobari Shinai that has an Octagonal and Oval shape handle. The Dobari shape, gives the Shinai the feeling the the weight is closer to the Tsuka area, giving the impression that this Shinai is light.

The Hakkaku (Octagonal) shape, gives the sense that is holding a Sword, and it is easier to tell if the grip is a little twisted. Also, the oval Tsuka (handle) is on both left and right hand.




This Shinai comes completely assembled with leather parts.

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 2.8cm 4.2cm 2.5x3.1cm 2.3x2.9cm 63.5 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.

Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 10 Write a review.

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Beautiful Shinai and Seller March 31, 2018
Reviewer: R.H. Keo from Fresno, CA United States  
I ordered this Shinai to see how an octaganal grip would feel. I love it. For the price I spent I was more than satisfied with the quality of the Shinai. Also, I ordered this along with a new hakama which was also excellent (tetron in black) and they literally arrived the next day. Granted I only live about five hours away from e-bogu's location, still this is just unexpected service quality. Thanks to sellers for operating such an excellent business. I look forward to ordering more products from them in the future.

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January 9, 2018
Reviewer: Jeffrey Cook from Grand Rapids, MI United States  


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somewhat good September 12, 2016
Reviewer: Seong Han from Florence, KY United States  
great shinai, except cheap finish on top

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Great shinai June 24, 2015
Reviewer: T Wong from USA  
Very nice grip, nice weight. Just what I expected!

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cheap parts November 13, 2014
Reviewer: tkm from MA United States  
Shinai quality including bamboo, balance, and feeling of grip was very good. However, the quality of ken-saki was pretty bad. It was needed to replace because its texture was very rough surface like towel. It was disappointed.

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